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Social Inclusion and Exclusion in Russia

Heldagskonferanse ved OsloMet om muligheter og utfordringer i russisk velferdspolitikk.

Konferansen belyser de velferdsmuligheter og utfordringer vår store nabo til øst står overfor. OsloMets forskere og samarbeidspartnere i Russland ser på aspekter som migrasjon, urfolk, journalistikk og historisk utvikling i landet. Professor Linda Cook fra Brown University holder konferansens hovedinnlegg. Cook er en anerkjent ekspert på russisk velferdspolitikk. En paneldebatt om hvordan man kan studere Russland avslutter konferansen.

Konferansen vil foregå på engelsk.

Conference Host: Head of Institute Department Gunn Bjørnsen, Faculty of Education and International Studies, LUI, OsloMet

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PROGRAMME

09.00-09.30: Welcome

- Rector Curt Rice, OsloMet

- Dean Sarah J. Paulson, OsloMet

- Director Kåre Hagen, OsloMet

- Dean Ann-Helén Bay, OsloMet

09.30-10.15: The Politics of inclusion and exclusion in Russia’s welfare state

Professor Linda Cook, Brown University, USA

10.15-10.30: Questions

10.30-11.00: Break with Russian snacks and coffee

11.00-12.00: Welfare research

Welfare state professionals’ attitudes towards migrants

Professor Elena Iarskaya-Smirnova, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia

Inclusion and exclusion of indigenous peoples in Norway and Russia: a comparison

Researcher Mikkel Berg-Nordlie, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, NIBR, OsloMet

12.00-12.30: Lunch in P42, auditorium Q1015

12.30-13.00: Masterpieces of Grieg and Rachmaninoff

Pianist, Senior advisor Svein Amund Skara, OsloMet

13.00-14.00: Education and communication  

Inclusive education in Russia: problems and prospects

Professor Elena Piskunova, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia

Sign language studies in Russia and Norway: linguistic detail and political recognition

Professor Arnfinn Muruvik Vonen, OsloMet

14.00-14.30: Break

14.30-15.30: Journalism

Inclusion and exclusion in the public sphere: digital citizenship

Associate Professor Anna Smoliarova, St. Petersburg State University, Russia

Freedom of expression in Russia from Catherine the Great to Putin

Professor Robert Wallace Vaagan, OsloMet

15.30-16.15: Panel discussion

Moderator – Senior Researcher Aadne Aasland, OsloMet

How can Russia be studied today?

Russian exceptionalism vs. studying her as any other country. How to tackle scepticism towards Western scientists’ motives to study Russia? Blank spots: Suggestions for themes to look out for to better grasp Russian development.

Questions and answers

- Professor Linda Cook, Brown University, USA

- Professor Anna Smoliarova, St. Petersburg State University, Russia

- Director Iver B. Neumann, Norwegian Social Research Institute, NOVA, OsloMet

- Senior Researcher Jørn Holm-Hansen, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, NIBR, OsloMet

16.15: Mingling

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