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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.

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in the international conference "Usable Pasts"

National Center for Popular Music in Sheffield
Alexandra Kolesnik participated in the international interdisciplinary conference "Usable Pasts" at  Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg  (February 4–5). Alexandra presented a paper 'British Popular Music History and New Urban Images: the Case of Sheffield'. See the conference programme.

Our new paper: "Emotional landscapes of reading: fan fiction in the context of contemporary reading practices" by Natalia Samutina

A new paper on popular culture by Natalia Samutina was published in "International Journal of Cultural Studies". The paper is titled "Emotional landscapes of reading: fan fiction in the context of contemporary reading practices" and discusses the passionate immersive reading of fan fiction communities. See the abstract of the paper.

Natalia Samutina participated in the seminar and conference in the Netherlands

Natalia Samutina invited as a guest lecturer to the University of Amsterdam. At the EAST Seminar on 11 November, she presented her research in the framework of the project " Participatory Cultures: Post-socialist new media practices". On 12 November and 13 November, Natalia Samutina participated in the conference "European Fan Cultures 2015" at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in the workshop at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in the workshop at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
On 12–14 November, Alexandra Kolesnik participated in the workshop "Historical and Cultural Narratives. Rivalries and Entanglements in Eastern Europe (Russia, Ukraine and Belarus)" at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. Scholars from Germany, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus discussed issues concerning the construction and presentation of historical and cultural narratives.

A new issue of Laboratorium journal guest-edited by Natalia Samutina and Oksana Zaporozhets

A new issue of Laboratorium journal guest-edited by Natalia Samutina and Oksana Zaporozhets
A new issue of the Laboratorium journal (Russian review of social research) guest-edited by Natalia Samutina and Oksana Zaporozhets came out of print. This issue of Laboratorium features a special section dedicated to street art or, more broadly, to vernacular images in the contemporary urban environment. The article by Natalia Samutina and Oksana Zaporozhets “Berlin, the City of Saturated Walls” and reviews of the Center junior research fellows Alisa Maximova and Alexandra Kolesnik are published in this issue. Full issue is available online.