Research Fellow in Religious and Cultural Transmission, University of Leeds
Dr Jasjit Singh is a Research Fellow in Religious and Cultural Transmission based at the University of Leeds and a recognised expert on Sikhs in Britain. His research examines religious identity and processes of religious and cultural transmission among British South Asians with a focus on British Sikhs. His research interests include Religion and Youth, Religion and Media, Religious Identity, Sikh Studies and Religion in Diaspora. Jasjit has an emerging track record in publications including peer-reviewed journals and edited collections. He regularly presents his work in both academic and non-academic contexts including at national and international conferences, public lectures and on national and Sikh media. Jasjit is a visiting fellow at the Faiths & Civil Society Unit at Goldsmiths University of London and is a member of a number of academic networks including 'Sikhs in Europe', 'Religious Literacy Leadership in Higher Education' and the 'Religion and Diversity Project' in Canada.
2015: The Voice(s) of British Sikhs in Religion in Diaspora: Cultures of Citizenship by Jane Garnett and Sondra Hausner (eds.) Palgrave
2014: The Guru’s Way: Exploring Diversity Among British Khalsa Sikhs, Religion Compass, Volume 8 (7), pp. 209-219
2014: Sikh-ing online: the role of the Internet in the religious lives of young British Sikhs, Contemporary South Asia, Volume 22 (1), pp. 82-97
2012: Keeping the Faith: Reflections on religious nurture among young British Sikhs, Journal of Beliefs and Values, Volume 33 (3), pp. 369-383