Alexandra Kolesnik took part in a conference on Russian popular music in Berlin
On February 24, IGITI senior research fellow Alexandra Kolesnik participated in a conference "The industry of provocation and protest: contemporary Russian popular music", which was held in the Humboldt University of Berlin.
The conference was organised by the Institute of Slavic Studies and Hungarology and was concerned with various aspects of contemporary Russian popular music, e.g. its engagement with current political issues, musical media, concerts, and approaches to studying popular music. Alexandra presented a paper on relations to the past in Russian popular music in forms of remix and retromania.