Agenda of November 2017
L'Agenda de l'EFEO
In Memoriam
André Lévy (1925-2017)
We have learned with sorrow of the death at the beginning of October at the age of 91 of André Lévy, eminent Sinologist and great translator of Chinese literature. A. Lévy was a member of the EFEO for eleven years (1958-1969), first at Hanoi where he was responsible for the interim direction up to the closing of the Centre, and then at Kyoto where he settled in 1959, and at Hong Kong from 1966. After a childhood in Tianjin, the city where he was born, he returned to Franc just before the war and as a very young man was a member of the Resistance, after which he continued with his studies in Chinese, Hindi and Sanskrit at Langues O', at the Sorbonne and at the EPHE. He lived in India and Ceylon for two years, employed by CNRS and in the course of his stay by the EFEO, and then decided to specialise in the study of ancient Chinese literature, especially popular novels and stories in the spoken language (see his Études sur le conte et le roman chinois, 1971, EFEO, PEFEO, 82). From 1969 till his retirement he was Professor at the University of Bordeaux, in charge of Chinese studies but responsible too, between 1981 and 1984, for the direction of the unité Asie orientale of the University of Paris-VII. Among his many translations must be remembered the monumental ones of the two famous classics Jin Ping Mei - Fleur en Fiole d'Or (1985, Gallimard, La Pléiade), of which his was the first complete version, and the Xiyou Ji - La pérégrination vers l'Ouest (1991, Gallimard, La Pléiade). He also discovered numerous texts such as those he published in L'Antre aux fantômes des collines de l'Ouest, sept contes chinois anciens, XIIe-XIVe siècles (1972, Gallimard-UNESCO, Connaissance de l'Orient) or Sept victimes pour un oiseau (1981, Flammarion), ancient Chinese judicial stories. Recognized for this work in France and abroad, he received numerous awards; among others, the bronze medal of the CNRS honoured his tireless work as translator and discoverer..
Yves Goudineau
Symposiums, missions and meetings
Yves Goudineau, Director, on 7th November inaugurated at the Mairie of the 16th arrondissement of Paris, an event dedicated to the restoration of Baphuon (Angkor) by Pascal Royère (EFEO), in the presence of Madame Phoeurng Sackona, Ministre de la Culture et des Beaux-Arts of Cambodia.
On 9th November, he is invited to present in the framework of the "Point de contact national H2020-SHS" (MESRI et Alliance Athena), the experience of the EFEO as a French organization that has launched three important European projects in SHS (IDEAS, SEATIDE, CRISEA).

The Director is in Hong Kong from 20th to 23rd November, where he will meet, among others, the executives of the Fondation Robert Ho Family, who finance several of the EFEO's projects on Buddhism, and researchers of the University of Hong Kong and of the CEFC (Centre d'études français sur la Chine contemporaine).

From 24th to 30th November he is in Cambodia, where he will visit the EFEO Centres of Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, the latter of which is hosting the meeting of the Écoles françaises à l'étranger (EFE) whose subject this year is "Patrimoine archéologique en danger".

Christophe Marquet, Director of Studies, is in Barcelona from 2nd to 5th November to carry out research on popular Japanese paintings of the Edo epoch, kept at the Museu Etnològic and at the Museu de Cultures del Món. On 28th and 29th November, at Siem Reap, he will attend the meeting of the Écoles françaises à l'étranger whose subject is "Patrimoine archéologique en danger", and will visit EFEO Centres of Siem Reap and Phnom Penh.

Christophe Marquet participates (books and prints section) in the exhibition À l'aube du japonisme. Premiers contacts entre la France et le Japon au XIXe siècle, commissioner Geneviève Lacambre, Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris, du 21 November 2017 to 20 January 2018.

Charlotte Schmid, Director of Publications, and Pierre Pichard present the work Le Baphuon, de la restauration à l'histoire architecturale at the Mairie of the 16th arrondissement of Paris in the presence of Madame Phoeurng Sackona, Ministre de la Culture et des Beaux-Arts du Cambodge.

From 1st to 7th November, Arlo Griffiths is on mission to Bangladesh where he will visit, among other sites, the excavation of the Mission archéologique franco-bangladaise at Mahasthan. From 15th to 17th, he will be in Hamburg, where he is invited by the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures and on 16th November will speak on "Early Inscriptions of Āndhradeśa (India): an exercise in digital contextual epigraphy".

