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New article by Natalia Samutina on manga reading in Russia

New article by Natalia Samutina on manga reading in Russia
A new article by leading research fellow Natalia Samutina, "Japanese manga in Russia: Introduction to research on reading practices", was published in the New Literary Observer journal (№6, 2019). The full text of the article (in Russian) is in open access.

New article by Oksana Zaporozhets and Alexandra Kolesnik

New article by Oksana Zaporozhets and Alexandra Kolesnik
A new article by Associate Professor of School of Sociology Oksana Zaporozhets and Senior Research Fellow of IGITI Alexandra Kolesnik was published in Journal of Cultural Geography (Vol. 37, Issue 1, 2020). The title of the article is "Music geography in Russia: non-auratic places and institutionalization 'in becoming'". The full text is available on the journal's website.

Natalia Samutina participated in international symposium in Tokyo

Natalia Samutina participated in international symposium in Tokyo
Leading research fellow of IGITI and the head of the Research Centre for Contemporary Culture Natalia Samutina took part in the international symposium "Theorizing Anime: Invention of Concepts and Conditions of Their Possibility", held in Tokyo on November 16-17, 2019. 

Boris Stepanov participated in a round table discussion at the University of Ljubljana

Boris Stepanov participated in a round table discussion at the University of Ljubljana
On October 16 Deputy Director of IGITI Boris Stepanov took part in a round table discussion "New Histories – Old Futures: Cultural Studies and Post-Communist Europe", organized by the Department of Cultural Studies of the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia).

"Sound and Identity in Stalin's Gulag": presentation of Gabrielle Cornish

"Sound and Identity in Stalin's Gulag": presentation of Gabrielle Cornish
On September 13, Gabrielle Cornish, PhD Candidate in Musicology, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, gave a lecture "Sound and Identity in Stalin's Gulag" at the Research Center for Contemporary Culture Academic Seminar.

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in a conference on heavy metal studies in Nantes

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in a conference on heavy metal studies in Nantes
Senior research fellow Alexandra Kolesnik took part in a conference ‘Locating Heavy Metal Music and Culture’, which was held on June 17–20, 2019 in Nantes (France). The conference was organised by the International Society for Metal Music Studies and University of Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3. Alexandra presented a paper ‘‘Cityness’ of Heavy Metal in Russia: ‘Moscow Metal Club’’. See the conference programme.