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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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FI-00014 University of Helsinki

phone +358-(0)9-191 23627
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Aleksanteri Conference <fcree-aleksconf@helsinki.fi>

Programme of parallel workshops

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

Thursday 11 December

 

 Workshop session 3 12:00-13:45

WS 3 A

FAMILY AND THE STATE I
Main Building, Auditorium IX

 

Chair: Sari Autio-Sarasmo

 

Carlbäck Helene (Sweden): Norms and discourses on family and marriage in Soviet Russia

 

Asztalos Morell Ildiko (Sweden): Gender and generational change in the recruitment of the new rural entrepreneurial strata in post-socialist rural Hungary

 

Gradskova Yulia (Sweden): Preschool childcare in post-war Russia between family and state ideology

 

WS 3 B

 MIGRATION I
Main Building, Lecture Hall 9

 

Chair:

 

Jäppinen Maija (Finland):
Russian Women Immigrants and the Social Service System in South-Eastern Finland

 

Bajt Veronika (Slovenia): Migrant Women, Labour Market, Welfare Policies                                                                                          

 

Hrženjak Majda (Slovenia), to be presented by Bajt Veronika: Who cares in the East if Easterns cleans and cares in the West?

 

WS 3 C

 LOCAL WELFARE I
Main Building, Lecture Hall 20

 

Chair: Anna-Maria Salmi

 

Kay Rebecca (UK): The production of social security in a rural Russian context: an agenda for research

 

Kulmala Meri (Finland): Russian Village Women - Agents of Better Quality of Everyday Life

 

Nikula Jouko (Finland): At the crossroads - children's shelter as social innovation in rural Russia

 

Kopoteva Inna (Finland):
Transformation of institutional and organizational structure of rural areas in the post-soviet Russia

 

WS 3 D

 CIVIL SOCIETY AND THE MEDIA
Main Building, Auditorium VI

 

Chair: Markku Kangaspuro

 

Mikkonen Simo (Finland): Who fears the Civil Society? The collapse of the Soviet media monopoly

 

Pietiläinen Jukka (Finland): Civil society in Russian press

 

Ó Beacháin Donnacha (Kazakstan) and Polese Abel (Germany): A comparative Analysis of Colour Revolutions in post-Soviet Spaces