Photographs from De long en large Ladakh by Jean Mansion - Édition Findakly. Copyright Lise Mansion


François Pannier expressed his desire to create a scholarship for young researchers within the framework of the A.R.C.H.. To this end, and while waiting for the realization of the project, a cheque was given to David C. Andolfatto to support him in his research.

The terms and conditions for the application and awarding of these A.R.C.H. scholarships will soon be specified on the association's website.

Link to the stock exchange announcement.

Binche 1Click to enlargeMuseums and intangible heritage

During the international symposium "Museums and intangible heritage:
transmission, know-how and museum conservation" which took place on 8 and 9 November 2019 at the Doudou Museum (city of Mons) and the International Museum of Carnival and Mask in Binche, François Pannier spoke on the theme:

The Himalayan world in the twenty-first century. Mutations and deculturation.

The proceedings of the symposium will be published at a later date.


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David Cornelius Andolfatto had given us the great pleasure of presenting us, on November 21, 2019, part of his research on

Religion and royalty in western Nepal from the 12th to the 16th century.

Archaeological approach to the modalities of power.

His brilliant intervention was filmed and can be viewed on our website

The defense of her thesis, entitled:

The Country of One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Mountains. Archaeological study of the Karnali basin (Nepal) between the 12th and 16th centuries (under the direction of Mrs Edith Parlier-Renault and Mrs Marie Lecomte-Tilouine)

The thesis from which his presentation was extracted will take place on Monday, December 23rd at the Musée du quai Branly-Jacques Chirac, at 9:30 am (classroom Nº2).

It will be followed by a drink at the Roof of the World gallery (6 rue Visconti, 6e arr.).

If you are interested in attending, please let us know. The number of places being limited, a confirmation will be sent to you as well as the access modalities related to the security instructions of the place.

Invitation FondationBarbier MuellerClick to enlargeTHE MUSÉE BARBIER MUELLER CULTURAL FOUNDATION

on the occasion of the publication of the book Les Kouya de Côte d'Ivoire, un peuple forestier oublié,
Organizes on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
a discussion on the dangers of deforestation in Côte d'Ivoire, Brazil

Download / view the program.


CR Colloque 70 ans France Népal 1Click to enlargeExposition Newar

Exposition Newar art de Holy Cross college et du
symposium nepalmandala du 05 au 07 décembre 2019 :
Informations sur :

Gérard Toffin interviendra durant le symposium à Harvard
un catalogue est également paru chez Brill.




CR Colloque 70 ans France Népal 1Click to enlargeExhibition, NORTH & EAST

Tischenko Gallery at Punchinello Gallery

from 26.11.19 to 07.12.2019

16, rue du Parc Royal
Paris 03