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Farmers Protest: Mainstream, Media, & Morcha

January 16, 2021 at 11:00:00 AM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

Join us on January 16th in conversation with Harmeet Singh, Nimrat Kaur, and Sandeep Singh on the farmer protests moderated by Harinder Singh.

This webinar will discuss the protests as a pan India movement beyond the 3 Farm Bills. We will focus on the Indian and International media coverage and the Sikh historical context of Morcha in Delhi and Panjab.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter SikhRI
SikhRI connects people with the teachings of Sikhi and strengthens the bonds of the Sikh community around the world by offering courses and seminars in a variety of mediums.
Webinar hosting presenter
Harmeet Shah Singh is an Editor in cross-platform operations, working closely with the country's largest team of journalists.

He oversees special stories, features, and investigations. Harmeet scripts them for TV and Digital. He guides reporters on the field -- from the development of ideas, through the creative process of gathering and filming material, to the editing and delivery of outstanding and high-impact stories.

Harmeet writes insightful op-ed/analytical pieces and appears on TV for select stories. His knowledge of history, religion, and culture provides an intelligent interpretation of complex issues.
Webinar hosting presenter
Harinder Singh serves as the Senior Fellow, Research & Policy, at the Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI). He is a widely respected educator and thinker who is deeply in love with 1Force, the Oneness that radiates in all. He co-founded the Sikh Research Institute and the Panjab Digital Library, organized the Free Akal Takht movement, and envisioned Kaur and Singh Academy.
Harinder has authored Emperor-Prophet: Guru Gobind Singh Sahib, Guru Granth Sahib: Its Language & Grammar, and Sikhi: Faith & Followers. As an editor, he has worked on Guru Gobind Singh Sahib & Sikhs in Bihar, The Khalsa Raj: Banda, Battles & Body-Politic, and translated Love Harp (Prit Vina).

Harinder Singh’s list of career achievements includes addressing the U.S. Congress, The White House, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, U.S. Dept. of Education, Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, The Smithsonian Institute, U.K. Parliament, and the U.K. Ministry of Defence Chaplaincy Program.

A prolific public speaker, Harinder has spoken at Berkeley, Cambridge, Carleton, Langara, LSE, Northwestern, Oxford, Princeton, SFU, UT-Austin, Williams, Whitman, Yale, as well as JNU, Guru Nanak Dev University, and Punjabi University. He has also presented at the World Affairs Council, Dayal Singh Forum for Research & Culture, The Theosophical Society, Mulnivasi Mahila Sangh, BAMCEF, Chandigarh Museum, Seva Food Bank, Leicestershire Sikh Alliance, as well as numerous Sikh forums and Gurdwaras worldwide. His presentations to the business world included companies such as Accenture, Deloitte, EY, and PwC.

Besides consulting a variety of organizations on curriculums, exhibitions, and films, Harinder regularly appears on radio and television programs globally. He has been featured on many documentaries on Sikh, Panjab, and South Asian matters. He served on the boards of the National Conference on Community and Justice, The Fellowship of Activists to Embrace Humanity, and The Nanakshahi Trust, among others.

Harinder Singh holds a BS in Aerospace Engineering, MS in Engineering Management, MPhil in Guru Granth Sahib, and a Diploma in Persian Language. He is Guru’s Sikh, Panjab’s lover, and Begampura’s Jedi. He currently resides in the United States with his wife and two children. His current focus is on availing the message of the Guru Granth Sahib to global populations and developing critical thinking in Sikh institutions.
Webinar hosting presenter
Nimrat Kaur is currently writes the editorial column in Rozana Spokesman and is the managing editor of the Rozana Spokesman's Digital channel.

A psychologist by profession, she has worked with psychological rehabilitation of orphaned victims of torture and trauma. She has successfully run an NGO for education of victims oof child labour for past 20 years. She forayed in the world of journalism in 2012 and has carved a name for herself as a strong, independent voice that writes without fear.
Webinar hosting presenter
Sandeep Singh is an independent journalist. Originally from Machhiwara in Punjab, he has a commitment to truth and fact-finding. He has been reporting from the Singhu and Tikri borders in Delhi, documenting the movement of the farmers and farm workers since they left Samrala on November 24, 2020.

His twitter handle @punyaab has been widely popular as a site of direct, grassroots, on the ground, and unbiased reporting.
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