The UCI School of Social Sciences and Department of Anthropology invite you to the inaugural celebration honoring the establishment of the

Dhan Kaur Sahota Presidential Chair of Sikh Studies

including recognition of distinguished guests
Drs. Harvinder and Asha Sahota

The formal presentation will include remarks by Anneeth Kaur Hundle on "Sikh Studies, Global California, and the UC System" and a presentation and discussion of the peer-reviewed academic journal Sikh Formations: Religion, Culture, Theory, with Hundle and Harjeet Grewal, associate editors of Sikh Formations.

Pre-reception begins at 4:00 p.m. with a formal presentation starting at 4:30 p.m.


Speaker panel:

  • Bill Maurer, Professor of Anthropology and Law, Dean of Social Sciences, UCI
  • Kim Fortun, Professor and Chair of Anthroplogy, UCI
  • Anneeth Kaur Hundle, Assistant Professor of Anthroplogy and Dhan Kaur Sahota Presidential Chair of Sikh Studies, UCI
  • Harjeet Grewal, Lecturer in Asian Religions and Sikh Studies, University of Calgary


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