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The French School of Asian Studies conducts research on the classical civilizations of Asia through the humanities and the social sciences, spanning from India to China, Japan and includes all of Southeast Asia, thus encompassing most of the societies that have fallen under Indian or Chinese influence in the course of history. The EFEO's centres and branch offices in Asia are base for a nexus of leading (local and international) scholars in Asian Studies. Its multidisciplinary and comparative research brings together specialists in disciplines such as anthropology, archaeology, history, philology and the study of religions. Since members of its academic staff are regularly in Asia for their fieldwork, the EFEO's activity obviously covers contemporary world issues.

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Kyoto lectures
Kyoto, Japan - Online, 19 July 2021

As part of the Kyoto lectures, DAIMARU Ken (Paris University) presents: "Health and Modern Warfare. Locating Medical History in Japan's Long Nineteenth Century".

19 July, 6pm (Japan time) in hybrid format or only on the Zoom platform. The password for logging in will be posted on the Kyoto Center's blog and the ISEAS website on the 27th.

Légende : Portrait of an injured Japanese soldier at the Liaoyang Stage Hospital (March 1905), archives of the Academy of Medical Corps of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force

Kyoto lectures
Kyoto, Japan, 18 June 2021
As part of  the Kyoto lectures, Brian Ruppert (Kanagawa University) presents: "Scriptures and Their Deployment: Great Notes (Maka shō), Raishin’s Notes (Raishin shō), and the Sacred Works (Shōgyō) of Early Medieval Japan".

Friday, June 18, at 6pm (Japan time).
XXXVIIIe Seoul Colloquium in Korea Studies
Seoul, Korea (Online), 10 June 2021
The XXXVIIIe Seoul Colloquium in Korea Studies, organized by the EFEO Center in Seoul, in collaboration with the Royal Asiatic Society, is led by Brother Anthony, Professor Emeritus of Sogang University and Full Professor at Dankook University, Seoul, on the theme: "Korean Poetry and Fiction in English Translation: A Personal Survey".

Thursday, June 10 at 6:00 p.m. (Seoul time), online: register with the EFEO Center to receive the information needed to connect. READ MORE
Fontainebleau Art History Festival
Fontainebleau, France, 04 June 2021
As part of the Fontainebleau Art History Festival, the Réseau des Écoles françaises à l'étranger present a round table on the topic of "Innovative Technologies in the Service of Archaeological Research".
Christophe Marquet and François Lachaud also make several speeches : → round table "La peinture française au Japon : histoire des collections privées et de la création des musées d’art occidental" → lecature "Éloge du primitivisme : d’autres visages de la peinture japonaise prémoderne" → round table "La "joie" et son expression dans les arts du Japon" → lecture "Le Japon et les intellectuels français: personnages en quête d'ailleurs"
EFEO Paris seminar
Paris, France, 31 May 2021
Fabienne Jagou (EFEO) speaks on: "Construire une communauté religieuse à Taïwan : l'exemple de celle de la Vénérable Gongga (1903-1997)" [Building a religious community in Taiwan: the example of Venerable Gongga (1903-1997)]. This seminar is part of the sequence La question religieuse : sécularisation et réinvention of the seminar ASIES of the master "Études Asiatiques".

Friday, May 28, from 10.30am to 12pm. The conference will take place online upon prior registration.

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