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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


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Dominic Goodall, S. Gowri Sankaran, R. Sathyanarayanan, Thirukumaran, S.A.S. Sarma & T. Ganesan during a reading session at the IFP
Dominic Goodall, S. Gowri Sankaran, R. Sathyanarayanan, Thirukumaran, S.A.S. Sarma & T. Ganesan during a reading session at the IFP
Reading Sessions of the Kāraṇāgama
06 DECEMBER 17
Regular reading sessions are taking place, alternating between the IFP and the library of the EFEO, as part of the project Critical Edition of the Kāraṇāgama, for which two  ...
Visit of Murali Krishnan
07 NOVEMBER 17
Murali Krishnan, doctoral student of the Sree Sankarcharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, and former EFEO-scholarship-holder, has returned to the Pondicherry Centre with  ...
R. Sathyanarayanan in Italy
06 NOVEMBER 17
In October, R. Sathyanarayanan has been travelling to Italy. He was first invited to the Gitananda Āśram (Monastery) in Altare, where he gave lectures on the liturgical  ...
R. Sathyanarayanan in Poland
06 NOVEMBER 17
R. Sathyanarayanan has been invited to Cracow, Poland to work with Prof. Marzenna Czerniak-Drożdżowicz, from the Jagiellonian University, on a critical edition of the  ...
Visit of Gaia Pintucci
14 OCTOBER 17
Gaia Pintucci, doctoral student at the University of Hamburg, returned in October to Pondicherry with a six-month EFEO scholarship to pursue her study of the commentaries that  ...
Visite of Anna Katalin Aklan
27 SEPTEMBER 17
Anna Katalin Aklan, doctoral student at the Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest, spent several weeks at the Centre pursuing her studies of  ...
The 9th NETamil Workshop and the Mini-edition of the Classical Tamil Summer Seminar
20 SEPTEMBER 17
The 9th NETamil Workshop on “Glosses – Lexicography – Semantics” took place at the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO from 8 to 12 September 2017. It was  ...
Relaunch of Pattrika
01 SEPTEMBER 17
Pattrika, the newsletter of the French research institutions in India, has been relaunched in a new online format.  Issue No. 47 can be consulted here.
Chitraveena Concert by Sri N. Ravikiran
04 AUGUST 17
On the occasion of the the conference “From Vijayapurī to Śrīkṣetra? The beginnings of Buddhist exchange across the Bay of Bengal”, a concert of South Indian  ...
Inaugural use of the archives room, before the arrival of the archives
Inaugural use of the archives room, before the arrival of the archives
From Vijayapurī to Śrīkṣetra? The beginnings of Buddhist exchange across the Bay of Bengal
01 AUGUST 17
From 31st July to 7th August, the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO hosted a conference called From Vijayapurī to Śrīkṣetra? The beginnings of Buddhist exchange across the Bay  ...
Mme. Suard, who took up her post of Consul that very day, cuts the ribbon, observed by Mme Prerana Patel and Mr. Bertrand de Hartingh
Mme. Suard, who took up her post of Consul that very day, cuts the ribbon, observed by Mme Prerana Patel and Mr. Bertrand de Hartingh
Inauguration of the annex at 19, Dumas Street
31 JULY 17
The inauguration of the new annex, to house our archives, in the courtyard of 19, Dumas Street, in the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO, took place on 31st July 2017.Many scholars,  ...
The annex, seen from the principal courtyard.  Photo: Jean-Louis Cardin
The annex, seen from the principal courtyard. Photo: Jean-Louis Cardin
The new annex
30 JULY 17
The new annex, ready for inauguration.
The rear courtyard.  Photo: Jean-Louis Cardin
The rear courtyard. Photo: Jean-Louis Cardin
The new annex
30 JULY 17
The new annex, ready for inauguration.
The new annex, seen from the rear courtyard. Photo: Jean-Louis Cardin
The new annex, seen from the rear courtyard. Photo: Jean-Louis Cardin
The new annex
30 JULY 17
The new annex, ready for inauguration.
Arrival of Karuppuswamy
29 JULY 17
A terracotta statue of Karuppuswamy, donated by Jean-Louis Cardin, takes its place in the garden of the main courtyard, accompanied by Kasiraj and his team, who sculpted it.
Gṛhapraveśa
28 JULY 17
Before the inauguration of the annex, Mr. Sambandhaśivācārya (IFP) conducts a formal rite of entering the building (gṛhapraveśa).
Maintenance of 19, Dumas Street
27 JULY 17
The final touches...
