6th Dr. Jasbir Singh Saini Endowed Chair in Sikh Studies Conference

The largest North American conference in the field of Sikh Studies will meet at the 6th Sikh Studies Conference presented by the Jasbir Singh Saini Endowed Chair--held by Dr. Pashaura Singh--here at the University of California Riverside. This particular conference lands on the 550th anniversary commemorating the birth of the founder of the Sikh religion: Guru Nanak (1469-1539).  Panel discussions will be held beginning Friday morning (May 3, 2019) and concluding Saturday evening (May 4, 2019) in the Interdisciplinary Building Symposium Room, INTS 1113. Join us as professors from around the world will share their expertise on a diverse range of topics and approaches within Sikh Studies including philosophy, history, musicology, literature, gender studies, and theology--all revolving around the topic of Guru Nanak and his legacy. The conference will also feature the North American debut of an art exhibit featuring the evolution of Sikh painting in forty pieces. This exhibition is being organized with the collaboration of Institute of Punjab Studies, Bhai Vir Singh Sahitya Sadan, New Delhi.     

 

A full program detailing the schedule of events and participants may be found here

https://spstudies.ucr.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Sikh-Studies-Program-Booklet.pdf

 

Friday, May 3 at 8:30am


Interdisciplinary Building Symposium Room (INTS), 1113 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521

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