Social Sciences Winter School in Pondicherry IFP


The 6th edition of the IFP Social Sciences Winter School in Pondicherry will be held at UMISARC (Pondicherry University) from November 28 to December 2, 2022. This year's edition is on "Rethinking inequalities". This Winter School is open to Doctoral and Master Students of all fields in social sciences. Trainees from various disciplinary backgrounds have been selected and researchers from Indian universities as well as from abroad, will provide trainings in 3 workshops: – Spatial and Environmental Inequalities in Indian cities – Economic Inequalities and Sustainability – Interrogating and Narrating Inequalities, Youth Anxieties and Aspirations in India Today.

Contact: Bertrand Lefebvre, IFP, bertrand [dot] lefebvre [at] ifpindia [dot] org

For more information: https://winterspy.hypotheses.org/india

Jalil Nordman, Venkatasubramanian, and Arnaud Natal, participated in the Challineq (Challenging inequalities) Conference in Marseille, France from the 14th to the 16th of September 2022. They have projected their new documentary “The Making of the NEEMSIS Survey: Implementing a quantitative survey in rural South India”.

Three Indian researchers from IFP have been invited as visiting scholars in Europe: Dr. Vinoth Murali was given a conditional offer to work on the project ‘An Intellectual History of Late Vedanta (1750-1900)’ at the faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge for two years from September 2022. Dr. G. Venkatasubramanian has been invited this fall by IRD’s program of mobility Nord-Sud for a 2 months collaboration in France with the research centers DIAL (Développement Institutions Mondialisation) and CESSMA. Dr. Balusubramanian Dhandapani has been invited last spring by the Department Sciences Économiques, Gestion, Géographie et Aménagement des Territoires of Université de Caen Normandie for a 2 months collaboration on coastal transformation and communities.

At the École française d'Extrême-Orient EFEO

As part of the “French Rendez-Vous” festival, a Baroque Music Concert was given by the Pondicherry Flute Ensemble in the Library Hall of the Centre on Sunday 9th April.

CSH and Alliance Française (Delhi) Screening and Debates

Miscellanous CSH 1

For the first session of this series on the theme of migrations, we have screened on the 22 March Nicolas Jaoul’s film: BARIZ (Paris) Street Camp Days (Bariz, Le temps des campements, 2020). The debate was moderated by Nandini Sundar, professor of sociology at the Delhi School of Economics.