New Sikh Chair Introduced in California Varsity

June 16, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Link

A new chair in Sikh and Punjabi (Language) Studies has been introduced at the University of California, Riverside(UCR), USA, and Dr Pashaura Singh, a professor of religious studies at UCR, has been appointed to the position, which is intended to further the study on Sikhism and Sikh culture, according to a statement issued by the university.

The chair has been endowed with contributions from the Saini Foundation, a number of individuals and the Sikh Foundation. It is the second chair that the Sikh Foundation has funded in California, said Narinder Kapany, founding chairperson of the Palo Alto-based organisation.

See also: Sikhism, Campus