Online Lecture Series

This year marks 50 years since the founding of the Pothohar Association. We had planned a number of events through the year all of which now have to be put on hold. However, we have decided to make the most of this new reality that we are living in, by inviting speakers from around the world to address us using online conferencing. 

BM Singh Memorial Lecture – Bhai Ram Singh Legendary Architect (Watch On Youtube)

Ammad Ali
Journey Through the History of Pothohar
(Watch on YouTube)

Dr S P Singh,
Punjabi Diaspora Literature 
Lecture in Punjabi followed by a panel discussion with Cllr Ranjeet Dheer and Dr Shashikant Uppal (USA)  
(Watch on YouTube)

Dr Jaspal Singh Ex Vice Chancellor & Former High Commissioner to Mozambique & Swaziland
Guru Granth Sahib – Sanjhi Valta (Universal Human Values)
Lecture in Punjabi 
(Watch on YouTube)

Dr Ishmeet Kaur Chaudhry
 Is Feminism Anti-Men?
(Watch on YouTube)

Christian Wolmer History of the Indian Railways 
(Watch on YouTube)

Dr Damanjit Kaur Sandhu, Associate Professor, University of Punjab, Patiala
Positive Mental Health During the Pandemic
(Watch on YouTube)

Karamjit Singh CBE, Chairman at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Black Lives Matter: A Personal Reflection
(Watch on our YouTube Channel)

Lord Singh of Wimbledon, Indarjit Singh, Baron Singh of Wimbledon CBE
The Relevance of Sikhism Today
(Watch on our YouTube Channel)

First lecture took place on 27 May 2020. 
Dr Asma Qadri , Punjab University Lahore, Pakistan
Baba Fareed’s Bani and its relevance in our daily life 
(Watch the lecture on YouTube)

ੴ ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ॥

ਦਿਲਹੁ ਮੁਹਬਤਿ ਜਿੰਨੑ ਸੇਈ ਸਚਿਆ ॥
They alone are true, whose love for God is deep and heart-felt
ਜਿਨੑ ਮਨਿ ਹੋਰੁ ਮੁਖਿ ਹੋਰੁ ਸਿ ਕਾਂਢੇ ਕਚਿਆ ॥੧॥
Those who have one thing in their heart, and something else in their mouth, are judged to be false. ||1|| 
Shaykh Fareed Jee, Raag Asa, Sri Guru Granth Sahib p. 488 

Speaker :
Dr Qadri has studied the Guru Granth Sahib extensively in particular the Bani of Shaykh Fareed and has spoken at various Gurdwara’s around the world. She was due to speak at our Vaisakhi programme at Ealing Gurdwara in April.