The article traces how the image of the Ainu formed by Japaneseintellectuals in 18thand early 19thcenturies influenced the formation of Japan’spolicy towards this ethnic minority in the Meiji period (1868-1912).
On October 10–11, 2019, the International Academic Conference
Intellectual traditions of Ismailis and Sufis.
In Memory of W.A. Ivanow (1886–1970)
will be held at the IOM RAS.
The program of the conference is accessible.