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Tanja Louise Jakobsen 

Tanja is Development Director at the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies. She is research assistant and creative manager at the Śākta Traditions project and the Haṭhapradīpikā translation project run by Dr Bjarne Wernicke-Olesen, and executive assistant at the New Phenomenology research project run by Professor Gavin Flood. Tanja holds an MA in South Asian Studies from Aarhus University, Denmark, and was an affiliated student at the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies (OCHS) throughout her MA. She has a Bachelor in the Study of Religion with Sanskrit and English Literature from Aarhus University. Tanja’s research looks into Śākta women, haṭhayoga, cross-cultural communication and international relations and has done fieldwork in both India and Nepal. 

Tanja is the creative manager for the Summer School.