Monthly Archives: November 2009

“Diversity is the core of the success of excellence”

In the last decade, Sciences Po, Paris, has transformed itself from a political science academy to train the French elite to an international social sciences institute. As many Indian universities plan to globalise their approach to education, Francis Vérillaud, vice president and director of international affairs and exchanges, Sciences Po, talks to KUNAL MAJUMDER about Read more »

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Asterix and the Golden Jubilee

French iconic comic series Asterix has turned 50. Kunal Majumder tracks the journey. Some call it France’s most lucrative literary export. Fifty years on, Asterix is not only the most recognisable French comic character; Asterix books have sold 325 million copies in over 100 languages. When René Goscinny and illustrator Albert Uderzo created The Adventures Read more »

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