Elisabeth Lacroix is European project manager for the Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO) since 2010. She has coordinated the FP7 projects ‘Integrating and Developing European Asian Studies’ (IDEAS) and ‘Integration in Southeast Asia: Trajectories of Inclusion, Dynamics of Exclusion’ (SEATIDE) which were both led by the EFEO. She has previously worked for the international relations departments of University Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENSC) and the Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF). With a background in sociology, she has completed two masters’ programmes at the University of Liverpool and the University Paris Descartes, where she studied cooperation in education and development.