Institut français du Cambodge
Conference | One Year of Covid-19 Pandemic
Almost a year after the start of the pandemic linked to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, what do we know but above all what do we still need to understand about this new coronavirus and COVID-19? Researchers from the Institut Pasteur in Cambodia and the CIRAD will provide... Read more
Conference | The Francophone Worlds of Today
While we are witnessing a revival of French studies and the use of the French language in Asia, all countries that have this language in common will celebrate in 2020 the half-century of the creation of the International Organisation of la Francophonie. How many French speakers are there today?... Read more
Conference | Enterovirus: Past, Present & Future
Photo : ©Joseph Esposito Enteroviruses affect millions of people worldwide each year. There are over 100 enteroviruses that can cause disease in humans. Thanks to the vaccine, this virus is being eradicated. Currently, Enterovirus 71 is one of the main causes the hand-foot-and-mouth syndrome, which caused... Read more
Conference | Cambodia Today: Crossed Portraits
Photo : ©Daze In this new edition of 100 questions on Cambodia, Amat and Morinière asked nine experts of the country questions that you have also asked yourselves. Everyone contributes to this work through their domain of expertise, shaking up preconceived ideas and rejecting cliches. Meanwhile, in her essay... Read more
Conference | Asian Strategic Area: Trends and Developments
Photo : ©All rights reserved The core gravity of the planet has slowly drifted from the Euro-Atlantic area that has been organizing the world until now towards a vast Asian area, the consistency of which has yet to be strengthened. Whether it is the maritime area, vital for the... Read more
Conference | The New Ways to Fight Against Mosquitoes
Photo : ©All rights reserved In addition to the nuisance proposed by mosquitoes, they are also mainly responsible for the transmission of many pathogens leading to various diseases such as malaria or dengue fever. Current means of control, including the use of insecticides, show their limits.... Read more
Conference | Pre-Historic Cambodia: Animal Bones
Photo : ©All rights reserved The excavation of the cave of Laang Spean, in North-West Cambodia, searched since 2009 by a French-Cambodian team led by H. Forestier and H. Sophady, has unearthed many tools attributed to the Hoabian culture (30 000 to 5000 years old). Thousands of animal bones... Read more
Conference | Strategical Uncertainties and Regional Issues at The Beginning of the 21st Century
Photo : ©Droits réservés Thirty years after the end of the Cold War, the planet has entered a “strategical waste ground”, where players keep multiplying and compete in new and vague areas, contrasting with the well-defined map of the past. All of this contributes to an uncertain and anxious... Read more
Conference | Girls’ Education Makes the World a Better Place
Photo : ©CHHAI Na More than half of the children who drop out of school worldwide are girls. In view of this, journalist Tina Kieffer started the Toutes à l’école Association in 2005. Its mission: to offer a high quality education to the most impoverished girls, to enable them... Read more
Conference | The True Story About Flu
Photo : ©Institut Pasteur du Cambodge/ Dominique Tardy Flu is a common respiratory infectious disease caused by the influenza virus. The symptoms of influenza have been observed in humans for thousands of years, and yet the virus continues to spread… This conference will address the history,... Read more
Conference | Is Adolescence Universal?
Photo : ©All rights reserved We go from childhood to adulthood by a period more or less long, more or less specific, which in the West we call “adolescence”. What is this adolescence, its characteristics, its requirements? Is it universal, and if not, what forms does this passage take... Read more
Conference | From Suffering to Happiness
Photo : ©All rights reserved When asked to summarize his doctrine, the Buddha replied, “I teach only two things, suffering and the extinction of suffering.” These simple key ideas can explain everything in the Buddhist doctrine, from the simplest realities of everyday life to the most profound moral, psychological... Read more
Conference | “Cambodia, Here I Am”
After the screening of the play “Cambodia, Here I Am”, Jean-Baptiste Phou will discuss with the audience as well as present the conference series “Swaying Identities”, led by Cambodian Living Arts and the French Institute of Cambodia. Organized in two underlying themes, this conference series will... Read more
Conference | The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Photo : ©Institut Pasteur Olivier Schwartz et BioImagerie Ultrastructurale / Colors by Jean-Marc Panaud Every day, your immune system is busy protecting you from thousands of germs. In Cambodia, it probably is fighting against the flu, dengue fever, tuberculosis… It does its job so efficiently that... Read more