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Personlig profil

Meritförteckning

Cai Weaver is a Doctoral Candidate at the Department of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki. His doctoral dissertation is entitled "Gays, Perverts, Degenerates and Democratic Values: The Governance of Sexuality in Putin's Russia". He recieved his Master's Degree in International Relations (M.Soc.Sci) from the University of Tampere in 2014 and his thesis was awarded second place by the Finnish Association for Russian and East European Studies in 2015. He completed his Undergraduate studies at the University of Aberystwyth in International Politics and International History (BScEcon). 

His PhD research focuses on issues of Biopoliticial Governance, (Homo)Sexuality, and Russia. Weaver's other research interests are the Feminist Research Methods, Nationalism, Queer International Relations Theory, and Gender and Politics in Video Games.  

In 2019, Weaver is teaching and coordinating the Helsinki Summer School Course ' Feminist Research Methods in Theory and Practice'. Previously, he has taught and coordinated the Helsinki Summer School Course "Feminist Research in the Social Sciences and Humanities" with Merle Wessel. For the academic years 2018-19 and 2017-18, he is responsible for teaching the Master's Seminar Course "Gender and Politics in Europe" and the Bachelor's Lecture Course "Gender, Politics and Society". He has also taught the section "Queer and Feminist World Politics" on the Master's course "Advanced Theories of International Politics and on the Master's course "Exploring Politics of Gender and Sexuality across the Finnish-Russian Border" at the University of Tampere in Autumn 2016. Weaver also gives a "How to Manage Your Research Project Successfully" lecture to the Master's students of the Leadership for Change and Cross-Border International Relations degree programmes at the University of Tampere (2018, 2017, 2015, 2013)

Weaver is currenty employed by the Faculty of Social Science until October 2019 to complete his Doctoral Dissertation. He was previously awarded the Roichi Sasakawa Young Leader's Fellowship inthe year 2018. Previous funding was given by the Gender, Culture and Society Doctoral Programme (SKY) at the University of Helsinki for 2017. He won a short research grant from the Subjectivity Historicity and Communality research network at Helsinki University for Autumn 2016, and worked for the academic year 2015/2016 in the Academy of Finland project “Biopolitics and Democracy in Global Governance”.

He has published in Idäntutkimus The Finnish Review of East European Studies. He has organised and chaired panels at various international conferences. 

Vetenskapsgrenar

  • 517 Statsvetenskap
  • 6160 Övriga humanistiska vetenskaper

Publikationer

“I’m gay, but I’m not like those perverts”: Perceptions of Self, the LGBT Community, and LGBT Activists among Gay and Bisexual Russian Men

Weaver, C., 2020, LGBTQ+ Activism in Central Eastern Europe. Buyantueva, R. & Shevtsova, M. (red.). Palgrave Macmillan

Forskningsoutput: Kapitel i bok/rapport/konferenshandlingKapitelVetenskapligPeer review

The Aftermath of the Gay Propaganda Law - Mapping Trends in the Russian Media

Weaver, C. & Koch, T., 2019, (!!In preparation) I : Journal of Homosexuality.

Forskningsoutput: TidskriftsbidragArtikelVetenskapligPeer review

The Chain of Perversion: The Governance of Homosexuality in Putin’s Russia

Weaver, C., 10 jul 2019, (Insänt) I : Sexualities.

Forskningsoutput: TidskriftsbidragArtikelVetenskapligPeer review

Biopoliittinen hallinta ja homoseksuaalisuus Pietarissa

Weaver, C., 2016, I : Idäntutkimus. 23, 1, s. 16-31 16 s.

Forskningsoutput: TidskriftsbidragArtikelVetenskapligPeer review

Öppen tillgång
Fil

Let’s not internationalize but postnationalize universities

Kangas, A., Kynsilehto, A., Norocel, O. C., Pascucci, E., Särmä, S. & Weaver, J. C. B., 2015, I : Politiikasta.fi.

Forskningsoutput: TidskriftsbidragArtikelAllmänheten

Öppen tillgång

Projekter

BIODEM: Biopolitics and Democracy in Global Governance

Ailio, J., Prozorov, S., Weaver, C., Siisiainen, L. & Repo, J.

01/09/201501/08/2019

Projekt: Forskningsprojekt

Priser

Master's Thesis Award

Cai Weaver (!!Recipient), 2 apr 2015

Pris: Pris och hedersbetygelser

Aktiviteter

  • 25 Arrangemang av och deltagande i konferens/workshop/kurs/seminarium
  • 6 Public Talks

European Conference on Gender and Politics

Cai Weaver (Talare: Presentation), Cai Weaver (Talare: Ordförande)
4 jul 20196 jul 2019

Aktivitet: Typer för deltagande i eller organisering av evenemangArrangemang av och deltagande i konferens/workshop/kurs/seminarium

ECPR General Conference / Wroclaw

Cai Weaver (Talare: Presentation)
4 sep 20197 sep 2019

Aktivitet: Typer för deltagande i eller organisering av evenemangArrangemang av och deltagande i konferens/workshop/kurs/seminarium

Finnish International Studies Association’s Annual Conference 2019

Cai Weaver (Talare: Presentation)
18 jan 201919 jan 2019

Aktivitet: Typer för deltagande i eller organisering av evenemangArrangemang av och deltagande i konferens/workshop/kurs/seminarium

Nor­dic Chal­lenges. The Second Nor­dic Chal­lenges Con­fer­ence

Cai Weaver (Talare: Presentation)
7 mar 20189 mar 2018

Aktivitet: Typer för deltagande i eller organisering av evenemangArrangemang av och deltagande i konferens/workshop/kurs/seminarium

Comparative Perspectives on Political Phenomena

Cai Weaver (Talare: Presentation)
9 okt 2018

Aktivitet: Typer för deltagande i eller organisering av evenemangPublic Talks

Tidningsurklipp

Finland’s Brits in shock over Brexit result

Cai Weaver

26/06/2016

1 objekt av Mediabevakning

Press/media: !!Press / Media

UK referendum weighs on expat minds in Finland

Cai Weaver

22/05/2016

1 objekt av Mediabevakning

Press/media: !!Press / Media

Brexit Interview on YLE News TV1

Cai Weaver

19/05/2016

1 Mediabidrag

Press/media: !!Press / Media