Families_relationships_and_societies

New article about non-normative families and kinship in Russia from our CoreKin team

CoreKin project year started by a new publication: “Strategies of non-normative families, parenting and reproduction in neo-traditional Russia” in the British Journal of Families, Relationships, and Societies.   Antu Sorainen, Anna Avdeeva and Alisa Zhabenko from the CoreKin team joined forces with a prominent scholar Olga Isupova from the Moscow High School of Economics. […]

Alisa Zhabenko

Alisa Zhabenko gave a talk at the international conference “Communist Homosexuality”

“My private and exceptional intimate happiness: same-sex relationships and motherhood during the last Soviet Period in Russia” was the title of the talk that Alisa Zhabenko, a junior CoreKin Team member, gave at the ground-breaking international conference “Communist Homosexuality 1945 – 1989 / Bodies – Languages – Images” at the […]

Ulrika Dahl, Joanna Mizielinska, Tuija Pulkkinen and Antu Sorainen

The PhD Course “Queer(y)ing Kinship, Family and Sexuality” and public lecture “Families of Choice in Poland” created very fruitful collaborations between international scholars and institutions!

  Very successful Doctoral course “Queer(y)ing Kinship, Family and Sexuality” took place in University of Helsinki 7-8 of November and was finished by open public lecture “Families of Choice in Poland” by Professor Joanna Mizielinska. The course for couple of days united gender studies and queer researchers from Finland, Sweden, […]