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Lectures are a key part of the OCHS programme. In the spirit of open access we attempt to make lectures delivered at the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies accessible to all. To that end we make them available as a podcast and for download.

Named lectures

As well as our general lectures and Shivdasani lectures and seminars we currently host three named lectures.

The Majewski Lecture

Aleksander Majewski (1955–2003), a Polish businessman and practicing Vaishnava, substantially supported the Centre at a critical phase of its early development. In recognition of this service to the Centre, the Majewski Lecture and Dinner is held every term.

The Distinguished Ford Lecture

This annual lecture and dinner is in honour of Alfred Brush Ford, great-grandson of Henry Ford, and his family. Mr Ford has been a generous benefactor and friend of the OCHS since its inception in 1997.

The Wahlstrom Lecture

This annual lecture is sponsored by Todd and Amanda Wahlstrom. Mr Wahlstrom is a long-time supporter of the Centre and is a member of our Benefactors Council. Amanda is an alumnus of the Centre.

Mailing list

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