Important Dates of the Life and Work of R. I. Valeev

(chronological directory)

1947 (January 4) born in Tashlyk village of Nizhnekamsk (former Sheremetyev) region of Tatarstan

1954–1958 a pupil of Tashlyk primary school

1958–1962 a pupil of Shingalchi eight-year school of Nizhnekamsk region

1962–1965 a pupil of eleven-year compulsory school #1 of Nizhnekamsk city

1963–1965 a member of literature association at the regional newspaper “Kommunizm bayragy” (Naberezhniye Chelny city)

1965–1967 a student of Journalism Department of Kazan State University

1965–1967 a member of literature association “Elluki” at Kazan State University

1967 (May–July) literature worker at “Kazan Utlary” magazine

1967–1972 a student of Literature Institute named after M.Gorkiy (Moscow)

1968–1971 a worker of smith workshop of the Moscow automobile plant named after Lenin’s Komsomol, a nightshift loading workman of Moscow macaroni factory

1969 at Tatarstan Writers’ convention a statement was made demanding to create a magazine for young Tatar writers

1971 a contributor at “Ferganskaya Pravda” newspaper in Uzbekistan (probation period)

1972–1981 literature worker, head of department, executive secretary of “Yalkyn” magazine

1975 participant of the All-Union festival of young poets (Turkmenistan, Ashgabad city)

1976–present a member of the editorial board “Yalkyn” magazine

1978–1981 Chairman of the Republican Board creative youth

1979–present a member of Tatarstan Union of Writers

1979–present a member of Tatarstan Literature fund

1979 a trip to Yugoslavia as a member of Tatarstan youth delegation

1979 (September-October) participation in restoring of a mosque in the native village Tashlyk

1980 participation in the Days of Tatar literature in Karakalpakstan

1981 a participant of All-Union festival of young poets (Georgia, Kutaisi)

1981–1984 executive secretary of Naberezhniye Chelny writers’ organization

1981–present a member of Tatarstan Writers’ Union Board

1981–1986 a member of the USSR Writers’ Union Board

1981–1986 a deputy of Naberezhniye Chelny municipal Board

1982 a winner of the Republican prize named after Musa Jalil for the narrative “Willing to live!” and a cycle of popular songs

1983 a session of the Russian Federation Writers’ Union in Naberezhniye Chelny

1983 awarding with an honourable title “Honoured builder of KamAZ”

1984–1985 Vice Chairman of Tatarstan Writers’ Union Board

1985 (June-July) creative mission to Afghanistan with the USSR Writers’ Union

1985 a trip to Turkey with the delegation of Tatar writers, a meeting with a well-known Turkish writer Aziz Nesin

1986–1995 a deputy of Kazan municipal Board

1986–2000 a director of National Library of the Republic of Tatarstan

1986–present a member of the Tatarstan Ministry of Culture Board

1986–present a member of the artistic board of the Tatar Book Publishing House

1987–1992 a board member of All-Union Council on cultural links with foreign countries

1988 a candidate deputy to the Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic Supreme Soviet (the first alternative elections in the USSR)

1988 a trip to Poland with Tatarstan delegation

1989 a trip to Kiev with a well-known Tatar researcher Abrar Karimullin in search of ancient Tatar books

1989–present Vice Chairman of the Fund for preservation, research and development of the Tatar language and culture (“Dzhiyen” Fund)

1990 a candidate deputy to the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic Supreme Soviet

1990 together with the staff of Republic library participated in the demonstration for giving premises to the Republic library

1990–1995 a member of Presidium, Vice Chairman of the Standing committee on culture, national issues and religion of the Kazan municipal Board

1990–1995 a member of Presidium of Trade Union of Russian Federation Culture Workers

1990–present people’s deputy (deputy of Supreme Soviet, State Council) of the Republic of Tatarstan

1990 awarding with a title “Honoured Culture Worker of the Republic of Tatarstan”

