British Hinduism Oral History Project

British Hinduism Oral History Project

Project Outline

A research project conceived and developed by the OCHS to record the experiences of Hindus who have settled in Britain. 

The project ran from 2000–4 and involved conducting and recording interviews with Hindus who migrated to Britain. 

The BHOHP received Heritage Lottery funding and the results of this ground-breaking work is being made accessible to scholars and researchers.


BHOHP team members

Administration team
Dr Gillian Evison, Indian Institute Library, Oxford
Kim Knott , Leeds University
Shaunaka Rishi Das, OCHS
Hari Vaudrey, OCHS

Academic Advisory Committee
Dr Nick Allen, Antropology, Oxford
Dr Rohit Bharot, University of Bristol
Kim Knott, Academic Facilitator
Peggy Morgan, Theology, Oxford
Dr Eleanor Nesbitt, Institute of Education, University of Warwick
Mallory Nye, University of Abertay Dundee
Ceri Peach, Geography, Oxford

Research officers
Arya Burt (2004)
Draupadi Stewart (2003–4)
Shalini Sharma (2000–3)

Exhibition Co-ordinator
Surya Davies

Rasik Varsani

Download exhibition panels (pdf 600kb)