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2022-01-20 Paris, France

Covid-19 Information: new procedures of the library

From Monday, September 13, access to the EFEO library changes:

  • The library will be open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m
  • It will no longer be necessary to reserve a place in the reading room, but you will have to be registered or pre-registered on the Bulac catalogue for the "Maison de l'Asie" site: https://catalogue.bulac.fr/
  • The documents will be communicated 20 minutes after their reservation from your reader's account, and will be made available on the shelves on the patio side of the reading room- The library will welcome 15 readers per day. In case of overcrowding, priority will be given to readers consulting EFEO documents
  • The health pass will not be required, but the wearing of masks and the respect of protective measures will continue to apply
If you are experiencing Covid-19 type symptoms, please postpone your visit to the library.

2022-01-17 Online

EFEO Paris seminar

Michela Bussotti (EFEO) speaks on: "Images populaires chinoises : objets éphémères, objets de recherche". This seminar is part of the sequence 3 Images: objects and sources of the seminar ASIES of the master "Études Asiatiques".

From 10.30am to 12pm. The conference will take place online upon prior registration.Once registered you will receive the elements to log in (seminar link and password).

2021-12-24 Paris, France

Annual closure of the Maison de l'Asie

The Maison de l'Asie closes from Friday December 24, 2021 at 4 pm to Monday January 3, 2021 at 8 am.

The Paris library closes from Thursday 23 December in the evening!

The EFEO and its staff wish you a happy holiday season!

2021-12-09 Jillellamudi, Inde


On the occasion of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Matrushree Oriental College in Jillellamudi (Andhra Pradesh) on December 9, 2021, S.L.P. Anjaneya Sarma, who worked there for 16 years from the inception of the college until he joined the EFEO in 1987, gave a keynote address and was then honoured by the management and his former students.

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