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2021-07-19 Kyoto, Japan - Online

Kyoto lectures

As part of the Kyoto lectures, DAIMARU Ken (Paris University) presents: "Health and Modern Warfare. Locating Medical History in Japan's Long Nineteenth Century".

19 July, 6pm (Japan time) in hybrid format or only on the Zoom platform. The password for logging in will be posted on the Kyoto Center's blog and the ISEAS website on the 27th.

Légende : Portrait of an injured Japanese soldier at the Liaoyang Stage Hospital (March 1905), archives of the Academy of Medical Corps of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force

2021-07-16 Pondicherry, India

In Memoriam: V. Venkataraja Sarma

It is with deep regret that we learned today of the demise of Professor V. Venkataraja Sarma, quondam principal of Tiruvananthapuram Sanskrit College, who after his retirement worked for 29 years as a senior Sanskrit scholar at the Pondicherry Centre of the École française d’Extrême-Orient, finally leaving the institution in December 2016 at the age of 86.  On Wednesday, 14 July 2021, at the age of 91, he passed away in Trivandrum, where his son lives.
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2021-07-01 Paris

New publication

Bulletin de l'École française d'Extrême-Orient 106 (2020)


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2021-06-30 Paris, France

Library inventories

EFEO Paris library just published new inventories on its website dedicated to description and gestion of archives and digital objects. Discover the collection of 66 manuscripts and printed documents in Hán-Nôm. As well as copies of registers of births, marriages and deaths of Notre-Dame-des-Anges Parish in Pondicherry.

You can also find inventories of caṃ, pāli, Siamese, Thai, thai yuan and thai lü manuscripts, and Cambodian paper manuscripts, which you can browse on the EFEO archive website and on Calames.

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