Director

Christophe Marquet

directeur@efeo.net

Assistant to the Director
Evelise Bruneau

22, avenue du Président Wilson
75116 Paris
Tél : +33 01 53 70 18 60
Fax : +33 01 53 70 87 60
evelise.bruneau@efeo.net

EFEO News
Visit to Toyo bunko
Tokyo, Japan, 08 July 2019
Christophe Marquet, Director, was received with François Lachaud, head of the EFEO Center in Tokyo, by the management of Toyo bunko.
Visit of H.R.H. Princess Sirindhorn
Bangkok, Thailand, 04 July 2019
On July 5, 2018, at the annual conference of the Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre (SAC), Khunying Khaisri Sri-Aroon invited Her Royal Highness Princess Sirindhorn to visit the offices that the EFEO has occupied since the SAC was created in 1997.Jacques Leider thanked H.R.H. Princess Sirindhorn for the hospitality extended to the EFEO and emphasized the excellent working atmosphere that prevails among all the Centre's researchers.
Legend: From left to right: Surakarn Thoesomboon (secretary of the EFEO Center), Jacques Leider (head of the EFEO Center), Khun Pirapon Pisnupong (Director of the SAC), HRH Princess Sirindhorn and Khunying Khaisri Sri-Aroon (Secretary General of the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Foundation).
Visit of the President of the Republic
Kyoto, Japan, 27 June 2019
As part of the official trip to Japan of the President of the Republic, Mr. Emmanuel Macron,  Martin Nogueira Ramos, head of the Kyoto EFEO Centre, spoke during the visit to the Kôdaiji Monastery, a major place of Zen Buddhism (Rinzai). This visit provided an opportunity for exchanges on the EFEO's scientific action and partnerships in Japan.

© Photograph by Hayashi Takahiro
Exhibition ''L’imagerie populaire d’Ôtsu : un art oublié du Japon d'Edo''
Paris, France, 15 June 2019
You have until June 15 to discover the exhibition "Ôtsu-e : peintures populaires du Japon", whose catalogue is also published by the EFEO.The images of Ōtsu are anonymous paintings produced during the Edo period in villages not far from Kyoto, to be sold to travellers who used to travel along the Tokaido road.
Festival de l’histoire de l’art 2019
Fontainebleau, France, 07 June 2019
The Festival de l'histoire de l'art will be held on June 7, 8 and 9, 2019 in Fontainebleau.
On this occasion, the réseau des EFE will have a stand at the book and art magazine fair, and will participate through four conferences on the theme of "People":
- Christophe Marquet - EFEO: The invention of "popular painting" in 20th century Japan
- Alain Arrault - EFEO: Domestic statuary in China (16th-20th century). From a learned and Buddhist practice to a popular re-appropriation
- Jean-Baptiste Delzant - former member of the EFR: Abu Gosh Frankish Church and its 12th century paintings: a single ensemble designed for different audiences
- Olivier Christin - in collaboration with the Casa de Velázquez: "Abstract words[that] enlarge thought" (Tocqueville). Revolution, democracy and moral architecture

Festival program