Conférence du GÉRAC - Opportunities for Canada in New India
Heure: 17h à 18h
Lieu: Pav. Palasis-Prince, local 1609
Organisée par le Groupe d'études et de recherche sur l'Asie contemporaine (GERAC) conjointement avec l’Institut Indo-Canadien Shastri et la Chaire Stephen-A.-Jarislowsky en gestion des affaires internationales.
Mr. Vikas Swarup joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1986. In his career spanning more than 30 years, he has served in diplomatic assignments in Ankara, Washington DC, Addis Ababa, London, Pretoria and Osaka-Kobe. At Headquarters, Mr. Swarup has served as the Desk Officer for Southern Africa, US and Canada, Director (Pakistan), Director (Nepal and Bhutan) and Director in charge of the Office of the Minister of External Affairs. After serving as Joint Secretary United Nations (Political), he was appointed the official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs in April 2015 in which capacity he was serving till being appointed as the High Commissioner of India to Canada.
Mr. Swarup is the recipient of a Degree of Doctorate of Literature and Philosophy (Honoris Causa) by the University of South Africa. He has participated in literary festivals around the world and has written for several prestigious publications including TIME, Newsweek, The Guardian, The Telegraph (UK), The Financial Times (UK), DNA (India), Outlook (India) and Liberation (France). Mr. Swarup is also the author of three novels, Q&A, which was adapted as the multiple Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, Six Suspects, and The Accidental Apprentice. His books have been translated into more than forty international languages.
La conférence sera présentée en anglais
Un goûter à la saveur indienne sera gracieusement servi après la conférence
Entrée libre !
Dr Zhan Su