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Maritime knowledge for Asian Seas

by Lemardelé Élise - published on , updated on

An interdisciplinary dialogue between maritime historians and archaeologists

November 21 (Wednesday)
École française d’Extrême-Orient
22, avenue du Président Wilson, 75016 Paris

(9:00-9:15) Opening Session
(9:15-13:00) Port governance and networks. Storage jars
(14:00-17:30) Hazards at sea and sailing weather

(18:30) Sails of Asia
Opening of the photographic exhibition

November 22 (Thursday)
Institut d’études avancées de Paris
17 quai d’Anjou, 75004 Paris
(registration for this venue is compulsory)

(09:00-15:30) Ships of the China seas: between local tradition and exogenous influences
(15:30-18:00) Ports and harbour areas


November 23 (Friday)
École des hautes études en sciences sociales
105, boulevard Raspail, 75006 Paris

(9:15-12:00) Seafaring languages, loan words, and "lingua franca"
(13:00-15:00) Mapping maritime landscapes in Asian seas
(15:15-16:45) Maritime charts and sailing directions: who used them and how?

Organized by the seaFaring research programme, with the financial support of the ANR, the CCKF, the EFEO, the CRCAO, and the assistance of the EHESS, and the IEA