Bangkok
Thailand


Head: Jacques Leider

Ecole française d'Extrême-Orient
Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre
20 Borommaratchachonnani Road
Bangkok 10170
Thailand
Tel: +66 2 433 12 68
Fax: +66 2 880 93 32 jacques.leider@efeo.net
efeo@sac.or.th


PRESENTATION
New publication: Aséanie 31
31 DECEMBER 14
Aséanie 31 (juin 2013)Lagirarde (François), éd. Collection : AséanieNuméro de collections : 31Langue : Français et  ...
New Year Eve of the EFEO Centres
27 DECEMBER 14
Due to the new year eve and new year holidays, the EFEO Centres, at Bangkok and Chiang Mai will be close from December 27th, 2014 to January 4th, 2015.We present our best wishes for  ...
Seminar on Thai Architecture and Architecture of Neighboring Countries in Southeast Asia, 2014
20 DECEMBER 14
Pierre Pichard, Christophe Pottier et Peter Skilling will participate in the "Seminar on Thai Architecture and Architecture of Neighboring Countries in Southeast Asia,  ...
C. Pottier @ COSTIKs
06 DECEMBER 14
Christophe Pottier will participate in the 5th International Annual Confernce COSTIKs (conference on special topics in khmer studies) "People, Pots and Places: New Research  ...
P. Pichard et C. Pottier @ Angkor
02 DECEMBER 14
Pierre Pichard and Christophe Pottier will go to Siem Reap from 2nd to 4th December in the occasion of the 21st plenary session of the Comité International de Coordination  ...
A. DESBAT @ Bangkok
24 NOVEMBER 14
Within the framework of the mission CERANGKOR he leaded, Armand Desbat, Director of Researches at the CNRS, will be at Bangkok from 24 to 27 November 2014. In addition to the  ...
C. Pottier @ National Museum of Bangkok: "Lopburi Art: beyond the name"
20 NOVEMBER 14
On Thursday, November 20th, 2014, at 10:30am, Christophe Pottier will give a presentation on "Lopburi Art: beyond the name" at the National Museum of Bangkok. Lopburi Art  ...
P. Pichard @ Wat Phu, Laos
16 NOVEMBER 14
From 16th to 23th November 2014, Pierre Pichard will visit Laos to follow the progress of the restoration of the Wat Phu.
C. Pottier @ National Museum of Bangkok: "Ayutthaya à Angkor: quelle réalité archéologique?"
12 NOVEMBER 14
On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014, at 10:20am, Christophe Pottier will present a paper entitled "Ayutthaya à Angkor: quelle réalité  ...
!! URGENT !! November 12th: Lecture moved to the NATIONAL GALLERY
12 NOVEMBER 14
Please be informed that due to unforeseen circumstances, the lecture in French of Wednesday, 12th of November:« Ayutthaya à Angkor: quelle  ...
Reopening of the Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum of the Bangkok University
11 NOVEMBER 14
The Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum (SEACM) of the Bangkok University was devastated during the floods of 2011. It was fully renovated and is now reopened to the public since its  ...
P Skilling @ Buddhist Art in Southeast Asia Workshop
06 NOVEMBER 14
Peter Skilling will participate in the "Buddhist Arts in Southeast Asia" organized by SPAFA, at the Royal Princess Larn Luang Hotel, between 12 and 15 November 2014. He will give  ...
P. Pichard C. Pottier and Armelle Ninnin @ Phitsanulok & Lopburi
03 NOVEMBER 14
Pierre Pichard and Christophe Pottier went to Phitsanulok and Lopburi with Mrs. Armelle Ninnin, from 3rd to 5th November 2014, to study the vestiges of the Lopburi Art.
Call For Candidates "Junior Research Fellowship Program 2015"
22 OCTOBER 14
We are delighted to inform you of the launch of the 2015 Junior Research Fellowship Programme funded by the French Embassy to Thailand. This program aims at jumpstarting  ...
P. Pichard @ Pagan
11 OCTOBER 14
By the invitation of the UNESCO, Pierre Pichard went to Pagan, October 10th to 13th to participate in a workshop on the inventory of the site.
