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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
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PRESENTATION
LIBRARY
Lecture by Priya Ange
26 APRIL 17
Kinship-bonds and Nation-building : the case of the French flag ring of the "Franco-Pondicherrians"A lecture in English at the Centre's library at 4 pm on Wednesday, April 26, by  ...
A caturmukha-liṅga outside the Bhuvaneśvarī shrine Deopatan, Kathmandu
A caturmukha-liṅga outside the Bhuvaneśvarī shrine Deopatan, Kathmandu
Lecture by Nina Mirnig on the Śivadharmaśāstra
24 MARCH 16
Dr. Nina Mirnig, of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, who is currently visiting the Pondicherry Centre and joining the daily Śaiva reading sessions, will be giving a lecture at  ...
Lecture by Kunthea Chhom
26 FEBRUARY 16
Kunthea CHHOM, doctoral student at the École pratique des hautes études and head of the Preah Norodom Sihanouk Angkor Museum, will give a lecture entitled  ...
Lecture by Marie-Hélène Gorisse
17 FEBRUARY 16
Dr. Marie-Hélène Gorisse (Ghent University, SOAS University of London) gave a lecture entitled « The Jaina theory of ‘tarka': a contribution to  ...
Lecture by Victor Davella, Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, University of Hamburg (Project NETamil)
30 AUGUST 14
Victor Davella, Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, University of Hamburg (Project NETamil), gave a lecture on "Theories of Case in Sanskrit and Tamil Grammars" on 30th  ...
Lecture by Dr. A. Kamatchi, CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University
26 AUGUST 14
Dr. A. Kamatchi, CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, gave a lecture on "The Corpus on AinkuRunuuRu" on 26th August 2014 within the framework of the 12th Classical Tamil  ...
Lecture by Hephzibah Israel, Lecturer in Translation Studies, University of Edinburgh
21 AUGUST 14
Hephzibah Israel, Lecturer in Translation Studies, University of Edinburgh, gave a lecture on "Competing Genres of the Sacred in Colonial South India: ‘Poetic  ...
Lecture by Emma Natalya Stein (Doctoral student of History of Art at Yale University)
19 AUGUST 14
Emma Natalya Stein, Doctoral student of History of Art at Yale University, gave a lecture on "All Streets Lead to Temples: Mapping Monumental Histories in Kanchipuram, ca. 8th -  ...
Lecture by Andrey Klebanov (Doctoral student of the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, University of Hamburg)
14 AUGUST 14
Andrey Klebanov, Doctoral student of the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, University of Hamburg, gave a lecture on "The commentaries on kāvya: texts composed while  ...
Lecture by Suganya Anandakichenin (Doctoral student at the University of Hamburg)
07 AUGUST 14
Suganya Anandakichenin, Doctoral student at the University of Hamburg, gave a lecture on "Kulacēkara Āḻvār: The King who Would Be a Step" on 7th August 2014 within the  ...
Lecture by R. Sathyanarayanan (EFEO, Pondichéry Centre)
31 JULY 14
R. Sathyanarayanan has been invited to present a paper entitled "Ānandaraṅga pillai as described in the Ānandaraṅga Campū" at the one day symposium on Ānandaraṅga  ...
Lecture by S.A.S Sarma (EFEO Pondicherry) at the University of Sanskrit, Kalady
03 JULY 14
S.A.S Sarma went to Kalady, Kerala, on 3rd July 2014 to give a memorial lecture on Panditar E.V. Raman Namboothiri, a scholar of versatility, at the Kalady Centre for Sanskrit and  ...
Lecture by S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma in Secunderabad
07 MAY 14
S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma participated in the Sri sringeri saradaapitha saparikaraadvaitavedaantasabhaa organised by the Sri sankaragurukula vedapathasala in Secunderabad,  ...
Lecture by R. Sathyanarayanan (EFEO, Pondichéry Centre)
05 MAY 14
R. Sathyanarayanan presented a paper on Śaṅkarācārya's contribution towards the devotional literature during the Śaṅkarajayanti celebrations at the Department of  ...
Lecture by S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma in Kakinada
03 APRIL 14
S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma participated in the Sri sringeri saradaapitha saparikaraadvaitavedaantasabhaa held in Kakinada, Ramaravupeta, from 3 to 5 April 2014 where he gave a  ...
