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
EFEO Field Scholarships - 1st Semester 2018

The deadline for submitting an application to an EFEO Field Scholarships for Master and PhD students enabling a field study in Asia at one of the EFEO centers is set to the 15th of October 2017
New publication

The fourth volume of the Epigraphy and Oral Sources of Peking Temple - A Social History of an Empire Capital programme carried out by the EFEO with the support of the École Pratique des Hautes Études and Peking Normal University is published.

Marianne Bujard (吕敏), éd., Ju Xi, Guan Xiaojing 關笑晶, Wang Minqing 王敏慶, Lei Yang 雷陽, Beijing neicheng simiao beike zhi 北京内城寺廟碑刻志 (Temples et stèles de Pékin), vol. 4, 2 t., 916 p., Péking, Guojia tushuguan 國家圖書館出版社 (National Library), 2017. READ MORE
International symposium ''Calendriers d’Europe et d’Asie''
Paris, France,

On Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th October 2017, the International symposium "Calendrier d'Europe et d'Asie" is organized by Alain Arrault (EFEO), Olivier Guyotjeannin (ENC) and Perrine Mane (CRH)

École nationale des chartes, 65 rue de richelieu, Paris 2e - salle Léopold-Delisle

Paris EFEO Seminar
Paris, France,

On Thursday 5th October Chen Hsi-yuan (Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica) is speaking on "The many faces of the prison god in late Imperial China".

4 to 6 p.m (Free admission)
Maison de l'Asie, First floor salon, 22 avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris
EFEO Library
Paris, France,

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