Board of Administrators

President: Jacques BERLIOZ

Statutory members

Representing the state:

  • The director general of Higher Education, Ministry of Higher Education and Research, Simone BONNAFOUS, or her representative
  • The director of Cultural, Academic and Research Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, Pierre LANAPATS, or his representative

Representing the Institut de France:

  • Pierre-Sylvain FILLIOZAT, member of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres
  • Gilbert GUILLAUME, member of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques
  • 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 Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS):

  • Alain FUCHS, president of the CNRS, represented by M. Pascal MARTY, deputy academic director (Europe and international) of the Institut des Sciences Humaines et Sociales

A former head of a public higher education and research institution:

  • Jean-Claude WAQUET, professor and former president, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (EPHE)

Professional members:

  • Jacques BERLIOZ, former director, Ecole Nationale des Chartes, research professor, CNRS
  • Sophie MAKARIOU, curator, director musée des Arts asiatiques - Guimet
  • Dominique PERREAU, diplomatic counselor to the French government
  • Hans VAN ESS, director, Max Weber Foundation

Representing the faculty of EFEO professors:

  • Arlo GRIFFITHS; sustitute: Dominic GOODALL

Representing the faculty of EFEO lecturers:

  • François LAGIRARDE
  • Philippe LE FAILLER; substitute: Christophe POTTIER

Representing EFEO administrative staff:

  • Lauriane LECAT-BACLE
  • Didier MARIETTE; substitute: Zohra SOLTANI


Consultative members (EFEO)

  • The director, Yves GOUDINEAU
  • The director of administrative services, Valérie LIGER-BELAIR
  • The chief financial officer, Christophe LE MAUX
  • The director of studies, Christophe MARQUET
  • The curator of the Library, Clément FROEHLICHER
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.
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