Recordings from past webinars, live events and presentations by SikhRI presenters, as well as creative explorations of Sikh concepts.
Inni Kaur is a passionate author, poet, storyteller, and painter. She is the author of the children’s book series, Journey with the Gurus that is inspired by the life and teachings of Guru Nanak Sahib. Her other children’s books are Sakhi-Time with Nani ji, Thank You Vahiguru, and Daddy’s Turban. She currently serves as the Creative Director at the Sikh Research Institute.
Kiranjot Kaur is a Vancouver based artist who enjoys painting vibrant, exploratory pieces and drawing high-contrast and bold ink designs. Kiranjot is a self-taught artist who explores a multitude of techniques in order to serve inspiration and provide truthful, artful renderings to her ideas. Kiranjot’s work has been featured in several local art shows.
Asha Marie Kaur is a traveler, wordsmith, and polyglot. She is currently a Research Assistant with Sikh Research Institute and holds a BA in Political Science and International Studies from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where she was born and raised. She is working on re-introducing Sabad (Divine Word) in Guru Granth Sahib to the Persian world.
Dr. Manjit Singh is a researcher, educator, practitioner, and lover of Kirtan (singing of divine praise in Guru Granth Sahib). He is Director of Sikh Musicology at Sikh Research Institute and the founder of Sabad Kirtan-Musical Heritage program. He is keen to bring forth the original flavor of the fine musical details within Guru Granth Sahib.
Harinder Singh is the co-founder of the Sikh Research Institute and currently serves as its Senior Fellow, Research & Policy. His current focus is on developing critical thinking for Sikh institutions via State of the Panth report series and developing open-source decoding of Guru Granth Sahib in contemporary language for a global audience.
All content development is driven per Gurmat principles (the Guru’s thought). To ensure this, the team of researchers, subject matter experts, trans-creators, editors, designers, technologists, translators, and calligraphers consider all resources while relying firstly and fore-mostly on the internal evidence of the Guru Granth Sahib.
How do we remember? How do we advocate? How do we survive? Watch this webinar with three leading voices in the November 1984 Anti-Sikh pogroms study. Dr. Ishmeet Kaur, a professor at the University of Gujarat, will help us explore the literary and artistic response to the Pogroms. Dr. Shruti Devgan, a professor at Bowdoin College, has researched in the diasporic, 1st, and 2nd generation response to the events of 1984 and how the events have been commemorated digitally. Finally, Mr. Ryan Singh Kohli, a leading public law practitioner in the UK, will share his work with Sardar HS Phoolka in the struggle for legal justice for the victims of November 1984.
This is the story of Hari Singh Nalua, a formidable general in the army of the Khalsa during the reign of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. From birth to death, what lessons can we learn from this figure from Sikh history?
Collaboration, debates and how we work internally to make sure we are putting our best work in the Project? Harinder Singh, Project Lead, Reviewer & English Commentator explains.
Dr. Jaswant Singh, Content Lead, Reviewer & Panjabi Transcreator explains how they reconcile and integrate the different "schools of thought" when it comes to the project.
Watch this conversation with the project’s global lead researchers: Harinder Singh, Ishmeet Kaur, Jasleen Kaur, and Jaswant Singh. They delve into how this idea came to fruition, the transcreation process, the challenges, and how these translations will differ from other current translations.