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Visit of the Japanese ambassador
Visit of the Japanese ambassador

H.E. Mr. IHARA Junichi, Ambassador of Japan, and his wife, accompanied by Mrs. TAKARADA Izumi and Mr. HATANAKA Yuki, First Secretaries for Cultural Affairs, were welcomed by the Director, Christophe MARQUET, and his wife, at the EFEO headquarters on February 16. On this occasion photographs of Japanese inscriptions and objects discovered by the EFEO at Angkor Wat at the beginning of the 20th century, photographs of Japanese works of art from the former Finot Museum in Hanoi, xylographic books from the Edo period, and 16th and 17th century works on Christian missions in Japan were exhibited in the library. The director then presented the EFEO's recent research and publications on Japan during a convivial exchange in the Salons.

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