Dear Colleagues and Friends,

We, at ISAS (the International Institute of South Asian Studies), are happy to share with you  a cultural Event—the first of its kind, in Italy—to be held in Rome, which might be of interest to you all.

Please consider the following also as an invitation to join us. 

A Photographic Exhibition  The  Sikhs,  History, Faith and Valour in the Great War, will remain open to the public at the Biblioteca Angelica,  Piazza di S. Agostino 8, Rome, from 15th November – 3rd December  2015.                     

The Exhibition wishes to be a tribute to the courage and the sacrifice of all the Indian combatants, particularly the Sikhs, who fought alongside their European counterparts in the First World War. A preliminary Section will present an outline of the Sikh religion and people.

Round Table  on the  history, art and faith of the Sikhs, Saturday 21 November 2015 from 3,00 p.m., will take place.
The Round Table will conclude on the high note of a traditional Sikh musical recital performed by the renowned Maestro Bhai Baldeep Singh, from New Delhi.

The Exhibition is organized by:                                        

International Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
United Kingdom Punjab Heritage Association (UKPHA)
in collaboration with     

The British Library (BL)
Anandpur Sahib Heritage Foundation
Anad Foundation
Associazione Internazionale di Studi sul Mediterraneo e l’Oriente (ISMEO)


Best Wishes

Tiziana Lorenzetti