Academic Council

President: Pierre-André LABLAUDE

Statutory members

Representing the state:

  • The director general of Research and Innovation, Ministry of Research and Higher Education, Roger GENET, or his representative
  • The director of Cultural, Academic and Research Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, Pierre LANAPATS, or his representative

Representing the directorate of the EFEO:

  • The director, Yves GOUDINEAU
  • The director of studies, Christophe MARQUET

Representing the Institut de France:

  • Marianne BASTID-BRUGUIERE, member of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques
  • Pierre-Sylvain FILLIOZAT, member of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres
  • Jean-Noël ROBERT, member of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres
  • Michel Zink, Perpetual Secretary of the Académie des inscriptions et Belles-Lettres

Representing the academic community:

  • Corinne DEBAINE-FRANCFORT, research professor, CNRS
  • Pierre-André LABLAUDE, chief architect and inspector general of historical monuments
  • Silvia VIGNATO, professor, University of Milano-Bicocca
  • Inès ZUPANOV, research professor, CNRS, head of CEIAS

Representing partner institutions:

  • Laurent AMAR, deputy director Asia AFD
  • Christian LAMOUROUX, professor, École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)
  • Charles RAMBLE, professor, École pratique des hautes études (EPHE)

Representing the EFEO faculty:

  • Alain ARRAULT, professor / substitute: François LACHAUD, professor
  • M. Dominic GOODALL, professor / substitute / M. Arlo GRIFFITHS, professor
  • Christophe POTTIER, lecturer / substitute: Philippe LE FAILLER, lecturer

Consultative membres

  • Clément FROEHLICHER, curator of the Library
  • Valérie LIGER-BELAIR, director of Administrative Services
EFEO News
New publication
14 December 2017
Arts Asiatiques 72 (2017)


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International Workshop on Chinese Local History and Local Society, 14th and 15th December
Paris, France,

Thursday, December 14 and Friday, December 15, Michela Bussotti (EFEO) and Joseph McDermott (University of Cambridge) organize an international workshop on the study of society and local history that finalize the project FOES (Families, Organizations and Economies: inside and beyond local history in China, XV-XX century - projet exploratoire PSL) thanks to the support of PSL, EFEO and CECMC (UMR CCJ).

Programme (PDF)

Maison de l'Asie, 1st floor Salon, 22 avenue du Président Wilson - 75116 Paris

Contact: Michela Bussotti
New publication
06 December 2017
Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie 25 (2016)

Daoist Lives, Community and Place

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Release of the photographic collection of Pierre Pichard

999 photographs by the architect Pierre Pichard, former member of the EFEO, are now on line on the photo library website. These pictures were taken between 1987 and 2004 during missions in Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Laos, Burma, Bhutan, Nepal, Cambodia, Thailand and South Korea.
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Paris EFEO Seminar

On Monday 13th November Ryosuke Furui (Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo) is speaking on "Changing Structure of Political Powers in South Asia: Bengal from the Fifth to the Thirteenth Century"

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Free admission)
Maison de l'Asie, First floor salon, 22 avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris
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