"Children’s Cold War": The images of childhood in the Soviet-American confrontation

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Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
November 26, 2019 to November 27, 2019
Location: 
Russian Federation
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Film and Film History, Literature, Political History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies

Second Call for papers

 

Workshop

“CHILDREN’S COLD WAR”:

THE IMAGES OF CHILDHOOD IN THE SOVIET-AMERICAN CONFRONTATION

November 26-27, 2019

Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg

 

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The questions to be discussed:

  • The symbol of childhood: Methodological approaches, content, functions, history, and the use in politics;
  • The images of childhood in the USSR and U.S. Cold War cultures;
  • The images of childhood in the USSR and U.S. Cold War  cinema;
  • Children as a target of Cold War propaganda;
  • The Soviet-American confrontation in the USSR and U.S. children’s films;
  • The Soviet-American confrontation in the USSR and U.S. children’s literature.

 

Roundtable “The symbol of childhood in contemporary Russian politics” will take place as a part of the Workshop

 

The working language of the conference is Russian but presentations in English are also welcome. There is no conference fee.  Please note that travel and accommodation funds cannot be provided.

 

Please send the proposals no later than October 15, 2019 (if you need a visa of Russian Federation – no later than October 8, 2019). The notification of acceptance will be sent to the corresponding author by October 17, 2019.

 

The workshop’s papers will be published in a special issue of a peer-review journal indexed in Russian Science Citation Index.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Workshop

‘CHILDREN’S COLD WAR’:

THE IMAGES OF CHILDHOOD IN THE SOVIET-AMERICAN CONFRONTATION

Saint Petersburg, November 26-27, 2019

 

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Contact Info: 

On behalf of Organizing committee:

Prof. Dr. Oleg Riabov,

Leading researcher at Department of Political Sciences,

Saint Petersburg State University

E-mail: riabov1@inbox.ruo.ryabov@spbu.ru 

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