Lectures by S.A.S Sarma (EFEO Pondicherry) at the University of Sanskrit, Kalady
25 MARCH 14
S.A.S. Sarma participated in the "Basic Level Workshop on Manuscriptology and Paleography" from 10th to 30th March 2014 organised by the Sree Sankaracharya University of  ...
Lecture by M. Prabhakaran (EFEO/NETamil)
18 MARCH 14
M. Prabhakaran gave a lecture entitled « Counting of Letters in Nattinai with Special Reference to Tolkappiyam » at the Conference "The Grammar and Poetics of  ...
Lecture by T. Rajarethinam (EFEO/NETamil)
18 MARCH 14
T. Rajarethinam gave a lecture entitled « Citations from Sangam Literature in the Commentary of Akapporul Vilakkam » at the Conference "The Grammar and Poetics of  ...
Lecture by T. Rajeswari (EFEO, Pondicherry Centre)
18 MARCH 14
T. Rajeswari gave a lecture entitled « Textual variations given by Naccinarkkiniyar in his Kalittokai commentary » at the Conference "The Grammar and Poetics of  ...
Lecture by G. Vijayavenugopal at Tamil University
03 MARCH 14
G. Vijayavenugopal was invited to give the Inaugural Address at the Workshop on Inter-disciplinary approaches in Literature, History, Language and Culture, organised by the  ...
Endowment lecture by T. Rajarethinam (EFEO/NETamil)
27 FEBRUARY 14
T. Rajarethinam gave an endownment lecture on « Social work and personality of K.Kamaraj » at the International Institute of Tamil Studies, Chennai, on 27 February  ...
Lecture by S.A.S Sarma (EFEO Pondicherry) at Palaghat
25 FEBRUARY 14
S.A.S. Sarma presented a paper on « Arthasastra and its modern perspective with special reference to elephantology » at the Seminar on Ancient Indian Sciences and  ...
Lecture by V. Venkataraja Sarma at the Kerala University
24 FEBRUARY 14
V. Venkataraja Sarma presented a paper entitled « Panini to Keralapanini » at the International Seminar on Grammatical Theories in Sanskrit and Malayalam from  ...
Lecture by Sylvain Brocquet (Université d'Aix-Marseille)
21 FEBRUARY 14
BROCQUET, Sylvain (Université d'Aix-Marseille), gave a lecture on « Poems with Multiple Meanings as a Trend in Sanskrit Kavya Literature. The Example of  ...
Lecture by T. Rajarethinam (EFEO/NETamil)
21 FEBRUARY 14
T. Rajarethinam gave a lecture on the « History of compilation of Patinen keezkanakku (post sangam literature) » at the Refresher course in Tamil organised at the  ...
Lecture by G. Vijayavenugopal at Pondicherry University
20 FEBRUARY 14
G. Vijayavenugopal presented a paper entitled « Meykkirtti and its significance » at the Workshop on Epigraphy organised by the Department of History,  ...
Lecture by G. Vijayavenugopal at Government Anna Arts and Science college, Cuddalore
19 FEBRUARY 14
G. Vijayavenugopal presented a paper on « Tolkappiyam Porulatikaram and modern Literary theories » at the Orientation Course for College Teachers organised by  ...
Lecture by G. Vijayavenugopal at Pondicherry University
17 FEBRUARY 14
G. Vijayavenugopal was invited to give a lecture on « Compilation and publication of Tamil Inscriptions » at the Refresher Course for College and University  ...
Lecture by G. Vijayavenugopal at Pondicherry University
14 FEBRUARY 14
G. Vijayavenugopal gave a lecture on « Language, script and linguistic development » at the Workshop on Epigraphy organised by the Department of History,  ...
Lecture by ARANGARAJ, J. (Jaffna)
13 FEBRUARY 14
ARANGARAJ, J. (Jaffna) gave a lecture on « Tolkappiyam Editions and Research on Quotations » on 13 février 2014 in the Library hall of the EFEO at 19 Dumas  ...
Lecture by S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma at the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sanstthan
30 JANUARY 14
S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma went to the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sanstthan (Deemed University), Sringeri on 30 January 2014 as a ressource person and gave a lecture on «  ...
