Harris, I.

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Ian Charles Harris(1952 - 2014)

Ian Charles Harris (born June 17, 1952, died December 23, 2014 ) was an English Orientalist, Sanskrit scholar, and Buddhist. Harris studied at Lancaster University from 1977 to 1982. He earned a master's degree in religious studies at Lancaster University, and then earned a doctorate at Lancaster, with the book The Continuity of Madhyamaka and Yogācāra in Indian Mahāyāna Buddhism (1991). He then graduated from the University of Cambridge, and then became a teacher of religious studies and then head of department for schools in Bradford and Keighley. In 1987, his time began as a lecturer in religious studies at St. Martin's College Lancaster (later part of the University of Cumbria). (Source Accessed Dec 4, 2019)

An online obituary can be found here.

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  • Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies at King’s College, London · workplace affiliation