Events

QUARTERLY SEMINARS

The Sikh Education Council hosts a series of quarterly seminars open to any member of the public who is interested in the subject matter. These offer the opportunity to hear from a guest speaker or two on a specific topic related to the Sikh way of life; attendees are encouraged to comment and question the content so that the speaker can build on their research, ultimately publishing a paper detailing their findings. Information about upcoming quarterly seminars can be found below – please ensure you RSVP as capacity can be limited by venue restrictions.

Autumn Seminar 2021

10am-12pm, Sunday 5 September
YOUTUBE LIVE youtube.com/thesikhway
In conversation on Giani Ditt Singh
Sardar Avtar Singh, Dr Sikander Singh, and Dr Pargat Singh

Winter Seminar 2021

1pm-3pm, Sunday 19 December
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Raising the Sahibzade of today‘, Harwinder Singh

Spring Seminar 2022

10am-1pm, Sunday 20 March
LOCATION TBC
Paper TBA‘, Speaker TBA

Summer Seminar 2022

10am-1pm, Sunday 19 June
LOCATION TBC
Paper TBA‘, Speaker TBA

ALL EVENTS CALENDAR

Our comprehensive events calendar below comprises class day/time/venue information for our Sikh Studies course, as well as other public SEC events.

Please ensure that you are eligible to attend and have RSVP’d to any Year 2 or Year 3 classes before travelling as our capacity is limited – visit the VLE to do so.

FEBRUARY 2022

Tuesday 8 February

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 8 – The Stand

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

Kings Sikh Society (Nishaan)

Room G12, New Hunts House
Kings College London

Punjab and Sikhdom circa 1849 focusing on Bhai Maharaj Singh & the Anglo-Sikh relationship

Tuesday 8 February

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 8 – The Stand

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

Kings Sikh Society (Nishaan)

Room G12, New Hunts House
Kings College London

Punjab and Sikhdom circa 1849 focusing on Bhai Maharaj Singh & the Anglo-Sikh relationship

Wednesday 9 February

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 8 – The Stand

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

50 Wilbury Way, SG4 0TP
Venue location

Punjab and Sikhdom circa 1849 focusing on Bhai Maharaj Singh & the Anglo-Sikh relationship

Thursday 10 February

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 8 – The Stand

Sikh Education Council

Southampton

Director General’s House, 15 Rockstone Place, SO15 2EP

Punjab and Sikhdom circa 1849 focusing on Bhai Maharaj Singh & the Anglo-Sikh relationship

Thursday 10 February

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 8 – The Stand

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

UCL Sikh Society (Nishaan)

Punjab and Sikhdom circa 1849 focusing on Bhai Maharaj Singh & the Anglo-Sikh relationship

Saturday 12 February

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 8 – The Stand

Singh-Sabha-Slough-logo

Singh Sabha Sports Centre Slough

Stoke Poges Lane, SL1 3LW
Venue location

Punjab and Sikhdom circa 1849 focusing on Bhai Maharaj Singh & the Anglo-Sikh relationship

Tuesday 15 February

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 9 – The Reformers

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

Kings Sikh Society (Nishaan)

Room G12, New Hunts House
Kings College London

The work of the reformist Nirankari sect and the Kuka movement looking at personalities such as Bhai Ram Singh

Wednesday 16 February

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 9 – The Reformers

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

50 Wilbury Way, SG4 0TP
Venue location

The work of the reformist Nirankari sect and the Kuka movement looking at personalities such as Bhai Ram Singh

Thursday 17 February

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 9 – The Reformers

Sikh Education Council

Southampton

Director General’s House, 15 Rockstone Place, SO15 2EP

The work of the reformist Nirankari sect and the Kuka movement looking at personalities such as Bhai Ram Singh

Thursday 17 February

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 9 – The Reformers

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

UCL Sikh Society (Nishaan)

The work of the reformist Nirankari sect and the Kuka movement looking at personalities such as Bhai Ram Singh

Saturday 19 February

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 9 – The Reformers

Singh-Sabha-Slough-logo

Singh Sabha Sports Centre Slough

Stoke Poges Lane, SL1 3LW
Venue location

The work of the reformist Nirankari sect and the Kuka movement looking at personalities such as Bhai Ram Singh

Tuesday 22 February

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 10 – The Revolt

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

Kings Sikh Society (Nishaan)

Room G12, New Hunts House
Kings College London

Evaluating British-Sikh relationships leading up to the turn of the 19th century and studying the emergence of the Chief Khalsa Diwan and the Singh Sabha movement.

