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talks & presentations

From Waris to Heer, a book discussion hosted by The Literary Club, GNDU, Amritsar. April 12, 2024. 

From Waris to Heer, a presentation for The Muktsar Dialogues. March 17, 2024. 

A conversation about the history, present and future of Travel Writing with Anurdha Goyal, for IndiTales. August 20, 2023. 

Partition of Panjab: Tale Of Two Cities, Lahore and Amritsar. NZ Punjabi News. August 16, 2023. 

Koh-i-Noor: The Controversial Diamond. A short-clip by DAWN News, based on Haroon’s interview. September 24, 2022. 

A brief conversation with The Centrum Media about the origin of Koh-i-Noor and the demand for its return. September 18, 2022. 

How Partition transformed Lahore. A conversation with 1947 Archive. June 17, 2022. 

A conversation about the legacy of Guru Nanak in Pakistan, with Ramblings of a Sikh. February 26, 2022. 

A conversation about the politics of statues. Hosted by LSE South Asia Centre, moderated by Dr. Nilanjan Sarkar. November 18, 2021. 

A conversation about the philosophy, travel and relevance of Guru Nanak in the contemporary world. Hosted by Sangraha Sacha Sauda, moderated by Dr. Jaspal Singh Kalra. November 2, 2021. 

A conversation about Walking with Nanak. Hosted by Punjabi Chamber of Commerce and Sangrur Heritage, moderated by Roopinder Singh. July 24, 2021. 

A conversation about partitioning of histories, cultures, stories, folk legends and religions. Hosted by 1947 Partition Archive. July 4, 2021. 

A conversation about folk, history, spirituality, colonialism and so much more. Hosted by Dastaangoi. June 4, 2021.

A conversation with Tanay Agarwal about my work, motivations and objectives behind exploring stories of religious syncretism. Hosted by Indo-Pak Book Lovers Club. May 14, 2020.

Mughal Lahore: Between colonialists, nationalists and history. Hosted by ITU Centre for Governance and Policy. May 5, 2021. 

A journey through folk religious traditions of Pakistan, searching for roots of syncretism. Hosted by UKPHA. April 24, 2021. 

Exploring Lahore’s history through temples, gurdwaras and Sufi shrines. Hosted by Punjab Darshan. December 30, 2020.

A conversation about Walking with Nanak and other things. Hosted by Book Rack. December 27, 2020.

The long wanderings of Baba Nanak and Bhai Mardana. Hosted by Majha House. December 23, 2020. 

A conversation about Walking with Nanak with Manav Kapur. Hosted by Ganga Jamuni Foundation. December 12, 2020.

On the Partition of Kashmir and Punjab – with Anam Zakaria and Haroon Khalid. Hosted by Baat Cheet. November 12, 2020.

A conversation about Walking with Nanak. Hosted by UKPHA. September 29, 2020.

A conversation about Walking with Nanak. Hosted by SikhArchive. August 22, 2020. 

A tale of two cities: Delhi and Lahore. Hosted by Majha House. August 14, 2020. 

A conversation about Walking with Nanak and other things. Indoz TV. August 7, 2020.

A conversation about the proposed plan to make a Hindu temple in Islamabad, the backlash and other things with Gurshamshir Singh. VOK TV. July 25, 2020.

A journey through Lahore’s history. Hosted by Lyallpur Young Historians Club. May 18, 2020. 

Religious syncretism in South Asia. Hosted by Sacred Footsteps. April 21, 2020.

Minority Reports – a panel discussion on religious minorities in Pakistan. Hosted by Beaconhouse: School of Tomorrow. August 28, 2017.

A conversation about Walking with Nanak and other things, with Swati Sharan. Hosted by Aaghaz E Dosti. August 7, 2017.

In conversation with Anam Zakaria and Haroon Khalid, with Afia Salam. Hosted by The Second Floor. July 11, 2016.

A panel discussion on minorities in South Asia. Hosted by Bangalore Literature Festival. February 3, 2016.

A panel discussion on creating a protagonist. Hosted by Bangalore Literature Festival. February 3, 2016.

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