P. Skilling @ Kyoto: 'Building the Buddhist cosmopolis: Language, translation, writing and the universal message of the Buddha'nd the universal message of the Buddha'
01 OCTOBER 14
On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014, professor Peter Skilling will go to Kyoto, Japan, to present a paper, "Building the Buddhist cosmopolis: Language, translation,  ...
Pierre Pichard @ Siem Reap
19 SEPTEMBER 14
Between 19 and 21 September, Pierre Pichard went to Siemreap to inspect the progress of the restauration of Western Mebon Temple.
C. Pottier @ Pyongyang
18 SEPTEMBER 14
Christophe Pottier went to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) between September 19th to 26th as part of the archaeological mission at Kaesông  ...
P. Skilling @ AMARAVATI Conference, Courtauld Institute of Art & British Museum, London
06 SEPTEMBER 14
Between Friday 5th and Saturday 6th September 2014, Professor Peter Skilling will participate and give a presentation "Amaravati in the Age of Great Caityas" at the conference  ...
C. Pottier et P. Skilling @ Biennial General Meeting of the EFEO, Paris
03 SEPTEMBER 14
Christophe Pottier, director of the Bangkok center of the EFEO, and his colleague Professor Peter Skilling will go to Paris for the general meeting of the EFEO which will take  ...
P. Pichard @ Wat Phu, Laos
30 AUGUST 14
From 26th to 30th August 2014, Pierre Pichard will visit Laos to follow the progress of the restoration of the Wat Phu.
P. Skilling @ BAJAUR GANDHARI MANUSCRIPTS WORKSHOP at Lausanne
25 AUGUST 14
From Monday, 25th untill Wednesday, 27th, Peter Skilling will go to Lausanne to participate the second BAJAUR GANDHARI MANUSCRIPTS workshop.Second Gandhari Workshop at  ...
P. Pichard @ l'atelier de l'UNESCO en Birmanie
22 AUGUST 14
Between 18th to 22th August 2014, Pierre Pichard will go to Myanmar to participate a workshop on the inventory of the Pagan site, organized by UNESCO.
Temporary relocation of the offices of EFEO and Aséanie to the 3rd floor floor @ the SAC
13 AUGUST 14
Due to ongoing renovations at the Sirindhorn Anthopology Center, the offices of EFEO and Aséanie moved temporarily to the S309 room on the 3rd floor.Phone contact  ...
P. Skilling @ 2014 Chulalongkorn Asian Heritage Forum
09 JULY 14
Peter Skilling will participate and present a paper entitled "Miraculous Lotuses in Buddhist Literature and Art" at the 2014 Chulalongkorn Asian Heritage Forum: "FLOWER  ...
P. Skilling @ European Association of South Asian Archaeology and Art, Stockholm
30 JUNE 14
Between 30 June - 4 July, Peter Skilling will attend to the 22nd conference of the European Association of South Asian Archaeology and Art, at Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities  ...
Cartography, Teledetection and LiDAR: Presentation of C. Pottier @ EFEO, Paris
23 JUNE 14
On monday 23th June 2014, Christophe Pottier will go to Paris to give a presentation titled: "Cartographie, télédétection et Lidar: impacts des  ...
P. Skilling @ Dordogne
21 JUNE 14
Peter Skilling will stay in Dordogne, 21-27 June, to work with colleagues from the Padmakara Translation Group on the translation into English from Tibetan of Mahayana sutras  ...
P. Skilling and the First International Pali Studies Week @ la Sorbonne, Paris
20 JUNE 14
Between June 16th-20th, 2014, Peter Skilling and his colleages, Nalini Balbir, will conduct the "First International Pali Studies Week" at the Sorbonne, Paris. The First  ...
A. Desbat and the study of ceramic shards from Burirum @ EFEO, Bangkok
19 JUNE 14
Dans le cadre de la mission CERANGKOR qu'il dirige, Armand Desbat, Directeur de Recherches au CNRS, est passé au centre de Bangkok étudier le matériel  ...
C. Pottier's presentation "Nouvelles découvertes archéologiques à Angkor" @ The Alliance Française, Bangkok
12 JUNE 14
On Thurday 12th June 2014, Christophe Pottier will give a conference titled: "Nouvelles découvertes archéologiques à Angkor" (New Archaeological  ...
P. Pichard @ UNESCO's workshop at Myanmar
06 JUNE 14
Between 8th to 12th June 2014, Pierre Pichard will go to Myanmar to participate a workshop on the inventory of the Pagan site, organized by UNESCO.
