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Head: Dominic Goodall

École française d'Extrême-Orient
16-19 rue Dumas
605 001 Pondicherry, India

Tel: +91 413 233 45 39
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Venkataraja Sarma, receiving an award from President Abdul Kalam in Delhi
Venkataraja Sarma, receiving an award from President Abdul Kalam in Delhi
Departure of Professor V. Venkataraja Sarma
31 DECEMBER 16
In the field of Sanskrit grammar, V. Venkataraja Sarma has long been working in collaboration with François Grimal on the Dictionary of Examples of Paninian Grammar, the  ...
Kunthea Chhom, straight out of Chennai airport, examines the digraphic inscription of the Atiraṇacaṇḍeśvara temple in Mahabalipuram, at the beginning of her first stay in Pondicherry in 2004
Kunthea Chhom, straight out of Chennai airport, examines the digraphic inscription of the Atiraṇacaṇḍeśvara temple in Mahabalipuram, at the beginning of her first stay in Pondicherry in 2004
Doctoral defence of Kunthea Chhom's thesis on Khmer epigraphy
16 DECEMBER 16
Kunthea Chhom defended her thesis, entitled Le rôle du sanskrit dans le développement de la langue khmère : une étude épigraphique du VIe au XIVe siècle  ...
Ruptures and Breakdowns in Temple Life
07 DECEMBER 16
Valerie Gillet and Anne Casile (IRD / IFP) organised an international workshop entitled "Ruptures and Breakdowns in Temple Life" at the EFEO Centre in Pondicherry from 7 to 9  ...
Maintenance of 19, Dumas Street
05 DECEMBER 16
Gradual replacement of cement with lime-plaster
R. Sathyanarayanan in Tokyo
02 DECEMBER 16
R. Sathyanarayanan visited Tsukuba University, Tokyo, Japan as a visiting professor from 19th to 28th of November 2016 to instruct Japanese students in transcribing the  ...
Maintenance of 19, Dumas Street
22 NOVEMBER 16
Gradual replacement of cement with lime-plaster.
Maintenance of 19, Dumas Street: the annex
16 NOVEMBER 16
Following a plan most generously drawn up and offered to the EFEO by the architect Jean-Louis Cardin, work is underway to replace the annex that was dangerously damaged by  ...
Maintenance of 19, Dumas Street
11 NOVEMBER 16

Removal of a layer of cement for replacement with lime plaster
Antony Boussemart, Shanty Rayapoullé and Clément Froehlicher
Antony Boussemart, Shanty Rayapoullé and Clément Froehlicher
Visit of Clément Froehlicher and Antony Boussemart
10 NOVEMBER 16
Clément Froehlicher, head librarian of the EFEO, and Antony Boussemart, head of the Japanese collection of the EFEO's library in Paris, visited Pondicherry to work with  ...
The site of the annex at 19 Dumas Street
07 NOVEMBER 16

