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Dr Ann Gleig

Dr Ann Gleig

Ann Gleig recently received her Ph.D. in religious studies from Rice University and is currently a teaching fellow at Millsaps College. Her areas of specialization are Asian religions in America as well as religion and psychology. She has published and presented on numerous aspects of her research, and is presently working on a co-edited book collection (with Lola Williamson) titled Homegrown Gurus: From Hinduism in America to American Hinduism. She is an editor for Religious Studies Review for the sections on the “Sociology and Anthropology of Religion” and a subeditor for “Mysticism, Asian Religions, and Psychology.” She is also interested in innovative pedagogies such as feminist, queer and contemplative pedagogy.

Prof. Gudrun Buhnemann

Prof. Gudrun Bühnemann

Gudrun Bühnemann is Professor of Sanskrit and South Asian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Vienna in 1980. Her recent work on Yoga includes the book Eighty-four Āsanas in Yoga: A Survey of Traditions (with Illustrations) (D.K. Printworld, 2007; 2nd edition, 2011), the article “The Śāradātilakatantra on Yoga: A …

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Dr Jason Birch

Dr Jason Birch

Jason Birch (DPhil, Oxon) is a historian of South Asian traditions of yoga and medicine. He is a Senior Research Fellow of the ‘Light on Hatha Yoga’ project, hosted at the University of Oxford and the University of Marburg; co-director of the Yogacintāmaṇi Project at the University of Massachusetts Boston; and a visiting researcher on …

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Prof. Karl Baier

Prof. Karl Baier

Karl Baier is Associate Professor Emeritus at the University of Vienna (Institute for the Study of Religions) and has a long standing interest in the history and modernisation of yoga and meditation, as well as in the study of spirituality in Christianity and other religions. His Habilitation, submitted in 2008, was on the topic of …

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Dr Andrea Acri

Dr Andrea Acri

Andrea Acri is Maître de conférences (tenured Assistant Professor) in Tantric Studies at the Religious Studies Section of the École Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE, PSL University, Paris), and contracted researcher at the École française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO) in Paris in framework of the ERC Synergy project “DHARMA” (2021–2023). He has a Laurea degree from the University of Rome “Sapienza” (2005) and …

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Dr Christopher Jain Miller

Dr Christopher Miller

Christopher Jain Miller, the co-founder and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Arihanta Institute, completed his PhD in the study of Religion at the University of California, Davis. He is a Visiting Researcher at the University of Zürich’s Asien-Orient-Institut and Visiting Professor at Claremont School of Theology where he co-developed and co-runs a remotely available Masters Degree Program focusing on Engaged Jain Studies. His current research focuses on Modern Yoga and Engaged Jainism. Christopher is the author of a number of articles and book chapters concerned with Jainism and the practice of modern yoga.

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