SOAS University of London

Brunei Gallery, SOAS University of London

Sunday Talk: Reflections of the Past (History/Design)


Date: 17 July 2011Time: 11:30 AM

Finishes: 17 July 2011Time: 5:00 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Talk

The day will include the following 3 talks (plus free lunch):

The Sacred City

The fascinating story of Amritsar, from its origins as a remote spring once visited by the Buddha to becoming the epicentre of the Sikh faith and one of the wealthiest cities along the Silk Route.
Amandeep Singh Madra is a founding member of UKPHA, an author of several books on Sikh history and a global logistics executive.

Because Seeing is Believing

Marvel at the rarest and most arresting images of the Golden Temple and the amazing stories behind their discovery.
Parmjit Singh is a founding member of Kashi House and an independent researcher and author specialising in the artistic heritage of the Sikhs.

Decoding the Design Mantra

Uncovering the ‘golden’ design principles embedded within Guru Nanak’s universal philosophy.
Juga Singh is a creative designer specialising in print media.


Concession (Student with NUS, OAP)£8.50£1.16
Group of 4£8.50£1.16
Wheelchair Space (3 available)£10.00£1.25

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