Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies

Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies

Charity information

Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies

Through research and advanced study the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies promotes a more informed understanding of Hinduism and Hindu cultures.

Founded 1997

  • Mission statement

    The Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies is a Recognised Independent Centre of Oxford University, maintaining the highest standards of academic integrity, originality, and excellence. Through research and advanced study the Centre promotes a more informed understanding of Hinduism and Hindu cultures.

    The primary purpose of the OCHS is the academic study of Hindu traditions, their histories, texts, theologies, material culture, and social formation.

    With such a broad remit the Centre needs to be multi-disciplinary and so we encourage scholars from a range of disciplines, particularly philological study of texts, hermeneutics, philosophy, theology, religious studies, and anthropology.

  • Aims

    Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies aims to:

    • The OCHS is dedicated to preserving India‚Äôs cultural heritage and promoting a better understanding of it through a comprehensive programme of education, publishing, and research.
  • Overview

    Established: March 1997

    Registered Charity Number: 1074458

    Board members: 12

    Full time staff: 6

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 15

    Phone number: 01865-304306

    Address: Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies13-15 Magdalen StOxford OX1 3AE

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