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Meet the Team

The main members of the team are based in Leicester, UK.  The team is represented by the individuals below:

Gurinder Singh Mann

Gurinder holds an MA in South Asian Religions from De Montfort University (Leicester, UK, 2001).  He is co-author of the two books on Sikh history entitled: Sri Dasam Granth: Questions and Answers, (Archimedes Press, 2011) and the recently Oxford University Press published:The Granth of Guru Gobind Singh: Essays, Lectures and Translations 2015.  He has appeared on TV and Radio sharing his knowledge on original sources of Sikh history. He is also Co-convenor of the International Sikh Research Conference(ISRC), which is platform for Sikh historians and scholars to share their research.

Gurinder has researched and discovered many Sikh manuscripts and artefacts  as well as delivering lectures across the world for over 15 years. He has lectured on different themes of the Sikh faith ranging from heritage issues to theological matters. Mann also discovered a rare English translation by Dr Leyden of the Prem Sumarag Granth in 2006. This was presented in the  project titled the ‘Anglo-Panjabi Literature and Publishing Initiative’  in 2011 ( www.drleyden.co.uk). His forthcoming books including : British and the Sikhs Vol 1 and Akali Phula Singh and his Turban.  Full information on his work can be seen at www.sikhscholar.co.uk

Raj Mann

Raj Mann bring much needed communications and engagement with the community. He was Chairman of the Leicester Sikh Alliance between 2013 and 2015 which was a platform to promote community engagement with public bodies and education. He has strong links with many of the Midlands Sikh temples. He has appeared on BBC TV and Central TV and BBC radio many times as well as being interviewed for the Leicester Mercury and Times Newspaper.

He also trustee of the Guru Arjan Dev mission a registered charity which alleviates preventable blindness in India. Raj has project managed 10 Free eye care camps in Punjab,India. He is the Sikh representative of the Bishop of Leicester’s Faith Leaders Forum and Leicestershire Police Community Gold.

Taranjit Singh

Taranjit is an expert in 3D technologies and has worked as a 3D designer and visualiser within the architectural and engineering industries for the past 12 years. He has a special interest in Sikh relics, Interactive applications, augmented reality and realtime 3D engines. He has been modelling numerous objects for the last few years and has now perfected this art.

He was also curator and developer of the Sikh Cyber Museum project which was the first online Anglo-Sikh heritage resource in 2003. He is currently working with The Sikh Museum Initiative to model Sikh relics and artefacts as well as undertaking commercial projects to develop 3D printing of Sikh figurines. His personal website can be seen at www.taran3d.com.

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We also have a number of organisations and volunteers that are working with us to achieve our goals. If you can help us with our projects then contact us.


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