Tagirem Gallego García, Ian Magedera and Antara Mukherjee are experimenting with the variable speeds possible in photostories to deliver rich scholarly content.

Guillaume Bridet et le décloisonnement de la littérature française par l’Inde

Guillaume Bridet and the Decompartmentalization of French Literature by India

Gérard Le Bouëdec sur l’Inde et les échanges entre la France et l’océan Indien
Saibal Das and his Reconstructive Palimpsest of Memories, Nostalgia and Broken Bricks in Chandannagar West Bengal
Clovis Albert Galopin, 1934-2017: a Narrative of Tolerance in Chandannagar, West Bengal

A photostory about the social history of Chandernagore as a place of Indian/European encounter and hybridity.

Kalyan Chakraborty and Giri-Doot in Chandannagar, West Bengal

A photostory about the Chandernagore cultural heritage organisation Giri-Doot ( and its founder Kalyan Chakraborty.

Pierre Loti & Claude Debussy

Le pianiste Mathieu Grégoire (Lyon, France) interprète “La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune” de Claude Debussy. Quel est le rapport entre cette partition et l’Inde?

Andrew Bowhay and the Goldsmith Catalogue in the British Library, London

Former anaesthetist Andrew Bowhay gives an insight into his work with “French Books on India” meticulously tracing references to early printed books at the British Library, London via Goldsmith’s British Museum Short Title Catalogue of French Books for (1601-1700).

Ian Magedera (University of Liverpool) & French Books on India

Ian Magedera presents the open access multilingual discovery tool “French Books on India” and takes you through a sample research query on education in India and France prior to the Jules Ferry reforms.