The historians, bibliographers, sinologists, and manchurists
already know that a great number of Chinese materials,
among which were many in the Manchu language, was
brought to Europe mainly in the eighteenth—nineteenth
centuries. The Manchu part of the principal European collections
has already been described in different catalogues. The French collections were mentioned in the
article of Prof. Kanda Nobus, followed later by a Manchu
catalogue of the Bibliothèque Nationale and a titlelist
of the Institut des Hautes Études Chinoises...
On April 4, 2018, the conference dedicated to the 200th Birth Anniversary of V.P. Vasilyev (1818-1900), entitled Academician V.P. Vasilyev as a Researcher of History and Culture of China, Tibet and Mongolia, will be held.