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

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PRESENTATION
LIBRARY
Publication of the 1st volume of the Brahmayāmala
10 AUGUST 18
The Brahmayāmalatantra or Picumata. Volume I: Chapters 1–2, 39–40 & 83. Revelation, Ritual, and Material Culture in an Early Śaiva Tantra.Shaman Hatley,  ...
Pattrika 49
09 AUGUST 18
Pattrika 48, the latest issue of the newsletter of the French research institutes in India, can be consulted here.
Charlotte examines C7th inscriptions in Andhra Pradesh
Charlotte examines C7th inscriptions in Andhra Pradesh
Visit of Charlotte Schmid
06 AUGUST 18
Charlotte Schmid is visiting the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO from 5th to 30th August to undertake missions in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh for her work on the epigraphy and  ...
Visit of Jeremy Simmons
05 AUGUST 18
Jeremy Simmons, doctoral student at Columbia University, has been awarded an AIIS Junior Research Fellowship to spend 6 months from 5th August 2018 at the Pondicherry Centre of  ...
From Mukula Bhaṭṭa to Maṃmaṭa (readings in Sanskrit poetics)
26 JULY 18
From 23rd July to 10th August 2018 (11am-1pm / 2-4pm), a small workshop is being held whose purpose is to produce a new critical edition of an important Sanskrit text on  ...
Lecture by Professor K. Srinivasan on śleṣa and dhvani
24 JULY 18
At 4.00 pm on Tuesday, 24 July 2018, in the Library Hall of the EFEO, 19, Dumas Street, Pondicherry, Prof. K. Srinivasan (President, Kuppuswamy Sastri Research Institute), came  ...
Visit of Marine Shoettel
20 JULY 18
Marine Schoettel, an MA student from the EPHE (École Pratique des Hautes Études) and EFEO scholar arrived on 20th July to spend 2 months at the Pondicherry Centre  ...
Visit of Joseph Badawi-Crook
17 JULY 18
Joseph Badawi-Crook, who has just graduated from Oxford University arrived on 17th July 2018 to spend 6 months at the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO to work on Sanskrit language  ...
Valérie Gillet reading an inscription at Kāṭṭumalaiyaṉūr
Valérie Gillet reading an inscription at Kāṭṭumalaiyaṉūr
Valérie Gillet's visit
12 JULY 18
Valérie Gillet is based in Pondicherry from July 12th to September 2nd to carry out several field missions for her project on the Pandya country inscriptions, for her  ...
Visit of Akane Saitô
05 JULY 18
Akane Saitô, currently a post-doctoral researcher in Kyushu University (Fukuoka, Japan), has arrived at the Pondicherry EFEO Centre for a two-year stay to work on her  ...
Departure of Suganya Anandakichenin
01 JULY 18
Suganya Anandakichenin, is leaving the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO to join the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, University of Hamburg after having worked here as a  ...
Visit of students of the Government Ayurveda College, Trippunithura
26 JUNE 18
A group of students from the Government Ayurveda College, Trippunithura, came on the afternoon of 26th June 26 to see the Centre and to attend presentations of some ongoing  ...
Visit of Jens Uwe Augspurger
21 JUNE 18
Jens Uwe Augspurger, student of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and EFEO scholar, will be in Pondicherry until the end of August to work on his  ...
Visit of Kashi Gomez
10 JUNE 18
Kashi GOMEZ, doctoral student at the University of Berkeley, is in Pondicherry for several months since June 2018. She works with S.L.P. Anajaneya Sarma on her project devoted to  ...
Departure of B. Thilakasundaram
01 JUNE 18
B. Thilakasivasundaram, who joined the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO in June 2014 as a system-administrator for the NETamil Project, has left to join Tata Consultancy Services  ...
Recruitment of S. Saravanan Sundaramoorthy
01 JUNE 18
S. Saravanan Sundaramoorthy joins the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO as a researcher of the NETamil project to work on a manuscript of the Saraswati Mahal Library, Thanjavur. The  ...
Defence of the thesis of Jung Lan Bang on the Tantrasadbhāva
28 MAY 18
Jung Lan Bang defended her thesis magna cum laude at the University of Hamburg on 28th May 2018. Thanks to an EFEO scholarship, she was able to benefit from the Pondicherry Centre  ...
Publication of a translation of the Perumāḷ Tirumoḻi of Kulacēkara Āḻvār
24 APRIL 18
This book is a complete annotated translation of a 9th-century Tamil bhakti poetic work known as the Perumāḷ Tirumoḻi, by Kulacēkara Āḻvār, as well as of its medieval  ...
Publication of the 3rd volume of the Sūkṣmāgama
23 APRIL 18
Sūkṣmāgama. Volume III. Chapters 54 to 85.Critical edition: S. Sambandhaśivācārya, B. Dagens, M.-L. Barazer-Billoret and T. Ganesan with the collaboration of J.-M.  ...
Publication of the Akanāṉūṟu in 3 volumes & launch of the “NETamil Series”, a series within the “Collection Indologie”
20 APRIL 18
A Critical Edition and an Annotated Translation of the Akanāṉūṟu (Part 1 - Kaḷiṟṟiyāṉainirai). அகனானூறு என்னும்  ...
