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Interview with Dr Emily Alane Erken

Dmitri Tcherniakov’s production of Eugene Onegin at the Bolshoi Theatre
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.

Emily Alane Erken presented a paper "The Classic in the Contemporary: Opera Fans’ Online War for Russia’s Soul"

Dr Emily Alane Erken
On October 21, Emily Alane Erken (PhD, Lecturer at School of Music, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio) 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.

Natalia Samutina participated in the International Conference "Expanding Universes. Exploring Transmedial & Transfictional Ways of World-Building"

Natalia Samutina participated in the International Conference "Expanding Universes. Exploring Transmedial & Transfictional Ways of World-Building"
Natalia Samutina, leading research fellow of IGITI, reported on "World-Building in Crossover Writing" at the international conference "Expanding Universes. Exploring Transmedial & Transfictional Ways of World-Building" held on September 23-25 in Krakow.

Video: Abigail De Kosnik "The Media Crease: Traces of Reuse in Hard and Soft Copies"

Video: Abigail De Kosnik "The Media Crease: Traces of Reuse in Hard and Soft Copies"
On May 12-13, IGITI Research Centre for Contemporary Cultural held an international conference "Challenges of Participatory Culture: Methodologies and Perspectives of Research". Video from the conference (Part 1).

Dr Mark Duffett wrote a post about the international conference "Challenges of Participatory Culture: Methodologies and Perspectives of Research"

Dr Mark Duffett wrote a post about the international conference "Challenges of Participatory Culture: Methodologies and Perspectives of Research"
On May 12-13, IGITI Research Centre for Contemporary Culture held an international conference "Challenges of Participatory Culture: Methodologies and Perspectives of Research". Social scientists and scholars from the US and Europe met at the Higher School of Economics and discussed theoretical issues and research methods of the phenomenon of 'participatory culture', as well as different aspects of contemporary culture – fanfiction, street art, musical fandoms, etc. Dr Mark Duffett (University of Chester, UK) wrote a post about the conference.

Challenges of Participatory Culture: Methodologies and Perspectives of Research

Challenges of Participatory Culture: Methodologies and Perspectives of Research
On May 12-13, IGITI Research Centre for Contemporary Cultural holds an international conference "Challenges of Participatory Culture: Methodologies and Perspectives of Research". See the photos.

International conference "Challenges of Participatory Culture: Methodologies and Perspectives of Research"

International conference "Challenges of Participatory Culture: Methodologies and Perspectives of Research"
On May 12-13, IGITI Research Centre for Contemporary Cultural will hold an international conference "Challenges of Participatory Culture: Methodologies and Perspectives of Research". See the conference program and paper abstracts.

Our new paper: "Subway and Digital Porosity of the City" by Oksana Zaporozhets

Our new paper: "Subway and Digital Porosity of the City" by Oksana Zaporozhets
A new paper titled "Subway and Digital Porosity of the City" by Oksana Zaporozhets was published as a HSE preprint in "Humanities". The full text is availiable for free here.

Alisa Maximova presented a paper on the Academic seminar of IGITI Research Centre for Contemporary Culture

Alisa Maximova presented a paper on the Academic seminar of IGITI Research Centre for Contemporary Culture
On February 19 the academic seminar of Research Centre for Contemporary Culture (IGITI HSE) was held. Alisa Maximova presented a a paper “Microethnography of museum: how visitors' interaction is organized”.

Our new paper: "Fan fiction as world-building: transformative reception in crossover writing" by Natalia Samutina

Our new paper: "Fan fiction as world-building: transformative reception in crossover writing" by Natalia Samutina
A new paper on popular culture by Natalia Samutina was published in "Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies". The paper is titled "Fan fiction as world-building: transformative reception in crossover writing" and discusses fan fiction communities. See the abstract of the paper.