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8th Annual Aleksanteri Conference
WELFARE, GENDER AND AGENCY IN RUSSIA AND EASTERN EUROPE
December 10-12, 2008; the University of Helsinki, Finland


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Unioninkatu 33 (P.O.Box 42)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

phone +358-(0)9-191 23627
fax +358-(0)9-191 23615

Aleksanteri Conference <fcree-aleksconf@helsinki.fi>

Programme of parallel workshops

Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3 Workshop 4 Workshop 5 Workshop 6

Wednesday 10 December

Workshop session 1 15:00-16:45

WS 1 A

VIOLENCE AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING I
Main Building, Auditorium II

 

Chair: Eeva Korteniemi

 

Jäppinen Maija (Finland):  Between Feminism and Familialism - Domestic Violence Frameworks
in Crisis Centres for Women in Russia

 

Kulmala Meri (Finland): Local authorities and activists tackling with domestic violence.
A Case of Municipal Crisis Centre for Women and Children in Sortavala

 

Dracheva Irina (Russia), Johnson Janet Elise (USA), Liapounova Olga (Russia)
and Saarinen Aino (Finland): The Crisis Centres in Russia Today: a National Survey

 

WS 1 B

 WELFARE REGIMES I
Main Building, Auditorium XI

 

Chair: Jouni Järvinen

 

Fenger Menno (NL): Central and Eastern Europe Welfare Regimes in Transition?

 

Couceiro López Mariña (Spain): Welfare systems in East Europe: regional variations and explanatory factors

 

WS 1 C

VULNERABLE GROUPS I
Main Building, Lecture Hall 21

 

Chair: Minna Anttila

 

Eremicheva Galina (Russia): Social Defense and Social Self-perception of Elderly People in Russia

 

Harris Jane Gary (USA): Serving the Elderly in Russia Today: A Micro-level Observational
and Exploratory Account

 

WS 1 D

 OPTIONS IN EMPLOYMENT
Porthania, Lecture Hall 723

 

Chair: Jouko Nikula

 

Serikova Irina (Germany): After the Transformation: Getting a Job in Contemporary Russia

 

Krutova Oksana (Russia): The Employment Quality Transformation in the Context of Geopolitical, Social and Economical Restructures in Post-Soviet Russia

 

Kondratieva Natalia (Russia): The problem of rural unemployment and activity НКС agrarian and industrial complex in increasing employment of rural population

 

Krasnova Ljubov (Russia): Activity of (local) rural consultation centre in increasing employment and incomes of the agricultural population