James Madaio is a research fellow at the Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague. He is associate editor of The Journal of Hindu Studies and regional editor (Indic traditions) for Bloomsbury’s Introductions to World Philosophies book series. He received his PhD from the University of Manchester, and was a postdoctoral fellow at New Europe College (Bucharest) and an affiliated researcher at the Kuppuswami Sastri Research Institute (Chennai). Dr. Madaio was previously a lecturer at the University of Maryland (USA), University of Manchester (UK), and Charles University (Czech Republic). He currently serves on the Curriculum Development Board for the Continuing Education Department at the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies. He is the recent recipient of a multiyear research grant from the Czech Science Foundation.
Advaita Vedānta; historiography and genealogy of modern advaita-related movements; Indic theories of self, pedagogy, and hermeneutics; Cross-cultural philosophy and dialogue.
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