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  • Register for the International Sikh Research Conference

    Register for the International Sikh Research Conference
    Exciting line up of speakers at the ISRC The annual International Sikh Research Conference (ISRC) is running for the fourth time at the University of Warwick on 17th June 2017. The conference will bring together renowned and upcoming Scholars from the UK and around the world. Please find attached the final callto register at this ...
  • Anglo Sikh Wars 1845-1849 First ever 3D augmented reality exhibition launched in Leicester

    Anglo Sikh Wars 1845-1849 First ever 3D augmented reality exhibition launched in Leicester
    From left to right – Councillor Piara Singh Clair, Head of Museums Sarah Levitt, Daljit Singh Makan, Head of SMI Gurinder Singh Mann, Captain Makand Singh, Captain Mark Hughes, SMI’s Raj Mann. A new interactive exhibition, thought to be the first of its kind in the city, was successfully launched at Newarke Houses Museum in ...
  • Work in Progress ? 3D Charaina interactive of Guru Gobind Singh

    Work in Progress ? 3D Charaina interactive of Guru Gobind Singh
    Work in Progress – 3D Charaina interactive of Guru Gobind Singh Commemorating the 350th Birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh ji with Taran3D Following on from our initial release in April 2016 of the Akal Ustat plate in 3d, the team have been working hard to recreate all four breastplates which were worn by Guru ...
  • The Anglo Sikh Wars: The Battle of Ferozeshah 171st anniversary lecture held at Newarke Houses Museum

    The Anglo Sikh Wars: The Battle of Ferozeshah 171st anniversary lecture held at Newarke Houses Museum
    A special lecture took place in Leicester on friday 9th December. It was part of a series of events undertaken by the Sikh Museum Initiative (SMI) related to the Anglo Sikh Wars which took place between the Sikh empire and the East India Company between 1845 and 1849. Daljit Singh Makan The night was hosted ...
  • Anglo Sikh Wars: Battles, Treaties and Relics launch

    Anglo Sikh Wars: Battles, Treaties and Relics launch
    Anglo Sikh Wars project launched Newarke Houses Museum, Leicester,14th October 2016 For many years, the fabled diamond known as the Koh-i-noor has received much interest from both India and the UK. The diamond was taken by the British as part of a treaty initiated after the Anglo Sikh Wars. It is these wars that are ...
 
 
  • Catholic Exchange
  • Saints Natalia, Aurelius, Liliosa, Felix, and George, Martyrs

    Saints Natalia, Aurelius, Liliosa, Felix, and George, Martyrs
    At the beginning of the Moslem rule in Cordova, Spain, during the 8th century, Christians were allowed to practice their Faith; later, however, when the domination became complete, the Mohammedan leaders began a systematic persecution of the Christians. One of the most prominent martyrs of the day was the Archbishop of Toledo, St. Eulogius, who […]
  • A Kneeling Theology

    A Kneeling Theology
    A Kneeling Theology   In order to be a compelling force in social renewal, theological wisdom needs the animating power of mystical wisdom. The study of theology needs to be imbued with a deeper contemplation of the Word made flesh. Some presume that recourse to prayer in the context of theological study is anti-intellectual, a […]
  • Of the world’s population of over seven billion, Christians number a little over two billion: a little over thirty percent of the world’s population call themselves Christians, who call themselves believers and, hopefully, followers, of Jesus Christ. Despite these numbers, there is so much suffering and injustice, violence and crime, broken relationships and wars in […]
  • When Jesus Isn?t God

    When Jesus Isn?t God
    When Jesus Isn?t GodI recently had a conversation with some Jehovah?s Witnesses about the identity of Jesus Christ. As a Catholic, I obviously believe that Jesus is God, but Jehovah?s Witnesses disagree. Instead, they believe that he is a created being, just like humans and angels. More specifically, they believe that he?s God?s greatest and most exalted creature, […]
  • August Brings Divorce Fever: Here?s the Cure

    August Brings Divorce Fever: Here?s the Cure
    August Brings Divorce Fever: Here?s the CureAccording to researchers at the University of Washington, March and August see largest spike in divorce filings. March, because the holidays tend to make marital difficulties seem so much worse, people decide in January that they?re done, take a month to get their affairs in order, and file in March. August is big because, again, […]