The Сenter for Cultural Studies of Post-Socialism and the Institute for Comparative Studies of Modernity, Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University (Кazan, Russia), with support from Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation, are pleased to announce the call for participation in an international workshop on property in Post-Soviet societies.
The purpose of this workshop is to bring together scholars to discuss sociological and anthropological perspectives on property in Post-Soviet societies.
We are looking for the participants whose original empirical research or theoretical paper deal with, among others, the following topics:
· Cultural Ideals and Ideology of Property
· Local Representations and Practices of Property
· Soviet Practices of Property in Post-Soviet societies
· Gender and Property
· Religion and Property
· Ethnicity and Property
The working languages of the workshop are Russian and English.
The workshop will take place in Kazan on October 20 – 21, 2012. The deadline for submitting paper proposals is September, 20, 2012. The notification on acceptation will be sent no later then September 25, 2012. Abstract of 200 - 250 words should be sent to Nikolai Karbainov, coordinator of the workshop at email@example.com
Thanks to support from the Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation, the workshop organizers are able to cover all transportation and accommodation costs.