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World’s First Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum (ASVM) Launched

Thursday 8th August 2019New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, UK Thursday 8th August saw the launch of a new ground breaking Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum (ASVM), a revolutionary project bringing to life Sikh relics and artefacts, at New Walk Museum in Leicester UK. The well attended event was hosted by respected community Sikh representative, Daljit Singh Makan, who introduced speeches ...
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Virtual Reality showcased at RBS Sikh Network event

18th June 2019 RBS Sikh Network Bishopsgate London The Sikh Museum Initiative Team showcasing at the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Sikh Network event “Honouring our Past, Embracing our Future” in London. With over 200 people in attendance, the event was an excellent opportunity to showcase the Sikh Museum’s work and vision. Giving the user an immersive and interactive experience of historical...
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The British and the Sikhs: Discovery, Warfare and Friendship

The British and the Sikhs: Discovery, Warfare and Friendship c1700-1900 by Gurinder Singh Mann Forthcoming Helion Press The Sikh Confederacy consisting of military units or Misls rose from the ashes of the crumbling Mughal Empire in the Eighteenth century. As a result, under the leadership of General Baghel Singh they conquered the Red Fort of Delhi in 1783 leading to the Sikh Empire bein...
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Sikh Relics and Artefacts lecture: 125th anniversary of the death of Duleep Singh

Sikh Relics and Artefacts: From the past to the technological future with Gurinder Singh Mann and Taranjit Singh *** Part of the Festival of Thetford & Punjab *** Taranjit Singh discussing how arrows can be 3d scanned. We present a lecture undertaken as part of the Essex Cultural Diversity Project organised Festival of Thetford & Punjab, marking the 125th anniversary of the death of D...
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Getting back Kohinoor not easy: Scholar

  Gurinder Singh's Mann was asked about the kohinoor as part of his lecture on Sikh Relics and Artefacts at Khalsa College, Amritsar. Covered in Tribune India 29th April 2018. See link to actual story: http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/getting-back-kohinoor-not-easy-scholar/565964.html
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Lecture report: Sikh Relics of the Anglo Sikh Wars

Gurinder Singh Mann with Dr. Sukhdarshan Singh Khehra and Dr Paramvir Singh Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab 26th March 2018 The Sikh Museum Initiative's Anglo Sikh Wars project has gone from strength to strength and as part of the dissemination on the research activities, Director-Gurinder Singh Mann has been in Punjab to explain the project's findings....
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Anglo SIkh Wars on the popular BBC Antiques Roadtrip

BBC Antiques Roadtrip The Sikh Museum Initiative was filmed for the popular BBC Celebrity Antiques Roadtrip programme. The Sikh Museum Initiative formulated the Anglo Sikh Wars project this year to shed light on the highly contested wars between the Sikh Empire and the East India Company from 1845-1849. The exhibition has led to considerable interest not just locally and nationally but, it h...
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Documents of Sikh Gurus’ times, rare manuscripts digitised

  Dr Inderjit Singh, in charge of the Sikh Research Library and Museum, shows a gun from the medieval era at Khalsa College in Amritsar on Wednesday. photo: Nancy Sohal The digitisation of rare manuscripts, books, and handwritten documents belonging to Sikh Gurus’ times and Punjab’s rich cultural heritage at the Sikh Research Library and Museum has been completed by the Khalsa College a...
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