One of the most valuable Tibetan manuscripts kept at the Institute of
Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences (hereafter, IOM
RAS) is the scroll Дх-178, included in the collection of Tibetan manuscripts
from Dunhuang, where a library of Buddhist texts dated from the 5th to the
first years of the 11th century was found in early 20th century...
In May 2018, Dr A. V. Zorin will deliver a series of four lectures on the history of Russian Tibetology and various aspects of the study of the IOM RAS Tibetan collections at the École pratique des hautes études, Paris.