Fri, 24 Mar 2017 to Mon, 27 Mar 2017

Institut français India is happy to participate at The Paris Book Fair 2017 (37th edition), “Livre Paris 2017”, from 24th to 27th March. With 1,200 exhibitors, 45 countries represented, 800 talks and events, 3,000 authors at signing sessions; Livre Paris is an excellent place for all those involved in publishing to meet each other.

Tue, 21 Mar 2017

On Tuesday, 21st March 2017, we will be celebrating the third annual edition of the great global event, “Goût de France / Good France”.
Alliance Francaises all over India will be hosting a series of events as part of this celebration.

Sun, 19 Mar 2017

On the occasion of Goût de France – Day of French Gastronomy an international program which is celebrated all around the world, The Book Office of Institut français India in collaboration with Full Circle is going to organise a reading session from the book I'd Rather Eat A Child for children aged 4 – 12 years.

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 to Sun, 30 Apr 2017

On the occasion of the Francophonie festival, the Salle des profs has planned a series of competitions for Indian students of French.
Following the theme of des dix mots de la francophonie / ten words of Francophonie 2017, all competitions will be online until April 30th.

The contests are in three age categories:

"Students" category, universities and colleges

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 to Sun, 12 Mar 2017

City Scripts is the first festival focusing on urban writings. It brings together novelists, journalists, activists, thinkers, architects, planners, poets, bloggers and the lay community which lives in Indian cities, and engages with the experience of living in these cities by writing about it in different genres.

Fri, 10 Mar 2017

With the launch of the Tamil translation of Fukushima, Récit d’un désastre, by the French author Michaël Ferrier, marks a literary evening on March 10 at 7.00 PM at the auditorium.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 to Fri, 31 Mar 2017

Acclaimed late painter SH Raza's deep admiration for Mahatma Gandhi and his teachings is reflected in a series of seven paintings which he executed in 2013 to pay tribute to the Father of the Nation. These paintings will be unveiled as a set for the first time.

Thu, 16 Feb 2017

Set in the context of the zeitgeist and idealism of the late sixties, Harp is about love, longing and coming of age.

Pascal Dibie’s tour in India – Nicolas Bouvier and travel writing

In the framework of The Other Thought – French-Indian Encounters on Creativity and Innovation, powered by the French Institute in India, we have the immense pleasure in welcoming Pascal Dibie in India on the occasion of the publication of The Way of the World by Nicolas Bouvier (Yoda Press).

Three events on travel writing and Nicolas Bouvier are organized in collaboration with Alliance française de Delhi, Alliance française de Bombay, Alliance française de Pune and Yoda Press:


The call for applications for the Raman-Charpak PhD Fellowship is now open for 2016 !

The Raman-Charpak Fellowship is the only Indo-French bilateral Fellowship programme jointly funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and the Science & Technology Department of the French Embassy in India, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of France. It will allow highly qualified PhD students registered in an Indian or French Research Institute/University to carry out a part of their research project in France/India. For more details of Raman-Charpak PhD Fellowship please see attached instruction document.


French-Indian Encounters on Creativity and Innovation
31 March 2016

Keynote Speakers:

o Prof. Anandhi (MIDS)

o Himanshu (JNU, CSH)

Discussants :

o Audrey Richard (IFP)

o Christophe Jalil Nordman (DIAL, IFP)

o Isabelle Guérin (CESSMA, IFP)

o Zoe Headley (CEIAS, IFP)

o Aurélie Varrel (CEIAS, IFP)

o Vijayabaskar M. (MIDS)

o Odile Henry (IRISSO, CSH)

o Sylvie Ferrari (GREThA)

o M. Thanuja (Pondicherry University)


Gout de France 2016 - Win a voyage to France
March 11, 2016

The Good France/Goût de France project, an initiative launched by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development and renowned Chef Alain Ducasse. The French gourmet dinner will be held on 21st March in 5 continents across the world and will bring together over 1300 chefs all over the world to celebrate the French gastronomy.



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