Michela Bussotti is on mission in The People's Republic of China from 5th to 16th November, invited by the Fudan University (Centre d'études de géographie historique) of Shanghai, where she will give two lectures (in Chinese): "Matteo Ripa and the Collegio dei Cinesi: cultural exchanges and technical transfers, 18th c." and " the prints of the "reconnaissance des mérites" of Huizhou at the end of the imperial period". She then goes to Tunxi (Anhui), in the framework of her research on local prints.

Maric Beaufeïst speaks on" The restoration of western Mébon and the utilisation of new technologies" in the framework of the symposium Gestion des eaux d'Angkor: Bilan des études et perspectives, organized by the Association des Amis d'Angkor (AAA) on 10th November at the SETEC Auditorium, building Central Seine (46, quai de la Rapée, 75012 Paris).

Alain Arrault, invited by the department of Philosophie and the Institut Confucius de l'université libre de Bruxelles, gives a lecture on 29th November on analogical thinking in China.

On 10th November, Luca Gabbiani in cooperation with Alessandro Buono (EHESS) organizes a day of studies at the EHESS on the subject "Biens sans maîtres - Hérédité jacente et succession vacante à l'époque moderne dans une perspective comparative (China, Korea, Japan, Europe)". Programme

Frédéric Girard gives a lecture on "The Mind-Only of Dōgen Inherited from the Huayan's Mind-Only?" at the 3rd International Conference of Huayan Studies New Frontiers of Huayan Studies: One Asia, Multiple Paths organized by the Department of Philosophy and Religious/Religion from 10th to 13th November.

Martin Nogueira Ramos, "Une identité religieuse dans la tourmente : les catholiques face à la politique de proscription des Tokugawa (XVIIe siècle)", Extrême-Orient Extrême-Occident, n°41, November 2017, p. 153-177.

The Service des Éditions is at 27e Salon de la Revue, on 10th, 11th and 12th november, Halle des Blancs manteaux (48, rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris).
François Lagirarde, "Les manuscrits du Nord de la Thaïlande : un projet de numérisation et de recherche de l'EFEO", La Lettre de l'Afrase (number 93-94- summer 2017)on the corpus and languages of South-east Asia, numerical treatment and exploitation.

Franciscus Verellen, "Green memorials: Daoist ritual prayers in the Tang-Five Dynasties transition", Tang Studies 35 (2017): 1-36 (DOI: 10.1080/07375034.2017.1382436).
Teaching 2017-2018
The list of teachings of the teacher-researchers of the EFEO is published in the Agenda as the courses begin.This year's programme is on École premises:

  • Alain Arrault
- seminar "Curiosité savante, culture politique et sociabilité lettrée dans le Mengxi bitan de Shen Gua (1031-1095)" in association with, Valérie Lavoix (Inalco). This year will be focused on the reading and analysis of notes bearing on Belles Lettres, ingenuity (Joël Brenier), astronomy (Christopher Cullen), strange events (Catherine Despeux) et la materia medica (Frédéric Obringer).
From 17th November 2017 to 16th March 2018, 1st and 3rd Fridays 14h to 17h, 1st basement, building. A, salle 24 (AS1_24), 54 bd Raspail 75006 Paris.
- seminar "Identités et conduites lettrées dans la Chine des Song (960-1279): les formes de l'écriture", in collaboration with Christian Lamouroux (EHESS) and Stéphane Feuillas (université Paris Diderot). This year, the focus will be on the reading and analysis of the writings in exile of Wang Yucheng (954-1001).
On 6th and 20th November, 4th and 18th December 2017, 8th and 22nd January, 5th and 19th February 2018, Mondays from 13h to 16h, Building A, 6th floor, room 51 (room A06_51), 54 bd Raspail 75006 Paris.

  • Éric Bourdonneau, Grégory Mikaelian and Joseph Thach
- Joint Seminar EHESS-INALCO "Langue, histoire et sources textuelles du Cambodge ancien et moderne"
From 9th March to 15th June 2018, Fridays from 10 h to 12 h, at INALCO (room 6.11, 65 rue des Grands Moulins 75013 Paris).

  • Michela Bussotti
- Seminar EHESS Histoire culturelle de la Chine (XVe siècle-XIXe siècle)
From 1st February 2018 to 31st May 2018, odd numbered Fridays 14 h to 17 h, EHESS (room A07_47), 54 bd Raspail 75006 Paris.

