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Head: Dominic Goodall

École française d'Extrême-Orient
16-19 rue Dumas
605 001 Pondicherry, India

Tel: +91 413 233 45 39
Fax: +91 413 233 08 86 goodalldominic@gmail.com
administration@efeo-pondicherry.org


PRESENTATION
LIBRARY
Visit of Dr. Marcus Schmücker, member of the Institute for Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia of the Austrian Academy of Science (member of the ECAF)
18 DECEMBER 11
Dr. Marcus Schmücker, member of the Institute for Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia of the Austrian Academy of Science (member of the ECAF), stayed four and a half  ...
Lecture by Ute Huesken (Professor of Sanskrit, Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Olso, Norway)
10 NOVEMBER 11
Dr. Ute Huesken, after having spent more than a month in Pondicherry, will give a lecture at 4.30 pm in the hall of the library of 19, Dumas street. She will present her research  ...
Departure of Daniele Cuneo (EFEO scholar and former member of the Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, Vienna University)
04 NOVEMBER 11
Daniele Cuneo, former member of the Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, Vienna University, left Pondicherry on November 4th, after a one-month stay, with  ...
Visit of Gaia Pintucci (Student of Department of Indology and Tibetology of the Asien-Afrika-Institut, University of Hamburg, ECAF member)
27 OCTOBER 11
Gaia Pintucci (Department of Indology and Tibetology of the Asien-Afrika-Institut, University of Hamburg, ECAF member) came from 15th September to 28th October to the EFEO  ...
a manuscript leaf of the Saubhagyacandratapa
a manuscript leaf of the Saubhagyacandratapa
Departure of Elaine Fisher (Fulbright scholar, Columbia University)
28 SEPTEMBER 11
Elaine Fisher (Fulbright scholar and doctoral student of Comlumbia University, US) has left Pondicherry after having been affiliated for almost a year to the the EFEO Center in  ...
Lecture by Gérard Huet (member of the Institut de France (Académie des Sciences), member Academia Europaea, Inria Paris-Rocquencourt)
17 SEPTEMBER 11
Gérard Huet (Inria Paris-Rocquencourt) will give a lecture entitled "Computational Linguistics for Sanskrit: Presentation of the Sanskrit Heritage Platform" at the  ...
Visit of Rafael Klöber, (Department of History, South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University, ECAF Member)
15 SEPTEMBER 11
Rafael Klöber, M.A, (Department of History, South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University, ECAF Member) has come to the EFEO Centre in Pondicherry for the first two weeks of  ...
Visit of Jonas Buchholz (South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University, ECAF member)
05 SEPTEMBER 11
Jonas Buchholz (South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University, ECAF Member) has come to the EFEO Centre in Pondicherry from August 22nd to September 5th to work on his MA thesis on  ...
Caṅkam Workshop
29 AUGUST 11
The first Caṅkam workshop took place in the EFEO centre of Pondicherry between the 29th August and 9th September. Since 2003, the EFEO has been conducting a project of locating,  ...
Visit of Nicolas Dejenne ( Lecturer in Indology at the University Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3)
28 AUGUST 11
Dr Nicolas Dejenne, Lecturer in Indology at the University Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, has come for a three-week visit to the Pondicherry EFEO Center to work with Dr  ...
Lecture by Julie Hanlon (Department of Anthropology, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago)
25 AUGUST 11
by Julie Hanlon (PhD student, Department of Anthropology, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago)Syncretizing the Sources: Trade and  ...
A Study in Nayaka-Period Social Life: Tiruppudaimarudur Paintings and Carvings.
24 AUGUST 11
Jean Deloche, Collection Indologie n°116, IFP/EFEO, 2011, xi, 137 p. Language: English. 1000 Rs (43 €) ISBN (EFEO): 978-2855-39-108-3ISBN (IFP):  ...
The Bhaktimandākinī : An Elaborate Fourteenth-Century Commentary by Pūrṇasarasvatī on the Viṣṇupādādikeśastotra Attributed to Śankarācārya.
24 AUGUST 11
A critical edition with introduction and an English translation of the stotra with notes by N.V.P. Unithiri, H.N. Bhat, S.A.S. Sarma, Collection Indologie n°118,  ...
