Professor Julius J Lipner

Subject: The comparative study of religion and Hindu culture, theology and philosophy with special reference to the relationship between Britain and India in nineteenth century Bengal

Contact details: 

Research interests:

Professor Julius J Lipner, FBA, has lectured widely in the UK and abroad, and has been appointed visiting scholar and visiting professor in a number of universities both nationally and internationally. He has made a number of radio and TV appearances and is a member of the editorial board of several international journals. His special fields of study are Vedantic thought, 19th century Bengal, and inter-cultural and inter-religious understanding, with special reference to the Hindu and Christian traditions. One of his research projects at present is the theory and practice of Hindu image-worship. Lipner is a former Vice President of Clare Hall, and in 2008 he became a Fellow of the British Academy.