Geographical Areas

South Asia

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

Jean DELOCHE, Associate member

Valérie GILLET, Lecturer (Paris)
Art History - India

Dominic GOODALL, Professor (Pondicherry)
Sanskrit Philology

François GRIMAL, Emeritus Professor 
Sanskrit language and literature

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

Charlotte SCHMID, Professor (Paris)
Art History - India

Eva WILDEN, Lecturer (Paris)
Indology

Southeast Asia

Éric BOURDONNEAU, Lecturer (Siem Reap) 
Cambodian Archaeology

Bruno BRUGUIER, Lecturer (Paris)
Cambodian Archaeology

Henri CHAMBERT-LOIR, Emeritus Professor 
History of Literature of the Malay World

Olivier DE BERNON, Professor (Paris)
Literature

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

Gérard DIFFLOTH, Associate Member

Jacques GAUCHER, Lecturer (Paris)
Cambodian Architecture

Yves GOUDINEAU, Professor (Paris)
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 (Vientiane)
Archaeology of Laos

François LAGIRARDE, Lecturer (Paris) 
Theravada Buddhism

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

Michel LORRILLARD,  Lecturer (Chiang Mai)
History and Epigraphy of Laos

Pierre-Yves MANGUIN, Emeritus Professor
Southeast Asian Archaeology

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

Pierre PICHARD, Associate member

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

Christophe POTTIER, Lecturer (Paris)
Cambodian Architecture

Peter SKILLING, Professor (Bangkok)
Southeast Asian Buddhism

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

Anne BOUCHY, Emeritus Professor 
Japanese Ethnology

Michela BUSSOTTI, Lecturer (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

Frédéric GIRARD, Professor (Paris)
Intellectual History of Japan

Benoît JACQUET, Lecturer (Kyoto)
Japanese Studies

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

KUO Liying, Emeritus Professor 
Chinese Buddhism

François LACHAUD, Professor (Paris)
Buddhism and Japanese Civilization

Frank MUYARD, Visiting Scholars (Taipei)
Chinese History

Martin NOGUEIRA RAMOS, Lecturer (Kyoto)
Japanese Studies

Franciscus VERELLEN, Professor (Hong Kong)
History of Taoism

EFEO News
Covid-19 Information
Paris, France,


The Maison de l'Asie and the library are closed to the public from March 16 until further notice.

All cultural and scientific events are cancelled.
Lecture by Mrs Tôn Nu Quynh Trân
25 March 2020
Mrs. Tôn Nu Quynh Trân's lecture: "The development of the urban space of Saigon from its origins to 1954 as seen through plans and maps of the city", which took place on September 19, 2019, at the Ho Chi Minh City Center, has been posted on the EFEO's YouTube channel.

This lecture is part of a series of bilingual lecture-debates (consecutive French-Vietnamese or Vietnamese-French; English-Vietnamese or Vietnamese-English translation) organized at the EFEO Center in Ho Chi Minh City. The audience of about forty guests consists of researchers, teachers, students, and intellectuals from Vietnam and abroad.
EFEO Field Scholarships - 2nd Semester 2020
14 March 2020
The deadline for submitting an application to an EFEO Field Scholarships for Master and PhD students enabling a field study in Asia at one of the EFEO centers is set to the 14th of March 2020.
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Doctoral contract – Campaign 2020
09 March 2020
As part of its support for international cooperation activities, the Ministry of Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l’Innovation (MESRI) awards five doctoral contracts each year in partnership between a Doctoral School and one of the five Écoles françaises à l’étranger (EFE).

Details and the procedure for submitting applications to the EFEO can be found here.

Application documents may be sent until April 30, 2020, 3:00 p.m. (Paris time), according to the procedures specific to each EFE. The results will be sent before the end of June.
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Lecture: ''Kalash, les derniers animistes de l'Hindu Kush''
Paris, France, 06 March 2020
As part of the photographic exhibition set up at the EFEO, "Kalash, les derniers animistes de l'Hindu Kush", Jean-Yves Loude gives a lecture: "Solstice païen. Fêtes de l'hiver chez les Kalash du Nord-Pakistan". He will be accompanied by Xavier Nory, author of the photographs of the exhibition.

Thursday, March 12, at 1:30 pm at the Maison de l'Asie.