Latest news
Most popular
Main menu
News
History
Structure
Personalia
Events
Manuscripts
Publications
IOM Journals
PhD Program
Videos (rus)
Buy books (rus)
Library (rus)
IOM (rus)
What's most interesting for you?

In November 1818, the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) decided to buy a collection of 700 Muslim manuscripts from the French consul in Aleppo and Tripoli, J.L. Rousseau, a relative of the famous philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau. The project which was later fulfilled in two steps, in 1819 and 1825, and which cost FF51,000, led to the formation of a new department within the RAS - the Asiatic Museum (AM) which later was transformed into the Institute of Oriental Studies (IOS). On November 15 (27), 1818, the RAS's President, count Sergey Uvarov applied to the Board of Academy with a letter where he suggested that a special cabinet for Eastern medals, manuscripts and books to be kept should be granted. Thus, the AM was formed and this new division of the Academy "was opened for all the people interested in the study of its materials".
A year later, in November 1819, the first director of the AM, academician C.-M. von Frähn published the annual report of the AM in the newspaper St Petersburg News (Sankt-Peterburgskie vedomosti). In 1849, the AM began issuing the magazine Asiatic notes (Mélanges Asiatiques) in French. »»»»»


News archive 



Anniversary of T.V. Ermakova
Events
07/06/2024
June 6, 2024 is the birthday of Tatiana Viktorovna Ermakova, Candidate of Sciences in Philosophy, Leading Researcher at the South Asia sector of the Department of Central and South Asia.
Read more...
Saudi Arabian delegation visited the IOM RAS
Events
03/06/2024
On May 31, 2024, a delegation from Saudi Arabia led by His Royal Highness Prince Turki ibn Faisal Al Saud has visited the IOM RAS as part of events celebrating the centennial of diplomatic relations between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
Read more...
Victory Day
Events
09/05/2024
Dear colleagues, friends! Congratulations on the Victory Day!
Read more...
V.Y. Klimov has died
Events
04/04/2024
Vadim Yuryevich Klimov, Candidate of Sciences in History, Leading Researcher at the Department of Far Eastern Studies, IOM RAS, passed away on April 4, 2024 after a brief serious illness. He will be fondly remembered.
Read more...
Anniversary of V.Y. Klimov
Events
19/03/2024
March 19, 2024 is the 75th birthday anniversary of Vadim Yuryevich Klimov, Candidate of Sciences in History, Associate Professor, Leading Researcher at the Department of Far Eastern Studies, IOM RAS.
Read more...
Current Issues of Buddhological and Indological Studies — 17 (program)
Announcements
15/06/2024
The 17th Conference “Current Issues of Buddhological and Indological Studies” will be held at the IOM RAS on June 17, 2024. The conference program is now available.
Read more...
International Conference “Seventh St. Petersburg readings in Mongolian Studies” (information letter)
Announcements
15/06/2024
The international conference “Seventh St. Petersburg readings in Mongolian Studies” will be held at the IOM RAS on October 2–3, 2024.
Read more...
“Current Issues of Buddhological and Indological Studies‒17” (information letter)
Announcements
07/06/2024
The 17th Conference “Current Issues of Buddhological and Indological Studies” will be held at the IOM RAS on June 17, 2024.
Read more...
2nd “Army and military traditions of the Near East” Conference
Announcements
07/06/2024
On November 14‒16, 2024, the 2nd All-Russia conference of young orientalists “Army and military traditions of the Near East” will be held at the IOM RAS.
Read more...
Freiman Readings 2024 (program)
Announcements
24/05/2024
On May 27, 2024 (Monday), Freiman Readings will be held at the IOM RAS. The program of the conference is now available.
Read more...
Monograph: Laws of the peoples of China and Central Asia: In memory of Evgeny Ivanovich Kychanov (1932‒2013). Personal recollections and studies (research on law history)
What's new
30/05/2024
A new monograph is added: Laws of the peoples of China and Central Asia: In memory of Evgeny Ivanovich Kychanov (1932‒2013). Personal recollections and studies (research on law history) / Eds. Rybakov V.M., Smykalin A.S., Nasibullin R.A., Suroven D.A. — Yekaterinburg: The Ural State Law University, 2024. — 511 p. The full text is published as a *.PDF file.
Read more...
PPV 21/1 (56), 2024
What's new
05/04/2024

The information on the new issue, Vol. 21, No. 1 (56), 2024, of Pis'mennye pamyatniki Vostoka is added.

Read more...
Monograph: Mongolica. Vol. XXVII, No. 1
What's new
17/03/2024
A new monograph is added: Mongolica. Vol. XXVII, No. 1. Dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Russian Mongol scholars L.S. Dampilova and Yu.V. Kuzmin / Ed. by I. V. Kulganek (editor-in-chief), D. A. Nosov (secretary), M. A. Kozintcev (deputy secretary) et al. St Petersburg, 2024. 105 p. ISSN 2311-5939. The full text is published as a *.PDF file.
Read more...
Paper: An Oirat Fragment of the Śatasāhasrikā Prajñāpāramitā Sutra in the Collection of IOM, RAS
What's new
12/02/2024
A new paper is added: Natalia V. Yampolskaya. An Oirat Fragment of the Śatasāhasrikā Prajñāpāramitā Sutra in the Collection of IOM, RAS // Pis'mennye pamyatniki Vostoka. 2023. Volume 20. No. 2 (issue 53). P. 26–35. The full text is published as a *.PDF file.
Read more...
Paper: On the Formation of the Oirat Versions of one Sang Dedicated to the White Old Man
What's new
12/02/2024
A new paper is added: Natalia V. Yampolskaya. On the Formation of the Oirat Versions of one Sang Dedicated to the White Old Man // Mongolica XXVI, 2023, № 2. P. 76–91. The full text is published as a *.PDF file.
Read more...
Paper: Three Fragments of an Oirat Sungdui in the Collection of the IOM, RAS
What's new
08/02/2024
A new paper is added: Yampolskaya N. Three Fragments of an Oirat Sungdui in the Collection of the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts // Written Monuments of the Orient. Vol. 9, No. 1 (17), 2023, p. 19–35. The full text is published as a *.PDF file.
Read more...
Monograph: The “Sutra of the White Old Man” in “Clear Script”: research, translation, transliteration, commentaries, facsimile
What's new
08/02/2024
A new monograph is added: The “Sutra of the White Old Man” in “Clear Script”: research, translation, transliteration, commentaries, facsimile / eds. N.V. Yampolskaya, N.S. Yakhontova; The Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, RAS. — Moscow: Nauka — Vostochnaya Literatura, 2023. — 335 p., ill. — (Pamyatniki pis’mennosti Vostoka. CLX / editorial board: A.B. Kudelin (chair) et al.). — ISBN 978-5-02-040576-9 The front matter is published as a *.PDF file.
Read more...

IOM's page contains
Publications695
Monographs317
Papers376
b_scheglova_2001.jpg
b_kink_1976.jpg
b_kink_1976.jpg
b_shiffmann_1963b.jpg


Programming© N.Shchupak; Design© M.Romanov


beacon typebeacon type