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Natalia Samutina participated in the Fan Studies Network conference in Cardiff

Natalia Samutina participated in the Fan Studies Network conference in Cardiff
IGITI Leading Research Fellow and the head of the Research Centre for Contemporary Culture Natalia Samutina participated in the Fan Studies Network conference, held at the University of Cardiff on June 29-30, 2018. The Fan Studies Network unites researchers of fan cultures and participatory cultures from all over the world. Natalia Samutina presented a paper on transcultural manga communities in Russia. See the conference programme.

Boris Stepanov and Alexandra Kolesnik participated in the conference of the Italian Association of Public History

Boris Stepanov and Alexandra Kolesnik participated in the conference of the Italian Association of Public History
IGITI research fellows Boris Stepanov and Alexandra Kolesnik participated in a panel "Shaping Public History in Russia: Forms, Places and Media" at the second conference of the Italian Association of Public History. The conference took place in Pisa, on June 11-15.

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in a conference on heavy metal studies at the University of Siegen

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in a conference on heavy metal studies at the University of Siegen
Junior research fellow Alexandra Kolesnik took part in a conference ‘Hard Wired VI: So far, so good…so what? Approaching the Metal Realities’, which was held on May 3–5, 2018 at the University of Siegen (Germany). Alexandra presented a paper ‘Russian Heavy Metal Fandom and Post-Soviet Reality’. See the conference programme.

Fans, communities, audiences: how we study participatory cultures

Fans, communities, audiences: how we study participatory cultures
Natalia Samutina, the leading research fellow and Head of the Research Centre for Contemporary Culture at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, has successfully finished teaching the first elective course on fan cultures and creative practices of online fan communities in a Russian university. The course has been attended by students from different faculties of Higher School of Economics and Moscow State University, as well as the lecturer’s colleagues who work in related research fields. The creation of this course has become possible thanks to the research project "Participatory Culture: Communities and Practices", and also thanks to cross-disciplinary productive atmosphere and organizational support of the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities, Higher School of Economics. Next time this course is scheduled for January 2019. Below you can see the annotation and the literature for the course.

Alisa Maximova has participated in a conference in Ruhr University

Alisa Maximova has participated in a conference in Ruhr University
Research Assistant Alisa Maximova has participated in a conference "The Spatial Turn and Its Implications on (In)Formal Learning Contexts" in Ruhr University Bochum (Germany). See the conference programme and Alisa Maximova's poster presentation.

Our new paper: "An eighteenth-century theme park: museum-reserve Tsaritsyno (Moscow) and the public culture of the post-Soviet metropolis" by Natalia Samutina and Boris Stepanov

Our new paper: "An eighteenth-century theme park: museum-reserve Tsaritsyno (Moscow) and the public culture of the post-Soviet metropolis" by Natalia Samutina and Boris Stepanov
A new paper on urban culture by Natalia Samutina and Boris Stepanov was published in journal "Urban History" (Vol. 45, Issue 1). The paper is titled "An eighteenth-century theme park: museum-reserve Tsaritsyno (Moscow) and the public culture of the post-Soviet metropolis" and discusses history of the Tsaritsyno Park in Moscow and museum-reserve. See the paper abstract.

Oksana Zaporozhets participated in the conference "Materie, Materialien, Methoden" at Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg

Oksana Zaporozhets participated in the conference "Materie, Materialien, Methoden" at Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg
Leading research fellow of IGITI Oksana Zaporozhets took part in the conference "Materie, Materialien, Methoden", organised by the assosiation "NeueKulturgeographie". The conference held on January 26 at Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg. 

Oksana Zaporozhets participated in a conference at the University of Leeds

Oksana Zaporozhets participated in a conference at the University of Leeds
Leading research fellow of IGITI Oksana Zaporozhets took part in 2017 annual conference of the International Sociological Association Research Committee 21 on Urban and Regional Development, held on September 11-13 in the University of Leeds.

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in 'Modern Heavy Metal Conference: Markets, Practices and Cultures'

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in 'Modern Heavy Metal Conference: Markets, Practices and Cultures'
Junior research fellow Alexandra Kolesnik took part in ‘Modern Heavy Metal Conference: Markets, Practices and Cultures’, which was held on June 28 – July 2, 2017 at Aalto University (Helsinki, Finland). 

Natalia Samutina and Elena Melnikova participated in the Fan Studies Network conference

Natalia Samutina and Elena Melnikova participated in the Fan Studies Network conference
Natalia Samutina and Elena Melnikova took part in the 5th Fan Studies Network conference, which was held on June 23-25, 2017. The conference was organized by the Center for Participatory Culture of the University of Huddersfield, UK.