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Front facade of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
Front facade of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
Rear side view of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
Rear side view of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
Garden of the IFP
Garden of the IFP
Main Indology Hall of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
Main Indology Hall of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
The Library reading room of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
The Library reading room of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP)
Jawaharlal Nehru Conference Hall
Jawaharlal Nehru Conference Hall
Visit of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru to the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP) on October 4, 1955
Visit of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru to the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP) on October 4, 1955
Dr. Jean Filiozat, 1st Director of the IFP
Dr. Jean Filiozat, 1st Director of the IFP
Inauguration of NACLIN 2014 in the presence of former President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
Inauguration of NACLIN 2014 in the presence of former President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, presenting at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on March 23, 2015, the Presidential Award of Certificate of Honour to Pandit S. Sambandan Sivacharya
President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, presenting at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on March 23, 2015, the Presidential Award of Certificate of Honour to Pandit S. Sambandan Sivacharya
Dialogic exploration of futures for sustainable farming on overexploited aquifers (DIALAQ)   Groundwater resources are confronted with an increased risk of depletion and pollution leading to more water scarcity and crisis. Water users and managers are encouraged to develop strategies that also take climate change into account. The...
Axis 1. of the Social Sciences Department /   Objectives:   After the Ervadi tragedy in an informal mental home located at the dargah in which a fire caused the death of 28 persons in 2001, government measures were taken to improve mental healthcare and to restrict the stay of patients in religious places where no...
Axis 1. of the Social Sciences Department /   Objectives:   The project aims to develop cross-disciplinary studies within the ambit of Medical Humanities in India. It is funded by the Wellcome Trust Indian Progamme Awards in Medical Humanities. Researchers contributing to this project examine contingencies and...
Axis 2. of the Social Sciences Department /   Objectives:   This multi-disciplinary project has several objectives: To further improve the knowledge of south Indian Muslim society, which is understudied in comparison with scholarship on Muslims in North India; To contribute to the renewal of Islamic studies while...
Axis 4. of the Social Sciences Department /   Objectives:   This project aims to constitute a digital archive of vulnerable and scattered documents of relevance for the study of issues of land, caste and legal culture in rural Tamil Nadu over a period of three centuries (1650-1950). These private documents have never...
Axis 2. of the Social Sciences Department / Objectives:   The complete title of the project is « Local Practices and Public Policies, Sustainability of the Resource Availability for irrigation in Tamil Nadu : needs and management ». The Agricultural Development has relied during the last few decades on water-consuming crops and on...
Axis 2. of the Social Sciences Department /   Objectives: e-Geopolis (whole project) The objectives of the project is to promote a systematic corpus of statistical data related to the dynamics of urban growth of the Planet. The project is contextualized with the use of 2 large existing databases: Geopolis and Archives Terrae...
Axis 4. of the Social Sciences Department /   Objectives: Locating and copying endangered records of village judicial assemblies (1870-1940). Though India’s rich legal history and traditions has attracted great interest from historians, anthropologists and legal scholars, very little is known on actual procedures and...
Axis 4. of the Social Sciences Department /   Objectives: Anthropology of Law in the African and Asian Muslim Worlds The study of law and legal institutions has been largely neglected, in the Muslim world, except precisely what refers to Islam. This applies on all levels: legal training, development of the law, law personnel,...
Axis 2. of the Social Sciences Department / Objectives:   The number of city-dwellers in the world is continually growing, especially in developing countries. It is believed that the urban population in Asia will double between 2000 and 2030. Urban research has generally put emphasis on megalopolises: privileged environments for...

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