Interdisciplinary joint seminar ‘Gender and Governance’
March 28-29, 2019
University of Helsinki, Aleksanteri Institute
Higher School of Economics, Moscow
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Venue: Porthania, room 545, 5th floor
9:30 – 10:00 Registration and welcome coffee
10:00-10.30 – Opening
Dean Pia Letto-Vanamo, University of Helsinki
Professor Marianna Muravyeva, University of Helsinki
Professor Olga Isupova, HSE
Dr. Valeriya Utkina, HSE
10.30-12.00 – Discussion 1. Gendering Governance: Gender Policies and Gender Mainstreaming in the situation of Gender Backlash
Marianna Muravyeva, Gender (In)Sensitive Governance in Contemporary Russia
Marielle Wijermars, The securitisation of gender in Russian cybersecurity policy
Alexander Kondakov, Russia's Sexual Sovereignty
12.00-14.00 – Lunch
14:00-15.30 Discussion 2. Gender and Public Administration
Olga Isupova, Ekaterina Chemankova, Women's choice of police work: how does it happen?
Natalia Kotrikova, ‘Maximizing Bureaucrat’: rent-seeking behavior of female bureaucrats of Israel
Anastasia Zelenkova, Factors of career development of male and female public servants
Elena Khen, The role of civil servants in shaping the “conservative turn” of gender order.
Valeriya Utkina, Alina Efimova, Mikhail Raschupkin, Discrimination of women in public authorities of Russia and Ghana.
15:30-16:00 – Coffee break
16.00-17.30 Discussion 3. Work-Life Balance and Gender Policy
Larisa Shpakovskaya, What do women think about their social rights after socialism?
Anna Avdeeva, Attachment parenting in Russia: the socio-political resources and barriers of (intensive) mothering
Susanna Gasparyan, Restrictions for young women applying for a state civil service in the Russian Federation
Anastasia Minnikova, Work-life balance of female Bureaucrats in Russia and Azerbaijan
17:30-18:30 Final discussion for the day: Towards Gender-Sensitive Governance
18.30 – Continuing discussion over a glass of sparkling wine
Friday, March 29, 2019
10:00-12:00 – Roundtable: Towards Gender-equity policies: what can/shall be done?
Marianna Muravyeva, Alexander Kondakov, Maira Zeinilova, Valeriya Utkina, Olga Isupova, Larisa Shpakovskaya