Publication of the 1st volume of the Vivāhādikarmapañjikā
12 APRIL 18
The Karmapañjikā is a manual for the domestic rituals of the Paippalāda tradition. Claiming to follow a Sūtra of Paiṭhīnasi, the text was composed by an otherwise  ...
H. Venkataraman, doctoral student at the EFEO registered at the University of Pondicherry
02 APRIL 18
Thanks to the affiliation of the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO to the University of Pondicherry, H. Venkataraman is now registered for a doctorate simultaneously with the EFEO  ...
Visit of Sam Dalrymple
27 MARCH 18
Sam Darlymple, second-year undergraduate student of Sanskrit at the University of Oxford, is staying in Pondicherry for three weeks to participate in the reading sessions  ...
Reading the Old Malaiyāḷam commentary on the Arthaśāstra
18 MARCH 18
As part of the work of
preparing a volume for the NETamil project, S.A.S. Sarma and Erin McCann are reading together the medieval commentary in Old Malaiyāḷam on the  ...
Visit of Marzenna Czerniak-Drożdżowicz
14 MARCH 18
Marzenna Czerniak-Drożdżowicz, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, has passed a month at the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO working with R. Sathyanarayanan on their  ...
BIRDSONG
12 MARCH 18
On the occasion of the visit of the Belgian group Duo Laterna Magica, a concert entitled “Birdsong” will take place at 18:30 in the library of the EFEO, 19, rue  ...
Lecture by T. Rajarethinam on the Poruḷatikāram
08 MARCH 18
As part of the Classical Tamil Winter School (CTSS) in 2018, T. Rajarethinam will give a lecture in the library of the EFEO from 16 h 30 intitled “Critical edition of the  ...
Concert by T.V. Sankaranarayanan & Mahadeva
07 MARCH 18
On the occasion of the 2018 Classical Tamil Winter Seminar (CTWS), a concert by
Padma Bhushan Sangeetha Kalanidhi T.V. Sankaranarayanan and his son
Mahadevan will take  ...
Lecture by K. Nachimuthu on Teyvaccilaiyār's commentary on the Tolkāppiyam
06 MARCH 18
As part of the Classical Tamil Winter School (CTSS) in 2018, K. Nachimuthu will give a lecture in the library of the EFEO from 16 h 30 intitled “Critical edition of  ...
Musician gaṇas at Kalugumalai
Musician gaṇas at Kalugumalai
Lecture on Music in the Paripāṭal by Arimalam Padmanabhan
05 MARCH 18
Arimalam Padmanabham will give a presentation entitled “Music in the Paripadal” at 16 h 30 in the library hall.
Lecture by Hugo David in Kalady
03 MARCH 18
On 2nd March, Hugo David went to the Sree Sankaracharya University in
Kalady (Kerala), to give a lecture (6th C.M. Neelakanthan Endowment Lecture) entitled: “Medieval  ...
Victor D'Avella, Florinda De Simini, Hugo David, Joo-Young, Stefania Cavaliere & S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma
Victor D'Avella, Florinda De Simini, Hugo David, Joo-Young, Stefania Cavaliere & S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma
Readings of the Vyaktiviveka
02 MARCH 18
Reading sessions of Sanskrit texts are also continuing in the interstices of the CTWS, notably of the Vyaktiviveka of Mahimabhaṭṭa (eleventh century), a major theoretical  ...
Lectures by M. Prabhakaran and S. Silambarasi
01 MARCH 18
As part of the CTSS in 2018, two lectures will take place in the library of the EFEO from 16 h 30. The first, by M. Prabhakaran, is entitled “Critical edition of Tolkāppiyam  ...
The end of Hillary Langberg's stay
28 FEBRUARY 18
Hillary Langberg, a doctoral student in Buddhist Studies and Sanskrit at the University of Texas at Austin (Dept. of Asian Studies) has spent the last 6 months at the Pondicherry  ...
Lakṣmī at Gangaikkondacholapuram
Lakṣmī at Gangaikkondacholapuram
Vist of Saran Suebsantiwongse
28 FEBRUARY 18
Saran Suebsantiwongse (doctoral student at the University of Cambridge and holder of an EFEO scholarship) has spent 4 months at the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO in order to work  ...
Koṟṟavai, with lion and gazelle, at Punjai
Koṟṟavai, with lion and gazelle, at Punjai
Lecture by G. Vijayavenugopal on the Kaliṅkattu Paraṇi
27 FEBRUARY 18
As part of the Classical Tamil Winter School (CTWS) of 2018, G. Vijayavenugopal will give a lecture at 16 h 30 in the library in 19, Dumas Street, about  “Tradition and  ...
CTWS 2018 Merumantarappurāṇam
26 FEBRUARY 18
During the second half of the CTWS, Krishnaswamy Nachimuthu is conducting reading sessions of a Jain poem, the Merumantarappurāṇam, in the afternoons.
