Reminder: CfP special issue ‘Women and Tech in Post-Soviet Contexts’

Some two weeks remain to submit your abstract for the special issue ‘Women and Tech in Post-Soviet Contexts: Intelligence, Creativity, Transgression.’

For this special issue of Digital Icons: Studies in Russian, Eurasian and Central European New Media we invite contributions on themes, including:

  • Female coders 
  • Women in software developer communities 
  • Gender representation of hacktivism 
  • Women and artificial intelligence 
  • Feminist groups online 
  • Feminist internet sites 
  • Female gamers/women in the gaming industry 
  • Women’s online poetry and literature 
  • Women in digital art 
  • Female idols on Runet 
  • Female pioneers of Runet 
  • Women in the history of computing and internet in the post-socialist context 

To read the full cfp, please click here.

Please send an abstract of 350 words and a short cv to the issue’s editors Saara Ratilainen (, Mariëlle Wijermars ( and Justin Wilmes ( by 15 October 2017. Notification on acceptance will be sent by November 20. The deadline for full articles is 31 January 2018.

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