Children of the Divine: Bhagat Puran Singh’s Pingalwara and the Children’s Rights Principle of Non-discrimination – Jaspreet Kaur Bal

Spring 2020 Abstract This paper discusses the Sikh principle of non-discrimination and Bhagat Puran Singh’s work with the marginalized in India. I start by outlining the principle of non-discrimination in Sikh and global human rights discourses. I then move on to looking at historic and contemporary examples of this principle in practice, including the life … Read more

Revolution and Assimilation: Understanding the Evolving Identity of the Punjabi Sikh Diaspora in California during the Early Twentieth Century by Rajan Gill

Sept 2019 Abstract This paper examines the evolving identity of the Punjabi Sikh diaspora in California during the early twentieth century, focusing on the relatively neglected role of the Pacific Coast Khalsa Diwan Society and its interactions with the Ghadar Party. In doing so, the paper adds to previous global accounts of the Ghadar Party … Read more