S. Sangamithra delivers her lecture
S. Sangamithra delivers her lecture
Lectures by S. Sangamithra and G. Vinotha
22 FEBRUARY 18
As part of the CTSS in 2018, two lectures will take place in the library of the EFEO from 16 h 30. The first, by S. Sangamithra, is entitled “Variations in the Text and the  ...
Lecture of Victor D'Avella
20 FEBRUARY 18
As part of the CTWS 2018, Victor D’Avella will give a lecture at 16 h
30 in the library at 19, rue Dumas, entitled «Creating the
Perfect Language: Sanskrit  ...
Visit of Alexis Avdeef
16 FEBRUARY 18
Alexis AVDEEF, from the University of Poitiers, visited the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO in February 2018 for a period of two months to continue his research as part of his  ...
Dr. Indra Manuel expounding the Paripāṭal
Dr. Indra Manuel expounding the Paripāṭal
Classical Tamil Winter Seminar 2018
15 FEBRUARY 18
In 2018 the CTSS (Classical Tamil Summer Seminar) returns to the old winter schedule (becoming once again a CTWS) and takes place in the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO for 4 weeks  ...
N. Saranya lecturing
N. Saranya lecturing
Lectures by N. Saranya and N. Siva
15 FEBRUARY 18
As part of the CTSS in 2018, two lectures will take place in the library of the EFEO from 16 h 30. The first, by N. Saranya, is entitled “A Study of the Names of the Poets in  ...
CTWS 2018
14 FEBRUARY 18
Jean-Luc Chevillard (CNRS, NETamil project) teaches the beginners at the CTWS.
CTWS 2018
13 FEBRUARY 18
As part of the CTWS, there are also classes in academic English, particularly for the benefit of the students from Tiruvarur Central University.
Louise Roche presents her research to students of the Trivandrum Sanskrit College
Louise Roche presents her research to students of the Trivandrum Sanskrit College
Visit from the Trivandrum Sanskrit College
12 FEBRUARY 18
As part of the Kerala government-sponsored "Walk with a Scholar" project, about 40 students and teachers from the Trivandrum Government College spent the afternoon of 12th  ...
Banteay Samre, southern
Banteay Samre, southern "library", eastern face
Lecture by Louise Roche and Chloé Chollet
09 FEBRUARY 18
A lecture will take place at the Centre on 9th February at 4pm, on the occasion of the visit of Louise Roche, doctoral student (EPHE /EFEO) and EFEO scholar, and by Chloé  ...
Pattrika 48
08 FEBRUARY 18
Pattrika 48, the latest issue of the newsletter of the French research institutes in India, can be consulted here.
Detail of a Kashmirian manuscript in Śāradā script that transmits the Raghupañcikā
Detail of a Kashmirian manuscript in Śāradā script that transmits the Raghupañcikā
Visit of Csaba Dezső
07 FEBRUARY 18
Csaba Dezső (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, and collaborator in the European project “Beyond Boundaries: Religion, Region, Language and the  ...
Vedic Chanting
03 FEBRUARY 18
As part of the “Pondicherry Heritage Festival”, students of the Vedāśrama-gurukulam of Pondicherry came to give a public demonstration of Vedic chanting in the  ...
Doctoral Viva of Peter Pasedach
02 FEBRUARY 18
Peter Pasedach defended his thesis summa cum laude at the University of Hamburg on 2nd February 2018. Thanks to EFEO scholarships, he was able to benefit from the Pondicherry  ...
Open Day
27 JANUARY 18
As part of the annual Pondicherry Heritage Festival, the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO held an Open Day on Saturday 27th January.
A significant moment for S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma
25 JANUARY 18
After many years of contribution to the intellectual life of the Centre, Mr. S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma addressed staff and friends at tea in 16, rue Dumas, on the occasion of his  ...
Concert by Kumari Maitreyi Sarma
21 JANUARY 18
Two concerts of South Indian Classical Music were held during the “Haṭha Yoga Project” workshop, organised to coincide with the École Nomade, a theatre  ...
Detail of a leaf of a twelfth- or thirteenth-century Nepalese manuscript that transmits the Piṅgalāmata
Detail of a leaf of a twelfth- or thirteenth-century Nepalese manuscript that transmits the Piṅgalāmata
The end of Jason Schwartz's stay
19 JANUARY 18
B. Jason Schwartz, a doctoral student at the University of California Santa Barbara, spent a year in India, most of which was based at the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO, thanks to a  ...
Concert by Sri Ramakrishnan Murthy
18 JANUARY 18
Two concerts of South Indian Classical Music were held during the “Haṭha Yoga Project” workshop, organised to coincide with the École Nomade, a theatre  ...
The Haṭha Yoga workshop inaugurated the New Reading Room, a space within the old building but that was previously occupied by washrooms and a storage mezzanine
The Haṭha Yoga workshop inaugurated the New Reading Room, a space within the old building but that was previously occupied by washrooms and a storage mezzanine
Haṭha Yoga
15 JANUARY 18
From 15th to 25th January 2018, a reading workshop of the ERC-funded “Haṭha Yoga Project” was held in the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO.  Several editions  ...
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