India and France have been working together for several decades to achieve common developmental goals in the field of science and research. To preserve the heritage of this longstanding collaboration, the French Institute in India has initiated a project to document the scientific partnership between India and France across disciplines.
Persepolis is a semi-autobiographical graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi. In powerful black-and-white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages six to fourteen, years that saw the overthrow of the Shah’s regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolution, and the devastating effects of war with Iraq.
French author and existentialist Simone de Beauvoir have had a considerable influence on feminist theory and gender studies around the world. Her landmark book considered the Bible of the feminist movement, The Second Sex (1949) will soon be translated again in Hindi by Monica Singh, with the support of our PAP Tagore programme.