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Written almost half a century after the first Sikhs arrived in Denmark in the late 1960s, this article traces the establishment of a Sikh community in the country and outlines the contemporary social landscape and community relations of Sikhs in Denmark. Furthermore, the diverse migration histories of the Sikhs will be considered in relation to the process of community building, unveiling in…

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Helene Ilkjaer, “Denmark”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Sikhism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Gurinder Mann Singh, Kristina Myrvold, Eleanor Nesbitt. Consulted online on 23 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170712

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