Facilities for researchers - a research library - Office space - Meeting rooms
The new library built in 2009/10, due to open 2011 furniture, office equipment… work in progress! A spacious readers’ room (140 m 2 ) A collection of 45000 books and periodicals (750 m 2 ) o Buddhism in Thailand and Southeast Asia o anthropology, archaeology, art o history of Thailand and Southeast Asia Facilities for researchers
Space for research in the humanities and social sciences: accommodating students and institutional researchers two offices for passing researchers one studio/office for a resident scholar Space for discussions and meetings one meeting room with 35-60 people capacity for round-table discussions and presentations readers’ room can accommodate an audience up to 100 Facilities for researchers
Research focus: Textual studies and indigenous Buddhist traditions EFEO network of research centers in Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Yangon, Vientiane, Siem Reap Ongoing research projects: Thai and Lao epigraphy, northern Thai palm-leaf manuscripts, Burmese historiography, Buddhist manuscript traditions, anthropological field-work on sacrificial traditions Research at EFEO Chiang Mai: Projects and resources
- institutional cooperation with the Mahachakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre, Bangkok Prospects: - regional academic cooperation with Chiang Mai University faculties (CM University, Payap University…), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok - a forum for European scholarship on the region: organization of work-shops, conferences, round-table discussions Research at EFEO Chiang Mai: Cooperation and academic interaction
- Chiang Mai is a key location with regard to cultural and social research on continental Southeast Asia -Chiang Mai Centre opens new vistas for facilitating research cooperation and the spread of field-research data - EFEO Chiang Mai is engaged in an editorial cooperation with Silkworm Books, the leading publisher of academic English-language books in Thailand - EFEO Chiang Mai Center offers stimulating and resourceful surroundings for research work on Southeast Asia Why Chiang Mai?
EFEO Chiang Mai Information Monthly bi-lingual information «L’agenda de l’EFEO » http://www.efeo.fr EFEO Chiang Mai website http://www.efeo.fr/base.php?code=35 EFEO Chiang Mai blogs (English/Français) http://www.efeo.fr/blogs.php?bid=3&l=EN
Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient Chiang Mai Centre Presentation at the ECAF Meeting Rome, 11-13 January 2011