Dr. Olga Medvedeva will repeat her very successful lecture
form the Polish Home in Seattle,
this time in English at the
Ms. Medvedeva is a researcher, translator and a great friend
of Poland based in Vancouver, BC.
Educated in Moscow in
1970s, she specialized in history of Polish literature of 19c & 20c and
translated many books from Polish.
Since 2000, she’s been
busy at newly accessible post-Soviet archives researching fates of Poles
migrating or deported to Central Asia since 19c, with a special focus on
Stalin times and on gen. Anders and his army. The
lecture is supported
by the History Dept. and the Slavic Dept. of the UW.
about Poles in
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in 19c & 20c, The Enduring Spirit: Retracing
Polish Footsteps in Central Asia has been prepared by Ewa & Krzysztof
Poraj-Kuczewski based on Dr. Medvedeva’s private archives of historical
documents and photographs and is supported by Polish Home Foundation.
The exhibition will be available at the lecture hall at the UW on April
13 and later at the Polish Home in
Where: lecture & exhibition at Thomson Hall, room #134 at the University
of Washington campus in Seattle, admission free.
Ewa & Krzysztof Poraj-Kuczewski,