EVENTS2018-12-10T16:25:22+00:00

Latest site update – added: video, audio files, gallery and handouts from the Workshop on Sanskrit Texts on Yoga at SOAS and All Souls, University of Oxford.

UPCOMING EVENTS

2018
7 December Jason Birch is giving a lecture at the Anokhi Hotel,Mysore. India
11 December James Mallinson will be holding a lecture on “Buddhist and Nāth Yoga in Western India” at Bristol University. UK
2019
24-28 January James Mallinson will be holding multiple talks at Jaipur Literary Festival. Jaipur, India
January- February James Mallinson and Daniela Bevilaqua will be at the Kumbh Mela. Prayagraj, India
5 March Daniela Bevilaqua will be holding a lecture on “Introduction to Hindu traditional ascetic sampradayas through yoga practices: a historical and ethnographic approach”, at Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge. UK
12-17 March James Mallinson and Mark Singleton have a lecture series at Brown University USA
8 April Daniela Bevilaqua will be holding a lecture on “Fieldwork among Hindu ascetics: dealing with the rules and practices of a male dominating tradition”, at Haifa University Israel
19-24 April Jason Birch is hosting a lecture series on the Haṭhapradīpikā at the Workshop Conservatoir du Yoga. France
16-19 July Daniela Bevilaqua is presentation the paper “This is not Tantra!”- “I am your tantrik!” Comparing traditions and self-definitions of Nath Yogis and Indian Tantrik Householders , at ICAS Conference, panel The Ethnography of Tantra: De-textualising and De-colonising the Study of Tantric Traditions. Leiden, the Netherlands
9-20 September James Mallinson and Jason Birch are holding a Workshop on the Yogabīja and Vivekamārtaṇḍa with Professor Alexis Sanderson. USA, Portland Oregon
10-11 October Jason Birch is holding a lecture and workshop for the Sanskrit Yoga Summer School at Hamburg University Germany
8-10 November Mark Singleton and Daniela Bevilaqua are hosting a workshop: Yoga and the Traditional Physical Practices of India: Influence, Entanglement and Confrontation at SOAS University London. UK

 

PAST EVENTS

2016
April 8 Dr Jason Birch presented a talk on the Hatha Yoga Project at Yoga: Austerity, Passion and Peace event, British Museum, London UK
May 18-21 The team presented at the Yoga Darśana Yoga Sādhana conference in Krakow Poland
May 23-24 The team presented at a seminar at Poznan university. Poland
June 17 11am BBC Radio 4, Culture Wise: ‘The Secret History of Yoga’, featuring members of the team.
Available for 30 days afterwards on BBC iPlayer.
September 12-16 Workshop on Sanskrit Texts on Yoga at SOAS and All Souls, University of Oxford. UK
September 23-25 Dr James Mallinson presented at The International Society for Tantric Studies conference, Flagstaff, Arizona. USA
October 12-15 Dr James Mallinson lectured at Jnana Pravaha, Mumbai. India
October 21-22 Dr Jason Birch is presented at the AyurYog Workshop: Rejuvenation, Longevity, Immortality. Perspectives on rasāyana, kāyakalpa and bcud len practices, the University of Vienna. Austria
November 18-21 The team gave a series of lectures for the Master in Yoga Studies at L’Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia Italy
2017
January Publication of Roots of Yoga by James Mallinson and Mark Singleton (Penguin Classics).
February 1 Dr Jason Birch presented at the Sanskrit Reading Room, SOAS University of London UK
March 9-10 Dr Mark Singleton lectured at Jnana Pravaha, Mumbai India
March 30-31 Dr. Mark Singleton delivered a series of lectures to the Fédération Française de Haṭha Yoga Fréjus, France
June 8-9 Dr Jason Birch presented one public lecture and two seminars at Won Kwang University, Iksan South Korea
July 14-15 Dr. Mark Singleton delivered a series of lectures to the British Wheel of Yoga at the University of Leicester. UK
July 24-28 Dr Jason Birch lectured at a Summer School at the Jagiellonian University, Krakow Poland
August 1-3 Dr Jason Birch presented at the conference “Medicine and Yoga in South and Inner Asia: Body Cultivation, Therapeutic Intervention and the Sowa Rigpa IndustryVienna Ayuryog” at the University of Vienna Austria
September 2 Dr. Mark Singleton lectured at Yoga Junction, London UK
September 4-8 Workshop on Sanskrit Texts of Yoga, Isle of Wight UK
September 9 Dr Jason Birch participated in a public forum “The Cultural (mis)Appropriation of Yoga” at Triyoga Studio London
October 3 Dr. James Malllinson and Dr. Mark Singleton lectured at the Advaya Initiative, Rudolph Steiner House, London UK
October 10 Dr. Daniela Bevilacqua lectured at the Advaya Initiative, Rudolph Steiner House, London UK
November 15 Dr. James Mallinson and Dr. Mark Singleton lectured at the New York Society Library, New York USA
November 18 Dr. James Mallinson and Dr. Mark Singleton presented at the American Academy of Religions Annual Meeting (conference), Boston USA
2018
April 5 Dr. Mark Singleton taught at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris Sciences & Lettres) France
April 7-9 Dr. Mark Singleton presented a series of lectures to the Fédération Française de Haṭha Yoga, Evian France
April 28 Dr Jason Birch presented at Ryukoku University, Kyoto Japan
May 8 Dr James Mallinson and Dr Mark Singleton gave public talks at the launch of the Yoga Centre and Journal of Yoga Studies, SOAS University of London UK
May 8 Dr Jason Birch (along with Dr Somadeva Vasudeva) gave a public talk at the launch of the Journal of Yoga Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan
May 11 Dr Jason Birch gave a public talk at the launch of the Journal of Yoga Studies, Abhyas Studio, Delhi India
June 1 Dr Jason Birch presented a lecture at the École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris France
June 15 Dr Jason Birch presented at the University of Vienna Austria
June 21 Dr James Mallinson spoke at an event for the International Day of Yoga at the Nehru Centre, London UK
June 26 Dr Jason Birch presented a lecture at Charles University, Prague Czech Republic
July 7 Dr. Mark Singleton presented on ‘The Yogic Body’ at the symposium ‘Divine Bodies’, Asian Art Museum San Francisco USA
July 9-13 The team gave a series of lectures at the 17th World Sanskrit Conference, Vancouver. Premier of the HYP film on the Haṭhābhyāsapaddhati. Times tbc. Canada
August 30 Dr James Mallinson gave a lecture on “Yoga and Sanskrit: what texts tell us about the practice and history of yoga” at the University of Hamburg. Germany
September 7-9 HYP team presented at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice Italy
September 13-20 HYP workshop on the Amṛtasiddhi, Procida, University of Naples Italy
September 22-23 Drs. Jason Birch, James Mallinson and Mark Singleton: lectures and panel discussion at Triyoga, London UK
October 13-14 Drs. Jason Birch and Mark Singleton spoke and taught at the London Yoga Festival. UK premier of the HYP film on the Haṭhābhyāsapaddhati UK
19th November Daniela Bevilaqua presented a paper “The ethnographic side of the Hatha Yoga Project: learning from the practice and knowledge of Indian traditional ascetic practitioners”, at AAR Conference in Denver, panel Yoga in Theory and Practi Unit, New Directions in Yoga Studies Denver, USA
13th November James Mallinson held a lecture on “Cultural Flows in Yoga” at SOAS University. . UK