November 2010
L'Agenda de l'EFEO
On November 24 and 25, the plenary session of the International Coordination Committee for the Protection and Development of the Angkor Site (CIC) is being held in Siem Reap. During this meeting, a visit is programmed to the site of the Baphuon temple in the presence of the French ambassador to Cambodia and the director of the EFEO. The final phase of the restoration of this monument will be reviewed along with plans for future EFEO activity in the preservation of monuments and archaeological research in Cambodia, especially the projected restoration of the Western Mebon, an eleventh-century temple on the central island in the Western Baray, one of the main reservoirs of Angkor's hydraulic system.

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Colloquia, visits, and meetings
On November 24 and 25 Franciscus Verellen is taking part in the meetings in Siem Reap of the International Coordination Committee for the Protection and Development of the Angkor Site (CIC) under the aegis of UNESCO. On this occasion he opens the exhibition "Angkor's Ancestors," organized jointly by Christophe Pottier of the EFEO and the APSARA National Authority at the Norodom Sihanouk National Museum. The director is visiting the Siem Reap EFEO Center on November 26, followed by those in Thailand: Chiang Mai on November 27-28, and Bangkok on November 29-30.
On November 5, François Lachaud is taking part in a research seminar on the Nihon sankai meisan zu.e (Album illustré des produits célèbres des mont et des mers du Japon / Illustrated album of the famed mountain and sea products of Japan). The seminar is under the direction of Charlotte von Verschuer and d'Annick Horiuchi and also welcomes Professor Wim Boot of Leiden University.
The Board of Administrators of the EFEO is meeting at the EFEO Headquarters on November 16, at 2:30 p.m.

The EFEO Appointment Committee is meeting on Wednesday, November 17, to consider the recruitment of a lecturer to fill a post in History or Archaeology of Southeast Asia.
From November 21 to 28, Cristina Cramerotti, curator of the Library, will be visiting the Chiang Mai Center to supervise the moving of the collections to the new library building.
Alain Arrault : "Activités médicales et méthodes hémérologiques dans les calendriers de Dunhuang du IXe au Xe siècle: esprit humain (renshen) et esprit du jour (riyou) [Medical activities and hemerological methods in the Dunhuang calendars of the 9th and 10th centuries: human spirit (renshen) and day spirit (riyou)]" in Catherine Despeux, ed., Médecine, religion et société dans la Chine médiévale. Etude de manuscrits chinois de Dunhuang et de Turfan [Medicine, religion, and society in medieval China: Study of Chinese manscripts from Dunhuang and Turfan], volume 1, chapter 6. Paris: Collège de France, Institut des Hautes études chinoises, 2010, p. 285-332.

Claudine Salmon, Sastra Indonesia Awa : Kontribusi Orang Tionghoa (collection of articles on Sino-Malaysia literature). Jakarta : KPG (Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia) - EFEO.

George Coedès (1886-1969), Asia Tenggara pada Masa Hindu-Buddha (translation of Etats hindouisés d'Asie du Sud-Est). Jakarta : KPG (Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia) - EFEO.

Ajip Rosidi, Voyage de Noces [The Honeymoon], novel translated from Indonesian. Jakarta: EFEO.

Peter Skilling and Santi Pakdeekham, "Imaginaires of Late Ayutthaya Pilgrimage: The Seven and Eight Great Sites at Wat Ko Kaeo Suttharam, Phetchaburi", Aséanie 25 (juin 2010), p. 147-194.
EFEO Paris Seminar
The monthly seminar of EFEO-Paris meets on Monday, November 29 (12:30 - 2 pm). Professor Jung-Mee Hwang of the Asiatic Research Institute, Korea University, presents a paper on "Migration and Development in East Asia - Focusing on the Korean case" at the Maison de l'Asie (Function Room, 2nd floor, 22 avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris).
Maison de l'Asie
On Thursday, November 18, an EFEO study day devoted to Imagerie populaire en Asie orientale [Popular imagery in East Asia] is to be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the Maison de l'Asie, 2nd floor seminar room, and includes participation from the following:
- Timon Screech (SOAS, London): "Popular Constructions of the Route from Edo to the Yoshiwara Pleasure District."
- Julien Faury (doctorant EPHE): "Mourir en scène: les portraits nécrologiques d'acteurs de kabuki (shini-e) [Dying on stage: necrologic portraits of kabuki actors (shini-e)."
- Takagi Gen (Chiba University): "Les illustrations dans les romans populaires (yomihon) à l'époque d'Edo [Illustrations in popular novels (yomihon) during the Edo period" (address in Japanese with simultaneous translation).
- Michela Bussotti (EFEO): "Images familières, images familiales dans la Chine rurale XVe-XIXe siècle. [Familiar images, family images in rural China during the 15th to 19th centuries]."
- Francesca Dal Lago (Leiden University): "La tradition au service de la propagande: images populaires pendant la guerre sino-japonaise (1937-1945) [Tradition in the service of propaganda: popular images during the Sino-Japanese war (1937-1945)]."
- Anne Kerlan (CNRS): "De la qipao au col Mao: les couvertures de magazines cinématographiques en Chine, 1921-1951[From the qipao to the Maoist collar: movie magazine covers in China, 1921-1951]."
- Olivier Tessier (EFEO): "Du geste au dessin - la vie à Hanoi au début du XXe siècle saisie par Henri Oger [From gesture to drawing - Life in Hanoi at the beginning of the 20th centure as recorded by Henri Oger]."

