CoreKin team at “Close Relations” Conference in Uppsala, Sweden, 24-26th October 2018

”Close Relations” a multi- and interdisciplinary conference on critical family and kinship studies took place in the beautiful and historical university town of Uppsala, Sweden, on 24-26th October 2018. The 5-strong group from the CoreKin team attended the inspiring event!   Brilliant researchers from Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, US, UK, […]

Queering Kinship and Intimate Relations in Theory and Practice MA Course

Corekin is happy to introduce a new intensive course on “Queering Kinship and Intimate Relations in Theory and Practice” on January 22 – February 2, 2018.   Corekin Team members Anna Avdeeva, Anna Heinonen, Antu Sorainen and Alisa Zhabenko with our close collaborator Dr Anna-Maria Tapaninen will give research-based talks and workshops on the […]

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 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 […]