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Olga Valkova

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    Professional affiliation

    Doctor of History and Chief Researcher, Department for the Historiography and Sources of the History of Sciences and Technology, S.I. Vavilov Institute for the History of Science and Technology, Russian Academy of Sciences

    Full Biography

    Olga Valkova is Doctor of history working in the S.I. Vavilov Institute for the History of Science and Technology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow. She specializes in social history of sciences primary in history of Russian women-scientists from late 18th century till late 50th of the 20th century focusing on biographies of women-scientists in different historical periods and analyzing process of women’s integration into scientific professions.    

    Major Publications

    • Valkova Olga. Shturmuya tsitadel' nauki: zhenshchiny-uchenye Rossiiskoi imperii [Storming the citadel of science: women scientists of the Russian Empire], Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, Moscow, 2019, 800 p.
    • Valkova Olga (ed.) Rossijskie zhenshchiny-uchenye: nasledie [Russian women scientists: the legacy], «YAnus-K», Moscow, 2017, 440 p.
    • Valkova Olga. Ol'ga Aleksandrovna Fedchenko, 1845–1921 [Olga Aleksandrovna Fedchenko, 1845-1921], Nauka, Moscow, 2008, 318 p.
    • Valkova Olga. The conquest of science: women and science in Russia (1860-1940) in Osiris, 2008, 23: 136–165.