Summer Seminar 2017 There was a great deal of enthusiasm at the first SEC seminar to be held on the South coast early in July when Southampton played host to our quarterly seminar for Summer 2017. Two papers were presented by SEC chairperson Dr Pargat Singh, and SEC researcher Paramdip... Read More An alternative Hola Mohalla celebration The Sikh Education Council celebrated Hola Mohalla this year on Sunday 12 March with a chess tournament and debating contest. Competitors came together in London where a paper was delivered on Hola Mohalla in the 21st Century and members of the Council were able to... Read More Introducing Sikh Studies in Frankfurt The Sikh Education Council facilitated a weekend of Sikh Studies for young Sikhs in Frankfurt, Germany, this past weekend. Tutors from the UK visited the European city where a large proportion of Germany's Sikh Diaspora resides, to deliver a number of lectures and to... Read More Quarterly seminar proposes depression project Our quarterly seminar for Autumn 2016 concerned mental health with a focus on depression and touched upon how we as Sikhs treat it both in theory and in practice. Papers were presented by Dr Onkar Singh Rehal on 'Depression, stigma and South Asians', and Dr Palwinder... Read More International Journal of Sikh Studies launched in Punjab and welcomed in Southall The Sikh Education Council announced the publication of a new academic journal titled 'International Journal of Sikh Studies' earlier this summer in May. Launched in Punjab by Sikh leader Daljit Singh Bittu, former Jathedar Giani Kewal Singh, historian Sardar Ajmer... Read More Support our work Who we are The Sikh Education Council (SEC) provides guidance, engages in research and presents information about the Sikh way of life. Our Work Our main goal is to undertake educational projects of interest to the Sikh community and of benefit to humanity as a whole. Education We have engaged in many projects since the 1980s, including the release of publications, advisory consultation and academic conferences.