ภาควิชาภาษาฝรั่งเศส

Nicolas Revire

Position:
- อาจารย์ /Lecturer

Education:
- PhD. Candidate (ABD) in Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology Since October 2010 Sorbonne nouvelle, Paris 3 (France) (Under the supervision of Dr. Claudine Bautze-Picron & Dr. Peter Skilling)

- Auditing Student at Mahachulalongkorn Buddhist University, Bangkok 2006/2008 Advanced courses on Theravāda & Mahāyāna Buddhism and Pāli courses (with Dr. Peter Masefield and Dr. John Mcrae)

- Master of Arts, Research in Thai Art and Archaeology 2006/2008 Sorbonne nouvelle, Paris 3 (France); mention “with honors” (Under the supervision of Dr. Michel Jacq-Hergoualc’h)

- Certificate of Methodology for Studying Art History in Thailand May/June 2004 Thammasat University & Thai Khadi Research Institute, Bangkok (Under the direction of Dr. Piriya Krairiksh)

- Diploma in Teaching French as a Foreign Language 2005 Accredited by the Alliance Française, Paris (France)

- Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language 2003 Accredited by Chichester College (UK)

- Master’s Degree in North American History 2000/2002 La Sorbonne, Paris 1 & Concordia University, Montreal (Canada)

- Bachelor’s Degree in History and Geography 1996/2000 University of Provence (France) & Exchange Program at King’s College London

Guest Lecturer, Silpakorn University, Faculty of Archaeology, Bangkok 2008/2010
- Advanced courses and seminars such as “Buddhism & Other Religions”, “Art & Archeology of Southeast Asia”, “Thai History”, “Anthropology of Tourism in Thailand”, etc. (Master’s degree level, International Programs)

Part-Time Instructor, Alliance Française, Bangkok 2003/2006
- French courses for Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced students.
- Examiner for the DELF (Diploma in French Language Studies).

LECTURES/CONFERENCES (Partial List):
- “Préserver de l’oubli, traduire les manuscrits siamois,” paper given at the Journée d’études françaises et traduction organized by the French Department, Thammasat University, March 19, 2012.

- “Facts and Fiction: The Myth of Suvannabhūmi through the Thai and Burmese Looking Glass”, paper submitted at the International Conference Buddhist Linkages in South and Southeast Asia: Perspectives and Prospects, Delhi University, India, Oct. 7-9, 2011. [In press]

- “Religious and Cultural Practices in Pre-Modern Thailand,” panel organized at the 11th International Conference of Thai Studies, Bangkok, July 27, 2011.

- “Notes on Buddhist Practices and Rituals in Dvāravatī as gleaned from Archaeological Evidence” and “Maitreya or Not? Understanding Bhadrāsana Buddhas in Southeast Asia during the First Millennium CE,” papers given at the 16th Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies (IABS), June 20-25, 2011, Dharma Drum College, New Taipei, Taiwan.

- “Re-exploring the Buddhist ‘Foundation Deposits’ at Chedi Chula Prathon, Nakhon Pathom,” paper submitted at the International conference Buddhist Dynamics in Premodern Southeast Asia, March 10-11, 2011, Nalanda-Sriwijaya Center, Southeast Asian Studies Institute, Singapore. [In press]

- “The Iconography of Nakhon Pathom Revisited, with Special Reference to Wat Phra Men and Phra Chula Pathon Chedi,” paper given at the Dvāravatī Symposium, National Museum, Bangkok, Sept. 3, 2009.

“Les bouddhas assis en majesté du domaine de Dvāravatī,”paper presented at the Société Asiatique, Paris, France, April 10, 2009. - “An Overview of Dvāravatī Art and Iconography,” paper presented at Otani University, Kyoto, Japan, Oct. 2008.


PUBLICATIONS (Partial List):
- Before Siam was Born: New Insights on the Art and Archaeology of Pre-Modern Thailand and its Neighbouring Regions, editor, volume of collected papers sponsored by the Siam Society and the James H.W. Thompson Foundation (forthcoming in 2014).

- “New Perspectives on the Origin and Spread of Bhadrāsana Buddhas throughout Southeast Asia (7th-8th centuries),” In Mai Lin Tjoa-Bonatz, Andreas Reinecke and Dominik Bonatz (eds.), Connecting Empires and States. Selected Papers from the 13th Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists, Vol. 2, Singapore, NUS Press, 2012, pp. 127-143.

- “Some Reconsiderations of Pendant-Legged Buddha Images in the Dvāravatī Artistic Tradition,” Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Vol. 31, 2011, pp. 37-49.

- Review Article: “Pierre Dupont’s L’archéologie mône de Dvāravatī and its English Translation by Joyanto K. Sen in Relation to Continuing Research”, Journal of the Siam Society, Vol. 99, 2011, pp. 196-225.

- “Iconographical Issues in the Archeology of Wat Phra Men, Nakhon Pathom”, Journal of the Siam Society, Vol. 98, 2010, pp. 75-115.

- “À propos d’une ‘tête’ de khakkhara conservée au Musée national de Bangkok”, Aséanie, No. 29, 2009, pp. 111-134.

- “A Brief Overview of Dvāravatī Art and Iconography with Special Reference to Seated Buddha Images,” Thammasat Journal, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Vol. 9 No. 1, 2009, pp. 143-162.

PUBLISHED TRANSLATIONS (From Thai or English into French):
- Divination au royaume de Siam : le corps, la guerre, le destin, (Original text in English by Pattaratorn Chirapravati), Presses universitaires de France, 2011, 103 p. [« Nuit du livre 2011» Prize, Paris, March 2012].

- “L’image du Buddha sur Phanasbodi”, (Original text in Thai by Rungrot Thamrungrueang), in Dvāravatī : aux sources du bouddhisme en Thaïlande, Paris, 2009, pp. 83-87.

- “La ville ancienne de Ku Bua”, (Original text in Thai by Phatcharin Sukpramun), in Dvāravatī : aux sources du bouddhisme en Thaïlande, Paris, 2009, pp. 193-197.

- “Des images moulées au service de l’idéologie du mérite”, (Original text in English by Peter Skilling), in Dvāravatī : aux sources du bouddhisme en Thaïlande, Paris, 2009, pp. 107-113.

- “Nouvelles découvertes en Andhra Pradesh : la vie du Bouddha de Phanigiri”, (Original text in English by Peter Skilling), in Cycle de conférences Iéna, année 2007-2008, Paris, 2009, pp. 27-57.

- Le Dieu de Bouddha, (Originally published in English: The God of Buddha by Jamshed K. Fozdar), Bangkok: Songsyam Publishers, 2006, 196 p.

OTHERS
LANGUAGES:
- French (Native speaker), English and Thai (Fluent), Sanskrit & Pāli (Working knowledge)

VOLUNTEERING:
- Volunteer guide at the National Museum, Bangkok (NMV)

MEMBERSHIP:
- Life Member of The Siam Society, Bangkok (since 2008)
- Member of the Société Asiatique, Paris (since 2009)

SCHOLARSHIP/RESEARCH GRANTS:
- Recipient of the ENITS Scholarship 2012, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
- Twice the recipient of a travel grant to present research at International conferences in India in 2010 and 2011, Thammasat University, Bangkok

E-mail
nicolasreuire@hotmail.com

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