Wednesday 23 February

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 10 – The Revolt

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

50 Wilbury Way, SG4 0TP
Venue location

Evaluating British-Sikh relationships leading up to the turn of the 19th century and studying the emergence of the Chief Khalsa Diwan and the Singh Sabha movement.

Thursday 24 February

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 10 – The Revolt

Sikh Education Council

Southampton

Director General’s House, 15 Rockstone Place, SO15 2EP

Evaluating British-Sikh relationships leading up to the turn of the 19th century and studying the emergence of the Chief Khalsa Diwan and the Singh Sabha movement.

Thursday 24 February

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 10 – The Revolt

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

UCL Sikh Society (Nishaan)

Evaluating British-Sikh relationships leading up to the turn of the 19th century and studying the emergence of the Chief Khalsa Diwan and the Singh Sabha movement.

Saturday 26 February

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 10 – The Revolt

Singh-Sabha-Slough-logo

Singh Sabha Sports Centre Slough

Stoke Poges Lane, SL1 3LW
Venue location

Evaluating British-Sikh relationships leading up to the turn of the 19th century and studying the emergence of the Chief Khalsa Diwan and the Singh Sabha movement.

MARCH 2022

Tuesday 1 March

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 11 – The Establishment

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

Kings Sikh Society (Nishaan)

Room G12, New Hunts House
Kings College London

Analysing Gurdwara reform, Babbar-Akali lehir, Gaddar Party, arrival of the SGPC and Punjab’s Partition.

Wednesday 2 March

7-8.30pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 11 – The Establishment

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

50 Wilbury Way, SG4 0TP
Venue location

Analysing Gurdwara reform, Babbar-Akali lehir, Gaddar Party, arrival of the SGPC and Punjab’s Partition.

Thursday 3 March

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 11 – The Establishment

Sikh Education Council

Southampton

Director General’s House, 15 Rockstone Place, SO15 2EP

Analysing Gurdwara reform, Babbar-Akali lehir, Gaddar Party, arrival of the SGPC and Punjab’s Partition.

Thursday 3 March

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 11 – The Establishment

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

UCL Sikh Society (Nishaan)

Analysing Gurdwara reform, Babbar-Akali lehir, Gaddar Party, arrival of the SGPC and Punjab’s Partition.

Saturday 5 March

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 11 – The Establishment

Singh-Sabha-Slough-logo

Singh Sabha Sports Centre Slough

Stoke Poges Lane, SL1 3LW
Venue location

Analysing Gurdwara reform, Babbar-Akali lehir, Gaddar Party, arrival of the SGPC and Punjab’s Partition.

Tuesday 8 March

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 12 – The Struggle

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

Kings Sikh Society (Nishaan)

Room G12, New Hunts House
Kings College London

Following the Punjabi Suba movement from language, river redirection and border realignment.

Wednesday 9 March

7-8.30pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 12 – The Struggle

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

50 Wilbury Way, SG4 0TP
Venue location

Following the Punjabi Suba movement from language, river redirection and border realignment.

Thursday 10 March

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 12 – The Struggle

Sikh Education Council

Southampton

Director General’s House, 15 Rockstone Place, SO15 2EP

Following the Punjabi Suba movement from language, river redirection and border realignment.

Thursday 10 March

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 12 – The Struggle

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

UCL Sikh Society (Nishaan)

Following the Punjabi Suba movement from language, river redirection and border realignment.