P. Pichard & C. Pottier @ 23rd Technical Session of the CIC Angkor, Siem Reap
05 JUNE 14
Between Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th June 2014, Pierre Pichard and Christophe Pottier will participate the 23rd Tecnical Session of the CIC-Angkor (Comité  ...
Christophe Pottier @ Robert Christie Research Centre, Siem Reap
03 JUNE 14
From Monday 2nd to Tuesday 3rd June 2014, Christophe Pottier will participate a prospective seminar on the Greater Angkor Project - Phase IV, at the Robert Christie Research  ...
Ayutthaya at Angkor: A Reappraisal
Ayutthaya at Angkor: A Reappraisal
C. Pottier at Conference "Thai-Cambodian Relations", Mahidol University, Salaya
28 MAY 14
On May 27-28, 2014, Christophe Pottier will participate the 2nd Academic Conference on "Thai-Cambodian Relations: From Conflict to Cooperation" organized by and held  ...
Buddha, Central Thailand, Second half of the 7th c., Sandstone, National Museum, Bangkok
Buddha, Central Thailand, Second half of the 7th c., Sandstone, National Museum, Bangkok
Peter Skilling @ Symposium « Sculpture in Southeast Asia, 5tH to 8tH Century », MOMA
17 MAY 14
On Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 2:00 pm, Peter Skilling will give a lecture « Inscribing Buddhism: Art and Epigraphy in Early Southeast Asia » at the Internatioinal  ...
New article by Christophe Pottier: Monsoon extremes and society
15 MAY 14
New article by Christophe Pottier and his colleagues, Buckley B., Fletcher R., Wang S., Zottoli B., is now available at Quaternary Science Reviews, Volume  ...
Pierre Pichard @ Siem Reap
11 MAY 14
Pierre Pichard went to Siemreap between May 5th and 11th to inspect the progress of the restauration of Western Mebon Temple. 
Christophe Pottier @ Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres
05 MAY 14
On the occasion of the visit of His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni, the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres organizes on May 9th a conference consecrated to  ...
Visit of Juliette Augerot in Southeast Asian countries for her PhD thesis
25 APRIL 14
Juliette Augerot, doctoral student in geography from the University of Paul-Valéry (Montpellier III), studies the impacts of the classification of World Heritage by  ...
Peter Skilling @ University of California, Berkeley
17 APRIL 14
Between 14th and 18th April 2014, Peter Skilling will participate in seminars on Buddhism, Theravada and Mahayana. On April 17th, he will give a lecture "Early Indian  ...
Peter Skilling and Virginia Shih
Peter Skilling and Virginia Shih
Peter Skilling and Virginia Shih @ UC Berkeley
15 APRIL 14
In the occasion of a proseminar on Theravada and his lecture on Mahayanabetween April 15-17, 2014, at the University of California, Berkeley, Peter Skilling met  ...
Happy New Year from EFEO, Bangkok
14 APRIL 14
The Bangkok Centre of the French School of Asian Studies wishes you a happy New Year 2557.
Peter Skilling @ Stanford, San Francisco
12 APRIL 14
From April 12th to 13th, 2014, Peter Skilling will participate in a workshop on "Descriptions of the Buddhist Path in the Majjhima-nikāya/Madhyamāgama" of the Ho  ...
'Early Indian Buddhism': Lecture of Peter Skilling at Dongguk University, Seoul
08 APRIL 14
On April 8th, 2014, Peter Skilling will present his lecture "Early Indian Buddhism" at College of Buddhism, Dongguk University, Seoul.
In the photograph: Peter Skilling (2nd person from the left of 2nd row), Jens-Uwe Hartmann (6th person from the left of 2nd row) and Paul Harrison (2nd person from the left of 3rd row).
In the photograph: Peter Skilling (2nd person from the left of 2nd row), Jens-Uwe Hartmann (6th person from the left of 2nd row) and Paul Harrison (2nd person from the left of 3rd row).
New publication of Peter Skilling: “Reflections on the Pali Literature of Siam”
28 MARCH 14
The paper by Peter Skilling, "Reflections on the Pali Literature of Siam", presented at the conference "Indic Buddhist Manuscripts: The State of the Field Stanford", June  ...
