Shchepkin V. The Manuscript Nijūgokoku chūka chikyū no zu (“Pictures of the Peoples of Twenty Five Countries with Maps of China and the World”) in the IOM, RAS Collection // Written Monuments of the Orient. 1(3), 2016. P. 3–20.// Written Monuments of the Orient. 1(3), 2016. P. 106–110.
The article introduces a Japanese manuscript containing maps of China and the world along with depictions of the inhabitants of 25 countries and brief descriptions of those countries. On the basis of the information about Russia and the Ainu lands, the author puts forward a hypothesis about the date of the manuscript.
On March 20, 2019, at the Far Eastern Studies Seminar organized by the Department of Far Eastern Studies of the IOM RAS, R.N. Krapivina will submit her presentation Along theBuddhist Shrines of Nepal (2018): Places and People