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Sikh Spirit Through Time: Talk with Asian Studies Scholar Sukhdeep Sembi

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Calgary, AB T2G 0H7

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Sikh literature, arts and political development formed the backbone of the community and how it reacted to success and dealt with grief during the troubling times of the 18th century. Asian Studies scholar Sukhdeep Sembi will dive into texts of the 18th century, drawing out key underlying themes that manifested in politics and arts as Sikhs began to form kingdoms in South Asia.

Registration recommended. Opens 2 October, 11AM.


Image: Nep Sidhu, Medicine for a Nightmare (from the series When My Drums Come Knocking, They Watch), Detail 2019. Cotton, wool, jute, zari, hair, steel. 559 x 274 cm. Commissioned by Mercer Union, 2019. Photo: Toni Hafkenscheid.




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