Interview with Stephen Hutchings (University of Manchester)

by Saara Ratilainen Stephen Hutchings is Professor of Russian Studies at the University of Manchester, UK. His research interests cover Russian cultural and media studies, Russian and Soviet television and film, Russian and Soviet literature and literary/cultural theory. His latest book Nation, Ethnicity and Race on Russian Television: Mediating Post-Soviet Difference (co-authored with Vera Tolz) […]

Researcher Marielle Wijermars to give lecture at University of Tromsø (Norway)

Russian Media Lab researcher Marielle Wijermars will give a lecture on internet freedom in Russia at the University of Tromsø on 17 November. The talk is part of the research seminar series hosted by the research group “Russian Space: Concepts, Practices, Representations”. Can Russia control the Runet? Online freedom of speech and the 2018 presidential elections  […]

Russian Media Lab at “Connecting to the Masses – 100 Years since the Russian Revolution: From Agitprop to the Attention Economy”

Russian Media Lab researcher Marielle Wijermars will be taking part in the conference “Connecting to the Masses – 100 Years since the Russian Revolution: From Agitprop to the Attention Economy” organised at the International Institute of Social History (Amsterdam) and University of Amsterdam (13-14 November). The conference programme can be found here. Paper: Mass Mobilization […]

Russian Media Lab at “Digital Democracy: Critical Perspectives in the Age of Big Data” (ECREA)

Project researcher Marielle Wijermars will be presenting her research on data activism at the ECREA conference “Digital Democracy: Critical Perspectives in the Age of Big Data” (Södertörn University, 10-11 November). Paper: The Complexities of Open Government Adoption in Hybrid Regimes: Aleksei Navalny and Data Activism in Russia

Russian Media Lab at ASEEES, 9-12 November, Chicago

The Russian Media Lab will be at ASEEES from 9-12 November in Chicago. The latest version of the programme can be consulted on the Conference website. Saara Ratilainen – Round table “New Forms in Digital Storytelling” New Forms in Digital Storytelling explores the latest tendencies in computer-mediated storytelling that include cross-platform projects, narrative VR, multi-POV, […]