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PhD

About

Lynn obtained a B.A. degree from University of Wales, College Newport in 1993 an M.A. in Religious Studies at University of Wales, Cardiff in 1994 and her Ph.D. at University of Wales College, Newport in 1999. Since then she has published internationally on Hindu Goddesses. In June 2004 she became Programme Leader for the Religious Studies degree and has developed the course, introducing regular study trips to North and South India.

Publications

Egley, Shirley and Foulston, Lynn 2010. “Building and Inclusive Community of Adult Learners Through the Use of Philosophical Enquiry” in Lucio-Villegas, Emilio (ed.) Transforming/Researching Communities, Sevilla: ESREA/Universidad de Sevilla/Dialogos, pp. 345-54.
Foulston, Lynn and Abbott, Stuart. 2009. Hindu Goddesses: Beliefs and Practices, Brighton, Sussex and Portland, Oregon: Sussex Academic Press.
Foulston, Lynn “Abhiseka”, “Altars, Domestic”, “Ankalaisvari”, “Arti”, “Bharat Mata”, “Cappani”, “Cellattamman”, “Chitrai”, “Cidambaram”, “Diksa”, “Folk and Popular Deities”, “Gramadevata”, “Kannaki”, “Kumbha Mata”, “Laksmi Puja”, “Madurai”, “Mahadevi”, “Mahavidyas” “Mal”, “Mangala”, “Minakshi”, “Pecciyamman”, “Possession”, “Puja”, “Ramakrishna Utsava”, “Sakti”, “Santoshi Mata”, “Shrines, Wayside”, “Sundaresvara”, “Temple worship”, “Tij”, “Vaisno Devi”, “Village and Local Deities”, “Yellama”, 2007. In Cush, D. Robinson, C. York, M. (eds) Encyclopedia of Hinduism. New York and London: Routledge
Foulston, Lynn 2006. “Gems of Orissa”. Jain Spirit, 25, pp. 76-7.
Foulston, L. 2003. At the Feet of the Goddess: The Divine Feminine in Local Hindu Religion. New Delhi: Adarsh.
Foulston, L. 2002. At the Feet of the Goddess: The Divine Feminine in Local Hindu Religion. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press.

Memberships

Fellow Higher Education Academy
Member of BASR (British Association for the Study of Religions)
Secretary of the Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions
Associate Member of the Centre of Jaina Studies – SOAS
Member of SAPERE (Society for the Advancement of Philosophical Enquiry and Reflection in Education)

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Secretary of the Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions

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