Elsa Favreau




Email : elsafavreau@hotmail.com





2005-2006 Master – SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London, England

MA in History of Art and Archaeology:


-Ceramics in Chinese Culture (10th to 18th century)

-Art and Archaeology of the Silk Road

-Special Chinese History class in Mandarin

-Dissertation, supervised by Professor Craig Clunas: The nude in the art of Pan Yuliang


2003-2004 Institut d‘Etudes Politiques de Paris, France


Comparative Political Analysis of Asia ( DEA, one year post-graduate diploma )


2001-2003 University Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France


French Literature of the twentieth century: Maîtrise (Master’s degree, First class Honours)


Thesis: Les Croix de bois de Roland Dorgelès ou la voix du héros ordinaire (University Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle).


1998-2001 University Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle, France

Department of French Literature: Licence, degree (BA)


1998-2002 National Institute of Oriental Language and Civilization (INALCO), Paris, France

Department of Chinese studies, Chinese Mandarin, Dulco, degree (BA)


-Minor in Chinese Art and Calligraphy

1997 Baccalauréat, major in Art and Literature, Lycée Michel de Montaigne, Bordeaux, France


-Optional Subject in Mandarin Language




Aug. 2004-Jul. 2005 ASLC, Association de Soutien Linguistique et Culturelle (association favouring the integration of

Chinese children by the learning of French language and the discovery of French culture) Paris

In charge of the extra teaching in French (recruitment of the Franco-Chinese bilingual staff, in charge

of the courses’ organization as well as the play and cultural activities, French language fellow)

Sept.-Oct. 2003 National Institute of Oriental Language and Civilization (INALCO), Paris, France

Administrative assistant in students’ registration.

Summer 2002 Canal Satellite, Paris, France.

Assistant to the interactive services such as Kiosque, Csat

Setting up of a new program for cable television interactive TV

Summer 2000 Renaissance des Cités d’Europe, Bordeaux, France

PR’s assistant for the setting up of Les Nuits du Patrimoine.

Summer 1999 Les Annonces de la Seine, legal notice bulletin, Paris, France

Internship, Editor’s PA, creation of catalogs, updating of the customer file




French Mother tongue

English Fluent

Chinese Mandarin Fluent. Frequent trips to China (Beijing, Shanghai, Zhejiang and Sichuan provinces)

Diploma in Chinese Language and Literature, Beijing Language and Culture University 2004

Spanish Advanced levelDiploma de lengua de la Universidad de Salamanca




Chinese Contemporary Art, American and French Literature of the twentieth century, Drama

Vice-president of the association “Club du Bambou Savant”, Paris.