Grants

We thank the OCHS for the funding of the first international Śākta Traditions conference in Oxford in 2011 which marked the beginning of the Śākta Traditions research project. The OCHS donated £6.500.

We thank the OCHS for the continuing financial support for the running costs of the Kathmandu Office.

For grants given in 2017 we thank:

  • the IKS and the South Asian Religion research unit at Aarhus University for a contribution of £1.750 towards the Ritual, Text and Body workshop I in Kaløvig, Denmark.
  • the OCHS for a contribution of £300 towards the Śākta Traditions Symposium I in Oxford, UK.

For grants given in 2018 we thank:

  • the OCHS for contributions of £150 and £350 towards the opening activities and the MOU dinner in Kathmandu.
  • the OCHS for a contribution of £5.000 towards the Kathmandu Office.
  • the IKS and South Asian Religion research unit, Aarhus University, for a contribution of £1.750 and the OCHS for a contribution of £300 towards the Ritual, Text and Body  workshop II in Oxford, UK.
  • the OCHS for a contribution of £300 towards the Śākta Traditions Symposium II.
  • Aarhus University for a contribution of £585 from their Activity Grant towards our Haṭhapradīpikā translation seminar in Ørslev monastery, Denmark.
  • the OCHS for a contribution of £1.019 towards a camera to the Śākta Traditions Project.

Thanks to the OCHS visiting fellowships – the Shivdasani Fellowship, the Khaitan Fellowship and the Tamal Krsna Goswami Fellowship – the Śākta Traditions Project is able to invite scholars to spend a term in Oxford working on their research and contribute to the Śākta Traditions Project:

Previous visiting fellows:

  • Silje Lyngar Einarsen in Hilary Term 2016 and Trinity Term 2017
  • Dr Rajan Khatiwoda in Michaelmas Term 2017
  • Dr Silvia Schwarz Linder in Michaelmas Term 2017

Future visiting follows:

  • Prof Knut Axel Jacobsen in Michaelmas Term 2020
  • Prof Mikael Aktor in Michaelmas Term 2020