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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.

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.

Natalia Samutina and Boris Stepanov participated in conference at Paris-Sorbonne University

Natalia Samutina and Boris Stepanov participated in conference at Paris-Sorbonne University
Natalia Samutina and Boris Stepanov participated in the international conference "Publishing differently. Small publishers, independent journalists and bloggers in Russia" at Paris-Sorbonne University (October 1–2, 2015). The purpose of the conference was to analyse these independent, critical channels of publication in present-day Russia. Who produces this different material? What civic and political alternatives do they represent? What conflicts and compromises exist between them and the dominant players? To answer these questions, presenters doscussed and analysed alternative publishing channels in Russia, in journalism, publishing or blogs. The aim was to analyse not only their break with the dominant patterns but also the compromises and hybrid situations that arise from their mutual relationship, as well as to examine the emergence of alternative publications since the final decades of the Soviet Union.

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in the international conference at Autonomous University of Barcelona

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in the international interdisciplinary conference "Vth Meeting of Young Researchers in Modern and Contemporary History" (panel “The Past at the Crossroads. Experience, Critique and Historical Imagination”) at Autonomous University of Barcelona (July 15–17).

Natalia Samutina and Boris Stepanov participated in the international conference at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis

Natalia Samutina and Boris Stepanov participated in the international conference at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis
On June 11–12, Natalia Samutina and Boris Stepanov participated in the international conference “Past the “Post-”: Theorizing the Post-Post-Soviet via (New) Media and Popular Culture” organized by the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA). They gave presentations on various aspects of cultural communication in RuNet. See the conference program and abstracts.

Alexandra Kolesnik gave presentation at the research seminar at University College London

On June 3, IGITI Research assistant Alexandra Kolesnik participated in Social Sciences Research Student Seminar at the Department of History of University College London. She presented a paper “Representing history in British heavy metal music of the 1980s” based on her dissertation research. Discussing the paper participants touched on the theoretical framework of the research project, and practical questions. See abstract.

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in conference at King’s College London

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in conference at King’s College London
On May 28-30, IGITI Research assistant Alexandra Kolesnik participated in the conference “Sight and Sound” organized by the Department of Music of King’s College London and University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill). She presented a paper “Sounds like music hall: the Kinks’ representation of the British musical past” based on her dissertation research. See the conference programme and abstracts.

Joint Report "The Anthropology of Digital City As an Emerging Field: The Issues of Research and Teaching" by Oksana Zaporozhets and Ekaterina Lapina-Kratasyuk

During the seminar "Going Digital: The Forms and Formats of the Medialization of Knowledge Inside and Outside of the Academia" Oksana Zaporozhets, Leading Research Fellow at Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities and Ekaterina Lapina-Kratasyuk, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Communications, Media and Design presented their joint report "The Anthropology of Digital City As an Emerging Field: The Issues of Research and Teaching."

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in workshops at the University of Chicago

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in workshops at the University of Chicago
On April 2-3, Alexandra Kolesnik participated in the seminars "EthNoise!: The Music, Language, and Culture Workshop" at the Department of Music, the University of Chicago. She presented the preliminary results of her dissertation research project and took part in the discussion.