Academic Council

President: Pierre-François SOUYRI

Statutory members

Representing the state:

  • The representative of the director general of Research and Innovation, Ministry of Research and Higher Education, Roger GENET, or his representative
  • The representative of the director of Cultural, Academic and Research Cooperation, Laurent BILI, representing the Minister for Foreign Affairs, represented by the representative of  Laurence AUER, Director of Culture, Education, Research and network or by Mr COMOY, Deputy to the Deputy Director of Higher Education and Research

 

Representing the directorate of the EFEO:

  • The director, Christophe MARQUET
  • The director of studies, Christophe POTTIER

 

Representing the Institut de France:

  • Marianne BASTID-BRUGUIERE, member of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques, representative of the Perpetual Secretary
  • Pierre-Sylvain FILLIOZAT, member of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres
  • Jean-Noël ROBERT, member of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres
  • Franciscus VERELLEN, member of the Académie des inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, representative of the Perpetual Secretary

 

Representing the academic community:

  • Corinne DEBAINE-FRANCFORT, research professor, CNRS
  • M. Pierre-François SOUYRI, Emeritus Professor at the university of Genève
  • Silvia VIGNATO, professor, University of Milano-Bicocca
  • Inès ZUPANOV, research professor, CNRS, head of the Centre d'étude de l'Inde et de l'Asie du Sud (CEIAS - UMR 8564)

 

Representing partner institutions:

  • M. Olivier VENTURE, professor at the École pratique des Hautes Études
  • Mme Sophie MAKARIOU, curator, President of the Musée national des arts asiatiques - Guimet
  • Mme Dana RAPPOPORT, research director at the CNRS, codirector of the Centre Asie du Sud-Est (CASE - UMR 8170)

 

Representing the EFEO faculty:

  • Paola CALANCA, lecturer / substitute: Luca GABBIANI, lecturer
  • Fabienne JAGOU, lecturer / substitute: François LAGIRARDE, lecturer
  • Charlotte SCHMID, professor / substitute: Valérie GILLET, lecturer

Consultative membres

  • François-Xavier ANDRÉ, curator of the Library
  • Valérie LIGER-BELAIR, director of Administrative Services
EFEO News
Research Seminar
Paris, France, 25 September 2020
As part of the research program "Essais 'au fil du pinceau' (zuihitsu) à l’époque d’Edo (XVIIe-XIXe s.) : recueils de réflexions et d’observations sur le passé et le présent des savants japonais (pré-) modernes" [Miscellaneous ‘running brush’ Essays (zuihitsu) in the Edo period (17th-19th c.). ): collections of reflections and observations on the past and present of (pre-)modern Japanese scholars], Christophe Marquet gives a communication on "The notion of "essay of critical reflection through evidence" (kōshō zuihitsu 考証随筆) through the case of the painter-writer Santo Kyoden, alias Kitao Masanobu (1761-1816)".

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4th lecture of the 'Kitashirakawa EFEO Salon'
Kyoto, France, 25 September 2020
As part of the Kitashirakawa EFEO Salon, the 4th lecture of the 2019-2020 cycle is presented by Gaétan Rappo (Kyoto University / EFEO) on the topic: "Esoteric Buddhism of the Muromachi period and secular benefits (genze riyaku): reflection on the Dakiniten mandalas" (in Japanese without translation).

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Opening of the EFEO Paris's Library
Paris, France,

Changes in opening hours and access conditions of the EFEO Paris's library.

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Covid-19 Information
Paris, France,


Changes in opening hours and access conditions of the EFEO Paris's library

♦ Readers wishing to consult the collections in the reading room:
From September 21, 2020, the library is open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 5 pm.
Users are invited :
→ To reserve the documents they wish to consult 24 hours in advance from their reader account on the catalog
→ Then to book time slot in the reading room: BOOK TIME SLOT IN THE READING ROOM
Once the daily quota of places has been reached, the date ceases to be selectable in the form.

♦ Readers wishing to borrow documents:
The loan-return service is open to researchers and students who have the right of loan.
Please reserve the documents before Tuesday lunchtime on the library catalog.
Books are available in the library's access corridor on Wednesday of the same week.
Please note that unclaimed documents are returned to the library every Wednesday evening.

It is forbidden to stay in the common areas of the Maison de l'Asie.
In Memoriam Bertrand Chung
04 September 2020
Bertrand Chung (Chung Sŏng-bae, 1933-2020).

We were saddened to learn of the death of Bertrand Chung in Yongin on June 8 (Kyŏnggi-do). Political scientist, Japanologist, and Koreanologist, director of studies at the EHESS, in 1994 he laid the foundation stones of the EFEO in the Republic of Korea, at Korea University.