17th National Convention on Knowledge, Library and Information Networking - NACLIN 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.

Nov. 24, 2014, 8:54 a.m.

Social Sciences Winter School in Pondicherry

The Social Sciences Winter School in Pondicherry is an ambitious project of Indo-French cooperation in social sciences between the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP, UMIFRE 21, USR 3330) and the Pondicherry University (School of Social Sciences and International Studies), with a view towards developing a multi-year programme of intensive and multidisciplinary training workshops addressing theoretical and methodological issues in social science research.

Nov. 24, 2014, 8:51 a.m.

President of India's Certificate of Honour for Sanskrit scholars

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, has awarded the Certificate of Honour to the following scholars of Sanskrit who are/were associated with the French Institute of Pondicherry.

Aug. 26, 2014, 9:42 a.m.

Issue N°42 of the Pattrika newsletter has been published

The issue N°42 of Pattrika, bulletin of the French research institutes in India, has been published.

Aug. 12, 2014, 4:09 p.m.

One-day Workshop on "Islamic Law and Property Distribution in India" on November 14, 2014

A one-day workshop entitled "Islamic Law and Property Distribution in India" organized by the Andromaque project of the French National Agency for Research (ANR), and the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP) will be held at the IFP on Friday November 14, 2014.

Aug. 4, 2014, 3:33 p.m.

MothWeek to be held from July 19th to 27th, 2014 and to be organized by IndianMoths@IBP

There is very little information available to the Indian public on the moth species, their ecology or habits. The IndianMoths group on the India Biodiversity Portal (IBP) seeks to address this issue by aggregating species information on moths and providing a venue for moth experts and enthusiasts to interact. IndianMoths is the Indian data partner for the National Moth Week that will be held across the world between 19th-27th July 2014.

July 15, 2014, 4:45 p.m.

Grant approved for "Documentation of endangered temple art in Tamil Nadu" project

Arcadia, through the Endangered Archives Programme of the British Library, UK, has agreed to offer the French Institute of Pondicherry a grant of up to £12,807 over 12 months for the project entitled: “Documentation of endangered temple art of Tamil Nadu”, under the direction of Dr. Murugesan N.

July 10, 2014, 10:05 a.m.

Seats available to participate in an INQUA-funded workshop ‘Palaeoanthropological Perspectives on Plant Communities in South Asia’

10 seats are available to participate in an INQUA (http://www.inqua.org/) funded workshop ‘Palaeoanthropological Perspectives on Plant Communities in South Asia’, jointly organized by the Sharma Centre for Heritage Education (http://www.sharmaheritage.com/) and The French Institute of Pondicherry (www.ifpindia.org)

June 17, 2014, 11:26 a.m.

Pondicherry University Entrance Examination: PhD programmes offered at the IFP for the academic year 2014-15

Pondicherry University Entrance Examination: PhD programmes offered at the IFP for the academic year 2014-15

May 15, 2014, 11:12 a.m.

India Biodiversity Portal organizes Neighbourhood Trees Campaign

The India Biodiversity Portal is organizing a neighbourhood trees campaign from Earth Day, 22nd April until 27th April 2014. The aim of the campaign is to create awareness on the importance of trees in neighbourhoods and to crowd source and aggregate information on tree diversity in India. All data will be openly accessible and in the public domain. The campaign will be conducted online through the India Biodiversity Portal at http://treesindia.indiabiodiversity.org/.

April 17, 2014, 12:03 p.m.