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Claude Arpi

Claude Arpi is French-born author, journalist, historian and tibetologist[1][2] born in 1949 in Angoulême[3] who lives in Auroville, India. He is the author of The Fate of Tibet: When Big Insects Eat Small Insects (Har-Anand Publications, New Delhi, 1999),[4] and several articles on Tibet, China, India and Indo-French relations.

Claude Arpi is the director of the Tibetan Pavilion of Auroville, also named Pavilion of Tibetan Culture.[5] The 14th Dalai Lama inaugurated the Pavilion, en présence de Claude Arpi, 20 January 2009.[6]


  • India and her neighbourhood: a French observer's views Har-Anand Publications, 2005 ISBN 81-241-1097-2, ISBN 978-81-241-1097-3
  • Born in Sin : The Panchsheel Agreement, The Sacrifice of Tibet, Mittal Publications, New Delhi, 2004
  • Long and dark shall be the night : the Karma of Tibet, Éditions Auroville Press, Auroville, 2002
  • The Fate of Tibet: When Big Insects Eat Small Insects (Har-Anand Publications, New Delhi, 1999)
  • (French) Cachemire, le paradis perdu, Éditions Philippe Picquier, 2004 ISBN 2-87730-742-5, ISBN 978-2-87730-742-0
  • Il y a 50 ans : Pondichéry, Éditions Auroville Press, Auroville, 2004
  • La politique française de Nehru, La fin des comptoirs français en Inde (1947–1954),[7] Éditions Auroville Press, Auroville, 2002
  • Tibet, le pays sacrifié, préfacé par le Dalaï Lama, Calmann-Lévy, 2000 ISBN 2-7021-3132-8.


  1. ^ Sudha Ramachandran, China toys with India's border, 27 June 2008, "Claude Arpi, a French Tibetologist living in India"
  2. ^ Claude Arpi, Quotation: "Journaliste et historien, Claude Arpi vit en Inde depuis plus de 30 ans dans la cité internationale d'Auroville où il est directeur du Pavillon Tibétain."
  3. ^ India. "Claude Arpi". Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  4. ^ The Fate of Tibet: When Big Insects Eat Small Insects, Book Review
  5. ^ Jaia Bharati (29 April 1954). "Claude Arpi". Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  6. ^ Dalai Lama Blesses Auroville Tibetan Pavilion,, 20 January 2009
  7. ^ "La politique française de Nehru". Retrieved 12 May 2011. 

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