Ex Oriente Lux. Первая международная студенческая конференция востоковедов и африканистов (материалы конференции)
The materials of the 1st International Student Conference on Asian and African Studies, which took place on 11-12 November, 2016 at Saint Petersburg State University.
To understand the course of the Syrian conflict, it is necessary to look at the positions of all its internal participants, among whom the Druze community, compactly inhabiting the province of Suwayda, is far from the last. The article briefly touches the political position of the Druze, their relationship with influential clans of Lebanon, relations with the government and opposition groups.
The presented book is a collection of abstracts and papers of the XVIII International conference on historiography and source stadies of Asia and Africa, hold at St. Petersburg, April, 22 -- 24, 2015 at Saint Petersburg State University.
The article deals with the mechanisms of adoption of monuments and urban street sculpture by a folkloric tradition: the appropriation of unofficial names, the appearance of humorous descriptions, the completion of the composition of monuments, and so on.
This collection of essays was published in a form of a catalogue for one of the propgrams screened at the Yamagata International Documentary Film Fstival in October 2019. The program entitled "The Creative Treatment of Grierson in Wartime Japan" was co-organized by the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival and the National Film Archive of Japan and presented a broad variety of wartime Japanese documentaries as well as British and Soviet films that have influenced them. The collection of essays explores the development of wartime Japanese documentary cinema from variety of historical and theoretical perspectives.