  • Paola Calanca (EFEO), Guillaume Carré (EHESS) and Pierre-Yves Manguin (EFEO) :
- Seminar EHESS L'Asie maritime: pouvoirs et gens de mer
From the 1980s until today, historical studies on maritime Asia have developed a great deal in the West, as much for the Indian Ocean as for the China Seas, and have been crossed by those currents that are still influencing its evolution today. Although these works have made use of the thematics and methodologies already well established in Europe and the United States, they have also often exploited the results of research carried out in Asia since the 1960s which may be considered in more ways than one as pioneering endeavours in maritime, or transnational, history. Nevertheless, these studies have certainly had as axis economic, political or diplomatic exchanges, and entire swathes of this immense domain thus remain to be explored and clarified.
It seems necessary, too, to take up the records of the maritime history of East and South-East Asia before the opium wars, starting with the theme of the appropriation of maritime space by powers of social groups. Taking into account current debates on global history, that relation to the sea will be studied situated in the specific temporal and geographical environments belonging to the different cultural areas of maritime Asia. In an approach that aims at being attentive to developments of local histographies, past and present, we shall begin by looking at maritime populations and coastal territories, the better to understand the relationship local societies and political authorities had with the sea, and the relations of the authorities with the populations that drew their sustenance from the littoral.

From 31st January 2018, Wednesdays from 15H to 17, EHESS (105 bd. Raspail, room 10), 75006.

  • Luca Gabbiani and Claude Chevaleyre (EHESS)
- Seminar EHESS Histoire sociale, économique et institutionnelle de la Chine moderne (XVe-XXe siècles)
From 22nd November (see schedule of sessions on the site, Wednesday from 14h to 17h EHESS, 54 bd Raspail 75006, Paris.

  • Arlo Griffiths  :
- Seminar of the laboratoire Histoire et Sources des Mondes Antiques in the framework of the Master Mondes Anciens, first semester, "Regards croisés sur le monde indien, I-Les sources de l'histoire ancienne de l'Inde."
From 18th September, Mondays from 16h to 18h, 18 rue Chevreul, Lyon (4th floor). The second semester seminar will be announced in December.

- At the EPHE, Masters Asian Studies, seminar with Andrea Acri: "Lecture de textes en vieux javanais" 
From 28th September, Thursdays from 10h to 12h, Maison de l'Asie, 4th floor room

- At the EPHE, Masters Asian Studies, seminar Lecture d'inscriptions sanskrites de l'Inde et de l'Asie du Sud-Est
From 28th September, from 15h to 17h, Maison de l'Asie, ground floor room.

  • François Lagirarde :
- "Initiation à la recherche sur les cultures et langues bouddhiques du Nord de la Thaïlande et du Laos (seconde partie)", in association with M. Grégory Kourilsky (associate researcher, The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies)
Courses starting 20th February 2018, every Tuesday, 10h30-12h30, at the Maison de l'Asie.

  • Christophe Marquet : 
- JAP 5A05i "Culture visuelle 3", La création graphique populaire à l'époque d'Edo. Séminaire du Master 2 LLCER "études japonaises", in collaboration with l'INALCO et l'université Paris-Diderot
From 27th September, Wednesdays from 16h to 18h30, from 20th September to 20th December 2017, INALCO, 65, rue des Grands Moulins, 75013 Paris, room 5.16

Clément Froehlicher and Antony Boussemart are on mission in Japan from 29th October to 5th November at the EFEO Centres of Tokyo and Kyoto. They will meet their contacts from the Toyo Bunko and set up in Kyoto joint training in library economics at our associated library services.

Photo Library
On 10th November a new collection of photographs goes on line at 1160 taken by Luc Mogenet at Laos especially at Luang Prabang between 1968 and 1973.

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Monday 6th November Yoon Hyong-jin (Asiatic Research Institute, Korea University) speaks on "Community Organizations in the Colonial East Asia and its legacy: Focused on 'Baojia'" from 11h to 12h30 (entry free).
Maison de l'Asie, 22, avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris, Grand hall, 1st floor.

