Geographical Areas

South Asia

Hugo DAVID, Lecturer (Pondicherry)
Philosophy and philology (sankrit)

Valérie GILLET, Lecturer (Paris)
Art History - India

Dominic GOODALL, Professor (Pondicherry)
Sanskrit Philology

Jacques LEIDER, Lecturer (Bankok/Yangon)
Burmese History and Historiography

Charlotte SCHMID, Professor (Paris)
Art History - India

Vincent TOURNIER, Lecturer (Paris)
Indian Buddhism

Southeast Asia

Éric BOURDONNEAU, Lecturer (Paris) 
Cambodian Archaeology

Bruno BRUGUIER, Lecturer (Paris)
Cambodian Archaeology

Olivier DE BERNON, Professor (Paris)
Literature

Véronique DEGROOT, Lecturer (Indonésie, Jakarta)
History and archaeology of Indonesia

Yves GOUDINEAU, Professor (Chiang Mai) 
Comparative Southeast Asian Ethnology

Arlo GRIFFITHS, Professor (Paris)
History of Southeast Asia

Andrew HARDY, Professor (Hanoi)
Modern and Contemporary History of Vietnam

Christine HAWIXBROCK, Visiting Scholars (Paris)
Archaeology of Laos

François LAGIRARDE, Lecturer (Paris) 
Theravada Buddhism

Philippe LE FAILLER, Lecturer (Paris)
History of Contemporary Vietnam

Michel LORRILLARD, Lecturer (Vientiane)
History and Epigraphy of Laos

Daniel PERRET, Professor (Kuaka Kumpur/Jakarta)
Archaeology of the Malay World

Bertrand PORTE, Head of the Restoration Workshop, National Museum (Phnom Penh)

Christophe POTTIER, Lecturer (Paris)
Cambodian Architecture

Catherine SCHEER, Lecturer (Paris)
Southeast Asian Anthropology

Dominique SOUTIF, Lecturer (Paris)
Southeast Asian Archaeology

Olivier TESSIER, Lecturer (Hanoi)
Vietnamese Anthropology

Brice VINCENT, Lecturer (Paris)
Archaeo-metallurgy, Southesat Asian Archaeology

East Asia

Alain ARRAULT, Professor (Paris)
Intellectual History of China

Michela BUSSOTTI, Professor (Paris)
Cultural History of China, History of Books in China

Paola CALANCA, Lecturer (Paris)
Chinese Maritime History

Elisabeth CHABANOL, Lecturer (Seoul)
Korean Art History

Guillaume DUTOURNIER, Lecturer (Beijing)
Anthropology and history of China

Luca GABBIANI, Lecturer (Paris)
Modern History of China

Benoît JACQUET, Lecturer (Kyoto)
Japanese Studies

Fabienne JAGOU, Lecturer (Paris)
Political History of Sino-Tibetan Relations

François LACHAUD, Professor (Tokyo)
Buddhism and Japanese Civilization

Christophe MARQUET, Professor (Paris)
Japanese Art History

Frank MUYARD, Visiting Scholars (Taipei)
Chinese History

Martin NOGUEIRA RAMOS, Lecturer (Kyoto)
Japanese Studies

Franciscus VERELLEN, Professor (Hong Kong)
History of Taoism

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.