March 2013
L'Agenda de l'EFEO
Colloquia, visits and meetings
From March 5 to 13 Franciscus Verellen, Director, is in Japan visiting the Centres there and meeting with EFEO partners in Tokyo (March 6 to 8) and Kyoto (March 11 and 12).
The colloquium Patrimoine culturel de l'eau [Cultural heritage of water]: Routes and Waterways, Settlements and Hinterlands: South Asia in the 11th century, organized jointly by the EFEO, the Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD [Development Research Institute]), the British Academy, the British Museum, and the Arts and Humanities Research Council, is taking place on March 21 at the IRD and March 22 at the EFEO (22 avenue du Président Wilson, Paris 16e, salon). For more information.

On March 7 François Lachaud is giving an address at Princeton University on "Kikusha (1753-1826): The Wanderings of a Buddhist Nun in Edo Japan."

During the last week of March, François Lachaud is in Lisbon for a meeting of the Buddhism Program at the New University (CHAM).

On March 18, at 10:15 a.m., Dominic Goodall is taking part in the in the VIIIe Journée Monde Indien [8th One-day conference on the "Indian World"] (UMR 7528CNRS) and is presenting a paper entitled "Quelques remarques sur le shivaïsme tantrique au Cambodge [Some remarks on tantric Shivaism in Cambodia]" at the BULAC, 65, rue des Grands Moulins, 75013 Paris.

On the evening of the same day, 6:15-7:50 p.m., Dominic Goodall will give a lecture in the series Conférences du lundi [Monday lectures] on "Le temple de Shiva, une expression de la théologie? [The temple of Shiva, an expression of theology?]" at the Centre André Malraux, 78, boulevard Raspail/112, rue de Rennes, 75006 Paris. (An admission fee will be charged.)

On March 22, as part of the working group on Les lieux puissants [Centres of power] at the Centre Asie du Sud-Est [Southeast Asia Centre] (CASE), Eric Bourdonneau is giving a talk on the "Kamraten Jagat dans le Cambodge ancien [Kamraten Jagat in ancient Cambodia]."

From February 24 to March 15 Andrew Hardy is a guest of the University of Sydney (School of Languages and Cultures). On March 7 he is talking on the subject "Who Built the Long Wall of Quang Ngai? Territory, Security and Trade along a Vietnamese Boundary" as part of the public lecture series Sydney Ideas.
The seminar (EPHE/EFEO) of François Lagirarde, "L'histoire religieuse du Nord de la Thaïlande, récits et chroniques bouddhiques [The religious history of North Thailand - Buddhist accounts and chronicles]," is taking place every Tuesday (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) in the fourth- floor conference room of the Maison de l'Asie, 22 avenue du Président Wilson, 75116, Paris.
Éric Bourdonneau, "La fondation du culte du Devaraja. Danse, sacrifice et royauté au Prasat Thom de Koh Ker [The establishment of the Devaraja cult. Dance, sacrifice and royalty at the Prasat Thom in Koh Ker]," in Comptes-Rendus de l'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, 2011-III, pp. 1343-1382.

Olivier Tessier, "Les faux-semblants de la ‘révolution du thé' (1920-1945) dans la province de Phú Th. (Tonkin) [Apparent forms of the ‘tea revolution' (1920-19450 in Phú Th. province (Tonkin)]," in Annales Histoire et Sciences Sociales, number 68-1, pp. 169-205. English electronic version and additional documentation on line at the website of the journal Annales Histoire et Sciences Sociales, 2013
Three posts at the EFEO (two professorships and one lectureship), to begin on September 1, 2013, are open for application. Candidates should submit their application files and resumés by the end of March, 2013. For more information:
From March 24 to 31 Rachel Guidoni is visiting Cambodia. She is to be at the Siem Reap Centre's library to set up the tools for cataloging using the Sudoc system and to train the Centre's librarians in their use.

From March 19 to 24, Antony Boussemart is in San Diego (USA) to take part in the annual meeting of the Association for Asian Studies where he will give a talk on EFEO holdings on Southeast Asia on March 20 in the SEAM (South East Asia Microform) section.
EFEO Paris Seminar
The EFEO Paris Seminar takes place on Monday, March 25 (11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.). Andrew Hardy (EFEO) is talking on the topic "La Longue Muraille de Quang Ngai: premiers résultats d'un terrain dans la région centrale du Vietnam [The Long Wall of Quang Ngai: first results from a site in central Vietnam]" at the Maison de l'Asie (2nd floor conference room, 22 avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris).
Of Special Note
The Asian Art museum in Nice is presenting, from now until September, an exhibition on Archéologie à Angkor, archives photographiques de l'École française d'Extrême-Orient [Archaeology at Angkor: photographic archives of the EFEO], 405, Promenade des Anglais, Aréna, 06200 Nice.
Life in the Centers
Dominic Goodall is in Pondicherry until March 12 for work on various Sanskrit projects at the Centre there.
Kuala Lumpur
From March 3 to 22 Daniel Perret is visiting the excavations at the Kota Cina site (North Sumatra) with the Indonesian National Archaeological Centre.
The exhibition on Archéologie à Angkor, archives photographiques de l'École française d'Extrême-Orient [Archaeology at Angkor: photographic archives of the EFEO] is being presented at the Chinese Cultural Heritage Academy in Peking from March 5 to April 5. To mark its opening, there is a workshop on the afternoon of March 5 to be dedicated to the archaeological and restoration work done at Angkor. Pascal Royère and Jacques Gaucher are taking part in this event.

On March 27, as part of the lecture series Histoire, Archéologie, Société, 2012-2013, Mr. A. Feng, researcher at the History Institute of the Chinese Social Sciences Academy, is giving a lecture at the University for Law and Social Sciences on "Pièces à conviction, preuves et procédure judiciaire civile sous la dynastie des Ming [Conviction, proof, and civil law procedures under the Ming dynasty]."
The Buddhism seminar at the Tokyo Centre of the EFEO is taking place on Monday, March 4 and 18 - Introduction to the Buddhist Kanbun: mythological study of juan/kan 11 of the Xianyujing/Gengu-kyō, 7 and 8 (6:00-8:00 p.m., lecture hall of the Tôyô bunko).
On March 6, Élisabeth Chabanol is talking on "La Mission Archéologique à Kaesông: Étude architecturale et archéologique de la forteresse de Kaesông, République populaire et démocratique de Corée [The archaeological project at Kaesông: architectural and archaeological study of the Kaesông fortress, Korean PDR]" as part of the teachiing given at the Korean Studies department (UFR LCAO) of the University of Paris 7-Diderot.
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