Lecture by S.A.S Sarma (EFEO Pondicherry) at the 6th International Vedic Workshop
07 JANUARY 14
S.A.S. Sarma participated in the 6th International Vedic Workshop 2014 inKozhikode, Kerala from 7th to 10th January 2014 where he presented a paper entitled  ...
Lecture by S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma in Vijayawada
01 JANUARY 14
S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma went to Vijayawada to present a lecture on « Yu stryakhyau nadi (Ashtadhyayi 1.4.3) iti sutrartha vicarah » at the Sri Sankaracharya  ...
Lecture by S.A.S Sarma (EFEO Pondicherry) in Halle (Germany)
07 NOVEMBER 13
S.A.S Sarma was invited to participate in the « Palm-leaf Manuscripts in Europe and India », a workshop organised by the Franckesche Stiftungen, which was held in  ...
S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma (EFEO) participated in a traditional gathering of Sanskrit scholars
05 MARCH 13
S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma (EFEO) participated in the traditional gathering of Sanskrit scholars (vakyarthasadas) organised by Shri  ...
Lecture by Christèle Barois (doctoral student of the Ecole pratique des hautes études)
04 DECEMBER 12
Christèle Barois (doctoral student of the Ecole pratique des hautes études) will give a lecture at 4.30 pm on Tuesday, 4th December 2012 at the Library Hall of the  ...
Lecture by Ariane de Saxcé (Doctoral student of Paris-Sorbonne)
29 NOVEMBER 12
Ariane de Saxcé, doctoral student of Paris-Sorbonne, will give a lecture at 4.30 pm on Thursday, 29th November 2012 at the Library Hall of the EFEO, 19, Dumas Street,  ...
Lecture by S.A.S Sarma (EFEO Pondicherry) in Trondheim University, Norway
19 OCTOBER 12
S.A.S. Sarma (EFEO Pondicherry) went to Trondheim, Norway, from 19th to 21st October 2012 to participate and give a lecture entitled « Installation of new idols in the  ...
Jaina idol from Vētūr
Jaina idol from Vētūr
Lecture by Dr. G. Vijayavenugopal (EFEO Centre of Pondicherry)
28 AUGUST 12
Dr. G. Vijayavenugopal will give a lecture on Tuesday 28th August 2012 at 4.30 pm, in the Library Hall of the EFEO Centre of Pondicherry.Title: Peruṅkātai as source  ...
Lecture by Dr. Krishnaswamy Nachimuthu (Professor of Tamil & Former Chairperson, Centre of Indian Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi)
21 AUGUST 12
on Tuesday, 21st August 2012 at 4.30 p.m. at the Library Hall of the EFEO, 19, Dumas Street, PondicherryTitle: Towards a critical edition of the ViracoliyamSummary: The  ...
Lecture by Dr. Csaba Dezső (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, ECAF Member)
17 AUGUST 12
Csaba Dezső, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Indo-European Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, will give a lecture on 17th August 2012 in the  ...
Lecture by Suganya Anandakichenin (doctoral student of the EPHE)
14 AUGUST 12
Suganya Anandakichenin (doctoral student of the EPHE) will give a lecture at the EFEO Centre of Pondichéry on 14th August 2012, at 4.30 pm, in the Library Hall.Title:  ...
Lecture by Dr. Cristina Muru (University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy)
09 AUGUST 12
on Thursday, 9th August 2012 at 4.30 p.m. at the Library Hall of the EFEO, 19, Dumas Street, PondicherryTitle: Christian Concepts and Hindu Culture in Missionary  ...
Lecture by Eva Wilden (EFEO-Pondicherry Centre) and Jean-Luc Chevillard (CNRS)
21 JULY 12
On 21 July 2012 (4-6 p.m.), Eva Wilden and Jean-Luc Chevillard will give a twin lecture at the Roja Muthiah Research Library in Chennai. Jean-Luc Chevillard will give "A  ...
Desk of a Valluvar
Desk of a Valluvar
Lecture by Alexis Avdeeff (doctoral student, EHESS)
06 JULY 12
Alexis Avdeeff delivered a paper in the EFEO centre of Pondicherry.Title: UNVEILING DESTINY, Soothsaying, speech and practice of secrecy among the Valluvar astrologers of  ...
