Agenda EFEO July-August 2014
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Colloquia, visits, and meetings
Charlotte Schmid is going to Tamil Nadu in order, on the one hand, to take part at the EFEO Centre in the 11th session of the Classical Tamil Summer School directed by her colleague,. Eva Wilden, but also to visit various sites (mostly grouped in the southern part of the Kaveri delta) concerning which she, Valérie Gillet, and Emmanuel Francis (CNRS) are organizing a workshop in 2015 (3rd workshop in the series "L'archéologie de la bhakti [The Archaeology of bhakti]").

Pierre-Yves Manguin has been invited to Jambi (Sumatra) from August 20 to 25 to take part in the international seminar on Srivijaya in Southeast Asia and South Asia regional context. He is giving a talk there on "The history of Srivijaya: facts, fancies... and informed speculation." During the month of August he is staying at the EFEO Centre in Jakarta to work with his Indonesian colleagues.
Merle Ricklefs, Peter Voorhoeve, and Annabel Teh Gallop, Indonesian manuscripts in Great Britain: A catalogue of manuscripts in Indonesian languages in British public collections, New edition with Addenda et corrigenda. Jakarta: EFEO, British Library, Bibliothèque nationale d'Indonésie, Yayasan Pustaka Obor Indonesia, 2014. 396 pp. [Naskah dan Dokumen Nusantara, XXXII].

G. Cœdès, L.-Ch. Damais, H. Kulke, and P.-Y. Manguin, Kedatuan Sriwijaya, Kajian Sumber Prasasti dan Arkeologi [The kingdom of Sriwijaya: studies of epigraphical and archaeological sources], Jakarta: EFEO, Komunitas Bambu, Pusat Arkeologi Nasional, 2014. 458 pp. [Seri Terjemahan Arkeologi, 11]. ;
Leider, Jacques, "Rohingya: The name, the movement, the quest for identity" in Nation Building in Myanmar (Yangon, Myanmar: EGRESS/Myanmar Peace Center, 2013), pp. 204-255.
Maison de l'Asie
During July and August, the Maison de l'Asie is to be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., without any breaks.
During the entire summer the library is to be open during its usual business hours: Monday to Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m, without breaks.

On July 21 Maïté Hurel is to be in London, taking part in the 91st conference of the South Asia Archive and Library Group (SAALG), at the Royal Asiatic Society; she will speak on the topic: "South Asia - Collaborations and collections."
From June 24 to 28, R. Sathyanarayanan is giving lectures on "Editing of Sanskrit Manuscripts" in a five-day workshop on "Indological Research - Traditions and Innovations" organized by the Department of Sanskrit, University of Kerala at the Centre for Vedanta Studies, University of Kerala, Trivandrum.

On July 3, S.A.S Sarma is going to Kalady Kerala to give a lecture honouring the memory of Panditar E. V. Raman Namboothiri, a many-facetted scholar, at the Kalady Centre for Sanskrit and Vedic Studies, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit.

Julie Marquet, doctoral student in history at the University of Paris Diderot-Paris 7 and recipient of an EFEO fellowship, is making a trip to Pondicherry during July to work on the records of the police court of Peace (National Archives Lawspet).

From July 1 to August 5, Hugo David and Vincenzo Vergiani (Cambridge University) are staying at the Pondicherry Centre. Together with S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma, they are working on their English translation and study of the autocommentary (svavṛtti) on the second kāṇḍa (Vākyakāṇḍa, "The Section on the Sentence") of Bhartṛhari's Vākyapadīya, as well as on related research projects dealing with Sanskrit grammar and classical Vedic exegesis (Mīmāṃsā).

