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Date(s) - 20/11/2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Alliance Française du Bengale


Kolkata Dialogue Special edition: Celebrating 80 years of Alliance française in Bengal is presented by Alliance française du Bengale in association with Centre for contemporary communication, Kolkata on Friday, 20th November 2020 6:30 PM IST.
Speakers for the evening will be :
Prof. Chinmoy Guha (Author, Academician and Distinguished French Scholar, Chevalier des Palmes Académique, Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres, Chevalier de L’Ordre national du Mérite and Former Vice- President of Alliance française du Bengale),
Ruby Palchaudhuri (Former President of Alliance française du Bengale, Titulaire de Palmes des Arts et Palmes Académiques), and
Dr. Samuel Berthet (Director of Alliance française de Hyderabad, Professor, Historian) will enter into a conversation on Indo-French cultural relation from 1910-1950’s taking the audience to the deeper world of Rabindranath Tagore, Romain Rolland, Sylvain Lévi, Kalidas Nag, Visva Bharati University, Kolkata, The River by Renoir and much more.
The conversational evening will also have the virtual presence of Consul Générale of France in Kolkata Madame Virginie Corteval who will be sharing some warm words on the occasion.