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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

Friday 12 December

 

Workshop session 6 10:30-12:15

WS 6 A

 WOMEN'S ACTIVISM
Main Building, Lecture Hall 4

 

Chair: Meri Kulmala

 

Hinterhuber Eva Maria (Germany): Women’s voluntary engagement in CSOs in the social sphere in Russia

 

Read Rosie (UK): Economies of care: gender, agency and volunteering in Czech hospitals

 

Turbine Vikki (UK): The privatisation of welfare in contemporary Russia and 'new' forms of women's agency: a case study of letters to legal advice columns

 

WS 6 B

 WELFARE COMPARISONS
Main Building, Lecture Hall 14

 

Chair: David Dusseault

 

Pauna Carmen Beatrice (Romania)  and Mannila Simo (Finland): Trends of the migration in the context of enlarging the European Union

 

Stadler Sabine (Austria): The new agreements between EU and Russia

 

Salmenniemi Suvi (Finland): Helping the self in Finland and Russia: Advice literature and mutual aid groups in a glocalized context

 

WS 6 C

 ETHNIC MINORITIES
Main Building, Auditorium XI

 

Chair: Iiris Virtasalo

 

Ihamäki Katja (Finland): Social and Health Vulnerability of Romas in Latvia

 

Degaltseva Ekaterina (Russia): “The Civic for Dissemination of the Enlightenment among the Jewish in Russia” (1863-1929) As an Intellectual Center of National Identification

 

Kaun Anne (Sweden): Baltic Russians and their media. The relationship of public spheres and collective identities.

 

Pellander Saara (Finland): Guarding the boarders of the welfare state - The perception of Russian women's immigration by Finnish immigration authorities

 

WS 6 D

 REPRODUCTION AND SEXUALITY
Main Building, Auditorium II

 

Chair: Aino Saarinen

 

Kirkham Jackie (UK): Reproductive health and civil society in Romania and Moldova - discourses, interactions and power
 

 

Haavio-Mannila Elina (Finland): Happines of Women in Sexual Relationships in the Baltic Sea Area (Finland, Estonia, St.Petersburg-Russia

 

Shabunova Alexandra (Russia): Health and public health services from the aspect of gender

 

Khodyreva Natalia (Russia): Economical and political transformations impact on the activity of social state structures and NGO crisis centers in Saint-Petersburg

 

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