Demise of Prof. N.S. Ramanuja Tatacharya on June 5th 2017

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

June 8, 2017, 4:30 p.m.

Dr. V. Prakash receives the "Presidential Award for Classical Tamil" for the year 2015-2016 in the category "Young Scholar Award".

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 India Shri. Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi on 9th May 2017.

June 8, 2017, 4:18 p.m.

Jules MOREL successfully defends his PhD thesis

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”

March 8, 2017, 10:40 a.m.

DATAH - Exploring the Digital Archive Tamil Agrarian History 1650-1950

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 British Library’s Endangered Archives Program (Arcadia).

Feb. 8, 2017, 9:16 a.m.

2017 Pondicherry Heritage Festival

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

Jan. 31, 2017, 9:47 a.m.

RECRUITMENT: Studies in Tamil Studio Archive and Society

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.

Jan. 27, 2017, 10:23 a.m.

Political Economy as People's Report: Rethinking a Nineteenth Century Science for our Times

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.

Jan. 4, 2017, 8:31 a.m.

Workshop on "Politically Mathematics"

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 the issues concerning Mathematics in relation to society and politics, both in their historical and contemporary aspects.  

Jan. 3, 2017, 5:33 p.m.

International workshop on "Breakdowns and Ruptures in Temple Life" from 7th to 9th December 2016

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 be held from 7th to 9th December 2016 at the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO.

Nov. 24, 2016, 2:22 p.m.

2016 Social Sciences Winter School in Pondicherry

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 "Mobility and Social Dynamics" . It will be held from November 28 to December 2, 2016, at the Pondicherry University and at the French Institute of Pondicherry.

Nov. 24, 2016, 11:56 a.m.