Jacques Leider


2019 - Organisation of the workshop: "Work in Progress - Franco-Thaï atelier/séminaire en archéologie, épigraphie et ethnographie de l'Asie du Sud-Est". [18 presentations], at the Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre, Feb. 25-26, 2019.

2018 - Organisation of the conference: "Manufacture, Origin and Dating of Iron from the Phimai and Phnom Rung Temples". [with presentations by Dr. Stéphanie LEROY (CNRS, France) and by Dr. Pira VENUNAN (Silpakorn University, Thailand)], at the Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre, July 17, 2018. 


2019. « The Chittagonians in Arakan : seasonal migration, settlements and long-term socio-political impact », Colonial Wrongs, Double Standards, and Access to International Law, organised by CILRAP (Centre for International Law Research and Policy), Lotte Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar, 16-17 November 2019. https://www.cilrap.org/cilrap-film/191116-leider/ 

2019. « The city of Mrauk U and the kingship of Arakan - political and urban history of a kingdom at the margins », International Planning Theory and History, Urban Planning Society of China, Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, Nanjing University, du 8 au 8-10 November 2019. 

2019. « Ethno-Religious Entanglements, Tensions, and Violence in the Bengal-Burma Borderlands (Chittagong and Sittway Districts) 1920-1960 », at the panel "Identity : Forging Regional Belonging in Southeast Asia", EuroSEAS 2019 Conference, Humboldt University, Berlin, 11 September 2019.

2019. « The quarry of the historical archive and the shifting discourse on victimhood: a review of the Rohingya case 1988-2018 », Economic and Political Processes; Social Transformations; Culture, Literature, Language, and Linguistics, 4th ITASEAS, Naples University "L'Orientale", Procida, Italy, 22 May 2019.

2019. « Mrauk U and the kingdom of Arakan », Siam Society, Bangkok, 29 August 2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GcJmHe02Eo&feature=youtu.be

2018. « Thai-Myanmar relations in the light of fields of academic prospection and enquiries», Lecture given at the Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre at the 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relationship of the Union of Myanmar, Bangkok, Thailand, le 12 December 2018.

2018. « Perceptions of the conflict and conflict of perceptions », présentation à la table-ronde "The Rohingya Question", organised by the Association of Asian Studies, Washington DC, 23 March2018. 

2018. « Taking stock of the history of the North-east Bay of Bengal and coastal core region (The archival heritage on maritime exchanges in the Northeast Bay of Bengal)», Safeguarding and Increasing Access to the Documentary Heritage of the Silk Road and Maritime Routes, organised by the State  Archives, Fuzhou, China, 9 November 2018.

2018. «Debate around the current crisis and genocide accusations », présentation à la table-ronde « Rakhine Days: The Rohingya Conflict and its Implications for the Democratization of Myanmar », Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik, Berlin, 9 March 2018. 

2017. « Bouddhistes et musulmans au Myanmar (Birmanie) : conflits, rivalités et médiatisation de la violence », lecture given at the Institut des Hautes Etudes internationales et de Développement [the Graduate Institute], Chaire Yves Oltramare, « Religion et politique dans le monde contemporain », Geneva, Switzerland, 10 May 2017.

2017. « Frontier accounts, ethnographies and the rise of territorialities at the Arakan-Bengal border», contibution to the panel "Itineraries of Knowledge in the History of Burma's Interactions with Her Neighbours", 10th International Conference of Asia Scholars, Chiang Mai, 22 July 2017.

2017. « A Golden and a Silver Letter - Comparative Study of Two mid-Eighteenth Century Items of Burmese Diplomatic Correspondence », contribution to the panel "The Pre-Modern State and Its Archival Remains ‒ the Contributions of Diplomatics to Thai Studies", 13th International Conference of Thai Studies ‘Globalized Thailand?: Connectivity, Conflict and Communication of Thai Studies', Chiang Mai, 16 July 2017.

Jacques Leider
Jacques Leider

Maître de conférences

Responsable des centres de Bangkok et Yangon

Ecole française d'Extrême-Orient, Bangkok
Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Centre
20 Borommaratchachonnani Road, Taling Chan,
Bangkok 10170 Thaïlande
Tél: +66 2 433 12 68
Fax: +66 2 880 93 32

Ecole française d'Extrême-Orient, Yangon
340, Pyay Road, Sanchaung,
Yangon, Birmanie
Tél: +959 42283 4791