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Head: Andrew Hardy

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Fieldwork on trade routes in Quảng Ngãi province
13 APRIL 18
13-25 April 18
In the coastal district of Đức Phổ, the team investigated historical trade routes leading inland from the fishing port and salt fields of Sa Huỳnh. In the  ...
Hương Khê fort (Phú Gia commune, Hà Tĩnh province)
Hương Khê fort (Phú Gia commune, Hà Tĩnh province)
Research on fortifications in the hill country
04 APRIL 18
4-12 April 18
The Sơn Phòng network of mountain fortifications developed in the 1870s to counter the threat of invasion over Vietnam’s western boundary was the  ...
Round Table: 'Southeast Asia: Integration at the Grassroots'
29 MARCH 18
In Southeast Asia 'integration' is often a slogan for politicians and political scientists. But in this public lecture organised by the EFEO at the French Cultural Institute  ...
First Research Workshop of the project CRISEA (Horizon 2020)
28 MARCH 18
28-30 March 18
Sixty European and Southeast Asian scholars met at the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences in Hanoi from 28 to 30 March for the first of the three research workshops  ...
Exhibition: ‘Drawings by Jean Delpech: Hanoi, 1930-1935’
01 MARCH 18
Thirty works by the artist Jean Delpech (1916-1988) depicting scenes from Hanoi’s streets, river and countryside in the 1930s were on show in an exhibition organised at  ...
Public Lecture: 'The Temple of the Forgotten Deities'
23 NOVEMBER 17
The temple is renowned for its annual festival, but no one has heard of the Buddha worshipped here in the 19th century, or the mandarins of the court who were deified in this place. In  ...
Public Lecture: 'Trump and the Demise of the Asian Pivot'
26 OCTOBER 17
Public Lecture held at the French Institute of Hanoi - l'Espace: President Obama's Asian pivot was the culmination of over a century of American geopolitical and geo-economic  ...
Đào Thế Đức et Trần Đức Khiêng (Thanh Chi commune, Thanh Chương district) discuss the history of the region's scholar-gentry
Đào Thế Đức et Trần Đức Khiêng (Thanh Chi commune, Thanh Chương district) discuss the history of the region's scholar-gentry
Fieldwork in Nghệ An province
24 MAY 17
24-26 November 16, 26-28 March, 23-24 May 17
What becomes of the scholar who fails the mandarinal examinations? This question, applied to the late 19th century history of  ...
Signature of a cooperation agreement with the National Museum of Vietnamese History
27 APRIL 17
Signature of a new agreement with the museum, with a view to promoting cooperation and exchange of documents and expertise between the two institutions and the publication of  ...
Before the lake was created, a path led from Diên Trường village into the hills
Before the lake was created, a path led from Diên Trường village into the hills
Survey of old roads, Đức Phổ district, Quảng Ngãi province
16 APRIL 17
02-16 April 17
Fieldwork on the Mandarin Road and the east-west routes that linked the plain to the upland region in the 19th century. The team gathered local information  ...
The 'Sơn Phong' fort of Dương Yên
The 'Sơn Phong' fort of Dương Yên
Survey of a ‘Sơn Phòng’ fort, Quảng Nam province
01 APRIL 17
The Cần Vương anticolonial movement is the subject of fieldwork (29/3-1/4) in the province’s southern districts, conducted by Andrew Hardy and his colleagues.  ...
Professors Zink and Phan Huy Lê visit the royal archive of the Nguyễn dynasty (National Archives, centre No. 1)
Professors Zink and Phan Huy Lê visit the royal archive of the Nguyễn dynasty (National Archives, centre No. 1)
Visit of Professor Michel Zink, Perpetual Secretary of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres
22 MARCH 17
He made the visit (19-22 March) to present, during a ceremony at the French Embassy, the AIBL medal to Professor Phan Huy Lê, honorary president of the Vietnam  ...
Public Lecture: ‘Hearing Independence’
16 FEBRUARY 17
In the 1950s, radio broadcasts influenced how the northern Vietnamese experienced their newfound independence from France. Radio professionals used particular voices,  ...
Publication of a book of photographs and essays on Hanoi
13 OCTOBER 16
Hanoi, 1980-1982. The international embargo meant that the diplomat John Ramsden had little embassy work to do: instead, he took to walking around the city with a camera. His  ...
Public Lecture: 'Brexit, Regional Integrations and ASEAN'
20 SEPTEMBER 16
The British electorate's decision in the June 23 referendum to leave the European Union presents major challenges to Britain and Europe. David Camroux assesses its  ...
