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"Sound and Identity in Stalin's Gulag": presentation of Gabrielle Cornish

"Sound and Identity in Stalin's Gulag": presentation of Gabrielle Cornish
On September 13, Gabrielle Cornish, PhD Candidate in Musicology, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, gave a lecture "Sound and Identity in Stalin's Gulag" at the Research Center for Contemporary Culture Academic Seminar.

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in a conference on heavy metal studies in Nantes

Alexandra Kolesnik participated in a conference on heavy metal studies in Nantes
Senior research fellow Alexandra Kolesnik took part in a conference ‘Locating Heavy Metal Music and Culture’, which was held on June 17–20, 2019 in Nantes (France). The conference was organised by the International Society for Metal Music Studies and University of Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3. Alexandra presented a paper ‘‘Cityness’ of Heavy Metal in Russia: ‘Moscow Metal Club’’. See the conference programme.

“Glasnost Noire: A Graphic Cultural History of J. H. Chase in Russia”: presentation of Birgitte Beck Pristed

“Glasnost Noire: A Graphic Cultural History of J. H. Chase in Russia”: presentation of Birgitte Beck Pristed
On June 3, Birgitte Beck Pristed, Associate professor of School of Culture and Society - Russian and Balkan Studies at Aarhus University (Denmark) presented a paper based on her new book “The New Russian Book: A Graphic Cultural History” (Palgrave 2017) at the Research Center for Contemporary Culture Academic Seminar.

Round table "Manga as Literature, Manga as Reading"

Round table "Manga as Literature, Manga as Reading"
On April 15, 2019, Research Centre for Contemporary Culture organizes a special event "Manga as Literature, Manga as Reading" with the participation of Jaqueline Berndt (Professor of Japanese Language and Culture, Stockholm University), Yulia Magera (Senior Lecturer, Institute for Oriental and Classical Studies HSE), Natalia Samutina (Leading Researcher, Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities HSE) and Yulia Tarasuk (Leading Librarian, Curator of Comics Library at the Izmailovskaya City Library, Saint Petersburg).

Natalia Samutina participated in the international conference on manga in Stockholm

Natalia Samutina participated in the international conference on manga in Stockholm
At the invitation of the organizers Natalia Samutina participated in the international conference "Manga, Comics and Japan: Area Studies as Media Studies", which was held in Stockholm on September 6-8. The conference, organized by Professor Jaqueline Berndt, brought together contemporary researchers of manga from around the world. Natalia Samutina's presentation was devoted to the problems of interpreting manga in international readers' communities, including Russian-speaking communities, and was intended to emphasize the role of co-ownership cultures in the contemporary development of manga as a reading space. See the conference program and paper abstracts.

Natalia Samutina participated in the Fan Studies Network conference in Cardiff

Natalia Samutina participated in the Fan Studies Network conference in Cardiff
IGITI Leading Research Fellow and the head of the Research Centre for Contemporary Culture Natalia Samutina participated in the Fan Studies Network conference, held at the University of Cardiff on June 29-30, 2018. The Fan Studies Network unites researchers of fan cultures and participatory cultures from all over the world. Natalia Samutina presented a paper on transcultural manga communities in Russia. See the conference programme.

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). 

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.
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