Fifty Years in the East. The Memoirs of Wladimir Ivanow. Edited with Annotations by F.Daftary. I.B.Tauris Publishers, London - New York in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies, London, 2015.
The circumstances of my life have unfolded in such a way that I have
spent fifty years, virtually continuously, as a researcher in the field of
Iranian studies (Persian dialects) and Ismaili studies. This period
coincided with one of the most tragic eras in the history of mankind,
one of radical change and enormous shifts in lifestyles, worldviews and
of social and political changes in the life of nations, including the
peoples of the East. Over such a long period of time I have
accumulated a wealth of information, personal observations, experiences,
feelings and impressions. Thus, some of this collected material
may prove to be of academic interest and to have some value as an
23 марта 2020 г. (понедельник) в 16:00 в каб. 146 ИВР РАН состоится очередное (LVI) заседание Дальневосточного семинара отдела Дальнего Востока ИВР РАН. UPD: заседание откладывается на неопределенный срок.