First Name

Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée



Speaker's Information

Speaker Bio

Senior sinologist Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallée holds a Licence and Master Degree in Classical Literature (Paris-Nanterre), Licence and Master Degree in Philosophy (Paris-Nanterre) and D.E.A. in Chinese (Paris-Jussieu).

She has been studying Chinese and collaborating with Fr Claude Larre and Dr Jean Schatz since the ’70.

Elisabeth has published numerous translations, books, booklets, transcripts of lectures, articles.

She is currently

Dean of Study in the European School of Acupuncture (Ecole Européenne d’Acupuncture, Paris.
Senior Lecturer of the E.E.A. (École Européenne d’Acupuncture).
Lecturer on Chinese Philosophy in the Jesuit University in Paris (Centre Sèvres)
Member of the French Association of Chinese Studies (A.F.E.C.).
Member of the European Association of Chinese Studies (E.A.C.S.).
Teaching Chinese Medicine texts to practitioners worldwide.

Over the years, Rochat de la Vallée has been teaching in leading schools around the world, as École Européenne d’Acupuncture, Jesuit University of Centre Sèvres, Paris, the Nantes University of Medicine (medical school) in the context of the Acupuncture Inter-university Diploma.

Elisabeth is a senior member of the Editorial Board of the Grand Ricci project and the Organization Committee of the triennial International Colloque of Sinology on the History of Chinese-Western Relationships until 2005.