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Humanities educator

Yudhishthir Raj Isar, French humanities educator. Donor Enfants d'Asie, Paris, 1997—2009; Member of International Council Museums, Indian National Trust Art & Cultural Heritage.

Background

Isar, Yudhishthir Raj was born on March 4, 1948 in New Delhi. Son of Raymond Francis Isar and Roma Loban.

Education

Bachelor in Economics with honors, St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, 1968. Master of Arts, U.Paris, Sorbonne, 1971.

Career

Editor-in-chief, museum international United Nations Educational, Paris, 1980—1985, director, international fund for the promotion of culture, 1989—1998, director, cultural policies, 1996—2002. Executive director Aga Khan Program Islamic Architecture at Harvard University & Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1986—1987. Executive secretary World Commission Culture & Development, 1994—1996.

Adjunct professor cultural policy studies American University Paris, since 2002. Maître conference Institute d'Etudes Politiques Science Po, Paris, since 2006. Board member Institute International Visual Arts (Iniva), London, since 1995.

President Culture Action Europe, Brussels, 2004—2008. International advisor Development Gateway, World Bank, Washington.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor scientific papers to publication.

Membership

Donor Enfants d'Asie, Paris, 1997—2009. Member of International Council Museums, Indian National Trust Art & Cultural Heritage.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Literature, horseback riding.

Connections

Married Galia Saouma. 1 child Edouard Lalit.

father:
Raymond Francis Isar

mother:
Roma Loban

spouse:
Galia Saouma

child:
Edouard Lalit Isar