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Writers of the Twentieth Century: Origin, History, Discourse, and
Biographies (Belarusian Studies Series) by professor Zina J. Gimpelevich
Zina J. Gimpelevich is a Full Professor in the Department of
Germanic and Slavic Studies, University of Waterloo, Canada. Born in
Minsk, Belaruś, she came to Canada in 1979 with an MA in Russian
Philology. She received her PhD in Slavic Studies from the
University of Ottawa, Canada. In Ottawa, Dr. Gimpelevich worked for
the Department of External Affairs and the University of Ottawa as
an instructor of Russian language and culture.
She was one of the three founding members of the Canadian Relief Fund
for the Children of Chernobyl in Belaruś (together with its first
President, Mme Joanna Survilla (President of the Belarusian Government
in Exile) and Pauline Smith-Paškievič). Dr. Gimpelevich is the President
of Canadian Institute of Arts and Sciences (BINiM, 2002-); she is also
the President of the Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS, 2008-2010).
Professor Gimpelevich’s research
interests are Belarusian and Russian languages, literature, and
twentieth-century culture. She has authored four books, five book
chapters, and has written nearly forty articles dedicated to these
more about author
A Concise Encyclopedia of Belarusian History by Ph.D. in
History Valery Pazdniakou
Over 1988-1994, Valery worked as a senior academic worker at the
Institute of History of the Belarusian Academy of Sciences. In
1994-2007, he worked as a science editor at the publishing house
‘Belarusian Encyclopedia’ . Since 2007 he is the head of the
department for the archeography of the Belarusian
Scientific-Research Institute for the Record Management and
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