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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 5 16:00-17:45

WS 5 A

 FAMILY AND THE STATE II
Main Building, Auditorium IX

 

Chair: Sari Autio-Sarasmo

 

Kuzmina Ksenia (Russia): Family policy in the conditions of socio-economic and demographic changes

 

Purvaneckiene Giedre (Lithuania): Family policy in Lithuania: The struggle between ideologies or backlash in gender issues?

 

Marcinkeviciene Dalia (Lithuania): Family Welfare Legislation in Soviet Lithuania

 

WS 5 B

 MIGRATION III
Main Building, Lecture Hall 9

 

Chair: Maija Jäppinen

 

Jerman Helena (Finland): Disruptive Continuities in Time and Place: Informal Care of Children in the Finnish-Russian Borderland

 

Olga Davydova and Pirjo Pöllänen (Finland): Gender and checkpoint – the female perspective on border crossing

 

Volkova Olga (Russia) to be presented by Maija Jäppinen: Gender aspect of the consequences of Russian migrations in 1965-2008 (forms of discrimination against womenscientists)

 

   

WS 5 C

 SOCIAL CITIZENSHIP
Main Building, Lecture Hall 20

 

Chair: Meri Kulmala

 

Chandler Andrea (Canada): Citizen, Family and State in Russian Social Policy since 2000: Reform or Restoration?

 

Brown Julie V. (USA) and Rusinova Nina L. (Russia): Holding up the Social Safety net: Gender and the "Hidden" health Care System in Urban Russia

 

WS 5 D

 CULTURAL CONSTRUCTIONS
Main Building, Lecture Hall 19

 

Chair: Jussi Lassila

 

Protassova Ekaterina (Finland): Feminine vs. masculine teacher's identity in Russia

 

Aitamurto Kaarina (Finland): Reviving and constructing 'traditional gender': The implications of nationalism and conservatism in Rodnoverie conceptualisation of gender

 

Trofimova Elena (Russia): A ‘New Woman’ in a New World: Social aspects in works by Alexandra Kollontai (1872-1952)

 

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