Signature of an agreement with the institute MICA
17 MAY 16
Signature of a cooperation agreement between the EFEO and the institute MICA - Multimedia, Information, Communication & Applications, affiliated with Hanoi University  ...
The Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi at Rùm Đồn fort
The Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi at Rùm Đồn fort
Research into place names, Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi
07 APRIL 16
The toponyms and local history of the areas around Rùm Đồn fort (Nghia Hanh and Tu Nghia districts) and Tân Long Thượng fort (Mộ Đức, Ba Tơ) are the  ...
Lecture on contemporary rural households
29 FEBRUARY 16
Public lecture by Emmanuel Pannier & Lâm Minh Châu on 'Market economy, interpersonal exchanges and the state in northern Vietnam: strategies of  ...
Publication of a book on village society in northern Vietnam
01 FEBRUARY 16
The three studies in this collection were all made in direct contact with village reality in the early 20th century. On the basis of specific data gathered in his own village, the  ...
Publication of a study of donation inscriptions in northern Vietnam
01 FEBRUARY 16
The monograph is based on a detailed study of 200 19th-century donation inscriptions in ten villages of northern Vietnam. It allows us to understand the motivations for giving  ...
Publication of a book of photographs of the Jörai
14 JANUARY 16
With glue, scissors and a biro, Jacques Dournes pasted images of the Jörai habitat, landscape and customs he saw in the 1950s-1960s into an album. It is published here,  ...
New head of centre in Hanoi
05 OCTOBER 15
Andrew Hardy succeeds Olivier Tessier as head of the EFEO centre in Hanoi. Olivier Tessier takes over from Pascal Bourdeaux to run the EFEO's branch office in Ho Chi Minh City.
Excavation of a temple at Đá Tượng, near the Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi
Excavation of a temple at Đá Tượng, near the Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi
Excavation of Đá Tượng temple, Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi
07 APRIL 15
During the excavation of Đá Tượng site (Bình Man pagoda), the Institute of Archaeology team led byNguyễn Tiến Đông and Federico Barocco  ...
Research into place names, Long Wall of Bình Định
14 FEBRUARY 15
Fieldwork (8-14 February) in Bình Định province aims to identify toponyms of villages, forts, mountains and localities that appear in the archives on the Long Wall in  ...
Two workshops of the project SEATIDE held in Hanoi
02 FEBRUARY 15
The meeting are organised as part of SEATIDE (Integration in Southeast Asia, Trajectories of Inclusion, Dynamics of Exclusion), a European-funded research project on the  ...
New post-doctoral fellow in anthropology in Hanoi
01 JANUARY 15
The Hanoi centre welcomes Emmanuel Pannier as a post-doctoral fellow in 2015. Dr Pannier's research is on state-ethnic group relations in the context of water management. To  ...
International Conference: 'The EFEO and Social Sciences and Humanities in Vietnam'
05 DECEMBER 14
Thirty Vietnamese and foreign scholars attend an international conference at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, on the subject: The EFEO and Social  ...
Exhibition of old photographs of Vietnam
03 DECEMBER 14
The exhibition Objectif Vietnam/ Góc nhìn Việt Nam đầu thế kỷ 20 is inaugurated in Hanoi at two sites (French Institute - L’Espace; National  ...
Publication of the catalogue of engraved stones of Sapa
01 APRIL 14
The book, published in two versions (French, Vietnamese), contains the results of the conservation programme : introduction to the method adopted, working hypotheses, site  ...
The Long Wall and the Vệ River, Ba Động commune
The Long Wall and the Vệ River, Ba Động commune
Excavation of Tân Long Thượng fort, Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi
22 MARCH 14
A hilltop fort in Ba Động commune (Ba Tơ district, Quảng Ngãi province) is excavated by the Institute of Archaeology, led by Nguyễn Tiến Đông. The dig  ...
The vestiges of a temple annex (19th C, now a shrine to war dead
The vestiges of a temple annex (19th C, now a shrine to war dead
Survey of the Đá Tượng temple and area, Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi
17 FEBRUARY 14
The survey aims to locate the Bình Man pagoda, mentioned in an inscription by Nguyễn Tấn, commander of the Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi in the 1860s. With help from  ...
Exhibition on the history and cartography of the city of Đà Lạt
09 DECEMBER 13
On the occasion of the 120th anniversary of the city of Đà Lạt, the exhibition Đà Lạt - And the map created the city... was organised by the EFEO, in  ...
Publication of Jacques Dournes' book Pötao, in Vietnamese
01 JUNE 13
The anthropologist Jacques Dournes' doctoral thesis, published by Flammarion in 1977, is a study of the kings of fire, water and wind (Pötao) and one of the masterpieces of  ...
