Scientific contribution of professor V. B. Burbelo to the development of Romance philology and Francophonie in Ukraine (To the 70th birthday of V. B. Burbelo)
The article is dedicated to the 70th birthday of V. B. Burbelo, professor of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. As a renowned philologist, she has gone a long way from teacher to professor at her alma mater having raised several generations of romance philologists. V. B. Burbelo is remarkable as a professional for serving the ideals of democratic society, culture, education, development of independent Ukraine as a worthy partner of France, Europe and international organisations. Nowadays, she is one of the leading specialists in Romance languages in Ukraine who succeeded in making a valuable contribution to Ukrainian humanitaristics. Her work has received numerous rewards including "Order of Academic Palms" (Knight grade). The article deals with the milestones of her professional journey.