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  • PL 4 (Yliopistonkatu 3)

    00014

    Finland

20102020

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Curriculum vitae

Alexander Kondakov is a postdoctoral researcher at the Aleksanteri Institute (University of Helsinki, Finland) and a research associate at the Centre for Gender, Feminisms and Sexualities (University College Dublin, Ireland). He is also an editor for the Journal of Social Policy Studies published by the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia. For a decade, Kondakov’s work has been primarily focused on law and sexuality studies, more specifically on queer sexualities and sex work regulation in Russia. His latest research looks at violence against LGBTIQ people in Russia in the aftermath of the “propaganda of homosexuality” bill signed into law in 2013. He has published numerous articles in Sexualities, Social and Legal Studies, and Feminist Legal Studies among others.

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, PhD, St. Petersburg University

Aug 2013Nov 2016

Sociology of Law, MA, International Institute for the Sociology of Law

Sep 2009Sep 2011

Fields of Science

  • 5141 Sociology
  • 513 Law

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications

Post-socialist Revolutions of Intimacy: Special Issue of Sexuality and Culture

Kondakov, A. (ed.), Gradskova, Y. (ed.) & Shevtsova, M. (ed.), Apr 2020, Springer. 125 p. (Sexuality and Culture; vol. 24, no. 2)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

Post-socialist Revolutions of Intimacy: An Introduction

Kondakov, A., Gradskova, Y. & Shevtsova, M., Apr 2020, In : Sexuality & culture. 24, 2, p. 359-370 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Regulating desire in Russia

Kondakov, A., 11 Mar 2020, Research Handbook on Gender, Sexuality and the Law. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, p. 396-408 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

File

The Queer Epistemologies: Challenges to the modes of knowing about sexuality in Russia

Kondakov, A., 11 May 2020, The SAGE Handbook of Global Sexualities. Davy, Z., Santos, A. C., Bertone, C., Thoreson, R. & Wieringa, S. E. (eds.). London: Sage, Vol. 1. p. 82-98 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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A Cold War for the twenty-first century: Homosexualism vs. Heterosexualism

Kondakov, A. & Essig, L., Feb 2019, Soviet and Post-Soviet Sexualities. Mole, R. (ed.). New York: Routledge, p. 79-102 24 p. (Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

Activities

  • 26 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 6 Public Talks
  • 4 Membership or other role in public Finnish or international organization
  • 1 Membership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

42nd annual conference of the Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies

Alexander Kondakov (Speaker: Presenter)
9 May 201911 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Sexual Counter-Revolutions and Queer Lives

Alexander Kondakov (Speaker: Keynote)
16 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Staging Queer Lives in Russia and Ukraine

Alexander Kondakov (Speaker: Opponent/discussant)
6 Jun 20197 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Laboratory of Common Interest

Alexander Kondakov (Speaker: Presenter)
22 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Gender Studies Conference: Gender, representation and violence

Alexander Kondakov (Speaker: Opponent/discussant)
25 Oct 201926 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars