Tag Archives | Prabhjot Parmar

UFV launches exhibit on Canadian Sikhs in First World War

Many Canadians fought in the First World War, and many were killed or injured. But it is often forgotten that those Canadians included ethnic minorities such as Indo-Canadians. The year 2014 marked the beginning of the centennial of World War I (also known as the ‘Great War’), which resulted in an estimated loss of 16 […]

Prabhjot Parmar to lecture on forgotten Indian soldiers of the Great War — Nov 5

Most of us know that Canadian, British, Australian, and eventually American troops fought in the First World War. But we don’t always think of soldiers from other colonies that saw action in Europe, Africa and Asia to support Great Britain’s war efforts. When UFV English professor Prabhjot Parmar compares the rich sense of history associated […]