Time table

14th Classical Tamil Summer Seminar, 1st to 26th of August 2016

Schedule for advanced class:

  • 9.30-11 a.m.: morning reading session I: Kallāṭam (first week; Indra Manuel), Cūḷāmaṇi (second week; G. Vijayavenugopal), Tēvāram (third week; Jean-Luc Chevillard)
  • 11-11.30 a.m. (coffee break)
  • 11.30 a.m.-1p.m.: discussion of the morning's text portion
  • 1-3 p.m. (lunch break)
  • 3-4.30 p.m.: 1. Aīṅkuṟunūṟu (first and second week; Thomas Lehmann). 2. Pirayōkavivēkam (first week; Jean-Luc Chevillard). 3. Guruparamparāprabhavam (second or third week; Suganya Anandakichenin). 4. Māvintam (third week; T. Rajeswari). 5. ??? (time to be fixed; K. Nachimuthu)
  • 4.30-5 p.m. tea break
  • 5-6.30 p.m. lectures (on Tuesdays and Thursdays)


Schedule for beginners:

  • 9.30-11 a.m.: grammar class (Eva Wilden)
  • 11-11.30 a.m. (coffee break)
  • 11.30 a.m.-1p.m.: personal preparation time for afternoon text class
  • 1-3 p.m. (lunch break)
  • 3-4.30 p.m.: text class (Eva Wilden)
  • 4.30-5 p.m. tea break
  • 5-6.30 p.m. lectures (on Tuesdays and Thursdays)

Fourth International Intensive course in Old Javanese
Yogyakarta, Central Java, Indonesia, 15 July 2018
Aiming to support the training of a new generation of Old Javanese philologists and to stimulate international collaboration in this field, the École française d'Extrême-Orient (French School of Asian Studies, EFEO) and the National Library of the Republic of Indonesia (Perpusnas), with support from the École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris), PSL Research University (Paris), and the Royal Netherlands Institute for Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV), will co-organize this year, for the fourth time, an international intensive course in Old Javanese.
12th DocAsie Day
Paris, France, 20 June 2018
The next DocAsie meetings will take place from June 20th to 22nd in Paris, at the Maison de l'Asie and at the Campus Condorcet (Maison des Sciences de l’Homme Paris Nord). For these 12th Days, the focus will be on the treatment of sound funds as well as the presentation of precious and / or specialized funds.
The provisional program is available HERE.
Registrations are closed.

(Manuscrit rituel bouddhique MS.SL.59 dit « collection de mudrās », Népal, XIXe siècle, collection Sylvain Lévi, Institut d'études indiennes du Collège de France)
Paris EFEO Seminar
Paris, France, 18 June 2018
Monday 18th June Arlo Griffiths (EFEO) speaks on Histoire sociale des brahmanes en Inde et les modes de transmission du corpus védique.

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Free admission)
Maison de l'Asie, First floor salon, 22 avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris
Talk by Franciscus Verellen sur ''La stèle du Chenal de la puissance céleste et la naissance de la poudre noire en Chine''
Paris, France, 08 June 2018
Friday, June 8, Franciscus Verellen speaks on La stèle du Chenal de la puissance céleste et la naissance de la poudre noire en Chine at the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres. On this occasion, he presents the latest epigraphic discoveries collected on the Chinese coast of the Gulf of Tonkin (Guangxi) during a field mission in May 2018 on the remains of the channel dug by Gao Pian in 868, opening a supply route and trade between the Annam Protectorate and mainland China.
At 3.30 pm, public sitting in the Grande salle des séances, Institut de France, 23, Quai de Conti, 75006 Paris.
International Conference 23-25 May 2018
Paris, France,

From 23th to 25th May will be held the international conference Modes of Authority and Aesthetic Practices from South to Southeast Asia at the École Normale Supérieure.


ENS, Salle Paul Celan, 45 rue d'Ulm 75005 Paris.