Specialist in Chinese history. 1958-1959 attended 11th and 12th Internet. Conferences of Sinologists, Padua and Cambridge.
1960 member, Soviet delegation at 11th International Congress of History Science, Stockholm. 1960 appointed Director, Institute of Chinese Studies, USSR Academy of Science, losing this post with the dissolution of the institutes. Since 1960 member, Editor Board, journal “Vestnik istorii mirovoy kultury” (Herald of the History of World Culture).