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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

Thursday 11 December

 

Workshop session 4 13:45-15.30

WS 4 A

 FAMILY AND THE STATE II
Main Building, Auditorium IX

 

Chair: Sari Autio-Sarasmo

 

Runcis Maija (Sweden): State, family and the individual in Socialist Latvia

 

Farhan Christine (Germany): Normativity regarding the family in East Germany

 

Sätre Åhlander Ann-Marie (Sweden): State, work and family in transitional Russia

 

WS 4 B

 MIGRATION II
Main Building, Lecture Hall 9

 

Chair: Maija Jäppinen

 

Hägg Kerstin (Sweden): To leave and settle down. Russian Women Immigrants in Northern Sweden
 

 

Saarinen Aino (Finland): Prospects for Inclusion in the ´State-feminist´ Regime? Eastern European Women Migrants in ´Norden´

 

Sverdljuk Jana (Norway): Women Migrants from the Former Soviet Regime: In Search for Social Justice and Cultural Recognition 

 

WS 4 C

 LOCAL WELFARE Ii
Main Building, Lecture Hall 20

 

Chair: Anna-Maria Salmi

 

Hakkarainen Marina (Russia): We do not allow them "to dinner" us: Jewish private welfare in provincial towns of Ukraine

 

Assmuth Laura (Finland): Even our village is part of Europe: rural lives on Europe's eastern fringe

 

WS 4 D

 EXPERIENCING INEQUALITIES
Main Building, Lecture Hall 19

 

Chair: Kaarina Aitamurto

 

Ignatova Svetlana (Russia): Perception of Problems of Social Inequality in Russia and Belorussia: Comparative Analysis

 

Häntsch Carola (Germany): „Relative poverty“ ­ the former GDR between East and West

 

Poretskina Evgenia (Russia): Manifestation of Difference in Welfare Caused by the Place of Residency (Big City and Province)

 

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