Phillip Deslippe

The origins of Yogi Bhajan's yoga and the reorienting of his 3HO group towards Sikhism

George Morton-Jack

Historian George Morton-Jack, author of 'The Indian Empire at War' - drawing on long-lost Indian veteran interviews and oral memories in India and Pakistan to explore neglected personal stories of 1914-1918

Anita Anand

The remarkable story of Udham Singh who killed Sir Michael O’Dwyer to avenge the victims of the Amritsar massacre

Amardeep Singh

Amardeep Singh has dedicated himself to research on Sikh Legacy remnants. He has authored two path-breaking books, entitled, 'Lost Heritage: The Sikh Legacy in Pakistan' and 'The Quest Continues: Lost Heritage The Sikh Legacy in Pakistan'.

Vee Walker

Vee Walker, award-winning author and heritage consultant, was inspired to write her prizewinning epic novel of WWI, Major Tom's War, by the unlikely yet true love story of her own grandparents.

Sathnam Sanghera

Award-winning journalist, author and presenter Sathnam Sanghera speaks with reporter-filmmaker Amandeep Kaur Bhangu about his writing, journalism and TV work.

Davinder Toor

Having carefully curated the world's most important private collection of Sikh art, arms and armour Davinder Toor joins us to talk about his book 'In Pursuit of Empire' which takes the reader on a journey through his collection and the story of the Sikhs

Kavita Puri

BBC journalist Kavita Puri speak about the extraordinary testimonies she has collected of British South Asians, who broke their silence 70 years after partition, to reveal heart-breaking stories of loss, belonging and compassion.

Prof Kim Wagner

Prof Wagner speaks about his meticulously researched history of the 1919 massacre at Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar.

Meera Syal

Actor, comedian, writer, producer, playwright and national treasure Meera Syal in conversation with reporter and filmmaker Amandeep Kaur Bhangu.

Gurmeet Rai

Gurmeet is one of India’s most renowned conservation architect's, who has been internationally recognised, most notably by UNESCO, for her work. Gurmeet talks about her 20 year engagement with the city of Amritsar to conserve some of it's historic buildings.

Prof William Gould & Prof Sarah Ansari

The politics behind the Partition of India in 1947

Jvala Singh

Jvala Singh discusses the Suraj Podcast which presents listeners short summaries of chapters within the monumental historical text, the Gurpratap Suraj Prakash Granth (1843), written by the Great Poet Santokh Singh

William Dalrymple

The Anarchy:the Relentless Rise of the East India Company' William Dalrymple in conversation with actor and filmmaker, Jassa Ahluwalia

Dr Radha Kapuria

Dr. Radha Kapuria shows how both music and dance played a vital role in state craft and deeply influenced the Indo-European diplomatic relationship even though it is often overlooked by historians. From performances of the legendary corps of ‘Amazons’ (female performers dressed as warriors) acting as “gifts” to European visitors, to striking a coin in Moran’s name (courtesan, and eventually wife, of Ranjit Singh), music and dance played a intrinsic role in the Court.

Haroon Khalid

Haroon Khalid is an anthropologist and author of four books. Walking with Nanak is his highly rated third book and is a result of a lifetime’s fascination with the life of Guru Nanak. In the words of The Hindustan Times : “Khalid manages to bring the founder of Sikhism to life, manages to walk with him, and manages to take readers along.”

Dr Shashi Tharoor

Former UN under-Secretary General and politician, Dr Shashi Tharoor discusses his international bestseller ‘The Inglorious Empire: What the British did to India. Shashi is In conversation with BBC journalist and broadcaster Kavita Puri,

Phillipe Deslippe

The Punjabi Sikh Presence in Early American Yoga. This talk tells the hidden history of the Punjbai Sikh presence in early American yoga through the stories of five Punjabi Sikh immigrants

Dr Nadhra Kahn

The Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1799-1839) died ten years before the British annexation of the Punjab in 1849. his funerary monument or samadhi is located next to the Lahore fort, where the Maharaja lived. The structure is the last state funded project of the Lahore Darbar and represents a high point of nineteenth-century Sikh architecture, second only to the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

Aanchal Malhotra

Remnants of Partition tells the family stories hidden within items carried between the new India and Pakistan, amid chaos and violence

Jvala Singh

'54 Punjabi Proverbs' is a playful rendering into English of some classic (and some little known) Punjabi proverbs.

Kirit Singh

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

Professor Lou Fenech

Professor Fenech talks about his forthcoming book which is about a group within Sikh tradition known as the Panj Piare, the first five Sikh disciples who form the nucleus of the Sikh martial community known as the Khalsa.