Publications

Publications

The catalog of EFEO Publications, running to some 600 titles, includes works on a wide range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences (archaeology, history, anthropology, literature, philology, etc.), centered on Asia, from India to Japan. These publications address both specialists, and a wider public interested in Asian civilizations and societies.

Several EFEO series bridge the various disciplines represented by the institution and its academic partners, and present the fruits of their on-site research in Asia:

  • "Monographies" (Monographs)
  • "Etudes thématiques" (Thematic Studies), results of collaborative research projects, conference proceedings, collections, etc.
  • "Mémoires archéologiques" (Archaeological Reports), works covering archaeology and the history of art and architecture
  • "Textes et documents sur l'Indochine" (Indochinese Texts and Documents), a series of original texts (epigraphic, literary, etc.) from Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam
  • "Réimpressions" (Reprints), facsimiles or republications of standard works or articles from EFEO series that are out of print.

Several other series, published by the EFEO Centers in Asia, complete the School publication program.

Occasional publications include reference works and dictionaries.

The EFEO in addition publishes five scholarly journals on an annual or twice-yearly basis:

EFEO News
Opening of the EFEO Paris's Library
Paris, France,

Changes in opening hours and access conditions of the EFEO Paris's library.

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Covid-19 Information
Paris, France,


Changes in opening hours and access conditions of the EFEO Paris's library

♦ Readers wishing to consult the collections in the reading room:
From September 21, 2020, the library is open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 5 pm.
Users are invited :
→ To reserve the documents they wish to consult 24 hours in advance from their reader account on the catalog
→ Then to book time slot in the reading room: BOOK TIME SLOT IN THE READING ROOM
Once the daily quota of places has been reached, the date ceases to be selectable in the form.

♦ Readers wishing to borrow documents:
The loan-return service is open to researchers and students who have the right of loan.
Please reserve the documents before Tuesday lunchtime on the library catalog.
Books are available in the library's access corridor on Wednesday of the same week.
Please note that unclaimed documents are returned to the library every Wednesday evening.

It is forbidden to stay in the common areas of the Maison de l'Asie.
New publication
Paris, France,

Une philosophie de la parole
L'Enquête sur la connaissance verbale (Śābdanirṇaya) de Prakāśātman, maître advaitin du Xe siècle
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History of Religions Prize of the Foundation ''Les amis de Pierre-Antoine Bernheim''

On June 19, "Les amis de Pierre-Antoine Bernheim" [Friends of Pierre-Antoine Bernheim] Foundation of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres awarded the History of Religions Prize to Martin Nogueira Ramos, EFEO lecturer and head of the EFEO Center in Kyoto, for his work La foi des ancêtres: Chrétiens cachés et catholiques dans la société villageoise japonaise XVIIe-XIXe siècles [Ancestors' faith: Hidden Christians and Catholics in Japanese village society in the 17thto 19th centuries] (Paris, CNRS Éditions, 2019). His work traces the history of Japanese Christian communities from the time of proscription (1614) to the return of missionaries to the archipelago in the second half of the 19th century.
New publication

La réforme politique en Birmanie

pendant le premier moment colonial (1819-1878)

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