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2020-09-04

In Memoriam Bertrand Chung

Bertrand Chung (Chung Sŏng-bae, 1933-2020).

We were saddened to learn of the death of Bertrand Chung in Yongin on June 8 (Kyŏnggi-do). Political scientist, Japanologist, and Koreanologist, director of studies at the EHESS, in 1994 he laid the foundation stones of the EFEO in the Republic of Korea, at Korea University.

2020-09-02 Paris, France

New publication

Une philosophie de la parole
L'Enquête sur la connaissance verbale (Śābdanirṇaya) de Prakāśātman, maître advaitin du Xe siècle
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2020-07-22

Call for applications

The ModFer project (Modélisations couplées pour la restitution des réseaux d’échange des métaux ferreux dans les sociétés anciennes [Coupled Modelling for the restitution of ferrous metal exchange networks in ancient societies]) is the winner of funding from the Domaine d'intérêt majeur (DIM) "Matériaux anciens et patrimoniaux" [Ancient and Heritage Materials].

The project is carried out by the "Archéomatériaux et Prévision de l'Alttération" (LAPA) and "Astroparticule et Cosmologie" (APC) laboratories, in partnership with the Institut de Chimie et des Matériaux de Paris-Est (ICMPE) of the CNRS and the EFEO.

A call for applications is open for an 18-month post-doctoral contract starting November 1, 2020.

2020-07-21

History of Religions Prize of the Foundation ''Les amis de Pierre-Antoine Bernheim''

On June 19, "Les amis de Pierre-Antoine Bernheim" [Friends of Pierre-Antoine Bernheim] Foundation of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres awarded the History of Religions Prize to Martin Nogueira Ramos, EFEO lecturer and head of the EFEO Center in Kyoto, for his work La foi des ancêtres: Chrétiens cachés et catholiques dans la société villageoise japonaise XVIIe-XIXe siècles [Ancestors' faith: Hidden Christians and Catholics in Japanese village society in the 17thto 19th centuries] (Paris, CNRS Éditions, 2019). His work traces the history of Japanese Christian communities from the time of proscription (1614) to the return of missionaries to the archipelago in the second half of the 19th century.

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