Research Units

The whole EFEO research program brings together its academic staff and visiting scholars to conduct interdisciplinary research. Through its diverse scholarly partnerships, the EFEO fosters transversal research [projects] both on a regional and international scale. This general research program is divided into two sectors:

Conference ''Maritime Knowledge for Asian Seas. An interdisciplinary dialogue between maritime historians and archaeologists''
Paris, France, 21 November 2018
The conference Maritime Knowledge for Asian Seas. An interdisciplinary dialogue between maritime historians and archaeologists, within the framework of the seaFaring research program (ANR / MOST) with the financial support of the ANR, the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, the EFEO and the CRCAO, with the EHESS and IEA assistance is held respectively at the EFEO on the 21st, at the Institut d’études appliquées in Paris on the 22nd and at the EHESS on 23 November.
Conference ''Les chartistes et l'Asie''
Paris, France, 15 November 2018
The École des chartes and the EFEO organize the conference Les chartistes et l'Asie : destins croisés de l’École nationale des chartes et de l’École française d’Extrême-Orient.
- Thursday, November 15 at the ENC, 65 rue de Richelieu, Paris 2e (Delisle Room)
- Friday, November 16 at the EFEO, 22 avenue Président Wilson, Paris 16e (Grand salon 1st floor of the Maison de l'Asie)

Conference Program / Register
Lecture: ''L'imagerie populaire japonaise d'Ôtsu: un art oublié et son renouveau''
Strasbourg, France, 09 November 2018
As part of the European Salon des Métiers d'art RESONANCE[S] Christophe Marquet gives a lecture: The Japanese popular imagery Otsu: a forgotten art and its renewal from 17h to 18h30 at Parc Expo in Strasbourg.
International Conference ''Maritime Exchange and Localization across the South China Sea, 500 BC-500 AD''
Tainan, Taiwan, 09 November 2018
The EFEO is co-organizing with the Institute of Archeology, National Cheng-Kung University, the International Conference Maritime Exchange and Localization across the South China Sea, 500 BC-500 AD on November 9 and 10, 2018.
New Publications

Sequens 3 : Roland Lardinois, Sylvain Lévi et l'entrée du sanskrit au Collège de France

Études thématiques 30 : Daniel Perret (éd.), Writing for Eternity. A Survey of Epigraphy in Southeast Asia

Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie, vol. 26 (2017) : Droit et Bouddhisme Principe et pratique dans le Tibet prémoderne

05 November 2018
Arlo Griffiths (EFEO), Emmanuel Francis (UMR CEIAS, CNRS-EHESS) and Annette Schmiedchen (Humboldt University of Berlin), with the participation of Florinda de Simini (L'Orientale University of Naples) are laureates of the call for projects of the European research council (ERC) synergy grant 2018 for the research project DHARMA : The Domestication of “Hindu” Asceticism and the Religious Making of South and Southeast Asia.
Visit of Christophe Marquet to Vietnam
03 November 2018
As part of the official visit of the French Prime Minister to Vietnam, the director of the EFEO, Christophe Marquet, signed on November 3, 2018 in Hanoi three scientific cooperation conventions with the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, the Vietnam Institute of Archeology and the Institute of Social Sciences Information.
He was also received by the director of the National Museum of Vietnamese History, the former Musée Louis Finot founded by the EFEO in 1932, and by the director of the Hanoi Citadel Museum (Imperial City of Thang Long) whose museum project has been coordinated by the EFEO in 2010.
Exceptional closure of the library
Paris, France, 02 November 2018
The library will be exceptionally closed on Friday, November 2 (next day of All Saints' Day, public holiday).