Olga Medvedeva earned
degree from the
Academy of Humanities of Russia
University, Faculty of Philology.
Russian, Polish, English, German and Czech.
2001 – 2003
1997 – 2000
1983 – 1996
Senior scholar, Institute of Slavic Studies of the Academy of
Humanities of Russia
1975 – 1983
1974 - 2002
Moscow State University
Moscow Institute of Literature
The Open University, Moscow
Moscow University of Technology
Library of Foreign Literatures (Moscow)
Community Centers - Vilnius (Lithuania), Tashkent, Samarqand (Uzbekistan),
Cultural Center (Moscow)
Combatants Union (Vancouver, Canada)
Scientific Institute (Vancouver)
Home (Seattle, USA)
Moscow (Ekho Moskwy)
MacArthur Foundation (USA)
Soros Foundation (The Open Society, Russia)
Soros Foundation (Stefan Batory, Poland)
Sciences of Russia
Articles devoted to
Polish literature, history, culture and art, published in books and
periodicals by the Academy of Humanities of Russia,
Moscow. Such as:
Chapters on the history
of Polish literature (1890-1918, 1918-1939, 1939-1945) in the History of
Slavic Literatures (Moscow, 2001-2002)
Series of articles on W.
S. Reymont, K. Irzykowski, T. Micinski, J. Korczak, J. Iwaszkiewicz, W.
Gombrowicz, J. Kosinski, Socialist Realism in Poland, Naturalism in Polish
Articles and reviews
devoted to Polish literature published in periodicals “Inostrannaya
literatura”, “Woprosy literatury”, “Sowremennaya literature za rubezhom”,
“Detskaya literatura” etc.
Articles on Polish Jews
who survived during WWII in Central Asia published in Russia, Poland and
Canada based on materials from the Archives in Russia and Uzbekistan.
Articles on J. Korczak
published in periodicals in Russia, Poland, Israel, Switzerland, the
Netherlands, Germany, Lithuania, Canada etc.
Articles and reviews on
theater and art published in periodicals “Teatr”, “Teatralnaya zhizn” etc.
Articles on child
psychology published in periodicals and books in Russia, France, Poland.
Books and articles relating to the theory of literature, education, child
psychology, fiction - from Polish, German, English into Russian.
Edited several books
devoted to Slavic literatures published by Russian Academy of Humanities
Edited and wrote preface
to books devoted to the Janusz Korczak heritage, published in Moscow (1992,
2001) and in Kazan, Russia 1995.
Wrote preface to W. S.
Reymont “The Promised Land” (Nobel Prize Winners Series, Moscow, 1997)
Editor of The Newsletter of the Janusz Korczak Association of Russia
Editor of The Newsletter of the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada - 2003
Participation in Conferences and Seminars
International conferences devoted to history, literature, the current
situation in Russia, the Janusz
Korczak Heritage and child psychology - Russia,
Poland, the Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Austria, Israel, Uzbekistan,
Ukraine, Lithuania etc.
Founder-President of The Janusz Korczak Association of Russia
Founder of the Korczak House in Moscow
2002 - One
of the founders of The Janusz Korczak Association of Canada.
Poland, Germany, France,
England, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Spain, Egypt, Israel, India,
USA, Canada, South America, Central Asian Countries, all republics of the
former Soviet Union.
Tel: (604) 681 5633 (res.)
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