24 November 2023

Annual Caucus of Heads of Federal and Central Regional Libraries of Russia

Join the streams of the Annual Caucus of Heads of Federal and Central Regional Libraries of Russia which is held 28-29November in Moscow. The theme of the sessions of 2023 is Creating successful future for libraries in collaboration developing branch projects, cooperation and integration, and exchanging best practices.

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20 November 2023

Treasures of the Russian State Library. Albums by Maria Sibylla Merian and Pierre-Joseph Redouté

Join our video lectures. The last meeting will be devoted to the works of the two outstanding masters of etchings whose unique sketches were appreciated not only by art-lovers, but by the well-known scientists of those days.

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17 November 2023

New videos of the RSL Centre of Oriental Literature

The Centre of Oriental Literature of the Russian State Library continues publishing its videos devoted to the culture of Asia and Africa. Try out our new streams among which there are three lectures covering diverse aspects of the main theme of Arabian calligraphy and public talk about to Zambia, an African country we know so little about.

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9 November 2023

Mikhail D. Afanasiev. A librarian is a mission

31 October, 2023, at the M.I. Rudomino All-Russia Library for Foreign Literature there took place meeting with the president of Russian Library Association and the director of the State Public Historical Library Mikhail D. Afanasiev. From the interview which is now available on the CULTURE.RF portal you will get to know details on Mr Afanasiev's work at the RSL, on library and its prospects as viewed by the speaker, as well as lots of other interesting things.

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8 November 2023

Lecture of the RSL Centre of Oriental Literature About problems of translating Ramayana

Welcome to plunge into the mysterious world of the ancient Indian texts. The Centre of Oriental Literature of the Russian State Library published one more lecture where connoisseur philologists and ordinary book-lovers would have a chance to get to know the peculiarities of text-arrangement in "Ramayana" as well as the difficulties a translator could face when working under it.

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