Saturday 12 March

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 12 – The Struggle

Singh-Sabha-Slough-logo

Singh Sabha Sports Centre Slough

Stoke Poges Lane, SL1 3LW
Venue location

Following the Punjabi Suba movement from language, river redirection and border realignment.

Tuesday 15 March

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 13 – The Migration

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

Kings Sikh Society (Nishaan)

Room G12, New Hunts House
Kings College London

Studying trends in Sikh diaspora, the reasons for mass migration and socio-economic policies in the Punjab throughout the second half of the 20th Century.

Wednesday 16 March

7-8.30pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 13 – The Migration

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

50 Wilbury Way, SG4 0TP
Venue location

Studying trends in Sikh diaspora, the reasons for mass migration and socio-economic policies in the Punjab throughout the second half of the 20th Century.

Thursday 17 March

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 13 – The Migration

Sikh Education Council

Southampton

Director General’s House, 15 Rockstone Place, SO15 2EP

Studying trends in Sikh diaspora, the reasons for mass migration and socio-economic policies in the Punjab throughout the second half of the 20th Century.

Thursday 17 March

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 13 – The Migration

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

UCL Sikh Society (Nishaan)

Studying trends in Sikh diaspora, the reasons for mass migration and socio-economic policies in the Punjab throughout the second half of the 20th Century.

Saturday 19 March

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 13 – The Migration

Singh-Sabha-Slough-logo

Singh Sabha Sports Centre Slough

Stoke Poges Lane, SL1 3LW
Venue location

Studying trends in Sikh diaspora, the reasons for mass migration and socio-economic policies in the Punjab throughout the second half of the 20th Century.

Tuesday 22 March

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 14 – The Challenge

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

Kings Sikh Society (Nishaan)

Room G12, New Hunts House
Kings College London

The Sikhs and the Indian Govt from 1978-1999, evaluating the position of Diaspora and Punjabi Sikhs.

Wednesday 23 March

7-8.30pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 14 – The Challenge

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

50 Wilbury Way, SG4 0TP
Venue location

The Sikhs and the Indian Govt from 1978-1999, evaluating the position of Diaspora and Punjabi Sikhs.

Thursday 24 March

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 14 – The Challenge

Sikh Education Council

Southampton

Director General’s House, 15 Rockstone Place, SO15 2EP

The Sikhs and the Indian Govt from 1978-1999, evaluating the position of Diaspora and Punjabi Sikhs.

Thursday 24 March

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 14 – The Challenge

Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara Hitchin

UCL Sikh Society (Nishaan)

The Sikhs and the Indian Govt from 1978-1999, evaluating the position of Diaspora and Punjabi Sikhs.

Saturday 26 March

6.30-8pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 14 – The Challenge

Singh-Sabha-Slough-logo

Singh Sabha Sports Centre Slough

Stoke Poges Lane, SL1 3LW
Venue location

The Sikhs and the Indian Govt from 1978-1999, evaluating the position of Diaspora and Punjabi Sikhs.

APRIL 2022

Wednesday 30 March

4-6pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 15 – The New World (workshop)

*Uni students only

The New World: The Sikhs in the 21st Century: are we progressing or repeating past mistakes?

Saturday 30 April

5-7pm

Y.1 Sikh Studies

Week 15 – The New World (workshop)

Singh-Sabha-Slough-logo

Singh Sabha Southall

Giani Ditt Singh Hall, Park Avenue, Southall, UB1 3AG
Venue location

The New World: The Sikhs in the 21st Century: are we progressing or repeating past mistakes?

STUDENTS + FELLOWS ONLY EVENTS

We encourage all SEC students + fellows, past and present, to keep physically active and to socialise in the spirit of developing a productive Sangat. Accordingly, throughout the year we facilitate a number of fun competitive activities to engage in where we get the chance to meet informally, test ourselves and build relationships. These events are open to current and past students of our educational programmes as well as volunteers of the Council – full information can be found on the VLE.

Gaming Day

January

Badminton tournament

February

Chess Tournament

March

Debate Contest

March

Paintball

May

Shooting Day

July

Laser Tag Day

October

Football & Netball Day

November