Korea, Seoul, 10-11 August 2012

From July 10 to August 11 Élisabeth Chabanol Is giving an intensive course entitled "Cultural Heritage Sites in North Korea" as part of the International Summer Session in Korean and East Asian Studies at the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul.

Japan, Hiroshima,  6-7 July 2012

On July 6 and 7, Benoît Jacquet is giving a series of eight lectures in the Architecture Department of Hiroshima University as part of an intensive course on

L'histoire croisée de l'architecture moderne au Japon

[The checkered history of modern architecture in Japan].

Indonesia, Jakarta, 17 April 2012

On Tueday, April 17, Arlo Griffiths is giving a public course at the Universitas Indonesia on the epigraphy of Western Sumatra, more especially the inscriptions of ─Çdityavarman.

Indonesia, Jakarta, 2 March 2012

On Friday, March 2, Arlo Griffiths is giving a public lecture at the Universitas Indonesia dealing with his research into epigraphy in North Sumatra.

People's Republic of China, 11-21 December 2011

From December 11 to 21, Po Dharma is in China to give a series of seminars on the topic "Le Champa et ses relations avec le monde malais [Champa and its relations with the Malay world]" at Sun Yat Sen University (Guangzhou), Sanya University (Hainan), and the Minorities Universities (Naning, Guangxi). This program is under the direction of Professor Niu Junkai (Vice-Directorv of the Southeast Asian Institute of Sun Yat Sen University) and Professor Lu Zhiqiang (Director of the Southeast Asia Department of the Guangxi Minorities University).

Taiwan, Tainan

At the invitation of the Cheng Kung National University in Tainan, Fabienne Jagou will be teaching in the university's summer program on

Pacifism and Religion: Theory and Practice

Japan, Kamakura, 15 February

On February 15, Frédéric Girard has spoken on

Le rêve de Myoe, le rêve de Dogen

[Myoe's dream, Dogen's dream] (at the Kenchoji temple at Kamakura, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.).

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
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
Symposium ''Gestion des eaux d'Angkor: Bilan des ├ętudes et perspectives''

On Friday 10th November the Association des Amis d'Angkor (AAA) organized the symposium Gestion des eaux d'Angkor: Bilan des études et perspectives
Maric Beaufeïst speaks on" The restoration of western Mébon and the utilisation of new technologies"

"SETEC" Auditorium, building Central Seine, 46, quai de la Rapée, 75012 Paris
Paris EFEO Seminar

On Monday 6th November Yoon Hyong-jin (Asiatic Research Institue, Korea University) is speaking on "Community Organizations in the Colonial East Asia and its legacy: Focused on 'Baojia'".

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