Honorary Members and Senior Research Fellows

Emeritus Professor

  • Anne BOUCHY
  • Frédéric GIRARD
  • François GRIMAL
  • Liying KUO
  • Pierre-Yves MANGUIN

Emeritus Lecturer

  • Jacques GAUCHER

Doctor honoris causa

  • HRH Maha Chakri SIRINDHORN

Senior Research Fellows

  • Urs APP (Kyoto)
  • Grant EVANS (Vientiane) (1948-2014)

Associate Members

  • Jean DELOCHE (IPondicherry)
  • Gérard DIFFLOTH (Siem Reap)
  • Hubert DURT (Kyoto and Tokyo)
  • Pierre PICHARD (Bangkok)

Honorary Member

  • HM NORODOM Sihanouk (1922-2012)
Exhibition ''Les voyages de Jacques Bacot et la naissance des ├ętudes tib├ętaines modernes en France'' [Jacques Bacot's travels and the birth of modern Tibetan studies in France]
Paris, France, 05 July 2019
A new photographic exhibition is being held at the EFEO (1st floor) on the theme "Les voyages de Jacques Bacot et la naissance des études tibétaines modernes en France" [Jacques Bacot's travels and the birth of modern Tibetan studies in France] until September 30, 2019.
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).
The EFEO is seeking to recruit three PhD Candidates (F/M)
Paris, France, 01 July 2019
Three positions are open for PhD research to be carried out in the framework of the DHARMA Project. The PhD candidates will conduct full-time doctoral research in Southeast Asian epigraphy.
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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
Round table discussion
Paris, France, 24 June 2019
As part of the research on Dunhuang conducted by the CRCAO (UMR 8155) and the EFEO, GUO Junye and DANG Yanni (Dunhuang Academy) will lead a run a panel on :- "The Cult of Arhats in Dunhuang during the Medieval Period" (Dang Yanni)- "The Statuary on the Central Altar of Mogao Cave 161" (Guo Junye).

From 2pm to 4pm, Collège de France, 49bis avenue de la Belle Gabrielle, 75012, Paris.