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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 2 16:45 - 18:30

WS 2 A

VIOLENCE AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING II
Main Building, Auditorium II

 

Chair: Eeva Korteniemi

 

Stuvøy Kirsti (Norway): Non-state Crisis Centres and Human Security 

 

Jäppinen Maija (Finland): Social Work with Clients in Crisis Centres for Women in Russia

 

Ihamäki Elina (Finland): Ethnosexual narratives

 

 WS 2 B

 WELFARE REGIMES II
Main Building, Auditorium XI

Chair: Jouni Järvinen

 

Voloshenko Kirill (Russia): Wealth and Health in the Modern World

 

Varsa Eszter (Hungary): Moving within the Frames of the Past:Methodological Challenges in Placing Former State Socialist Eastern European Countries in the History of European Welfare States

 

 WS 2 C

 VULNERABLE GROUPS II
Main Building, Lecture Hall 21

Chair: Minna Anttila

 

Rasell Michael (UK): Separation, social policy and the state: Living with disabilities in Russia

 

Shek Olga and Pietilä Ilkka (Finland): Representations of mental illness in soviet and post-soviet Russia: qualitative analysis of newspapers for years 1980s, 1990s, 2000s.

 

 WS 2 D

 GENDERED CHOICES IN EDUCATION AND WORK
Porthania, Lecture Hall 723

Chair: Riikka Nisonen

 

Liskova Katerina (Czech Republic): Choosing a High School: Productive Tensions in the Gendered Choices of Czech 15-year-olds

 

Smidova Iva and Jarkovski Lucie (Czech Republic): Gendered paths: state systems and actor´s anticipations. Case of  the Czech Republic

 

Walker Charles (UK): Youth transitions in St.Petersburg and Vilnius: emerging patterns of class and gender

 

  Leonidova Galina (Russia): Vocational training in Russia: problems and perspectives
Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3 Workshop 4 Workshop 5 Workshop 6