The Sikh religion has been underrepresented and misrepresented in the popular media, and these problems have contributed to the serious challenges that Sikhs experience today, including negative stereotypes, discriminatory policies, and violent hate crimes.
Ferdinando Sardella is an assistant professor in the history of religions at The University of Stockholm in Stockholm, Sweden. He has been a fellow at the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies and specializes in contemporary Hinduism, especially in South Asia. He speaks Italian, Swedish and English.
Gavin Flood is the academic director of the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies in Oxford, England. He specializes in the religions of South Asia and lectures on Hinduism.