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

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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

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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

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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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Anglo Sikh Wars: Battles, Treaties and Relics launch

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Anglo Sikh Wars project launched Newarke Houses Museum, Leicester, 14th October 2016 For many years, the fabled diamond known as the Koh-i-noor has received much interest from both India and the UK. The diamond was taken by the British as part of a treaty initiated after the Anglo Sikh Wars. It is these wars that are a focal point of a ...

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International Sikh Research Conference showcases the depth in global Sikh research.

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ISRC 2016 held at the University of Warwick was a major success. The third International Sikh Research Conference (ISRC) showcased the research of University students as well as seasoned scholars of the Sikh faith. The conference was convened by Harjinder Singh Lallie (University of Warwick) and Gurinder Singh Mann (Director of the Sikh Museum Initiative). The event followed on from ...

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