Baojia (保甲) had been a traditional Chinese resident organization since the Song Dynasty. However, Baojia was rebuilt into a new system through the Japanese colonial rule of Taiwan. The Governor-General of Taiwan succeeded in stabilizing Taiwan through Baojia, which is a security organization closely connected with the police and operated as an administrative aid organization. The Baojia system of Taiwan was later applied to the Kwantung Leased Territory and Manchukuo and expanded to the northeast of China, and during the Sino-Japanese War, it was transplanted to the puppet governments of the occupied territories. This "Taiwan model" of Baojia spread beyond the boundaries of the Japanese Empire by the introduction of the Baojia system by the Nanjing Nationalist Government in the 1930s. The Nanjing Nationalist Government initially operated Baojia to defeat the Chinese Communist Party in some areas, and later tried to make it a standard resident organization nationwide. Baojia functioned as a mobilizing system during the war. In addition, the experience of operating a standard resident organization through Baojia, which is nominally an autonomous organization, but practically an administrative auxiliary institution, left important legacies in post war regimes.
The l'EFEO Paris seminar takes place on Monday 13th November from 11h to 12h30. Ryosuke Furui (Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo) speaks on "Changing Structure of Political Powers in South Asia: Bengal from the Fifth to the Thirteenth Century", Maison de l'Asie, 22, avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris, Grand salon, 1st floor.

Due to the environmental and social diversity of South Asia, where social groups belonging to different levels of material and cultural life have existed synchronically and influenced each other, the historical process concerning the structure of political powers also proceeded in different forms and timeframes in its diverse regions. Each region, on the other hand, saw specific configurations of both internal and external powers and their interactions in its history. Hence the change in the structure of political powers in South Asia can be delineated only in reference to particular region and time, with close focus on the power relations formed and transformed around it. In this lecture, I will discuss the changing structure of political powers in early medieval Bengal, a region in eastern India, and try to show some characteristic of such a process in South Asia in general through this exercise.

This seminar is integrated with Lundis de la Maison de l'Asie and follows the Masters seminar "Asies" (EFEO - EHESS - EPHE) which is on Monday from 9h to 11h, the subject on 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th November is: Orientalisme et sciences sociales
L'Association des Amis d'Angkor (AAA) organises on 10th November a symposium: Gestion des eaux d'Angkor : Bilan des études et perspectives.
Auditorium "SETEC" 14h - 18h45, Immeuble Central Seine, 46, quai de la Rapée 75012 Paris (on registration)
Actualités de PSL Research University
Alain Fuchs, former president of CNRS, has been unanimously elected president of Paris Sciences et Lettres (PSL). He took up his duties on Tuesday 24 October. A. Fuchs had been president of CNRS since January 2010. Professor at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, former direof research at the CNRS, he was director of Chimie ParisTech from 1st January 2006. Founder of the laboratory of physical chemistry of Orsay, which he directed until 2006, A. Fuchs has focused his research work on the modelization and molecular simulation of confined fluids. He is Chevalier in the Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur and in the Ordre des Palmes académiques, as well as Officier in the Ordre national du Mérite.

Social network of the PSL:
Life at the Centres
Le Professor K. Nachimuthu participates as consultant in a workshop for the preparation of programmes and manuals for the teaching of Tamil to expatriate children in Europe. This workshop is sponsored by the International Federation for the scientific and cultural development of Tamil, Begaweg 11, 33649 Bielefeld (Germany) and goes on from 1st to 12th November 2017.

S.A.S. Sarma presides over a session and presents a lecture titled "Ancient centres of Vedic apprenticeship of Tamil Nadu" at a three-day international seminar Oral and Manuscript Traditions of Vedic Texts in South India, organized jointly by the South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur and Kadavallur Anyonyaparisath at Kadavallur, Kerala, from 15th to 17th November 2017.

S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma participates and gives a lecture titled "Dvirvacanē 'ci (Pāṇini 1.1.59) iti sūtrārthavicāraḥ" at the traditional symposium Sri Jagadîshashâstrigalsmarakasabhâ at Chennai from 24th to 26th November 2017.
He is then in Tenali from 29th November to 2nd December as examiner in grammar at Kañcikāmakoṭi Pīṭha Śāstra Samvardhinī Sabhā.

Gaia Pintucci (doctoral student at the University of Hamburg and EFEO scholarship holder) is spending 6 months at Pondicherry to follow readings with S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma and Dominic Goodall and to continue work on her doctoral thesis on Sanskrit erotic poetry titled "A new ornament, the creation and transmission of the commentaries on the occidental recensions of the Amaruśataka".
Chiang Mai
On 17th October in association with Sarassawadee Ongsakul (professor emeritus), Michel Lorrillard conducts a seminar at the EFEO Centre for Masters students of history of the Chiang Mai University.
Phnom Penh
From November to April 2018, the personnel of the studio for the conservation of sculpture of the Musée national (EFEO) arrange a seminar (2h / weekly) for the 4th year students of the archaeological faculty of the université royale des beaux-arts.

