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Illustration for news: 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.

Illustration for news: 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). 

Illustration for news: 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.

Illustration for news: Irina Savelieva and Alexandra Kolesnik participated in the international conference on public history in Italy

Irina Savelieva and Alexandra Kolesnik participated in the international conference on public history in Italy

Irina Savelieva, director of IGITI, and Alexandra Kolesnik, junior research fellow, participated in the annual conference on public history arranged by International Federation for Public History (IFPH-FIHP) and Italian Association of Public History (AIPH) on June 5-9, 2017, in Ravenna (Italy). Irina Savelieva reported on "Public History in Russia: Professional Work, Amateurism, a Hobby, or a ‘Star Fever’ of an Academic Historian?," while Alexandra Kolesnik spoke about "Performing History on Stage: Representations of the Past in British Heavy Metal." 

Illustration for news: Ellen Rutten, “Sincerity after Communism”: seminar and book presentation

Ellen Rutten, “Sincerity after Communism”: seminar and book presentation

On May 23, Prof. Ellen Rutten, Professor of Literature and Chair of the Department of Russian & Slavic Studies at the University of Amsterdam presented a paper based on her new book “Sincerity after Communism” (Yale University Press, 2017) at the Research Center for Contemporary Culture Academic Seminar. Seminar was organised by the Center together with research groop "Participatory culture: communities and practices".

Russian Sincerity Today – A Conversation with Professor Ellen Rutten

On May 23, Ellen Rutten, Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies at the University of Amsterdam, delivered a lecture at HSE on her new book, ‘Sincerity after Communism’. An expert on Slavonic literature and culture, Professor Rutten is involved in numerous projects, including the Digital Emotions group, Sublime Imperfections, and ‘Russian Literature’, a journal where she serves as editor-in-chief.

Illustration for news: Ellen Rutten presents a new book “Sincerity after Communism”

Ellen Rutten presents a new book “Sincerity after Communism”

On May 23, Prof. Ellen Rutten (Professor of Literature and Chair of the Department of Russian & Slavic Studies at the University of Amsterdam) will present a new book “Sincerity after Communism” on the Research Center for Contemporary Culture Academic Seminar.

Illustration for news: Natalia Samutina participated in 'Dirt, Punk, Trash' workshop in Amsterdam

Natalia Samutina participated in 'Dirt, Punk, Trash' workshop in Amsterdam

On December 1, Natalia Samutina participated in the international 'Dirt, Punk, Trash' workshop, organized by Amsterdam University in the framework of the project “Sublime Imperfections” (dr. Ellen Rutten). 

Oksana Zaporozhets at the Conference "Life and Death in Russia"

Oksana Zaporozhets, leading research fellow of IGITI, participated in the conference "Life and Death in Russia" organized by Aleksanteri Insitute of the University of Helsinki. On October 26, she was a speaker in the section "Young People's Mundane (Every Day) Mobilizations, Solidarities, and Expressions in Public Space in Russia." 

Illustration for news: Interview with Dr Emily Alane Erken

Interview with Dr Emily Alane Erken

An interview with Dr Emily Alane Erken (PhD, Lecturer at School of Music, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio) has been published on the HSE website. On October 21, Emily presented a paper “The Classic in the Contemporary: Opera Fans’ Online War for Russia’s Soul” on the Research Center for Contemporary Culture Academic Seminar.