Lecture By Eva Wilden (EFEO)
23 AUGUST 11
Eva WIlden, EFEO, PondicherryOn the Seven Uses of Palm-leaf - ōlai and ēṭu in the Tamil Literature of the First MillenniumWe are reading and editing Classical Tamil texts  ...
Lecture by Eric Steinschneider ( University of Toronto, Canada)
18 AUGUST 11
by Eric Steinschneider, University of Toronto, Canada"Taming the Tantras: The Order of Texts in Early 18th Century Śrīvidyā"The seventeenth and early eighteenth  ...
Ninth Classical Tamil Summer Seminar
15 AUGUST 11
From the 15th to 26th of August, the 9th Classical Tamil Summer Seminar was held in the EFEO Centre of Pondicherry, this time for only two weeks, because it was framed by two other  ...
Garuḍa on the roof of the temple at Nemmeli (Tiruttani Taluk)
Garuḍa on the roof of the temple at Nemmeli (Tiruttani Taluk)
The Archaeology of Bhakti
01 AUGUST 11
The first workshop-cum-conference of a series called "The Archaeology of Bhakti" took place in the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO from the 1st to the 13th of August 2011, and was  ...
Visit of M. Max Claudet
28 JULY 11
Mr. Max CLAUDET, Cooperation and Cultural Counsellor at the French Embassy in New Delhi, visited our Centre on 28th July 2011.
Visit of H.E. Mr.Pisan Manawapat, Ambassador of Thailand
27 JULY 11
H.E. Mr.Pisan Manawapat, Ambassador of Thailand to India, accompanied by Mr. Chanchai Charanvatnakit, the Consul-General of the Royal-Thai Consulate-General of Chennai,  ...
Lecture by Akira Shimada (Department of History, State University of New York)
19 JULY 11
"Formation
of Buddhist Narrative Sculpture in Andhra (Ca. 150 BCE-300 CE)", by Shimada Akira, Assistant
Professor, Faculty
Tower 904, Department
of History,  ...
Retirement of Marie-Therese, Service Agent
01 JULY 11
Mery Therase A., Service Agent, has retired for health reasons from the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO on 1st July 2011, after 19 years of service as a maid.
Departure of V. Lalitha
30 JUNE 11
V. Lalitha, research fellow, has retired from the EFEO Centre of Pondichéry on July 1st. She will return to her native region, Kerala, after 17 years of service. She has  ...
Departure of Leah Comeau (Fulbright scholar)
29 JUNE 11
Leah Comeau, a Fulbright researcher affiliated to the EFEO Centre of Pondicherry, has gone back to USA after a year spent in the EFEO Centre of Pondicherry in order to continue her  ...
S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma in Paris
08 JUNE 11
At the invitation of M. Gerdi Gerschheimer and Mme Cristina Scherrer-Schaub, Mr. S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma is spending the month of June in Paris to give a series of four lectures at  ...
The beginnings of Śaiva tantrism from unpublished Sanskrit sources
04 MAY 11
Dominic Goodall will be lecturing on the beginnings of Śaiva tantrism using unpublished Sanskrit sources, at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Études. The lectures will  ...
Nirajan Kafle in the library at 19 Dumas Street
Nirajan Kafle in the library at 19 Dumas Street
Departure of Nirajan Kafle
02 MAY 11
Nirajan Kafle is returning to Nepal after 3 years of doctoral studies in the Franco-German “Early Tantra” project, a project co-financed by the ANR  (Agence  ...
Valérie Gillet takes charge of the Centre
29 APRIL 11
Valérie Gillet, who is a specialist of South Indian Śaiva iconography, will be in charge of the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO henceforth.
Dominic Goodall announces his departure
Dominic Goodall announces his departure
Departure of Dominic Goodall
28 APRIL 11
Dominic Goodall, posted at the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO since 2000 and Head of the Centre since 2000, left Pondicherry at the end of April. He is now posted in Paris, where he  ...
