Sikh Research Journal

The Sikh Foundation’s online journal, Sikh Research Journal, is dedicated to peer-reviewed articles and papers of the highest quality, in the field of Sikh Studies and Punjabi Language Studies.

We have created this exclusive space for scholars, educators and engaged community members to share their papers not only with the broader Sikh community, but with a general audience of scholars and persons interested in these fields.

Today there are seven Chairs of Sikh Studies in the US, including four in California alone. Ever more number of Americans are learning about Sikhs & Sikhism; Sikh community members and other broad scholarly audiences are also increasingly becoming engaged in issues within Sikh studies.

Contributions in Sikh Studies including (but not limited to) Sikh art, religion, culture, history, monument heritage and Punjabi language studies are encouraged. Submissions that are more tangentially related to these fields may also be examined for their potential usefulness and relevance to these fields.

Articles should make a genuine and important contribution to academic research, and should clearly cite sources.

Papers submitted should be in English, with a short abstract, and preferably with not more than 15 pages of text. We do encourage well-illustrated articles; any photographs or illustrations should be sent electronically, in high resolution. It is the author’s responsibility to have obtained full copyright of all materials submitted and, by submitting that material for publication, it is understood that the author gives license to the Sikh Foundation to publish the material in print or online in perpetuity. If the author does not have full copyright of any component of a publication (e.g. for any photograph or illustration used), then the author must so state and must also submit documents confirming the copyright holder’s license to publish that component within Sikh Research Journal.

Contributions should be sent by email to Editor@sikhfoundation.org.

Sikh Research Journal

Vol. 3 No. 1 – Sept 2018

Rajdeep Singh

Christian And Sikh Communities In Iran And Role Of Language Identity: A Comparative Approach To The Social-Linguistic Aspects Of The Christianity And Sikhism In The Middle East
Rajdeep Singh

Rajdeep Singh was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1984. He is half Iranian half Indian, father being Indian and mother Iranian. He pertains to the Sikh minority in Iran. He received the B.S. degree in aircraft engineering from the Civil Aviation College, Tehran, Iran, and the M.S. degrees in Aerospace engineering from the Amirkabeer University of Technology, Tehran, India. Later, because of his expertise in more than 15 languages, he went on to study linguistics and English teaching. So began studying M.A in linguistics and another M.A in English Teaching from Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran. His current research interests include linguistics, sociology, religion and the complex interaction of ethnic-religious themes against the backdrop of social structure.

Christian And Sikh Communities In Iran And Role Of Language Identity: A Comparative Approach To The Social-Linguistic Aspects Of The Christianity And Sikhism In The Middle East - Rajdeep Singh

Christian And Sikh Communities In Iran And Role Of Language Identity: A Comparative Approach To The Social-Linguistic Aspects Of The Christianity And Sikhism In The Middle East – Rajdeep Singh


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Previous Articles

Minority Minsters in Media:
A Study on Digital Representations of Canadian Sikh Politicians in Mainstream Media
and Their Effects on Race Relations in Canada by Sohela Suri

Vol. 2 No. 3 – Dec 2017 – Minority Minsters in Media:
A Study on Digital Representations of Canadian Sikh Politicians in Mainstream Media
and Their Effects on Race Relations in Canada by Sohela Suri

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The Challenge of Translating the Guru Granth Sahib:
An Illustration and Preliminary Reflections by Nirvikar Singh
The Challenge of Translating the Guru Granth Sahib:
An Illustration and Preliminary Reflections by Nirvikar Singh

Vol. 2 No. 2 – March 2017 – The Challenge of Translating the Guru Granth Sahib:
An Illustration and Preliminary Reflections by Nirvikar Singh

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Guru Gobind Singh: A Humanitarian of Medieval Times by Dr. Mohammad Habib
The Genesis and Development of Sikh Calendar Art - By Dr. Kavita Singh

Vol. 1 No. 7 – Nov 2016 – Guru Gobind Singh: A Humanitarian of Medieval Times by Dr. Mohammad Habib

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The Genesis and Development of Sikh Calendar Art - By Dr. Kavita Singh
The Genesis and Development of Sikh Calendar Art - By Dr. Kavita Singh

Vol. 1 No. 6 – Oct 2016 – The Genesis and Development of Sikh Calendar Art – By Dr. Kavita Singh

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Cosmopolitanism, Tradition and Identity: Framing the Sikh Experience in California by Nirvikar Singh
Cosmopolitanism, Tradition and Identity: Framing the Sikh Experience in California by Nirvikar Singh

Vol. 1 No. 5 – Sept 2016 – Cosmopolitanism, Tradition and Identity: Framing the Sikh Experience in California by Nirvikar Singh

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Five Classical Elements (panch tattva) of Creation - A Perspective from Sri Guru Granth Sahib by Dr. D. P. Singh
Five Classical Elements (panch tattva) of Creation - A Perspective from Sri Guru Granth Sahib by Dr. D. P. Singh

Vol. 1 No. 4 – Aug 2016 – Five Classical Elements (panch tattva) of Creation – A Perspective from Sri Guru Granth Sahib by Dr. D. P. Singh

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Posthumous Homage Paid to Maharaja Ranjit Singh by Nadhra S.N. Khan
Life at the Lahore Darbār: 1799-1839  by Nadhra S.N. Khan

Vol. 1 No. 3 – July 2016 – Life at the Lahore Darbār: 1799-1839 by Nadhra S.N. Khan

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Posthumous Homage Paid to Maharaja Ranjit Singh by Nadhra S.N. Khan
Posthumous Homage Paid to Maharaja Ranjit Singh by Nadhra S.N. Khan

Vol. 1 No. 2 – June 2016 – Posthumous Homage Paid to Maharaja Ranjit Singh by Nadhra S.N. Khan

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Sikh Material Heritage and Sikh Social Practice in a Museum-Community Partnership:
The Smithsonian’s Sikh Heritage Project
Sikh Material Heritage and Sikh Social Practice in a Museum-Community Partnership:
The Smithsonian’s Sikh Heritage Project

Vol. 1 No. 1 – May 2016 – Sikh Material Heritage and Sikh Social Practice in a Museum-Community Partnership: The Smithsonian’s Sikh Heritage Project By Paul Michael Taylor

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