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Alexandra Nenko

Research Associate at the Centre for German and European Studies

Assosiate Professor, Institute of Design and Urban Studies, ITMO

 

 

Foreign languages:

  • English
  • Ukranian

Research areas:

  • Urban studies
  • Interdisciplinary research in the study of emotions, art and knowledge
  • Analysis of communicative and semantic networks

Education:

  • 2007-2010 Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, Faculty of  Sociology (Ukraine), Ph.D. in Sociology
  • 2002-2007 Kharkiv National University, Faculty of Sociology (Ukraine), MA Sociology (Honours)

Research experience:

  • 2015-present  Arts for the City
  • Jan 2014-present 'Co-evolution of Knowledge and Communication Networks: Structural Dynamics of Creative Collectives in European Cultural Capitals' (2014-2017) (CGES) (supported by the Russian Foundation for Humanities)
  • Jan 2014-Dec 2014 'Analysis of Creative Industries in St.Petersburg and Kaliningrad' (National Research University Higher School of Economics in Saint-Petersburg, Laboratory of Economics of Culture, Nordic Council of Ministers, Information Office in Saint-Petersburg)
  • Jan 2012-Dec 2014 ‘City SAGA. Public Spaces in Transformation’ (Nordic Council of Ministers, Information Office in Saint-Petersburg, the International Centre for Social and Economic Research Centre ‘Leontief Centre’, Centre for Independent Sociological Research, Open Urban Lab (Saint-Petersburg)
  • Jan 2013-Jan 2014 'Creative City' (National Research University Higher School of Economics in Saint-Petersburg)
  • Jan 2011-Dec 2012 'Knowledge Creation in Intellectual Networks' (Saint-Petersburg State University, Faculty of Sociology)
  • Jan 2011-Dec 2012 'Communicative Practices of Knowledge Creation in Social Space of a Modern City' (St. Petersburg State University)
  • Jan 2013-present International workshops on the topics of creativity, creative city, and creative networks. (Saint-Petersburg State University, CGES, National Research University Higher School of Economics in Saint-Petersburg, University of Barcelona, Free University of Berlin, King’s College London, University of Amsterdam)
  • 2009-2011 International Educational Project HESP / OSI ReSET 'Comparative Studies for Advances in Teaching Sociology' (Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, University of Aberdeen) 

Selected publications:

Conference abstracts:

  • Generating Knowledge in the City: A Study on Creative Communities of St.Petersburg (co-authored with Nikita Basov and Anisya Khokhlova) / International annual conference of the Research Network Sociology of the Arts of European Sociological Association (ESA) Art and its contexts: cross-disciplinary dialogue, 4-6.09.2014. Book of Abstracts, p. 18.
  • Emergent Creative Style: Semantic and Communication Networks in Artistic Communities (co-authored with Nikita Basov, SPbSU) / 11th conference of European Sociological Association, University of Torino, Italy, 28-31.08.2013. Book of Abstracts, p. 130.
  • Artworks and Communicative Process of Knowledge Creation (co-authored with Nikita Basov and Anisya Khokhlova) / The Second ISA Forum of Sociology “Social Justice and Democratization”, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1-4.08.2012. RC37-50.1, p. 52. Book of Abstracts. 
  • Extracurricular art practices: Developing emotional competence in adolescence / The Second ISA Forum of Sociology “Social Justice and Democratization”, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1-4.08.2012. RC13-436.2. Book of Abstracts. p. 415.
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