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Honorary Board

Sophie Bassouls Daniélou: President – FIND Honorary Board
Sophie Bassouls Daniélou: President – FIND Honorary Board

The renowned French-born photographer and niece of Alain Daniélou, Sophie Bassouls Daniélou is President of the Honorary Board.

 

Its members are currently as follows: Muzaffar Ali, Raja Syed of Kotwara, Director of Rumi Foundation, Delhi; Dagmar Bernstorff, Director of Alain Daniélou India Committee, Delhi; Roberto Calasso, Writer and President of Adelphi Publisher, Milan; Shoma Chaudhury, journalist, Delhi; Pascal Couchepin, Former member of the Swiss Federal Council (1998–2009) and President of the Confederation in 2003 and 2008, Geneva; Carlo Fuortes, Managing Director Fondazione Musica per Roma; Hugues Gall, former director Opéra de Paris; Marta Gili, Director Jeu de Paume, Paris; David Gimbel, Archaeos, New York; Subodh Gupta, contemporary artist, Delhi; Dipankar Gupta, writer, Delhi; Bruno Hamard, Director Orchestre de Paris; Lady Mohini Kent Noon, journalist, London; Gaj Singh, H.H. the Maharaja of Jodhpur, patron of arts and RIFF; Sudhir Kakar, writer, Goa; Shekhar Kapur, filmmaker, Mumbai; Bharti Kher, contemporary artist, Delhi; Charles Kleiber, President of the Istituto Svizzero, Rome; Sunil Khilnani, Director Indian Institute, London; Moni Malhoutra, diplomat & editor, Delhi; Grazia Marchianò, Director of Associazione Internazionale Ricerca Elémire Zolla, Montepulciano; Ashis Nandy, philosopher & writer, Delhi; Dileep Padgaonkar (†), writer and journalist, Pune; Dhananjai Pandey, Director of IIT(BHU), Varanasi; Jean Pierre Pastori, President Béjart Ballet, Lausanne; Nicola Sani, composer, Rome; Jordi Savall, musicologist and musician, Barcelona; Aveek Sen, writer & journalist, Kolkata; Anoushka Shankar, musician, Delhi; Anita Singh, Founder Director of The Indian Music Society, President Alain Daniélou India Society, Delhi; Dayanita Singh, photographer, Delhi; Malvika Singh, publisher of Seminar, Delhi; Count and Countess Siruela, writers and publishers, Girona; Sharmila Tagore, Actress, Delhi; Tarun Tejpal, writer and journalist, Delhi; Shashi Tharoor, MP, Minister of State, Human Resource Development, Delhi; Isabella Thomas, journalist, London.

Advisory Committee

Anne Prunet. President – FIND Advisory Committee.
Anne Prunet. President – FIND Advisory Committee.

Anne Prunet, professor of literature and anthropology at the University of Caen and expert on Daniélou’s works, is President of the Advisory Committee.

 

Its members are currently as follows: Rahaab Allana, Curator of the Alkazi Foundation for the Arts, Delhi; João Amorim, Director of Fundação Oriente, Lisbon; Olivier de Bernon, Director of the École française d’Extrême-Orient, Paris; Giancarlo Bosetti, director of Reset-Dialogues On Civilizations, Roma; Romà Escalas, Musicologist, Barcelona; Giovanni Giuriati, Director of Istituto Interculturale Studi Musicali Comparati della Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice; Ruchira Gupta, gender activist and Founder of Apne Aap International Foundation, Delhi; Teresa Gutiérrez del Álamo, Casa Asia, Madrid; Swaminathan Kalidas, musicologist and Director of Swaminathan, Delhi; Lars Christian Koch, Head of Ethnomusicology Department, Ethnological Museum, Berlin; Shefali Malhoutra, Producer and Writer, Delhi; Prince Stefano Massimo, photographer; Lola McDougall, Punctum Magazine, Goa; Giorgio Milanetti, Director, Department of Indology of Sapienza University, Rome; Roberto Nieddu, Director of Jodhpur Flamenco Gipsy Festival, Jodhpur; Agustín Pániker, Director of the Ramuni Paniker Trust, Barcelona; Alessandra Carlotta Pellegrini, Scientific Director Fondazione Isabella Scelsi, Rome; Fabrizio Petri, Diplomat and writer, Rome; Abhishek Poddar, Cultural Agent, Founder of Tasveer Gallery, Bangalore; Guillermo Rodríguez, Director of Casa de la India, Valladolid; Hulkuntemath Shivamurthy Sastri Shivaprakash, Director of theTagore Center, Berlin; D.A. Sonneborn, Associate Director, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, Washington; Sam Stourdzé, Director, Musée de L’Elysée, Lausanne.

FIND Friends

In addition to our Honorary Board and Advisory Committee, FIND is fortunate to have many friends and volunteers who contribute generously in promoting our activities and ensuring their success.

For this reason, we wish to thank the following people who contribute regularly with their moral or professional support to our on-going efforts:

Agustín Andreu, Mario D’Angelo, Brenda Altamayer, Laurent Aubert, Basilio Baltasar, Julien Bassouls, Alessandro Battistini, Cesare Bieller, Xavier Bellenger, Roger Bertozzi, Chimera Poppi, Nicola Biondi, Giuliano Boccali, Ugo Bonessi, Enrique Cámara, Miguel Ángel Carriedo, Lorenzo Casadei, Luis Felipe Castro Mendes, Iván Días, Jacques Dudon, Jean-Claude Eloy, Joël Farges, Pierre-Sylvain Filliozat, Marc Fischer, Michel Geiss, Christopher Gérard, Pepe Gordon, Simon Hamelin, Pierre d’Harville, Dagmar Heuer, Kenneth Hurry, Shadhat Hussein, Jason Keith Fernandes, André Larquié, Raghunath Manet, Rakesh Mathur, Gabriel Matzneff, Sotirios Mousouris, Dominique Nabokov, Savitry Naïr, Riccardo Nova, Peter Pannke, Emmanuel Pierrat, Massimiliano Polichetti, Alberto Ruy-Sánchez, Eva Sánchez de Hoyos, Shantala Shivalingappa, Shiva Shivalingappa, Gianni Silvestri, Alberto Sorbelli, Johannes Teurer, Anne Tual, Manel Vaz, Laura Vidal.

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