Russian Media Lab cordially invites you to seminar "Active Media Spaces: Dialogues on Russian Media, Culture and Institutions” in St. Petersburg 19.-20.1.2017
Russian Media Lab is a multidisciplinary research project coordinated by the Aleksanteri Institute of the University of Helsinki. The seminar deals with the current developments of Russian media landscape and consists of panels addressing both institutional and grassroots tendencies. The seminar programme includes a roundtable ”Media Literacy and Media Education in Russia Today”, which brings together media professionals and academics. The official seminar language is English, but questions can also be raised in Russian.
The seminar will take place in the Finnish Institute in St. Petersburg (Ul. Bolshaya Konyushennaya 8). Please see the programme below.
Registration to the seminar through the following link:
Please register by Wednesday 11th of January 2017.
If there are any questions concerning the seminar, please do not hesitate to ask (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Thursday 19th of January 2017
13:00 Start of the seminar: welcome words
13:30-15:00 Panel I
Mikhail Suslov (University of Uppsala): Strategies of Self-Positioning in the Russian-Language Orthodox Blogosphere, tbc
Anna Litvinenko (Freie Universitet, Berlin): User Comment Sections on Leading News Websites in Russia: Results from a Comparative Study of 15 Post-Soviet Countries
Markku Kangaspuro (University of Helsinki): My History Exhibition and Russian Identity
15:30-17:00 Panel II
Marina Galkina (Moscow State University): Media Foresight in Russia: Changes and Challenges
Valery Nechai (Ekho Moskvy, St. Petersburg) and Dmitry Goncharov (HSE): Censorship in Russia: How Russian Twitter Sees It
Svetlana Bodrunova (St.Petersburg State University): Discussions About Migrants on Twitter: Russia in Comparative Perspective
17:00-18:00 Discussion with Margarita Kuleva: St. Petersburg creative field and new spaces of expression
Friday 20th of January 2017
9:30-11:00 Panel III
Vlad Strukov (University of Leeds): Hackers, tbc
Jussi Lassila (University of Helsinki): Sputnik i Pogrom: Oppositional Nationalism and Alternative Media in Russia
Saara Ratilainen (University of Helsinki): City Magazines and the Politics of the Platform
11:15-12:45 Panel IV
Liudmila Sivetc (Univeristy of Turku): Three Stories about the Roskomnadzor
Katja Lehtisaari (University of Helsinki): Media Policy and Social Media in Russia
Kamilla Nigmatullina (St.Petersburg State University): Local media in Russian Cities as a Tool for Creating Local Communities
14:00-16:00 Roundtable: Media Education and Media Literacy in Russia Today
Diana Kachalova (Novaya Gazeta, St. Petersburg)
Valery Nechai (Ekho Moskvy, St. Petersburg)
Nikolai Donskov (Saint-Petersburg Humanitarian University)
Mikhail Tyurkin (Rosbalt, St. Petersburg)
16:00-16:30 Closing Discussion