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2020-11-24 Paris, France

Covid-19 Information: new procedures of the library

Confinement Autumn 2020: how to access the EFEO library and the loan-return service

The EFEO library is open by appointment from Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm. It offers a document lending and return service every Wednesday.

To make an appointment (reading space AND/OR loan-return service): CLICK HERE

Please check the EFEO's Facebook page and Twitter account regularly for any updates to the terms and conditions of the public reception modalities.

2020-11-20 Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto lectures

As part of the Kyoto lectures, Marco Tinello (University of Kanagawa) presents: "The Annexation of Ryukyu to Japan seen from a global perspective".

At 6 p.m. (Japan time). The conference will be broadcasted online via Zoom.

The password for logging in will be posted on the Kyoto Center's blog and ISEAS websites the day before.


In Memoriam H.N. Bhat

It is with deep regret that we announce the demise of H.N. Bhat, a scholar at the Pondicherry Centre of the EFEO for 24 years (1989 to 2013). He passed away in Shimoga, where his daughter lives, on Thursday, 22nd Oct 2020.


2020-10-20 Seoul, Republic of Korea

XXXIIIrd Seoul Colloquium in Korea Studies

The XXXIIIrd Seoul Colloquium in Korea Studies, organized by the EFEO Center in Seoul, in collaboration with the Royal Asiatic Society, is led by Bernard Sénécal (Professor Emeritus at Sogang University) on the theme: "Life and Works of Seon 禪 Master Seongcheol 性徹 (1912-1993) - the most famous Korean Buddhist monk in the 20th century".
At 6 p.m. at the EFEO Center in Seoul.

Legend: The great monk Seongcheol. Copyrights: 백련암문화제단 & 성철 선사상 연구소 (Baek Ryeon Am Cultural Foundation and Research Institute for Sung Chol Zen Thought).

The network of EFEO centres across Asia
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