1990 awarding with a literature prize named after Abdulla Alish, established by “Yalkyn” magazine editorial board for the best children’s creation of the year

1991 a trip to the USA to sign the Agreement on cooperation between the USA Congress Library and the National Library of the Tatarstan Republic

1991 attributing of the “National Library” status to the Republic library named after V.I.Lenin

1991 participation in the work of International conference “International cultural and scientific links” (Canada, Toronto)

1991, 29 November, 12:40 participation with a group of delegates in the raising of the new Tatarstan flag on the building of Tatarstan Supreme Soviet

1991 awarding with the silver medal of the World Knights Congress “For Humanism and Justice” (Australia, Sydney)

1991 participation in the International symposium on the issues of creating of the unified alphabet for Turkic peoples (Turkey, Istanbul)

1991–1995 awarding with the honourable title “Person of the year” by International Biographical center (Great Britain, Cambridge)

1992–present Chairman of the Standing Committee on culture and national issues (since 2004 – Committee on culture, science, education and national issues), member of Presidium of the Republic of Tatarstan State Council

1992 participation in the International congress “International cultural and scientific links” (Great Britain, Cambridge)

1992 awarding with International silver medal “For merits in reservation and development of civilization, life and culture on Earth” (Australia, Sydney)

1992–present a member of editorial board of World encyclopedia “Who is who”

1992–present a member of editorial board of International Biographical center (Great Britain, Cambridge)

1992–present a member of editorial board of American Biographical center (USA, North Carolina)

1993 awarding with the first-degree diploma in competition “The book of the year” for a collection of songs “Let’s share an apple for five”

1993–present a member of the Republican Council on fulfillment of the Tatarstan law “On the languages of the peoples of Tatarstan”

1993 awarding with the title “Person of the year” by International Biographical center (USA, North Carolina)

1994 official visit to Turkey with the delegation of Tatarstan parliament

1994 participation in the work of International congress of IFLA/UNESCO (Spain, Barcelona)

1994 awarding with a silver medal “For outstanding merits for humanity” by International Biographical center (Great Britain, Cambridge)

1995 participation in the work of International congress of IFLA/UNESCO (Turkey, Istanbul)

1995 awarding with the title of “Person of the year” by “Shakhri Kazan” newspaper

1995–2007 a member of editorial board of “Tatar ile” (“Tatar lands”) newspaper

1995–2003 a member of editorial board of Tatar-Turkish newspaper “Zaman-Tatarstan”

1995 (January) a trip to Chechen Republic of Ichkeria with humanitarian mission as the head of official Tatarstan delegation International symposium “Edebi risalyat” in Ankara (Turkey)

1995 participation in the organization of the Tatar PEN Center

1995–present Vice President of the Tatar PEN Center of the World Writers’ organization (center in London, Great Britain)

1996– 2005 a member of editorial board of “Shakhri Kazan” newspaper

1996–present a member of editorial board of “Vestnik” of the Republic of Tatarstan State Council

1996 awarding with the first degree diploma of the competition “The book of the year” for the collection of poems and songs “Winter bonfire”

1996 a trip to Hungary with the delegation of the Republic of Tatarstan parliament

1996–present chief editor of scientific-practical journal of the Republic of Tatarstan National library “Bibliotechnyi vestnik”

1996 participation in the work of International conference of IFLA/UNESCO (China, Beijing)

1996 participation in the work of the World congress of writers – PEN International (Mexico, Guadalajara). Official acceptance of the Tatar PEN Center into PEN International. Awarding R.Valeev with the title “Honoured citizen of Guadalajara”

1997–present Chairman of Scientific Council of the Republic of Tatarstan National library

1997 awarding with the title “Honoured academician of the Russian Academy of Humanities

1997–2008 first Vice Chairman of the World Congress of Tatars Executive Committee

1997 awarding with the honourable title “Honoured Cultural worker of the Russian Federation”

