Welcome to the ਸੋਚ (Sōch/thought) Podcast, with Ramblings of a Sikh. Every episode, I get the opportunity to engage with a diverse range of guests. Our roster includes Professors, Doctors, Academics, Musicians, Artists, Entrepreneurs, Art Collectors, and Athletes, among others. We delve into captivating discussions of history, art, culture, and philosophy.
How The World Took On The British Empire | David Veevers
00:00 – Introduction
05:08 – What factors have contributed to the contentious nature of studying the British Empire in contemporary discourse?
10:39 – Can you share the spark or motivation that led you to the unique angle your book takes?
15:45 – What was your process or criteria in selecting the individuals to be featured in your book?
21:12 – Could you provide insights into the sophisticated and resilient societies and cultures that you’ve encountered in your studies?
29:52 – What were some of the obstacles you faced during your research, and can you describe the methodologies and approaches you employed in your research and study?
40:51 – How has the audience and scholarly community responded to your book, and what feedback have you found particularly insightful?
50:25 – If you had the opportunity to meet and converse with one historical figure from the era you’ve researched, who would you choose and what makes them so fascinating to you?
01:04:11 – What are your go-to activities or hobbies that help you unwind and relax?
01:09:42 – Is there a captivating story or anecdote that didn’t make the cut for your book, but still holds a special place in your heart? Can you share it with us?