Centers of civilization

Paola Calanca and Benoît Jacquet


Unit programmes

The Unit programmes are divided into three projects:

  • Proto-urban Sites and Ancient Cities: surveys, archaeological excavations and monumental restoration
  • Urban history, centralization and space management
  • State and dynamics of the peripheries

A description (in french) is available here.

EFEO's 2019-2020 annual report

The first volume of the EFEO's 2019-2020 annual report is now available. In it you will find an overview of research at the EFEO and its Centres for the academic year 2019-2020.

New publication

Arts Asiatiques 75 (2020)

Read more

New publication

The Peruṅkuṟiñci (Kuṟiñcippāṭṭu)

A critical edition of the text, with the commentary of Nacciṉārkkiṉiyar

Read more
New publication

Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie, vol. 29 (2020)
Mythologie japonaises, Japanese Mythologies
François Macé et Alain Rocher (ed.)
Read more
New publication
Paris, France,

Les scolastiques indiennes : Genèses, développements, interactions, Émilie Aussant et Gérard Colas (éd.), Études thématiques 32, Paris, EFEO, 2020, 326 pages.