1998 participation in the work of the 65th World congress of writers – PEN International (Finland, Helsinki)

1999 (April) holding of creative session in the Central House of literature workers in Moscow

1999 (May) – present investiture of an annual personal bonus to the pupils of Nizhnekamsk and Nizhnekamsk region for great success in studies and creative work

1999 initiated preparation and publication of a book on the history of Tashlyk village in Nizhnekamsk region

1999 elected the Chairman of public association “Nizhnekamsk fellowship” in Kazan

2000–present Chairman of Supervising Council of the Republic of Tatarstan National library

2001 publication of biography in encyclopedia “The best people of Russia” (Moscow)

2001 awarding with the first degree diploma at the competition “The book of the year” for a poems collection “Selected works. Volume I”

2001 participation in the Days of Tatar literature and arts in Turkey (Istanbul)

2002 participation in the grand opening of the building of a new library in Tashlyk village in Nizhnekamsk region, built by his initiative and with personal participation

2002–present a member of Heraldic Council of the Republic of Tatarstan President

2002 participation in the session of the World congress of Tatars in the USA (New York, Washington)

2002 participation in the forum “Dialog-Eurasia” in Kemer (Turkey)

2003 participation in the session of the World congress of Tatars in Riga

2003 participation in the forum “Dialog-Eurasia” in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)

2003 participation in the grand opening of the building of a new mosque in Tashlyk village in Nizhnekamsk region, built by his initiative and with personal participation

2003 awarding with the prize “Outstanding enlightener” established by the public charity fund named after Khadi Atlasi (Bugulma)

2004 participation in the parliamentary election in Kazakhstan as international observer

2004 publication of biography in encyclopedia “Great Russia. Names”

2005 awarding with the medal “In the memory of 1000 years of Kazan”

2005 successfully defended the candidate’s thesis “Formation and development of a network of state public libraries in Tatarstan in the second half of the 20th c” (History)

2005 participation in the grand opening of the monument “Altai – the cradle of Turkish nations” in Altai Republic as the head of Tatarstan official delegation

2005 awarding with the medal of Mikhail Sholokhov for achievements in literature

2006 opening of a museum in Kazan school #65, dedicated to his creativity and work

2006 awarding with the first degree diploma at the competition “The book of the year” for a prose works collection «The old watch goes right»

2006 participation in the work of International organization “Dialog-Eurasia” in Anatolia (Turkey)

2006 participation in the work of the 72nd congress of PEN International with the delegation of Tatarstan writers (Germany, Berlin)

2006 participation in the grand opening of a monument in Gorniy Altai with the Tatarstan delegation

2006 participation in the grand opening of the new building of Culture House in Tashlyk village in Nizhnekamsk region, built by his initiative and with personal participation

2007 awarding with the title of correspondent member of International Academy of Social Sciences

2007 participation in the work of International conference of IFLA/UNESCO (South Korea, Seoul)

2007 meeting with the members of Tatar-Islamic society of Japan and its head Tamimdaro Mukhito (Tokio)

2007 awarding with the medal “For services to Naberezhniye Chelny city”

2007 a visit to Kazakhstan with the delegation of the Republic of Tatarstan parliament (Astana)

2007 a visit to Altai Republic with the Republic of Tatarstan official delegation (Gorno-Altaisk)

2007 elected the representative of the Tatarstan parliament in the Board of Directors of “Tatmedia” Public Corporation

2007 awarding with the title “Honoured citizen of Nizhnekamsk”

2007 (April) organization and holding of literature-musical session dedicated to 60th anniversary in the Tatar state academic opera and ballet theatre named after M.Jalil

2007 investiture of the State prize of Tatarstan Republic named after Gabdulla Tukai for the prose works collection «The old watch goes right» (Tatar Book Publishing House, 2004) and a book of songs «Yadkar’» («Rukhiyat» Publishing House, 2005)
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