aleriia Gorbunova, a third-year student in the Chinese Philology programme, has become the first winner of the Academician Bogoliubov Scholarship, established in 2020.   The scholarship was set up to perpetuate the memory of the outstanding orientalist Mikhail Bogoliubov (1918–2010). He permanently held the position of the Dean of the Faculty of Asian and African Studies at Leningrad State University (St Petersburg University) from 1960 to 1995. The scholarship is designed to motivate students to carry out fundamental research into Asian and African languages. Order No 6747/1 dated 20 July ‘On establishing Academician Bogoliubov Scholarship’ The scholarship is paid from…