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Mardi 21 novembre 2017 de 17 h à 18 h

Opportunities for Canada in New India - Conférence du GÉRAC

Lieu : Salle Télésystème (1609), pavillon Palasis-Prince, Université Laval

Cette conférence est organisée par a Chaire Stephen-A.-Jarislowsky en gestion des affaires internationales, conjointement avec le Groupe d'études et de recherche sur l'Asie contemporaine (GERAC) et l’Institut Indo-Canadien Shastri.

La conférence sera présentée en anglais

Conférencier: Mr. Vikas Swarup, High Commissioner of India to Canada 
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.  


Coûts Entrée libre

Un goûter à la saveur indienne sera gracieusement servi après la conférence

Information: Dr Zhan Su (418 656 2085;
Dr Girish Shah (418-525-4444, poste 48259;



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