New publication of Peter Skilling: “Precious Deposits: Buddhism Seen through Inscriptions in Early Southeast Asia”
28 MARCH 14
The LOST KINGDOMS: HINDU-BUDDHIST SCULPTURE OF EARLY SOUTHEAST ASIA is a new publication of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and distributed by Yale University Press. It will be  ...
Christophe Pottier at Siem Reap
25 MARCH 14
Between March 25th and 29th, Christophe Pottier visits Siem Reap to follow the progression of post-excavation works which have been carried out by Hong Ranet and Nicolas  ...
Pierre Pichard at Siem Reap and Phnom Penh
21 MARCH 14
From 21st to 24th March 2014, Pierre Pichard will visit Siem Reap and Phnom Penh to follow the progress of the restoration of the west Mebon,
Students from the École d’Architecture from La Réunion are welcomed at SAC
18 MARCH 14
On occassion of their field trip of 15th to 29th March 2014 in Thailand and Cambodia, thirty of 3rd year students from the École Nationale Supérieure  ...
(From left to right) Mr. Pierre Pichard, Mr. Christophe Pottier, Khunying Khaisri Sri-Aroon, Mr. Thierry Viteau (the Ambassador), Mr. Jeremy Opritesco and Mr. Peter Skilling
(From left to right) Mr. Pierre Pichard, Mr. Christophe Pottier, Khunying Khaisri Sri-Aroon, Mr. Thierry Viteau (the Ambassador), Mr. Jeremy Opritesco and Mr. Peter Skilling
Visit of the Ambassador of France at the office of the EFEO at SAC and meeting with Khunying Khaisri Sri-Aroon
11 MARCH 14
On the occasion of a meeting with Khunying Khaisri Sri-Aroon, Secretary General of the Princess Maha Cakri Sirindhorn Foundation, the Ambassador of France in Thailand, Mr.  ...
Christophe Pottier at Siem Reap
04 MARCH 14
Last week and from March, 4th - 7th, Christophe Pottier has visited Siem Reap to follow the work of the after-excavation of the mission MAFKATA which had been carried out by Hong  ...
Pierre Pichard at Siem Reap
04 MARCH 14
From March, 4th - 7th, Pierre Pichard will visit Siem Reap to follow the progress of the restoration of the west Mebon, located in the center of the West Baray, the largest reservoir  ...
Jan Dressler
Jan Dressler
Jan Dressler, EFEO scholarship holder
03 MARCH 14
Jan R. Dressler, is a PhD student of Southeast Asian Studies at the Asia-Africa-Institute of Hamburg University. He has been granted a 4 months EFEO field research scholarship  ...
Eiko Uehara (Otani University), Peter Skilling and Toshiya Unebe (Nagoya University) at the temple gate with the guardians.
Eiko Uehara (Otani University), Peter Skilling and Toshiya Unebe (Nagoya University) at the temple gate with the guardians.
P. Skilling @ Youtaku-ji Temple
03 MARCH 14
Peter Skilling took an excursion to Youtaku-ji Temple in Hyogo Prefecture to see the Gandhara art in the temple collection.
E. & H. Leisen visited centre of the EFEO, Bangkok
27 FEBRUARY 14
On thursday, February, 27th, the center had the pleasure to welcome Professors Esther and Hans Leisen from Cologne University of Applied sciences (Germany), in charge of a  ...
(Left to right) P. Sampaongern, P. Pichard, T. Hutangura, C. Pottier, J. Opritesco, A. Sihamat, R. Abhakorn, P. Thumwimol, V. Poshyanandana
(Left to right) P. Sampaongern, P. Pichard, T. Hutangura, C. Pottier, J. Opritesco, A. Sihamat, R. Abhakorn, P. Thumwimol, V. Poshyanandana
Meeting with the Director-General of Fine Arts Department
26 FEBRUARY 14
On Wednesday, February 26th, the director-general of the Fine Arts Department, Mr. Anek Sihamat has welcome Mr. Jeremy Opritesco, head of cultural service from the French  ...
Peter Skilling @ the opening of new Kyoto EFEO centre
23 FEBRUARY 14
From 23 February
to 2 March, Peter Skilling will visit Kyoto, Japan, to attend the opening of
the new EFEO Centre (27–28 February) and to meet colleagues in Buddhist  ...
