[INDOLOGY] Re: Professor-researcher recruitment campaign EPHE
Toke.Knudsen at oneonta.edu
Fri Feb 19 15:23:13 UTC 2021
On the topic of France and universities, this article in yesterday’s New York Times, though not addressing the point of discussion here, might be of interest nonetheless:
Heating Up Culture Wars, France to Scour Universities for Ideas That ‘Corrupt Society’
The government announced an investigation into social science research, broadening attacks on what it sees as destabilizing American influences.
> On Feb 19, 2021, at 03:53, jmdelire <jmdelire at ulb.ac.be> wrote:
> Having myself French as mother language, I always had the feeling that the education system in France is not particularly open to non French students or teachers. Of course, it is different in the world of research.
> Just an example : we have in Belgium thousands of French students in our Universities or Hautes Ecoles, because our education system is quite open, while it is particularly difficult for a Belgian to study in France.
> Jean Michel
> Le 18.02.2021 23:53, Jan E.M. Houben a écrit :
>> sans accepter la diversité régionale, culturelle et linguistique, la
>> science et l'érudition perdraient pourtant une grande partie de la
>> richesse qui leur appartenait traditionnellement ...
>> (= without accepting regional, cultural and linguistic diversity,
>> science and scholarship would nevertheless lose much of the richness
>> which has been traditionally theirs ...)
>> On Thu, 18 Feb 2021 at 17:54, Dominik Wujastyk <wujastyk at gmail.com>
>>> On Mon, 15 Feb 2021 at 04:49, Jan E.M. Houben <jemhouben at gmail.com>
>>>> Dear All,
>>>> The professor-researcher recruitment campaign 2021 at the École
>>>> Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE) is open.
>>>> This time, none of the open positions are directly "indological"
>>>> but some of the positions in Sciences historiques et
>>>> philologiques or Sciences religieuses *could* in theory
>>>> accommodate indological (indological-linguistic) or buddhological
>>>> Please explore at
>>>> A good active mastery of French is of course a prerequisite.
>>> "of course"? No, this is not obvious or normal. Many countries
>>> hire professors on the understanding that if they don't know the
>>> indigenous language they will commit to learning it within the first
>>> two years of tenure. As far as I am aware, that is normal
>>> international practice.
>> JAN E.M. HOUBEN
>> Directeur d'Études, Professor of South Asian History and Philology
>> _Sources et histoire de la tradition sanskrite_
>> École Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE, Paris Sciences et Lettres)
>> _SCIENCES HISTORIQUES ET PHILOLOGIQUES _
>> Groupe de recherches en études indiennes (EA 2120)
>> _johannes.houben [at] ephe.psl.eu_
>> _https://ephe-sorbonne.academia.edu/JanEMHouben _
>> _https://www.classicalindia.info_ 
>> LabEx Hastec OS 2021 -- _L'Inde Classique_ augmentée: construction,
>> et transformations d'un savoir scientifique
>>  https://www.ephe.psl.eu/actualites/recrutement-des-seignants-chercheurs-2021
>>  https://ephe-sorbonne.academia.edu/JanEMHouben
>>  https://www.classicalindia.info
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