Goodbye

At the French Institute of Pondicherry IFP

Prof. Frederic landy who served the IFP as a Director from 2016 left the Institute on 31st August 2020

Prof. Christophe Proisy, Head of the GeoSMIT Department left the Institute on 31st August 2020.

Christophe Jalil Nordman, Researcher at the Department of Social Sciences left the institute at the end of July 2020

Anne Casile, Researcher at the Department of Social Sciences left the institute at the end of July 2020

At the Ecole française d'Extrême-Orient EFEO

Dr. Priyanka Avula and R. Ramya, who worked with us in the ERC project “The Hatha Yoga Project: Mapping Indian and Transnational Traditions of Physical Yoga through Philology and Ethnography - HYP Grant N° 647963)” led by Jim Mallinson (SOAS ) left us in September 2020 when the project ended. Since she joined us in July 2019, Priyanka helped in particular with the identification and transcription of unpublished works on yoga from manuscripts in South Indian scriptures. R. Ramya, who began working with us in June 2017 specialised in typing Sanskrit Yoga texts into Devanagiri or Roman script.

At the Centre de Sciences Humaines CSH Delhi

Olivier Telle, health geographer and former head of the Territorial Dynamics research department of the CSH has completed his CNRS affectation with the CSH after a 4 years term. He remains an associate-member of the CSH, while still being a visiting fellow at the CPR Delhi and joining back the Géographies-Cité UMR in Paris.