Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie

Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie, 24, 2015

Bilingual Journal of the École française d'Extrême-Orient

The Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie are online on the Persée portal

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Kingship, Ritual, and Narrative in Tibet and the Surrounding Cultural Area

Royauté, rituel et narration au Tibet et dans l'aire culturelle alentour


  • Brandon DOTSON
    À nos lecteurs / To Our Readers
  • Note sur la transliteration et la transcription phonétique / Note on Transliteration and Phonetics


  • Brandon DOTSON
    Naming the King: Accession, Death, and Afterlife through the Re-, Un-, and Nick-Naming of Tibet's Kings
  • Lewis DONEY
    Early Bodhisattva-Kingship in Tibet: The Case of Tri Songdétsen
  • Nathan W. HILL
    The sku bla Rite in Imperial Tibetan Religion
  • Megan BRYSON
    Tsenpo Chung, Yunnan wang, Mahārāja: Royal Titles in Narratives of Nanzhao Kingshipbetween Tibet and Tang China
  • Christian JAHODA & Christiane KALANTARI
    Kingship in Western Tibet in the 10th and 11th Centuries
    "Only Kingly Deeds": Zhang Tselpa and the Symbolism of Kingship
  • Adam C. KRUG
    Pakpas Verses on Governance in Advice to Prince Jibik Temür: A Jewel Rosary
    Servant-like Lords and Heavenly Kings: Jangchup Gyeltsen and the Fifth Dalai Lama on Governance and Kingship
  • ISHIHAMA Yumiko
    The Dalai Lama as the cakravarti-rāja as Manifested by the Bodhisatva Avalokiteśvara
  • Martin MILLS
    The Perils of Exchange: Karma, Kingship and Templecraft in Tibet
    The Fictional Kings of Nepal: An Exploration of the Monarchs Pluri-Selfhood

Rapports de recherche / Research Reports

    Unwritten Life (and Death) of a "Pharmacist" in Song China: Decoding Hancheng 韓城 Tomb Murals

Comptes rendus / Book Reviews

    Peter SCHWIEGER, The Dalai Lama and the Emperor of China: A Political History of the Tibetan Institution of Reincarnation

EFEO Field Scholarships - 1st Semester 2018

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 2018.
L’invention des dynasties : les « rois anciens » du pays tamoul
Paris, France,

On Monday 5th February Charlotte Schmid (EFEO) is speaking on L'invention des dynasties : les « rois anciens » du pays tamoul.

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Free admission)
Maison de l'Asie, First floor salon, 22 avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris
Season's Greetings 2018

The Ecole française d'Extrême Orient (French School of Asian Studies) wishes you a Happy New Year

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International Workshop on Chinese Local History and Local Society, 14th and 15th December
Paris, France,

Thursday, December 14 and Friday, December 15, Michela Bussotti (EFEO) and Joseph McDermott (University of Cambridge) organize an international workshop on the study of society and local history that finalize the project FOES (Families, Organizations and Economies: inside and beyond local history in China, XV-XX century - projet exploratoire PSL) thanks to the support of PSL, EFEO and CECMC (UMR CCJ).

Programme (PDF)

Maison de l'Asie, 1st floor Salon, 22 avenue du Président Wilson - 75116 Paris

Contact: Michela Bussotti
Release of the photographic collection of Pierre Pichard

999 photographs by the architect Pierre Pichard, former member of the EFEO, are now on line on the photo library website. These pictures were taken between 1987 and 2004 during missions in Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Laos, Burma, Bhutan, Nepal, Cambodia, Thailand and South Korea.