Event Title: Sikhs in the UK: FACT FICTION AND FUTURE
Event Date: April 5, 2006
Event Type: Single Day Event
Sikhs in the UK: FACT FICTION AND FUTURE - Conference 2006
The Sikh Human Rights Group (SHRG) and the British Organisation of Sikh Students (BOSS) present a one day conference on issues affecting the Sikhs in the United Kingdom. A day of lectures and seminars will be presented by eminent and impressive Sikh academics, human rights activists and lawyers. The conference aims to examine and highlight the current issues affecting the Sikhs in the United Kingdom and the impact of global issues on the Sikh Diaspora, security, religious freedom, employment and misconceptions about Sikhs.
Graduate /undergraduates these issues affect you - so make your voice heard! The conference is open to all individuals, faiths, communities and organisations. Those with a particular interest in issues affecting Sikhs are especially welcome to attend.
Date: Wednesday 5th April 2006
Time: 10:30am – 5:30pm (Tea and refreshments will be provided for).
Venue: Imperial College, Sir Alexander Fleming Building (No. 5 on the Campus map).
Nearest tube South Kensington
Key note speakers will include;
* Professor Gurharpal - Department of Theology, Birmingham University
* Professor Arvind pal Singh Mandair - Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Hofstra University, USA)
* Manjit Singh Gill – Barrister and leading Queens Counsel
* Dr Jasdev Singh Rai - Director of the Sikh Human Rights Group
* Key note speakers from BOSS.
The lectures will cover key topical issues such as Legal invisibility: Sikhs and the law, The Panth in a global world, Facts, fiction and reality of the Sikh Community in the UK, Challenges and Opportunities.
This conference will act as a focus for debate over the issues and concerns affecting the Sikhs and wider Sikh community.
For more information contact 07971602159 – Whilst the conference is free please register for a full time table and information pack at email@example.com