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



How Large is the Human Footprint on Nature?

Friday, February 2, 2018 at 6 pm, French Institute of Pondicherry,

11,  Saint Louis Street, Pondicherry

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The INQUA-HaBCom (International Union for Quaternary Research – Humans and the Biosphere Commission) Workshop cum Training Programme in the framework of the ongoing project Enhancing quantitative reconstruction skills in South Asian Palynology and Paleoecology, is being organized by the French Institute of Pondicherry (...


The Department of Ecology of the French Institute of Pondicherry invites application for the post of Researcher in Plant Ecology (permanent position). Last date of submission of application is 22 December 2017....


Mr. D. Balasubramanian, Research Engineer at the "GeoSpatial Monitoring and Information Technology" (GeoSMIT) Department of the IFP (formerly known as LIAG), successfully defends his PhD thesis on October 23, 2017. 


The French Institute of Pondicherry is once again organising a Mega Sale of some of its old publications with discounts ranging from 20% to 80%. These discounts will be applicable only on select publications, for a limited period, i.e. 15th January to 7th February 2020, and till stocks last.


The theme for the 2017 Social Sciences Winter School in Pondicherry (SSWSP) will be "Water and Socio-Environmental Challenges...


Dr. Sébastien Michiels, Research engineer and post-doctoral fellow at the DIAL Laboratory of the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD), who has been associated with the Department of Social Sciences at the French Institute...


The Department of Social Sciences of the IFP is organizing a one-day workshop titled "Canals and Computations: Irrigation Engineering and Social Relations in the Kaveri Delta" on Friday August 18, 2017, from 10 am to 5.30 pm.


A Workshop for Doctoral Researchers entitled "Research in South Asian Studies: A Platform for Dialogue" will be held on 20th and 21st July 2017, in the Conference Hall of the French Institute of Pondicherry.


It is with deep sorrow that we inform you of the demise of Prof. N.S. Ramanuja Tatacharya on June 5th 2017.


Dr. V. Prakash, post-doctoral scholar working in the Contemporary Tamil Culture program at the IFP, received the "Presidential Award for Classical Tamil" for the year 2015-2016 in the category "Young Scholar Award" from the hands of the President of...


Jules MOREL, PhD candidate at the IFP / LSIS, Aix-Marseille University, France, successfully defends on 17/02/17 his thesis on “Surface Reconstruction Based on Forest Terrestrial LiDAR Data”


This 3 day seminar will expose, explore and question a digital archive of Tamil agrarian history (DATAH) which was constituted during a five year project (2010-2016) by a team of the Social Sciences Department of the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP). This project was funded by the...


The French Institute of Pondicherry Is happy to be a partner of the 2017 Pondicherry Heritage Festival


Recruitment of research staff / technical staff to work for a stimulating project of a creation of a digital photo archive at the French Institute of Pondicherry. Starting in March 2017.


Dr. Senthil Babu, along with the Social Sciences Collective, organized a School, titled "Political Economy as People's Report: Rethinking a Nineteenth Century Science for our Times", which was held on 26 th to 29 th December 2016.


Dr. Senthil Babu, along with the Social Sciences Collective, organized a workshop titled "Politically Mathematics" on 22 nd & 23 rd December 2016 which focused on...


An international workshop entitled  "Breakdowns and Ruptures in Temple Life" jointly organized by the French Institute of Pondicherry and the French school of Asian Studies (EFEO) will...


The Social Sciences Winter School in Pondicherry has been designed as a programme of intensive and multidisciplinary training workshops addressing theoretical and methodological issues in social sciences research. The theme for this year will be...