Whitney Cox, Dominic Goodall, Margherita Trento, Hugo David, Akane Saito
Whitney Cox, Dominic Goodall, Margherita Trento, Hugo David, Akane Saito
Visit of Whitney Cox
23 JULY 17
Whitney Cox, Associate Professor in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago, dropped by at the EFEO Centre in Pondicherry in July,  ...
Maintenance of 19, Dumas Street: the annex
22 JULY 17
The annex has taken shape!
Maintenance of 19, Dumas Street: the annex
18 JULY 17
Furniture begins to be brought into the archives room...
Maintenance of 19, Dumas Street: the annex
14 JULY 17
The tiles are laid
Maintenance of 19, Dumas Street: the annex
05 JULY 17
The doors are put in place
Kunthea Chhom and Dominic Goodall studying an inscription
Kunthea Chhom and Dominic Goodall studying an inscription
Studying inscriptions in Cambodia
30 JUNE 17
After teaching two weeks in June at the Royal University of Fine Arts in Phnom Penh as part of the Manusastra Project (Course: Analysis of Ancient Historical Sources - Master 1),  ...
Maintenance of 19, Dumas Street: the annex
15 JUNE 17
View of the courtyard through a new window in the archives room
Maintenance of 19, Dumas Street: the annex
13 JUNE 17
The old outside staircase has been reused in the rear courtyard, which is now doubled in size.
S. Gowri Sankaran, R. Sathyanarayanan, Thirukumaran
S. Gowri Sankaran, R. Sathyanarayanan, Thirukumaran
Murugappa Foundation Scholarships
12 JUNE 17
The French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP) and the Pondicherry Centre of the École française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO) have been engaged in studies of the  ...
Maintenance of 19, Dumas Street: the annex
08 JUNE 17
Painting the archives room
Maintenance of 19, Dumas Street: the annex
06 JUNE 17
Work underway in the rear courtyard.
Maintenance of 19, Dumas Street: the annex
06 JUNE 17
The doors and windows are being prepared.
Maintenance of 16, Dumas Street
25 MAY 17
16 Dumas Street also receives a lick of paint.
Maintenance of 19, Dumas Street
19 MAY 17
Lime-based paint.
In memoriam R. Varadadesikan
02 MAY 17
It is with sorrow that we announce that R. VARADADESIKAN, Pandit of Sanskrit and Tamil at the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO, passed away on 2nd May 2017 at the age of 94. He dedicated  ...
Concert by “Laterna Magica”
29 APRIL 17
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  ...
Reading the Ratnatrayaparīkṣā: S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma, Bhadresh Jason Schwartz, R. Sathyanarayanan, Hugo David, Akane Saito
Reading the Ratnatrayaparīkṣā: S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma, Bhadresh Jason Schwartz, R. Sathyanarayanan, Hugo David, Akane Saito
Śaiva Reading Sessions
03 MARCH 17
Among the visitors who have been participating from time to time in the daily Śaiva reading sessions, as well as in other reading groups,  during the first months of 2017  ...
Farewell to Salette Marie
01 MARCH 17
With a heavy heart, Salette Marie decided to take early retirement on 1st March, for health reasons. She personally invited everyone to tea on 28th February to celebrate the many  ...
S.A.S. Sarma speaks to students and staff of the Trivandrum Sanskrit College
S.A.S. Sarma speaks to students and staff of the Trivandrum Sanskrit College
“Walking with a Scholar”: visit of Trivandrum Sanskrit College
13 FEBRUARY 17
As part of the "Walking with a Scholar" project sponsored by the Government of Kerala, a large group of students and teachers from the Trivandrum Government Sanskrit College  ...
Vedic recitation at the inauguration
Vedic recitation at the inauguration
Second Part of 6th NETamil Workshop on “Āḻvārs and Divyadeśas – Vaiṣṇava Regional and Vernacular Voices”
03 FEBRUARY 17
The second part of the sixth NETamil Workshop on “Āḻvārs and Divyadeśas – Vaiṣṇava Regional and Vernacular Voices”, held on 2nd and 3rd February  ...
First Part of 6th NETamil Workshop on “Āḻvārs and Divyadeśas – Vaiṣṇava Regional and Vernacular Voices”
01 FEBRUARY 17
The sixth NETamil Workshop on “Āḻvārs and Divyadeśas – Vaiṣṇava Regional and Vernacular Voices” organised at the Centre from 31st January to 3rd  ...
Maintenance of 19, Dumas Street: the annex
30 JANUARY 17
Work underway in the rear courtyard
S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma guiding a reading session
S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma guiding a reading session
International Workshop on Tantric Studies in Manipal
27 JANUARY 17
Four people from the Centre attended the International Workshop on Tantric Studies organised by Mrinal Kaul at the Centre for Religious Studies, University of Manipal from 23rd  ...
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