The EFEO Paris Library - Maison de l'Asie

Information

Dear library users, we will be asking you to register prior to coming to the library by visiting our online catalog and filling up the registration form, please be careful to choose "Maison de l'Asie" as homebranch (and not "Bulac"). 

This registration will have to be confirmed at the library's frontdesk with the staff.

Practical Informations

22, avenue du Président Wilson
75116 Paris
Tel. +33 (0)1 53 70 18 46
Fax +33 (0)1 53 70 87 60

email: bibliotheque@efeo.net

 

The EFEO Paris Library

Curator of the Library: François-Xavier André

 

The Asian Research Centres of the Maison de l'Asie


Depending on EHESS :

Depending on EPHE:

Opening hours

Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Document retrieval is not available from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm and after 5:00 pm.

Annual closing from Christmas through New Year's (dates vary, check with staff).

Conditions of use

Registration is mandatory: please bring a valid ID or student ID.

How to get there

The EFEO library, together with the EHESS (Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences socials) and EPHE (Ecole partique des hautes etudes) Asian studies libraries, are located in the Maison de l'Asie: 22, avenue du Présudent Wilson, 75116 Paris:

* METRO : Line 6 (Trocadéro or Kleber stations) ; line 9 (Iéna station)
* BUS : Lines 63, 92 or 32.

Services

Loans

Borrowing privileges are restricted to EFEO staff and members of other research institutions located in the Maison de l'Asie.

Photocopies and reprography

A photocopier and a microform reader-printer are available to members of the public. 

NB: Due to conservation requirements, no photocopies may be made of rare, valuable or fragile books and publications.

Inter-library loan

The EFEO library participates in an inter-library loan scheme. Please contact the staff.

Some books are mentioned as "Disponible pour le PEB" in the SUDOC online catalog, yet it can happen that it is not the case. Please contact the ILL in charge who will confirm you if the book is available or not.

EFEO News
Cerangkor-OnFire archaeological experimentation project
Siem Reap, Cambodia, 09 December 2019
As part of the Cerangkor-OnFire archaeological experimentation project organized at the EFEO Center in Siem Reap, a ceramic firing in a dragon kiln replica is being organized on December 9. The public firing will take place at 6pm around a buffet to which you are warmly invited.In addition to providing our knowledge of this Angkorian industry, these experiments constitute a unique didactic tool for students who will have to search equivalent structures.

Details about the project and event on the website and Facebook page.
In Memoriam
04 December 2019
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Jean Deloche, who died on December 3, 2019 in Pondicherry.

In Memoriam
Buddhist scribal practices in a transcultural perspective
France, Paris, 25 November 2019
This international workshop is a collaborative effort organized by the École française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO-Paris) and the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures (CSMC-Hamburg), which involves scholars in Buddhist studies, codicology, and art history to analyze the connecaons between scribal pracaces agested in various Central and East-Asian Buddhist manuscript cultures, with a focus on mutual influences between them regarding the use of specific ornamental and/or structural marks. Read program here
Conference
Paris, France, 07 November 2019
Alain Arrault gives a lecture on religious statuary in China, Japan and Korea on Thursday, November 7, at 2pm, Salon Pelliot of the Hotel Heidelbach.
This conference is organized by the Société des amis du Musée Guimet, for more details follow the link.
Signing of an MOU with the Institute of Archeology of the National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan, 05 November 2019
On November 5, 2019, the EFEO Director signed an MOU with the Institute of Archeology of the National Cheng Kung University in Tainan (Taiwan).