Centre for European Studies, University of Mumbai

Academic Staff

Prof Vidya Vencatesan

I/C Director, Centre for European Studies

Department of French

University of Mumbai

Editor Synergies Inde, revue du GERFLINT

Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes académiques

Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres

Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia

National literary translation workshop by Prof Christine Raguet, Paris 3, La Sorbonne Nouvelle from 2-7 December 2019@ Ranade Bhavan Vidyanagari, Mumbai 98.

Frédéric Simon, Director Alliance française de Bombay, workshop in English on Théâtre de papier on Sat, 31 August 2019 from 10am -5pm @Cercle littéraire, 2nd Floor Jatia Chambers,  Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 32.

Centre for European Studies, University of Mumbai

 

 

About us

The Centre for European Studies set up on 19th July 2017, aims to

– facilitate cultural dialogue between Europe and India

– supervise and nurture all collaborations with Europe

– conduct short term and long term teaching modules

– promote academic exchange of  teachers and students

– only centre in Asia

– Focus: research, translation and  Interdisciplinary learning

 

Vision

The Centre for European Studies aims to create a knowledge centre for European cultural studies and social sciences in India where Indian scholars interested in Europe and European scholars interested in India will find a facilitating agency, empowered by the European Union and the University of Mumbai.

 

Mission

The Centre for European Studies aspires to promote research and publication in the field of culture studies and the social sciences to further cultural dialogue, exchange knowledge and scholars to promote better understanding, mutual respect and harmony.

Advisory Board

  1. The Vice-Chancellor, University of Mumbai
  2. Dr Abhay Pethe, Resident Fellow, Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy (MSE-PP)
  3. Dr. Vidya Vencatesan, Professor, Department of French, , I/c Director, Centre for European Studies, University of Mumbai
  4. Dr. Shoba Ghosh, Professor, Department of English
  5. Dr Anupam Sah, Head of Art Conservation Research and Training, CSVS Museum, Art Conservation Centre, Mumbai
  6. Dr Stefania Costanza, Consul General of the Republic of Italy, Mumbai
  7.  Dr. Suhas Palshikar, Professor, Dept. of Politics and Public Administration, Savitribai Phule University
  8. Sanjeev Roy, Erasmus Fellow, Key Expert-Higher Education in EU, Public Diplomac in India through Policy an Outreach Partnerships, AETS, France (EU Project)

Permanent invitees

  1. Prof Anna Soncini, Director Master CLE, University of Bologna
  2. Prof. Alan O’Leary, University of Leeds
  3. Dr. Roberto Bertilaccio, Rome Italy
  4. Jerry Pinto, Writer (Yale Literary Prize awardee)
  5. Prof Christine Raguet, Paris 3, La Sorbonne Nouvelle

Events

2019-20

Upcoming

National literary translation workshop by Prof Christine Raguet, Paris 3, La Sorbonne Nouvelle from 2-7 December 2019@ Ranade Bhavan Vidyanagari, Mumbai 98.

Frédéric Simon, Director Alliance française de Bombay, workshop in English on Théâtre de papier on Sat, 31 August 2019 from 10am -5pm @Cercle littéraire, 2nd Floor Jatia Chambers,  Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 32.

 

“Leornardo and his circle”, film screening on Leonardo da Vinci on the occasion of his 500th death anniversary on Sat, 20 July 2019 @11.30am @CBS seminar hall, Vidyanagari, Mumbai 98

Rohini Bannerjee, Lecture series in French on Literatures from the Indian Ocean from 22-25 July 2019 from 10am to 2.30pm@ Room no 315, 3rd Floor, Ranade Bhavan, Vidyanagari, Mumbai 98

Frédéric Simon, Director Alliance française de Bombay, workshop “Masques et Jeux physiques”   11 July 2019 from 10am -5pm @Cercle littéraire, 2nd Floor Jatia Chambers,  Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 32.

Frédéric Simon, Director Alliance française de Bombay, Lecture series on « Petit Chaperon rouge : du conte au théâtre » on 14, 21, 28 June  and 5 July 2019 from 10am -1pm@Cercle littéraire, 2nd Floor Jatia Chambers,  Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 32.

2018-19

Book launch of Marathi translation by Prof Jayant Dhupkar, EFLU of Je veux que les inuits soient libres de nouveau by Tamusi Qumaq on Thursday, 28 Feb 2019 at 5.30pm at the Durbar Hall, Asiatic Society of Mumbai. Chief Guest Jerry Pinto.
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/from-the-cold-arctic-stories-to-warm-your-heart/article26433070.ece

Prof Daniel Chartier(UQAM)  and Viji Rao (JNU), Lecture series on contemporary Quebec on the occasion of Fête des etudes québécoises on 27, 28 Feb, 1, 2 March 2019@ Computer Science seminar room, Ranade Bhavan, 2nd floor, Vidyanagari, Mumbai 98

Achille Forler lecture in French on  “Les Gilets Jaunes” on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 from 15h30-17h30 @Cercle littéraire, 2nd Floor Jatia Chambers,  Kala Ghoda, Mumbai 32.

 

Reshma Nayyar, Rutgers University, USA, lecture series on “Western Art Appreciation” on 23 Jan, 8,15, 22, 29 March and 5, 12, 19, 26 April 2019 from 12.30 to 2.30pm @Room no 16, Ground floor, Ranade Bhavan, Vidyanagari, Mumbai 98

 

 

2017-18

André Gide: Homme et oeuvre, international conference on André Gide in collaboration with Fondation Catherine Gide, Alma Materstudiorum and Master CLE, Bologna University on 19, 20 July 2019 from 10am to 4pm at the Virtual Classroom, Sir Pherozeshah Mehta Bhavan, Civics and Politics Department, University of Mumbai, Vidyanagari, Mumbai 98.

Contact us        

centre4europeanstudies@gmail.com

Teaching Modules

  • Italian language and culture
  • Western Art Appreciation
  • Master CLE