EFEO News
EFEO Field Scholarships - 2nd Semester 2021
22 March 2021
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 22th of March 2021. READ MORE
Exhibition
Pondicherry, India, 19 January 2021
The exhibition "The Five French Settlements in India as Recorded in Eighteenth-Century Plans (1673-1824)" will take place from 19th January 2021 to 28th January 2021 at the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP).
Jointly organised by IFP, the Alliance française de Pondichéry and the EFEO Centre in Pondicherry, this exhibition, conceived and realised by Jean Deloche, will be held as part of the Pondicherry Heritage Festival 2021.
This exhibition is an introduction to the history of the old French establishments in India and an inventory of their vanished monuments.
Mini Classical Tamil Winter Seminar (CTWS)
Pondicherry, India, 19 January 2021
From 1-5 March 2021 the team of the Tamil Cankam project at the EFEO centre in Pondicherry will conduct a miniature Classical Tamil Winter Seminar in order to read the Kalittokai, one of the Cankam anthologies that have been critically re-edited recently. The text represents the apex of the earlier type of sophisticated poetry, and matters are further complicated by the highly influential medieval commentary by Naccinārkkiṉiyar.
The whole meeting will take place online, the number of places will be restricted to 25 participants. For participation and registration please contact Eva WildenREAD MORE
Photolibrary: the Françoise L'Hernault collection
Paris, France, 18 January 2021
The photographs from the Françoise L'Hernault collection, a specialist in South Indian art history and religious iconography, are online.

Françoise L'Hernault (1937-1999) spent two years at the University of Annamalai (Tamil Nadu) before joining the EFEO in 1971. Alone or accompanied by photographers with professional equipment, she methodically travels the Tamil country and gathers an exceptionally rich and rare photographic documentation: sculptures that have disappeared, monuments that have now been transformed by abusive renovations...
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Covid-19 Information: new procedures of the library
Paris, France, 14 January 2021
How to access the EFEO library and the loan-return service

The EFEO library is open by appointment from Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm. It offers a document lending and return service every Wednesday.
To make an appointment for THE READING SPACE: CLICK HERE
To make an appointment for the LOAN-RETURN SERVICE: CLICK HERE 
Please check the EFEO's Facebook page and Twitter account regularly for any updates to the terms and conditions of the public reception modalities.