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15/04/2014

You will find in this section, some of the latest scientific news in which the French Institute of Pondicherry is directly or indirectly involved.

22/01/2016

The book "Shadows of Gods: an archive and its images" jointly published by the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP) and the Pondicherry Centre of the French School of Asian Studies (EFEO), will be released in New Delhi on January 25, 2016 by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

12/01/2016

The INQUA-HaBCom (International Union for Quaternary Research – Humans and the Biosphere Commission) Workshop cum Training Programme entitled "...

15/12/2015

The Department of Indology of the IFP and the Maharshi Sandipani Rashtriya Veda Vidya Pratishthan, Ujjain, are organizing a three-day national seminar on “Veda & Agama: Meeting grounds and developments” at the IFP on 14-16, December, 2015.

05/11/2015

The French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP), the largest of the research institutes dependent on the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development (MAEDI), will be celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2015. The celebrations will be taking place in New Delhi on 6 November,...

01/10/2015

The French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP), the largest of the research institutes dependent on the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development (MAEDI), will be celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2015. The celebrations will take place on 18 and 19 November 2015....

04/09/2015

Mr. Didier LEMOINE took up his post as the new Secretary General of the IFP on September 1, 2015. He replaces Ms. Eve HERMANN, who leaves after 4 years spent at the Institute and who has now been appointed as the new Secretary General at the French Institute of Cambodia.

28/08/2015

Dr. Jean-Pierre MULLER, former Director of the IFP (2003-2008) passed away on August 25, 2015, at the age of 69.

25/08/2015

A workshop entitled "Biodiversity Awareness Workshop using Open Source Geospatial Software (FOSS4G) Tools" organized by OSGeo-India, French Institute of Pondicherry & IIIT, Hyderabad, was held at the IFP on August 19, 2015.

17/08/2015

Dr. Deviprasad Mishra, researcher in the Indology Department of the IFP, has been selected as a recipient of the Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman Award for the year 2015 for his outstanding works as a young scholar in Sanskrit....

05/08/2015

The India Biodiversity Portal is organizing an invasive species campaign through the month of August 2015: Spotting Alien Invasive Species or “SPAIS”. India Biodiversity Portal (IBP) is an online, open-access repository of information on India’s biodiversity. It has already conducted several...

11/05/2015

Prof. Y. Subbarayalu, head of the Indology Department at the IFP, has been awarded, on May 4, 2015 in Kolkata, the Hem Chandra Raychaudhuri Birth Centenary Gold Medal for the year 2014 by The Asiatic Society.

11/05/2015

The IFP, along with the U.S. Consulate Chennai, Pondy CAN, and TDC L’Avenir d'Auroville, organized a one day consultation meeting entitled “Water Stewardship for Sustainable Development of the Bioregion” on May 5th, 2015, at the Hotel Athithi in Pondicherry.

24/03/2015

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, has presented at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on March 23, 2015, the Presidential Award of Certificate of Honour for the year 2014, to four scholars associated to the French Institute of Pondicherry.

24/03/2015

Prof. Gilles Boeuf was invited by the IFP in the framework of the Cycle of Conferences of the Collège de France in India, to deliver a lecture at the Alliance française of Pondicherry on March 6, 2015, on the theme "Biodiversity and global warming".

16/02/2015

The IFP, in collaboration with Pondy ART (http://pondyart.org/), will be presenting a photo exhibition on "Heritage of the Family: Tamil Studio Portraiture (1880 – 1980)" from 25th February...

10/02/2015

The French Institute of Pondicherry participated in the 2015 Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS), the 15th edition of which was themed "Sustainable Development Goals and Dealing with Climate Change".

08/01/2015

The staff members of the French Institute of Pondicherry will be observing a one minute silence at the "French War Memorial" on January 8, 2015 at 4.30 pm in homage to the victims of the tragic shooting that occurred in Paris on January 7, 2015, which left 12 people dead and many wounded at the Paris office of the French satirical magazine "Charlie Hebdo".

French President Francois...

01/12/2014

International workshop on "Indian Literature as Comparative Literature: Regional Modernisms and the Idea of Indian Literature (Workshop II)" at the French Institute of Pondicherry on 18th and 19th December 2014.

24/11/2014

The 17th National Convention on Knowledge, Library and Information Networking - NACLIN 2014 will be organised by DELNET in collaboration with French Institute of Pondicherry, from December 9-11, 2014 at Hotel Anandha Inn Convention Center, Pondicherry...

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