University of Vienna, Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, Post-Doc 06/2015 -- 09/2015
SOAS, South Asia department, 09/2015 -- 09/2020
Jason Birch received a doctorate in Oriental Studies (Sanskrit) from the University of Oxford in 2013. His area of research is the medieval yoga traditions of India, in particular, those called Haṭha and Rājayoga.
Jason joined the project in June 2015 to research the influence of āyurvedic theory and praxis on medieval yoga texts. In September 2015, he became part of the Haṭhayoga project at SOAS, London University.