Virtual Reading Room of the Russian State Library

New videos of the RSL Centre of Oriental Literature

In February the Centre of Oriental Literature of the Russian State Library continues inspiring its online audiences with new videos devoted to diverse historical and cultural aspects of life of the African and Asian countries.

We would like to offer you the following lectures by the invited experts you have already had a chance to get acquianted with:

"Basics of Japanese Aesthetics — Miyabi" by hedoniste Japaniste Natalia Diomkina, a graduate of the Institute of Asia and Africa States of Moscow State University;

"From hikayat to a tale, from traditions to the modern times — Iranian literature of the beginning of the 20th century" by Iranist, senior lecturer of the Department of the Humanities of the Institute of Oriental and Classical Studies of Higher School of Economics Yevgenia Nikitenko;

"Armenian comics — from a small country to the diaspora all over the world" by comic producer and publicist Ayk Vardanyan.

All the videos of the Centre of Oriental Literature are available on the YouTube channel of the Russian State Library. Feel free to come around! It's going to be informative and exciting!