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Pronunciation of IHÉS

There's an institution called L'Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques whose abbreviation is IHÉS. When I pronounce it, should I say it as i - h - é - s or is it OK to read it out as i - h - ...
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When to put an accent on the letter E

I've encountered the rule on writing accents: When at the end of a syllable and not at the end of a word, a vowel gets an accent. Examples: épître (é-pî-tre) ; pénétrer (pé-né-trer) ; été ...