God’s body

Does God have a body? And in which sense? Have a look at the whole problem, from the point of view of Western philosophy, but with an answer inspired by Vedānta Deśika in this post of mine.

Deputy Director of the SOAS South Asia Institute

SOAS, University of London (School of Oriental and African Studies) will launch the SOAS South Asia Institute (SAI) in 2014. The SAI will be at the forefront of a major strategic initiative, designed to confirm and strengthen the position of SOAS as the UK’s foremost centre of research, teaching, and outreach with reference to South Asia. The Institute will be an interdisciplinary knowledge hub bringing together the expertise of one of the largest communities of South Asia scholars housed under one roof in the Western world. It will promote independent, critical analysis, provide new and exciting opportunities for postgraduate training and postdoctoral research, and produce scholarly work of the highest international quality.

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship (also on Classical South Asia)

MELLON POSTDOCTORAL TEACHING FELLOWSHIP In the Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences 2014-2016

The School of Arts and Sciences invites applicants for two two-year postdoctoral teaching fellowships in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. Fellows will teach one course per term. Eligibility is limited to applicants who will have received their Ph.D. within two years prior to the time they begin their fellowship at Penn (August, 2012 or later).