Left to right: Natchapol Sirisawad, Sirin Yu (Head of Musuem), Peter Skilling, Minette Mangahas
Left to right: Natchapol Sirisawad, Sirin Yu (Head of Musuem), Peter Skilling, Minette Mangahas
Peter Skilling @ Pra Pathom Chedi National Museum
21 FEBRUARY 14
Peter Skilling, as part of his research on
images of the Goddess (Devi) in Thailand, visited the Phra Pathom Chedi
National Museum, Feb, 21st, 2014, with students from  ...
Left to right: Peter Skilling, Somneuk Hongprayoon, Minette Mangahas
Left to right: Peter Skilling, Somneuk Hongprayoon, Minette Mangahas
Peter Skilling in search of the "Goddess" @ Nakhon Pathom
21 FEBRUARY 14
Peter Skilling, as part of his research on
images of the Goddess (Devi) in Thailand, visited the Phra Pathom Chedi
National Museum, Feb, 21st, 2014. Here he examines a small  ...
Architecture of the Thai monastery by Pierre Pichard @ NMV
20 FEBRUARY 14
Architecture of the Thai monastery  By Pierre Pichard 
Though legacies of external Hindu and Buddhist traditions, from India to Cambodia and Pagan, can be traced  ...
Luncheon at the Résidence de France, Bangkok
20 FEBRUARY 14
Last Thursday, February, 20th, 2014, on the
occasion of the visit of Mr. Franciscus Verellen director of the EFEO,
Ambassador of France in Thailand Mr. Thierry Viteau,  ...
Michael Willis in Thailand
18 FEBRUARY 14
Dr. Michael Willis, curator of the early south Asian and Himalayan collections at the British Museum, London, will visit Thailand from 18th February to visit museums and  ...
C. Pottier @ Faculty of Architecture of Silpakorn: "Angkor Urbanism"
10 FEBRUARY 14
Christophe Pottier has been invited by Prof. Chotima Chaturawong to give a presentation entitled "Angkor Urbanism" on Monday, Feb. 10 at 10.00 am at  ...
C. Pottier @ Siem Reap
30 JANUARY 14
Christophe Pottier will go on 30 and 31 January to Siem Reap for the visit of the excavations of the Greater Angkor Project, and discuss ongoing works of the Mafkata Archeological  ...
From left to right: C. Pottier, S. Thoesomboon, P. Skilling, S. Wisitthisak, R. Salikarin and P. Pichard
From left to right: C. Pottier, S. Thoesomboon, P. Skilling, S. Wisitthisak, R. Salikarin and P. Pichard
EFEO's luncheon
29 JANUARY 14
The EFEO's team gathered to farewell to Mrs. Rampa Salikarin 'Noi' who moves to the EFEO centre in Chiangmai and to welcome her sucessor Mr. Surakarn Thoesomboon  ...
Pierre Pichard @ Vientiane
22 JANUARY 14
Pierre Pichard will give a presentation entitled "Restoring Khmer monuments: a century of work" on January 22 at 19:00 at the French Institute in Vientiane on the occasion of  ...
Mercato secretaries
20 JANUARY 14
After 12 years of excellent and dedicated service as secretary of the EFEO center in Bangkok, Ms. Rampa Salikarin "Noi" will move on January 31, 2014, to  ...
Molding merit by Peter Skilling
17 JANUARY 14
New publication by Peter Skilling: "Molding merit, distillation of the Dharma Curiosity and curios in the age of collection", in Royal Porcelainfrom Siam.Unpacking the  ...
CANCELLED: C. Pottier @ IPPA
12 JANUARY 14
The following talk is cancelled.C. Pottier will give a talk untitled "Out of the Boxes" in the panel "New perspectives on the Khmer Empire: Origins, Expansions and Collapse" at  ...
C. Pottier & A. Desbat @ Buriram Kilns
07 JANUARY 14
C. Pottier and A. Desbat will visit the Buriram Kilns from 7 to 10 of January 2014.
New publication "Before Siam. Essays in Art and Archaeology" edited by N. Revire & S. Murphy
06 JANUARY 14
Publication of "Before Siam. Essays in Art and Archaeology" edited by Nicolas Revire & Stephen A. Murphy, published by River Books & The Siam  ...
Season's Greetings from the EFEO in Bangkok
01 JANUARY 14

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