FEMCORUS seminar series program 22/23

FEMCORUS research project is launching a serie of seminars to discuss recent literature, ongoing research, and activism related to contemporary feminism and the media in Russia. The goal of the seminar is to create a space for productive and reflective discussion, exchange of ideas and opinions, in other words, to set a welcoming environment for both academics and activists to collectively discuss the development and transformations of Russian feminism within a new media environment.


  • 22 September 2022 Thursday 12-2 pm (UTC +3)
FEMCORUS Seminar series opening event
More details on the event.

  • 13 October 2022 Thursday 12-2 pm (UTC +3)
Lidia Salvatori (PhD, University of Leicester): Italian and Polish feminism & antiwar activism

  • 10 November 2022 Thursday 12-2 pm (UTC +3)
Dinara Yangeldina (PhD candidate, The University of Bergen): "Race" and "anti-racism" in translation: Russian intersectional feminist communities in Vkontakte w

  • 25 November 2022 Friday 14-17 (UTC +1)
UCL joint seminar: "Digital transformations of Feminisms in Russia and Eastern Europe", co-organized w/ Ella Rossman (MPhil Candidate, University College London).
Speakers and program will be announced later.

  • December 2022
Laura Savolainen (Doctoral researcher, University of Helsinki): Filtering feminism, algorithms and online affects.
Date will be announced later.

Other events
  • 11-12 May 2023
Program and call for papers will be announced later.

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If you have any questions in regard to the events, please contact alisa.virtanen@tuni.fi

The seminars are organized by Academy of Finland project Mediated Feminism(s) in Contemporary Russia (FEMCORUS). For more information, visit www.femcorus.org

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