Appaya Dīkṣita handing over some of his works to his disciple-brother’s grandson Nīlakaṇṭha Dīkṣita, Minister to Madurai Tirumalai Nāyakkar
Appaya Dīkṣita handing over some of his works to his disciple-brother’s grandson Nīlakaṇṭha Dīkṣita, Minister to Madurai Tirumalai Nāyakkar
Lecture by Elaine Fisher on Nīlakaṇṭha Dīkṣita's Saubhāgya-candrātapa, a Śrīvidyā Paddhati
08 APRIL 11
“Śrīvidyā for the Early Modern Age: Some Salient Features of Nīlakaṇṭha Dīkṣita's Saubhāgyacandrātapa, a Śrīvidyā  ...
Lecture by K. Kalyanasundaram on Tamil electronic texts
28 MARCH 11
Dr. K. Kalyanasundaram, founder of the Project Madurai, will give a lecture at 16h30 in the Library Hall in 19, rue Dumas, intitled: “Searching of Tamil Literary Works  ...
To purchase, contact: Mme Shanti Rayapoullé: Shanti@efeo-pondicherry.org
To purchase, contact: Mme Shanti Rayapoullé: Shanti@efeo-pondicherry.org
New critical edition and English translation of the Kuṟuntokai in 3 volumes
26 FEBRUARY 11
சங்க இல்லகியங்கள் - செம்பதிப்பு / Critical Texts of Caṅkam Literature.Critical editions of the Caṅkam  ...
Festival images of deities setting off back to their temples from the seashore
Festival images of deities setting off back to their temples from the seashore
The festival of Māci makam in Pondicherry
18 FEBRUARY 11
Festive bathing when the full moon is in the constellation of Maghā is alluded to already by the poet Ñānacampantar (Jñānasambandha, C7th-C8th?, Tēvāram  ...
Inauguration of the Workshop, from a report in the Tamil press (Tina Malar)
Inauguration of the Workshop, from a report in the Tamil press (Tina Malar)
Pondicherry University: National Workshop on Scripts and Manuscripts
14 FEBRUARY 11
At the invitation of Professor C.S. Radhakrishnan, professor of Sanskrit
at Pondicherry University, Dominic Goodall gave the keynote address at
the National Workshop on  ...
Lectures by Dominic Goodall at JNU, Delhi, on Cambodian inscriptions
07 FEBRUARY 11
At the invitation of the Centre for Historical Studies in Jawaharlal Nehru University, Dominic Goodall is conducting a two-day workshop on the theme “What might  ...
M. Varada Desikan’s birthday celebration
25 JANUARY 11
M Varada Desikan, who has been working here with us since 1968, invited all those working in the Centre to a lunch to celebrate his birthday.
Lecture by Anaïs Wion on Ethiopian Manuscripts
20 JANUARY 11
The Christian kingdom of Ethiopia has an extremely rich written culture.  Manuscripts in Ge'ez, the language of liturgy and ritual, and in Amharic, the vernacular  ...
Deputy director Liu Yinghua presenting CTRC publications to Dominic Goodall
Deputy director Liu Yinghua presenting CTRC publications to Dominic Goodall
A visit from members of the China Tibetology Research Centre
11 JANUARY 11
Mr Liu Yinghua  (Deputy director of the China Tibetology Research Centre) headed a delegation of visitors from the Beijing Tibetan Hospital, a branch of the China  ...
Leah Comeau
Leah Comeau
Lecture by Leah Comeau—The Talaivi Speaks Up: Examining the Feminine in the Tirukkōvaiyār
11 JANUARY 11
The Tirukkōvaiyār is a ninth-century Tamil poem that combines literary conventions from both Śaiva and Sangam love poetry traditions. This poem is celebrated for its  ...
Professor Manidravida Sastrigal presides over the workshop
Professor Manidravida Sastrigal presides over the workshop
Professor Manidravida Sastrigal presents the Paramokṣanirāsakārikāvṛtti
09 JANUARY 11
From 10am to 4.30pm on Sunday 9th and Monday 10th January 2011,
Professor Manidravida Sastrigal of Madras Sanskrit College will give a
two day workshop on the notion of  ...
Sanskrit Library Home page
Sanskrit Library Home page
Lecture by Peter M. Scharf
03 JANUARY 11
On Monday 3rd January 2011 at 16h30, in the library of 19, Dumas Street, Peter M. Scharf, of the Department of Classics at Brown University, Providence, will give a lecture  ...
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