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What Did the Father Say?

Comment on Pussy Riot: Reflections on Receptions The story of innocence and corruption, bad motherhood and bad influences presented in […]

By Irina Sandomirskaja 1 Comment on What Did the Father Say?

Mother-to-Be Making Love at the Museum of Biology

Comment on Pussy Riot: Reflections on Receptions It is important in this connection to mention the activities of Voina (The […]

By Nadezda Petrusenko 1 Comment on Mother-to-Be Making Love at the Museum of Biology

The Pussy Riot Trial: Quotes from Court Verdict Concerning Feminism and Contemporary Art

Comments on Pussy Riot: Reflections on Receptions   “Feminism is not crime but…” [1] The court cannot agree to the arguments […]

By Irina Sandomirskaja 1 Comment on Quotes from Court Verdict Concerning Feminism and Contemporary Art

Pussy Riot and Femen: Strategies of Symbolic Violence

Comment written jointly with Irina Sandomirskaja on Pussy Riot: Reflections on Receptions However, in the post-modern Russian society, radical protest […]

By Yulia Gradskova 1 Comment on Strategies of Symbolic Violence

Revolution: An Unpleasant Memory

Comment on Pussy Riot: Reflections on Receptions Pussy Riot awakened public memory to a recollection of an alternative history that […]

By Irina Sandomirskaja 1 Comment on An Unpleasant Memory

A Precedent of the Pussy Riot Trial: the Trial and Suicide of Anna Al’chuk (2003-2008)

Comment on Pussy Riot: Reflections on Receptions It is not for the first time that feminism in Russia became an […]

By Irina Sandomirskaja 1 Comment on the Trial and Suicide of Anna Al’chuk (2003-2008)

From Personal Recollections: A Feminist Tea Party, the Early 1990s

Comment to Pussy Riot: Reflections on Receptions It was at the beginning of the 1990s, Russia’a first post-soviet years. We […]

By Irina Sandomirskaja 1 Comment on A Feminist Tea Party, the Early 1990s

Relic of the Gulag or socialist welfare? Thoughts about an orphanage in Southern Russia

Orphanage No. 7 in Taganrog was one of the former Soviet orphanages that came into contact with the new charity early on, in the form of summer vacation exchanges with Swedish host families. The reality Swedish visitors encountered in Taganrog and elsewhere, however, was not always of the dreaded kind — a destitute shelter for desperate children abandoned by the world — although such a description was at times apt, especially in reference to homes for the mentally disabled. What they found instead were tangible traces and elements of entirely different plans and ambitions.

By Håkan Blomqvist No Comments on or socialist welfare?

SILENCE AND SURVEILLANCE a history of culture and communication

The history and sociology of the telephone in Russian society have only slowly become the object of serious study. The scope of this essay is limited to the following two topics: first, the forms of use, in pre-revolutionary Russia and the Soviet Union, of the telephone as a means of communication, potentially universally available and “horizontal” but actually restricted by “vertical” forces; and second, the symbolism that accumulated around this means of communication in Russian and Soviet culture.

By Lars Kleberg 6 Comments on a history of culture and communication

women entrepreneurs in russia SMALL BUSINESS in A BIG COUNTRY

Interviews from three communities in a Russian region illustrate that there are many new opportunities for potential women entrepreneurs, while there are also many at times unpredictable obstacles to overcome.

By Ann-Mari Sätre No Comments on SMALL BUSINESS in A BIG COUNTRY