The 12th Classical Tamil Summer Seminar (CTSS), organized by Eva Wilden, along with Valérie Gillet, and Emmanuel Francis (CNRS), is taking place at the Pondicherry Centre from August 4 to 29. During the first week the Neṭunalvāṭai, one of the Pattuppāṭṭu, is to be read, followed by two weeks of Pāṇṭikkōvai, and finally one week of the Jain epic Nīlakēci. This year there will be an advanced and a beginner's level. For more details, see:
Life in the Centres
From August 20 to 24, Arlo Griffiths is travelling to Jambi (Sumatra) to take part in the international colloquium on Srivijaya in Southeast Asian and South Asian Regional Context. He is talking on the topic "The Nālandā Copperplate of Devapāla and its Relevance for the History of Contacts between India and Indonesia."
Phnom Penh
Sophie Briard (Master's 2 student at the Louvre School) is to be in Phnom Penh from July 14 to October 10 in order to carry out research on her thesis topic, the conservation and restoration of ancient Cambodian high relief statuary.

From August 18 to September 13, Chloé Bodin et Louise Rouillé (third-year students in the Department of Conservation and Restoration of Sculptural Works at the École supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Tours) are working in the conservation workshop at the National Museum in Phnom Penh.

During August, Ayesha Fuentes (UCLA/Getty MA Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Material) is working with the conservation workshop group.
From August 25 to 28, Pierre Pichard is rejoining Christine Hawixbrock at Wat Phu to follow up on the on-site school of architectural restoration (FSP Vat Phu/EFEO) on the eastern porch of the temple.
Hong Kong
On July 4 Franciscus Verellen is taking part in a meeting of the steering committee of Horizon 2020 - Advisory Group for Societal Challenge - Europe in a Changing World, at the European Commission in Brussels.
The Taipei Centre will welcome Xie Yijun (doctoral student at the university of Paris-Ouest, Nanterre La Défense, and scholar of the EFEO) from the end of June until November. She will be pursuing her research on the theme: "Ethnographie des réseaux de culte des Ong ya (divinités tutélaires du Fujian) et analyse de l'interaction entre les temples dans la société Hokkien (Chine, Taïwan, Asie du Sud-Est)".

Marine Cabos (doctoral student at SOAS, and EFEO scholar) will be visiting in July in order to conduct her research on landscape photography in China between 1840 and 1949.

Paola Calanca will be in France from 14 to 26 July for work towards a publication on the Sigaut collection of the Musée national de la Marine de Paris.
From 17 to 19 July, Élisabeth Chabanol will be participating in the inaugural conference of the Association of Asian Studies in Asia on the theme Asia in Motion: Heritage and Transformation, which will be held at the National University of Singapore. She will present a paper entitled “Archaeological Surveys of Kaesŏng Fortress in Preparation for the Listing of UNESCO World Heritage List” in the panel on Re-claiming Ruins as National Landmarks: Recent Advances in Archaeology, Preservation, and World Heritage Sites Legislations in the Two Koreas.

Élisabeth Chabanol will go to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea from 11 to 29 August in order to continue the preparation of the exhibition she is curating on Kaesông and its fortress, which will open in Pyongyang on 15 September 2014 at the National Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions. This exhibition will present the first results of the archeological mission at Kaesông (EFEO/NAPCH/MAEE).
Iyanaga Nobumi's seminar "Introduction au kanbun bouddhique [Introduction to the Buddhist kanbun" is taking place on Monday, July 7 and 11: reading of story number 53 ("Tribulations of the Brahman Piṇḍola") from the Xianyu-jing/Gengu-kyō (Sūtra of the Sages and the Fools), sections 4 and 5 (from 6pm to 8pm in the lecture-room of the Tôyô bunko).
On July 4 and 5, Benoît Jacquet is giving a series of eight lectures at Hiroshima University as part of his course on the history of architecture in Japan. On July 23 (at 6 p.m.),

Andrea Flores Urushima (Kyoto University) is giving a lecture in the Kyoto Lectures on the topic: "Planning for the everyday life of Japan during the High Growth period." This lecture, co-organized by the EFEO and ISEAS Centres, will take place at the Kyoto University Institute for Research in the Humane Sciences.
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