From November to May 2018, Chea Socheat assists Ang Choulean at the faculty of archaeology with his seminar on old Khmer.
Siem Reap
The Siem Reap Centre from 27th to 30th November hosts the next meeting of the directors of the Écoles françaises à l'étranger.

The symposium "Temps et temporalité en Asie du Sud-Est", of which Éric Bourdonneau is co-organiser, is being held at Inalco from 29th November to 2nd December (
Éric Bourdonneau and Louise Roche (EPHE) give the following talk: "Images de nouveau-nés et d'une ‘nuit de cauchemar' sur le temple-montagne du Baphuon (IIth c.): figures royales et divines de l'articulation des temps dans le Cambodge angkorien". Éric Bourdonneau is staying at Siem Reap for the organization of the meeting of directors of Écoles françaises à l'étranger; the talk will be presented by Louise Roche.
Du 27th to 30th November, Christine Hawixbrock participates in the meeting of the Écoles françaises à l'étranger "Patrimoine archéologique en danger" held at the Siem Reap EFEO Centre. She will give a talk there on the following subject: "Recherches en cours dans le Sud-Laos. L'archéologie, un moyen de sauvegarder un patrimoine en danger".

From 13th November to the end of December, the Vientiane EFEO Centre welcomes Patrice Ladwig (Institut Max-Planck, Göttingen) in the framework of his collaboration with Gregory Kourilsky (associate researcher EFEO/Fondation Ho), on a project to study judicial texts of Laos bearing on the regulation of the saṅgha (17th-20th centuries). They will then both go to Luang Prabang to carry out research at the Buddhist Archives of Photography of the Sangha of Luang Prabang Municipality.
In the framework of the cycle Histoire, Archéologie et Société (HAS) whose subject for 2017-2018 is "Le souci du passé: antiquarianismes et pratiques de patrimonialisation en Chine et ailleurs", Benjamin Mouton gives a lecture on Wednesday 8th November at 15h at the Academy of Arts and Design of Tsinghua University on the following subject: "Notre-Dame Cathedral de Paris throughout Time: Construction, Transformation and Restoration from the 12th c. to Today". The lecture is in English. This programme is jointly organized with Max Weber Stiftung in the framework of the new European Centre of Chinese Studies (Beijing).
Franciscus Verellen participates on 9th and 10th November in the work of the Conseil scientifique de l'Institut d'études avancées de Nantes.

On 18th November, he joins a round table on the subject of the book Celestial Masters: History and Ritual in Early Daoist Communities by Terry Kleeman (Harvard, 2016), during the congress of the American Academy of Religions at Boston.

On the occasion of the rentrée solennelle of the Academie des inscriptions et belles-lettres on 24th November, a session will take place in honour of the Sinologist, poet and painter Jao Tsung-I, he will give an address "Jeux d'encre : poésie et peinture en Chine".
Jean-Christophe Galipaud (Institut de recherche pour le développement - IRD) is in Taiwan from 30th October to 4th November at the invitation of the EFEO. He gives three lectures there. Tuesday 31st October in collaboration with the centre of research on the archaeology of South-East Asia, the Institute of history and philology (IHP) and the Academia Sinica, bearing on "Archaeology of Atauro: Pleistocene and Holocene occupations of a small island in the eastern Sunda chain". Wednesday 1st November: "Makué and Shokraon, two early settlements in North-Vanuatu: Some interrogations and thoughts about Lapita and post Lapita" (IHP, Academia Sinica), Thursday 2nd November: "The Pain Haka jar-burial cemetery in Flores and other evidences on the Neolithic advance in the Eastern Sunda islands and in Timor", the latter two lectures are organized in collaboration with the Institute of Archaeology, National University of Cheng Kung, Tainan.

Paola Calanca is in Taiwan from 2nd November to 7th December. From 3rd to 5th November she participates in an international symposium of Tamsui Studies organized by the Tamkang University and in relation with the project ANR/MOST Maritime Knowledge for China Seas (seaFaring) around the problematic "Port, ships and trade". She speaks on "At sea without danger, a first excursion into sailing directions books".

On 23rd November, with Chen Kuo-tung (IHP) and Frank Muyard she facilitates the lectures of MM. Pascal Arnaud and Timmy Gambin, as well as the round table that follows, whose subject is Hazards and Fortunes at Seas: Maritime Landscapes around Taiwan and China's Southeast Coast (ANR/Most seaFaring).
She works on the revision of the Chinese version of the Sigaut collection with the translator Hsu Tun-chun, the tracking of the archipelago Mazu, and works with Chen Kuo-tung to prepare the symposium for the closing of the project ANR/Most sea Faring à l'automne 2018 at Paris.

