Annual Report 2022-23
It feels unbelievable that the OCHS is in its 25th year, and from such humble beginnings so much has grown. In this letter, we would like to share some of the highlights of the past 12 months. You can also download our full Annual Report here.
Our New Property: 71–75 Woodstock Road, Oxford
Our most exciting news is that after years of searching in a difficult property market, we have found and completed the purchase of a property in central Oxford. This property has more potential than any we have seen before and we are going to develop it in the coming years to create the world’s first purpose-built campus for Hindu Studies.
Developing Indian Philosophy, Digitising Manuscripts, Six New Research Projects
Our Summer Course in Kathmandu
Here Utsa Bose, a D.Phil Candidate from Bengal, shares his experience of Oxford in his Essay; "Moving On, Moving With"
Prof. Christ Dorsett has completely reformulated our Artist in Residence programme (AIR)
We now offer an annual affiliation that can be used by artists to envisage and debate future ideas and projects. Our first appointment this year was the painter and performance artist, Rosanna Dean.
… read more about the programme, listen to a TED Talk by AIR Director Prof. Chris Dorsett, or listen to the podcast “The World in Sounds” with Rosanna Dean.
We said a sad farewell to our supporter, benefactor and friend, Mrs Elizabeth Krishna
With sadness, in 2022 we said farewell to Elizabeth Krishna. A Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, former Indian Institute Librarian, Lecturer at Delhi University, and long-term supporter of the OCHS. We were very fortunate to be remembered by her (and her late husband Gopal Krishna) in their generous Legacy Gift to the Centre.
… read more.
Here’s to the next 25 years.
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