Of Special Note
Seminar on Archéologie de l'est de l'Océan Indie: échanges préhistoriques et du début de la période historique depuis les confins iraniens jusqu'à la Mer de Chine Méridionale [Archaeology of the eastern Indian Ociean: prehistoric and early historic trade from the Iranian coastlines to the South China Sea]" organized by Bérénice Bellina (CNRS- UMR "Mondes iranien et indien [Iranian and Indic worlds]"). Tuesday, November 16, talk by Roger Blench (linguist and anthropologist from the Kay Williamson Educational Foundation) will talk on the topic "L'Océan Indien, 80,000 BP à 1500 AD. Méthodes et théories pour les approches pluridisciplinaires [The Indian Ocean, 80,000 BP to 1500 A.D. Methods and theories for multidisciplinary approaches]."

On November 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., there will be a day-long program, Cambodge - Patrimoine vivant - Héritage et creation [Cambodia - Living Patrimony - Inheritance and Creation], organized by the students of the Cambodian section of INALCO (at the University of Paris-Dauphine, Place du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, Paris).
Complete program:; contact:

Life in the Centers
Dominic Goodall is an external examiner in the habilitation defence of Judit Törzsök on November 4 in Paris (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes), before proceeding to the United Kingdom for the doctoral viva of Elizabeth Mills (University of Oxford).
Kuala Lumpur
On November 9 Daniel Perret is giving a lecture at the Asian Civilisations Museum of Singapore on the topic "Non traders from South Asian in the Malay world (end of the 13th century to the end of the 17th century)."
9 November 2010, Fabienne Jagou presents two lectures at the invitation of The Buddhist Studies Group, EFEO, Bangkok, in collaboration with the Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok (Room 707 Boromarajakumari building):
- 10.15 - 11.15 Tibetan Masters in Modern China (1911-1949): Transmission of the Tibetan Buddhist teachings.
- 11.30 - 12.30 Chinese lay Buddhist disciples of Tibetan Masters (1949 to now): Continuity of the Buddhist teachings.

During her stay in Thailand, Fabienne Jagou visits temples with Sino-Tibetan connections in Bangkok, Nakhon Pathom, and Kanchanaburi provinces.

Peter Skilling visits Kathmandu, Nepal, from 29 October-4 November. On Monday 1 November he will visit Nepal Research Centre (an EFEO partner in ECAF). On 2 November he will visit the Centre for Buddhists Studies, Kathmandu University, where he will give a talk on "Translating the Tibetan Kanjur" (16h00-17h00). On 03 November he will present a lecture at Nagarjuna Institute, Patan: "Nepal and Thailand: shared texts, different traditions" (16h).

18 November, the Buddhist Studies Group, EFEO, Bangkok, in collaboration with the Institute of Thai Studies, Chulalongkorn University, holds an International Symposium ‘Buddhist Manuscripts: Their Significance for the Global History of Buddhist Literature', chaired by Peter Skilling, with guest speaker Professor Jens Braarvig (Oslo University). Room 203, Maha Chulalongkorn Building, Chulalongkorn University.

19-28 November, Simon Wiles, Dharma Drum Buddhist College, Jinshan, Taipei, Taiwan, is in Bangkok to collaborate with Peter Skilling on database and digitization.

23 November, Peter Skilling delivers a Keynote Speech, entitled "Rich and Diverse: The Thai Buddhist Literary Heritage", at Chulalongkorn International Conference of Oriental Studies (CHICOS) In Commemoration of the Centenary of King Chulalongkorn's Death, 23 - 25 November, Maha Chulalongkorn Building, Hall 105, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.

On November 2, as part of the Franco-Chinese lecture series Histoire, archéologie et société [History, archaeology, and society] organized by the EFEO's Beijing Center, Agnès Rouveret (Université Paris Ouest-Nanterre La Défense) presents a lecture on the topic "Le monde des femmes dans la peinture funéraire d'Italie méridionale au IVe siècle avant J.-C.: l'exemple de Poseidonia-Paestum [The world of women in southern Italian funerary painting of the 4th century B.C.E.: the example of Poseidonia-Paestum]." This lecture forms part of the 2010-2011 series dedicated to "Imaging the beyond: contributions from archaeology and art history."
Marianne Bujard is taking part in the international conference on The Modern History of Urban Daoism to be held in Taiwan on November 13 and 14. She will give a talk on the topic « Some remarks about the program. The temples of Peking: epigraphy and oral sources for the social history of an imperial capital ».
On November 23, Alain Thote is giving a lecture at the Beijing French Cultural Center on « Artistes et artisans en Chine à la fin de l'âge du Bronze (9e - 3e s. av. J.-C.) [Chinese artists and craftsmen at the end of the Bronze Age (9th to 3rd centuries B.C.E.] ».

The Tokyo EFEO Center Buddhism Seminar: reading of Genshin's Ōjō yōshū 39 and 40, Monday, November 8 and 25 (6:00-8:00 p.m.), Tôyô bunko lecture hall.
On November 9 (at 6 p.m.), Lim Beng Choo (Associate Professor of Japanese Studies at the Singapore National University) is giving a lecture in the series Kyoto Lectures (EFEO / ISEAS) on the topic "Nobumitsu, Zenpō and ‘Furyū Noh': Re-examining the Late Muromachi Noh Theater" (in English).

On November 25, at 11a.m., the monthly seminar on Buddhism directed by Iynaga Nobumi is taking place in the meeting room of the Kansai Franco-Japanese Institute.
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