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Prof Geoffrey Samuel 

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Position:Professor; Director of Research Group on the Body, Health and Religion

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 70558
Fax:+44 (0)29 208 74929
Location:John Percival Building, 5.29

Research Interests

  • Research Group on the Body, Health and Religion
  • Religion in Tibetan societies, contemporary and historical
  • The historical development and contemporary practice of technologies of consciousness; understanding the relationship between consciousness, body and materiality, particularly in relation to healing, meditation and yoga
  • Tibetan, Indian and other Asian medical, health and yogic practices
  • Religion and modernity, including Buddhism in contemporary societies
  • Gender, sexuality and masculinity in Asian cultures
  • Shamanism and ‘nature religions’


Major Current and Recent Funded Research Projects

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