The site after the removal of the weakened annex at 19 rue Dumas
Recruitment of Kamal Sharma
01 NOVEMBER 16
Kamal Sharma joined the EFEO as watchman on 1st November 2016.  He replaces Lal Bahadur Chokhal.
The EFEO celebrates Sarasvatī
18 OCTOBER 16
The yearly festivities in honour of Sarasvatī, the Hindu goddess of eloquence and learning, were held in the Pondicherry centre on Friday 7 october. The ceremony of worship  ...
Vishal Sharma in Pondicherry
30 SEPTEMBER 16
Vishal Sharma, a DPhil stu­dent at the Uni­versity of Ox­ford (Depart­ment
of Oriental Studies), stayed in Pondi­cherry from July till  ...
The site of the annex at 19 Dumas Street
02 SEPTEMBER 16
Discussing the past and the future on the site of the ruined annex...
Setting up solar panels
01 SEPTEMBER 16
Mr Saswat Das explains the use of the solar panels now installed on the roof of 16, Dumas Street (a project put in place by Valérie Gillet).
The Annex at 19, Dumas Street
20 AUGUST 16
The Annex at 19, Dumas Street, has been dangerously weakened by the construction of a five-storey hotel next door and needs to be replaced. The work begins ...
Workshop on Bhartṛhari’s Vākyapadīya
19 AUGUST 16
A workshop on Bhartṛhari’s Vākyapadīya, one of the fundamental treatises of
traditional Sanskrit grammar, is taking place in the Pondicherry Centre from
the  ...
Presidential Award for S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma
15 AUGUST 16
Among the Sanskrit scholars to whom the President of India is pleased to award a  Presidential Certificate of Honour for the year 2016 is S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma.
Visit of Anshel Cohen
25 JULY 16
Anshel Cohen, a student of Religion at the University of Cambridge (UK), stayed in the Pondicherry Centre for two weeks, between the 11th and 25th July. During his stint in India,  ...
New publication in the “Early Tantra Series”
28 MARCH 16
Tantric Studies. Fruits of a Franco-German project on Early Tantra.Edited by Dominic Goodall and Harunaga Isaacson, Collection Indologie n°131; Early Tantra Series  ...
A caturmukha-liṅga outside the Bhuvaneśvarī shrine Deopatan, Kathmandu
A caturmukha-liṅga outside the Bhuvaneśvarī shrine Deopatan, Kathmandu
Lecture by Nina Mirnig on the Śivadharmaśāstra
24 MARCH 16
Dr. Nina Mirnig, of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, who is currently visiting the Pondicherry Centre and joining the daily Śaiva reading sessions, will be giving a lecture at  ...
Visit of Anna Kavaleuskaya
23 MARCH 16
Anna Kavaleuskaya, an M.A. student at the University of Hamburg, is currently in Pondicherry with a three-month EFEO scholarship in order to participate in daily   ...
Devaki Sabkota says her farewells
Devaki Sabkota says her farewells
Departure of Nirajan Kafle and Devaki Sabkota
07 MARCH 16
Nirajan Kafle and Devaki Sabkota, who have been active participants in the intellectual life of the Centre over the past year, left today for the Netherlands. Both have made  ...
Recipients of bursaries from the Central University of Tamil Nadu, Tiruvarur
02 MARCH 16
As part of the NETamil project, the first recipients of bursaries at the Central
University of Tamil Nadu, Tiruvārūr, came to study with the Tamil-specialists of the Centre  ...
Lecture by Kunthea Chhom
26 FEBRUARY 16
Kunthea CHHOM, doctoral student at the École pratique des hautes études and head of the Preah Norodom Sihanouk Angkor Museum, will give a lecture entitled  ...
Lecture by Marie-Hélène Gorisse
17 FEBRUARY 16
Dr. Marie-Hélène Gorisse (Ghent University, SOAS University of London) gave a lecture entitled « The Jaina theory of ‘tarka': a contribution to  ...
Emmanuel Francis, Babu (N. Ramaswamy), V. Vijayavenugopal and the priest at the Vaiṣṇava temple at Eṇṇāyiram
Emmanuel Francis, Babu (N. Ramaswamy), V. Vijayavenugopal and the priest at the Vaiṣṇava temple at Eṇṇāyiram
Field-trip to Eṇṇāyiram
16 FEBRUARY 16
As part of the NETamil project, Emmanuel Francis (CNRS) made a field-trip to Eṇṇāyiram to identify the famous inscription that speaks of the arrangements that were put in  ...
S.A.S. Sarma and Hugo David addressing the students of Thripunithura Sanskrit College
S.A.S. Sarma and Hugo David addressing the students of Thripunithura Sanskrit College
Visit of Thripunithura Sanskrit College
15 FEBRUARY 16
A group of teachers and students from the Government Sanskrit College in
Thripunithura, Kerala, came to visit the EFEO Centre in Pondicherry as part of a motivational  ...
Participants at the Workshop in the garden of 19, Dumas Street
Participants at the Workshop in the garden of 19, Dumas Street
Conclusion of the 5th NETamil Workshop on Multilingualism in the South
12 FEBRUARY 16
Launch of S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma's book at Shringeri
07 FEBRUARY 16
The latest book of S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma was launched on 7th February at the Srimath in Shringeri by Jagadguru Sri Sri Bharathi Teertha Mahaswamiji and Sri Sri Vidhushekhara  ...
S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma expounding a grammar of Telugu written in Sanskrit at the 5th NETamil workshop
S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma expounding a grammar of Telugu written in Sanskrit at the 5th NETamil workshop
NETamil Workshop on "Aspects of Multilingualism in South India"
05 FEBRUARY 16
The 5th Workshop of the European project NETamil, led by Eva Wilden, has been organised at the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO from 2nd to 12th February 2016.  ...
Hugo David, Dominic Goodall, and Valérie Gillet
Hugo David, Dominic Goodall, and Valérie Gillet
Changes at the Centre
01 FEBRUARY 16
There have been a number of changes in the staff at the EFEO Centre in Pondicherry in the last few months. François Grimal, who has been in Pondicherry for several decades,  ...
K.S. Bindiya, R. Sathyanarayanan and Giovanni Ciotti
K.S. Bindiya, R. Sathyanarayanan and Giovanni Ciotti
Visit of K.S. Bindiya
28 JANUARY 16
Bindiya K. S., Assistant Professor, Department of Sanskrit Vyakarana, Govt. Sanskrit College, Thiruvananthapuram, was selected for an internship of FLAIR  (Fostering  ...
R. Sathyanarayanan, Mekhola Gomes and Nirajan Kafle study a Kadamba inscription.
R. Sathyanarayanan, Mekhola Gomes and Nirajan Kafle study a Kadamba inscription.
Visit of Mekhola Gomes
06 JANUARY 16
Mekhola Gomes, doctoral student at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, and scholar of the EFEO, is visiting the Pondicherry Centre for 3 months to pursue her studies for her  ...
Detail of a manuscript of the Raghupañcikā in Śāradā script.
Detail of a manuscript of the Raghupañcikā in Śāradā script.
Raghuvaṃśa readings
04 JANUARY 16
Csaba Kiss and Csaba Dezső (both of Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, and both also participating in the British Museum's ERC project "Beyond  ...
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