Conference: Taiwan Maritime Landscapes from Neolithic to Early Modern Times

For readers in Paris, a conference on Taiwanese Maritme Landscapes – with relevant links to Southeast Asia.

Taiwan Maritime Landscapes from Neolothic to Early Modern Times: Cross-Regional Perspectives
Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO)
Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica
Centre de recherche sur les civilisations d’Asie orientale (CRCAO, EPHE-CNRS)

Organized by

Paola CALANCA, EFEO (French School of Asian Studies)
LIU Yi-ch’ang, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Frank MUYARD, National Central University, Taiwan
Alain THOTE, CRCAO (EPHE)

More details here.

West Baray excavations reveal a seventh century temple

A French team of archaeologists have excavated the remains of a pre-Angkoran temple in the massive West Baray (reservoir) of Angkor.

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Seventh century temple unearthed at West Baray
Phnom Penh Post, 01 March 2013
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Corpus of the Inscriptions of Campā

(via reader Chuck Jones)

The Corpus of the Inscriptions of Campā (http://isaw.nyu.edu/publications/inscriptions/campa/) is now available under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

The Corpus of the Inscriptions of Campā is a publication of the École française d’Extrême-Orient, realized in collaboration with the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University.

This project aims to recover, preserve, study and make accessible the corpus of inscriptions of ancient Campā (in present Việt Nam), written either in Sanskrit or in Old Cam.

Corpus of the Inscriptions of Campā
Corpus of the Inscriptions of Campā

I’ve also added a link to it on the Resources page.

EFEO Jakarta blog

Arlo Griffiths from the Jakarta branch of the École française d’Extrême-Orient emailed me with a link to the EFEO Jakarta blog which I’m happy to share here. Posts are in French and Indonesian, and deal with EFEO’s activities in the archaeology of Indonesia.

EFEO Jakarta blog (French)
EFEO Jakarta blog (Bahasa Indonesia)

EFEO Director steps down

Christophe Pottier, the director of EFEO at Siem Reap will leave the school for the University of Sydney, where he will be continuing his work as co-director of the Greater Angkor Project.

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Phnom Penh Post, 08 January 2010
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Angkor Ancestors opens in the National Museum of Cambodia

A new exhibition at the National Museum of Cambodia reveals the results of two excavations investigating the pre-Angkorian period.

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photo credit: Tjeerd

Distant past at National Museum
Phnom Penh Post, 06 May 2009

Cambodia puts 3,000-year-old pre-Angkor relics on show
Xinhua, 06 May 2009
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