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The French School of Asian Studies conducts research on the classical civilizations of Asia through the humanities and the social sciences, spanning from India to China, Japan and includes all of Southeast Asia, thus encompassing most of the societies that have fallen under Indian or Chinese influence in the course of history. The EFEO's centres and branch offices in Asia are base for a nexus of leading (local and international) scholars in Asian Studies. Its multidisciplinary and comparative research brings together specialists in disciplines such as anthropology, archaeology, history, philology and the study of religions. Since members of its academic staff are regularly in Asia for their fieldwork, the EFEO's activity obviously covers contemporary world issues.

EFEO News
Paris EFEO Seminar
Paris, France,

On Monday 27th February Martin Ramos (EFEO) is speaking on "Les soldats du Maître du Ciel. Ce que la révolte de Shimabara-Amakusa nous apprend sur le catholicisme japonais".

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (free admission)

Maison de l'Asie, first-floor salon, 22 avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris
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EFEO Field Scholarships 2nd Semester 2017
Paris, France,

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 31st of March 2017 at noon (Paris time).
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New publication
Paris, France,

Aseanie 33 (June 2014) READ MORE
Release of the photographic collection of the ethnologist Otomé Klein
Paris, France,

The photographic collection of the ethnologist Otomé Klein, 800 pictures taken during the 1980s amongst the ethnic Lisu mountain dwellers in the north of Thailand goes on line on the EFEO virtual photo library: www.collection.efeo.fr
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Changes in opening hours of the library from 4 to 13 July
France, Paris,

A stocktaking of the library is scheduled for 4 Jul 2016 - 13 Jul 2016.
During that time the library will be open Monday - Friday 12:00 - 6:00 pmREAD MORE