KuRuntokai (GOML D.224)
KuRuntokai (GOML D.224)
Lecture by Eva Wilden (EFEO-Pondicherry Centre)
18 APRIL 12
Eva Wilden gave a lecture entitled "Editing Classical Tamil Texts - From Palm-Leaf via Paper to Edition" at the "Centre of Indian Languages, School of Language, Literature and  ...
Battle between Subrahmaṇya and the demon Cūr
Battle between Subrahmaṇya and the demon Cūr
Lecture by Valérie Gillet (EFEO-Pondicherry Centre) at JNU
17 APRIL 12
Valérie Gillet gave a lecture entitled "Tracking traces of gods: the site of Tirupparaṅkuṉṟam" at the "Centre of Indian Languages, School of Language,  ...
Lecture by Victor D'Avella (Doctoral student, University of Chicago)
21 MARCH 12
Victor D'Avella (Doctoral student, Chicago University) will give a lecture on Wednesday 21st of March, at 5 pm, in the Library Hall of the EFEO centre of  ...
Lecture by R. Sathyanarayanan (EFEO, Pondichéry Centre)
20 MARCH 12
R. Sathyanarayanan has presented a paper entitled "Concept of Bhakti in Saiva Sources" during the National Seminar on Bhakti Schools of Vedanta in the Department of Vedanta,  ...
Foundation inscription of the Pallava cave temple in Trichy
Foundation inscription of the Pallava cave temple in Trichy
Lecture by Dr Sylvain Brocquet (Université de Provence)
06 MARCH 12
Dr Sylvain Brocquet will give a lecture in the Pondicherry centre of the EFEO on March 6th, at 4.30 pm, in the library hall.Title: "Double Entendre in Literature and Inscriptions:  ...
Lecture by Dr S.A.S. Sarma (EFEO Pondicherry) at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
03 MARCH 12
S.A.S. Sarma (EFEO Pondicherry) presented a paper at the international symposium "Religion, Science, and Technology in Cultural Contexts: Dynamics of Change" organized by  ...
Slab with Murugan in the lake of Kappiyampuliyur, near Viluppuram
Slab with Murugan in the lake of Kappiyampuliyur, near Viluppuram
Lecture by Dr Emmanuel FRANCIS (Centre for the Study of Manuscript Culture, University of Hamburg, ECAF member)
29 FEBRUARY 12
Emmanuel Francis will give a lecture on 29th February 2012 in the EFEO Library, 19 Dumas Street, at 4.30 pm.The title is: "Supplementing poetry: The additional stanzas to the  ...
Lecture by Dr S.A.S. Sarma (EFEO Pondicherry) at the World Sanskrit Conference
05 JANUARY 12
S. A .S. Sarma (EFEO) has delivered a paper at the 15th World Sanskrit Conference held at New Delhi from 5th to 10th January 1012.Title: The "Re-Installation" of damaged idols,  ...
Lecture by Dr R. Sathyanarayanan (EFEO Pondicherry) at the World Sanskrit Conference
05 JANUARY 12
R. Sathyanarayanan (EFEO Pondicherry) has delivered a paper at the 15th World Sanskrit Conference held at New Delhi from 5th to 10th January 1012.Title: Similarities and  ...
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  ...
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  ...
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  ...
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  ...
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,  ...
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  ...
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  ...
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  ...
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  ...
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  ...
Sanskrit Library Home page
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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  ...
From an article in the Tamil press (Tinamaṇi) about Jean-Luc Chevillard
From an article in the Tamil press (Tinamaṇi) about Jean-Luc Chevillard
Lecture by Jean-Luc Chevillard on learning Tamil
16 DECEMBER 10
On 16th December 2010 Jean-Luc Chevillard gave a lecture at Yadava College (Madurai), conjointly organised by Yadava College, Thiagaraja Arts College and INTACH. It was  ...
Lecture by Fanny Dutillieux on Sculptures of Himachal Pradesh
10 DECEMBER 10
Sculptures of Himachal Pradesh between the 7th and the 14th centuries.The administrative state of Himachal Pradesh covers the vast area known as the Western Himalayas. This  ...