Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Sophia Duleep Singh: The Princess and Suffragette who stamped her authority in the UK

Sophia Duleep Singh stamped her authority in more ways than one and in 2018 she is being remembered in a fitting way with the release of a stamp by the Royal Mail in the UK on 15th February 2018.

Saturday, 6 January 2018

BBC Radio Leicester Interview on the Anglo Sikh Wars project

Interview with Gurinder Singh Mann on the success of the Anglo Sikh Wars project and his appearance on Celebrity Antiques Roadtrip.

Jo Haywood from BBC radio Leicester undertook the interview on 13/12/2017.

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Gurinder Singh Mann appears on BBC Celebrity antiques TV programme

The Sikh Museum Initiative (SMI) 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 has also received interest across the world.

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Special lecture: Sikh Arms and Armour in the Royal Collection report

New Walk Museum and Art Gallery,
Leicester, 18th October 2017

A special lecture on Sikh Arms and Armour took place on 18th October 2017 at New Walk Museum, Leicester. The speaker was historian and author Gurinder Singh Mann also head of the Sikh Museum Initiative. The lecture was part of the exhibition Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875–76.

Sikh cannon captured during the Anglo Sikh Wars and put on display at Windsor Castle.

Saturday, 21 October 2017

ISRC 2018 Call for papers

ISRC 2018 Call for papers

We are announcing our call for papers for the 5th International Sikh Research Conference. This will be held at the prestigious University of Warwick on the 10th June 2018.

We have successfully undertaken four conferences in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 by bringing together academics, scholars and researchers and to encourage a spirit of collaboration within international Sikh studies academia.

Friday, 29 September 2017

Anglo-Sikh Wars: A Journey into Sikh Relics and Artefacts in the UK

Orders & Medals Research Society(OMRS)
Crown Plaza
Saturday 16th September

“An excellent Convention which must rank as one of the very best yet” OMRS President, Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork MBE