Publication of a book on anthropologist Jacques Dournes
02 JANUARY 13
A reading of the book Pötao - une théorie du pouvoir and a 1992 interview with its author are the subjects of this short study of Jacques Dournes ideas about the place of  ...
Publication of the Champa inscriptions at the Đà Nẵng museum
01 NOVEMBER 12
Two years of research on the inscriptions kept at the Museum of Cham Sculpture in Đà Nẵng have come to fruition with the publication of this volume. The team working on  ...
Stones of the Long Wall
Stones of the Long Wall
Excavation of the Long Wall of Kỳ Anh, Hà Tĩnh province
16 JULY 12
The first excavation of the main rampart (Đèo Bụt site) started on 16 July. Led by Nguyễn Tiến Đông of the Institute of Archaeology in cooperation with the  ...
Bastion of the Long Wall of Kỳ Anh
Bastion of the Long Wall of Kỳ Anh
Survey of a new Long Wall site, Hà Tĩnh province
09 APRIL 12
The archaeological survey of the Long Wall of Kỳ Anh, uncovered in 2010, was organised during the week of 9 April by the Institute of Archaeology and the local authorities (Kỳ  ...
Petroglyphs, a new site
26 SEPTEMBER 11
A field visit, for the survey, location and rubbing of engraved rocks, was organised in Dền Sáng and Đền Thàng valleys (Bát Xát district,  ...
Publication – Exhibition – Round Table
01 SEPTEMBER 11
An exhibition was held at the French Cultural Centre – L’Espace to launch the book Les Bahnar de Kontum. In 1933 Nguyễn Kinh Chi et Nguyễn Đổng Chi did  ...
Visit to Quảng Ngãi of Experts on Hadrian’s Wall
27 APRIL 11
An expert consultancy on the conservation and tourist development of the Long Wall site got underway on 27 April in Quảng Ngãi province. Christopher Young (English  ...
Petroglyphs: spring fieldwork
25 APRIL 11
From 25-30 April, Philippe Le Failler did fieldwork in Muong Hoa valley (Sapa, Lào Cai province) on an engraved rock site investigated since 2005 by a joint programme of  ...
Excavation of fortifications at the Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi
15 APRIL 11
An excavation was organised in April 2011 to unearth fortifications and temples at the town of Trà Xuân, Trà Bồng district (at the northern end of the  ...
Seven European Ambassadors visit the Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi
25 MARCH 11
Entitled The Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi: Politics, Poverty and Ethnic Relations in the History of a Central Vietnamese Province, a seminar was held in Quảng Ngãi  ...
The Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi designated national heritage
09 MARCH 11
The Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism designated the Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi as national heritage. The monument follows the foothills of the province of Quảng  ...
Publication – Exhibition – Round Table
01 DECEMBER 10
Inauguration of the exhibition “One Street – A Thousand Years” and organisation of a round table on the book Đặng Phong, Thăng Long Hanoi: The Story in a  ...
Doctoral researcher in Hanoi
01 NOVEMBER 10
In November the Hanoi centre hosted Fabien Chébaut, who is doing his PhD at the École Pratique des Hautes Études and currently holds an EFEO scholarship.  ...
Public Lecture on the History of Hanoi
04 OCTOBER 10
During his stay in Hanoi for the city’s millennial celebrations (21 September – 8 October), Philippe Papin gave a talk at l’Espace – French Cultural  ...
Inauguration of the Museum of the Imperial Citadel & Exhibition at the Cultural Centre
02 OCTOBER 10
As part of the Hanoi millennial celebrations, the EFEO and the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences worked on a joint project for the creation of an archaeological museum,  ...
New post-doctoral researcher in Hanoi
09 SEPTEMBER 10
The Hanoi centre hosted Amandine Lepoutre, working on the projet Corpus of Inscriptions of Champa. Amandine Lepoutre was awarded her PhD at the EPHE in March 2010 on the history of  ...
The Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi, candidate for national heritage status
16 APRIL 10
An expert consultancy on sites associated with the Long Wall concluded with a ‘Meeting for Evaluation of the Long Wall of Quảng Ngãi-Bình Định:  ...
Excavation of two forts on the Long Wall of Quảng Ngai
13 MARCH 10
The excavation of two forts – Đèo Chim Hút et de Rùm Đồn (Nghĩa Hành district, Quảng Ngãi province) – took place until  ...
EFEO General Meeting in Hanoi
07 SEPTEMBER 09
The scholars and staff of the EFEO met for two days of discussion at the Army Hotel. The meeting was followed by the inauguration at the Museum of Ethnography of an exhibition of  ...