The research programme “Territories, Communities and Exchanges in the Sino-Tibetan Kham Borderlands (China)” has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration, European Research Council (ERC), Support for frontier research (SP2-Ideas), Starting grant n° 283870.

It is hosted by the Centre d'études Himalayennes, at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

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Jacques Guillaume

Research Fellow, Centre de recherches linguistiques sur l’Asie Orientale, CNRS, Paris

Jacques studied linguistics at the University of Amsterdam and Paris Diderot University obtaining his doctorate in 2004, with a dissertation on the phonology and morphology of the Japhug language (one of the Rgyalrongic languages), which was based on fieldwork carried out in Sichuan, China in 2002–2003. He taught at Paris Descartes University for four years before taking up a permanent research position at the Centre de recherches linguistiques sur l’Asie orientale (CRLAO). He specializes in the study of Old Chinese, Tangut, Tibetan, Rgyalrongic and Kiranti languages.

He was awarded the CNRS bronze medal in 2015.