Pascal Arnaud (university Lyon 2) is in Taiwan from 19th to 23rd November at the invitation of the EFEO. He gives two lectures there, on Monday 20th November on "The contribution of underwater archaeology to the knowledge of maritime history: Current limits and possible developments" organized in collaboration with the Institute Anthropology of the Tsing Hua National University at Hsinchu and on 22nd November on "What is a Maritime route? The case of the ancient Mediterranean and surrounding Oceans" in the framework of the workshop ANR/ Most sea Faring Hazards and Fortunes at Seas: Maritime Routes and Landscapes in the Mediterranean and the Taiwan Strait, organized jointly by the EFEO and the Institute of History and Philology of the Academia Sinica.

Timmy Gambin (University of Malta) gives two lectures at Taiwan at the invitation of the EFEO, Tuesday 21st November on "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Religion and Divinities of Mediterranean Seafarers" organized in collaboration with the history department of Tamkang University, and 22nd November on "The Maritime Landscapes of the Mediterranean: Approaches and Sources" in the framework of the workshop ANR/Most seaFaring Hazards and Fortunes at Seas: Maritime Routes and Landscapes in the Mediterranean and the Taiwan Strait, organized jointly by EFEO and the Institute of History and Philology of the Academia Sinica.

On 21st November, Frank Muyard welcomes to the Taipei Centre the PSL mission led by Mme Jing Wang and M. Christopher Cribbs and participates in the meeting organized at the Academia Sinica in the framework of that mission.

On 22nd November November, Paola Calanca, Chen Kuo-tung and Frank Muyard facilitate the workshop Hazards and Fortunes at Seas: Maritime Routes and Landscapes in the Mediterranean and the Taiwan Strait organized by the EFEO in collaboration with the Institute of History and Philology of the Academia Sinica, and which is included in the framework of the project ANR/Most seaFaring.

Olivier Tessier (EFEO Hô-Chi-Minh-Ville) is in Taiwan from 22nd to 25th November at the invitation of the Taipei EFEO Centre to give two lectures, 23rd November on "Des hommes et des fleuves: la maîtrise de l'eau dans le delta du fleuve Rouge (Vietnam)", organized in collaboration with the Institute of Modern History and the Academia Sinica; 24th November on "De la destitution à la destruction de la citadelle de Thăng Long-Hanoi au XIXe siècle: reformuler l'espace physique et symbolique pour marquer l'avènement d'un nouveau pouvoir" organized jointly by the EFEO and the Institute of archaeology of the Cheng Kung National University, at Tainan. The lectures are given in French with a Chinese translation.
On 1st November at the Seoul Centre there is a meeting for the launching of the ANR programme Ville, architecture et urbanisme en Corée du Nord, in the presence of the project's partners, Élisabeth Chabanol (EFEO), Valérie Gelézeau (EHESS) and Koen de Ceuster (University of Leiden, Holland).

On 20th November, Professor Ross King, head of the department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, facilitates the 14th Seoul Colloquium on Korean Studies, organized by the EFEO Centre of Seoul in collaboration with the Seoul Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society and the Asiatic Research Institute of Korea University, on the subject Missionaries, Salvatic Translation, and Korean Literary Modernity: James Scarth Gale's Crusade against 'Mongrel Korean' at the Christian Literature Society, 1921-1927.

In the framework of the archaeological Mission to Kaesong, Élisabeth Chabanol is on mission from 22nd to 27th November in the People's Republic of Korea in order to direct the post excavation work of the operations carried out on the terrain in October with the archaeologists and historians of the National Authority for Protection of Cultural Heritage (NAPCH). On that occasion, the catalogue of the EFEO-NAPCH exhibition is officially handed over to the NAPCH, Mission archéologique à Kaesong. Exposition sur les recherches et les fouilles archéologiques conjointes de la forteresse de Kaesong (Paris/Pyongyang, Atelier des Cahiers, 2017) in the presence of the director of the Bureau français de coopération in RPDC, M. Jean-François Fitou.
François Lachaud gives a presentation on "Entre religion et érudition: les mondes de Noël Peri" in the symposium of the Société franco-japonaise d'études orientales organized on 18th November at the Maison Franco-Japonaise:
On Friday 24the November at 18h, in the framework of the Kyoto Lectures: Timothy Y. Tsu presents "Who Cooked for Consul-General Townsend Harris? Chinese and the Introduction of Western Cooking to Japan", at the Kyoto Centre EFEO.

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