UKPHA VIRTUAL BOOK CLUB

In partnership with Kashi House CIC we connect you to great authors and content creators on topics of Sikh and Punjabi arts, culture and heritage and history. Register and join in.

Prof. Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh

Janamsakhi: Paintings of Guru Nanak in Early Sikh Art
Crawford Professor and Chair of Religious Studies at Colby College, Prof. Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh, will be returning to the Bookclub, in discussion with Prof. Jagbir Jutti-Johal, to commemorate Guru Nanak Dev Ji's 555th birth anniversary. She will draw upon her work on the Janamsakhis to explore Guru Nanak's portrayal in art and his message on environmentalism.
June 24, 2024 6:30 PM
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Sathnam Sanghera

Empireworld: How British Imperialism Has Shaped the Globe
Our final talk of this series will be with award-winning author and journalist Sathnam Sanghera. in discussion with Amandeep Bhangu. His most recent book, Empireworld, a sequel to Empireland, extends his examination of British imperial legacies beyond Britain. Travelling the globe to trace its international legacies – Sathnam's discussion will be a deeply interesting insight into just how deeply British imperialism is baked into our world.
July 1, 2024 6:30 PM
(UK) ON ZOOM
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Marina Wheeler

In this gripping memoir, Marina Wheeler tells the story of her mother’s early years shaped by the Partition and her subsequent search for personal and political freedom.

Haroon Khalid

Haroon Khalid joined the UKPHA Bookclub to talk about his book ‘In Search of Shiva: A Study of Folk Religious Practices in Pakistan.’

Kirit Singh

Kirit Singh is currently undertaking his PhD,  SOAS University, London. His talk is on the Rababi Tradition in Sikh Gurbani Kirtan.

Pav Singh

Author, Pav Singh joins bookclub to present the definitive account based on harrowing victim testimonies and official accounts reveals how the largest mass crime against humanity in India's modern history was perpetrated by politicians and covered up with the help of the police, judiciary and media.