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international interdisciplinary strategy seminar in gender studies

The goal of the series of the seminars is to discuss conceptual peculiarities of gender discourse and practices of institualization of gender studies in the post-Soviet countries with the directors of the leading gender institutions and critical intellectuals of the former USSR. The im/possibility of the political influence of gender studies on the structure of the power/culture in new political condititions is also included into the goals of this seminar.
The strategy seminar is held once a year in Moscow at Moscow Office of J.D. and K.T. Macarthur Foundation.

program of the seminar held on the 17th of June 2005 The Political Imagined in Gender Studies in the former USSR: The View from Inside and Outside

(Moscow, Moscow Office of J.D. and K.T. Macarthur Foundation)

10.00 -  Seminar inauguration (Tatiana Zhdanova) presentation of participants
10.15 - 11.45 -  I session: The political imagined in the former USSR: strategies of gender analysis (whose, which, and why?) (moderator Irina Zherebkina)
10.15 - 10.30 -  Yelena Gapova “Issue of class in the post-Soviet feminism”
10.30 - 10.45 -  discussion
10.45 - 11.00 -  Olga Voronina “English receipt for Russian gender studies”
11.00 - 11.15 -  discussion
11.15 - 11.30 -  Mikhail Ryklin “The dusk of the Enlightment, or Russian political imagined”
11.30 - 11.45 -  discussion
11.45 - 12.00 -  coffee break
12.00 - 13.30 -  II session: Whose/which feminism and what can it do? (Conceptual specifics of the critical gender discourse in the former USSR and how does it influence/should influence on the political strategy and practices of institutalization of gender studies in the post-Soviet conditions?) (moderator Irina Zherebkina)
12.00 - 12.15 -  Anna Alchuk “Pathos and manipulation: womens strategies today and how can they be conceptualized in gender studies?”
12.15 - 12.30 -  discussion
12.30 - 12.45 -  Ludmila Bredikhina “Gender meanings of some art gestures (Russian context from inside and outside)”
12.45 - 13.00 -  discussion
13.00 - 13.15 -  Miglena Nikolchina “Bulgarian case in gender studies: is it the base for political optimism?”
13.15 - 13.30 -  discussion
13.30 - 14.15 -  Lunch break
14.15 - 14.30 -  Presentation of books by Igor Kon
14.30 - 16.00 -  III session: (continuation of discussion) / ? Whose/which feminism and what can it do? (Conceptual specifics of the critical gender discourse in the former USSR and how does it influence/should influence on the political strategy and practices of institualization of gender studies in the post-Soviet conditions?) (moderator Irina Zherebkina)
14.30 - 14.45 -  Yelena Kochkina “Gender studies of politics and political institutalization of gender studies in Russia”
14.45 - 15.00 -  discussion
15.00 - 15.15 -  Yelena Zdravomyslova, Anna Temkina “Womens power”: a question-an answer”
15.15 - 15.30 -  discussion
15.30 - 15.45 -  Pavel Romanov “So many golden lights around” Institutalization of gender studies: issues of power and communication (Saratov context)
15.45 - 16.00 -  discussion
16.00 - 16.15 -  Natalia Pushkareva “Institutalization of gender studies in history sciences and ethnology: is it still “imagined”?
16.15 - 16.30 -  discussion
16.30 - 16.45 -  Eduard Nadtochi “Gender localization of political anthropology: gender as a means to feel the country, peeping out into a split between metaphysics and political anthropology”
16.45 - 17.00
17.00 - 17.15 -  Coffee break
17.15 - 18.15 -  IV session: discussion: is a new democratic political imagined of gender discourse possible, or “what to do?” now and here? Political view from inside and outside (moderator Anna Temkina)

Svetlana Aivazova, Viktor Voronkov, Tatiana Gerasimova, Igor Kon, Olga Lipovskaya, Sergei Panarin, Ludmila Popkova, Valeriy Tishkov, and other participants of the seminar

18.15 - 18.30 -  Review of the results of the seminar (Irina Zherebkina)

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