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2023-09-21 Paris, France

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The EFEO library in Paris is open from 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

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Books and periodicals catalog
- Archives and manuscripts catalog
- Digital heritage library

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2023-08-21 Surin, Thailand

Death of Gérard Diffloth (1939 - 2023)

It was with great sadness that we learned of the death on August 14 of our former colleague Gérard Diffloth, who was a member of the École française d'Extrême-Orient from 2000 to 2004, and then an associate researcher at the EFEO from 2004 to 2020.


2023-06-30 Paris, France

Study day

The CRCAO and the EFEO organize a study day on Échanges artistiques entre l'Asie de l'Est et l'Occident, d'hier et d'aujourd'hui (fin du XIXe s.- début du XXIe s.) [Artistic exchanges between East Asia and the West, past and present (late 19th c. - early 21st c.)] with the support of the IRHiS-Université de Lille and Sciencescope Japon.

From 9:45 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., in the Grand Salon of the Maison de l'Asie.


2023-06-29 Bangkok, Thailand

Annual EFEO-Faculty of Archaeology Seminar

On June 29, as part of the Annual EFEO-Faculty of Archaeology Seminar on "Inscriptions, manuscrits et archéologie en Asie du Sud-Est [Inscriptions, manuscripts, and archaeology in Southeast Asia]," at Silpakorn University in Bangkok, the following spoke for the EFEO:

Gregory Kourilsky gives a talk entitled "Relative Dating of a Code of Law from Luang Prabang (Laos)"

Christophe Pottier gives a talk entitled "Archaeology beyond monumentality: some recent works in Cambodia"

Dominique Soutif gives a talk entitled "Continuing the K. Number inventory"

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