Author Archives: gsmann

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

New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, UK 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 ...

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Register for the International Sikh Research Conference

Exciting line up of speakers at the ISRC The annual International Sikh Research Conference (ISRC) is running for the fourth time at the University of Warwick on 17th June 2017. The conference will bring together renowned and upcoming Scholars from the UK and around the world.

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Anglo Sikh Wars 1845-1849 First ever 3D augmented reality exhibition launched in Leicester

From left to right – Councillor Piara Singh Clair, Head of Museums Sarah Levitt, Daljit Singh Makan, Head of SMI Gurinder Singh Mann, Captain Makand Singh, Captain Mark Hughes, SMI’s Raj Mann. A new interactive exhibition, thought to be the first of its kind in the city, was successfully launched at Newarke Houses Museum in Leicester last week on Thursday ...

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Work in Progress – 3D Charaina interactive of Guru Gobind Singh

Work in Progress – 3D Charaina interactive of Guru Gobind Singh Commemorating the 350th Birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh ji with Taran3D Following on from our initial release in April 2016 of the Akal Ustat plate in 3d, the team have been working hard to recreate all four breastplates which were worn by Guru Gobind Singh at the battle ...

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The Anglo Sikh Wars: The Battle of Ferozeshah 171st anniversary lecture held at Newarke Houses Museum

A special lecture took place in Leicester on friday 9th December. It was part of a series of events undertaken by the Sikh Museum Initiative (SMI) related to the Anglo Sikh Wars which took place between the Sikh empire and the East India Company between 1845 and 1849. Daljit Singh Makan The night was hosted by Daljit Singh Makan who ...

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