Alina Kontareva

EUSP, research associate

PhD Candidate (EUSP)

Interests

STS, regional development, Media Studies, anthropology of science and technology, technology and arts

Curriculum Vitae

Education

 2013 –present   PhD program in sociology (major in Science & Technology Studies/minor in economic sociology), political science and sociology department, European University at St. Petersburg

2013 –present   Research Fellow, Center for Science & Technology Studies, European University at St.              Petersburg

2011-2013       MA in Applied Linguistics, anthropology department, European University at St. Petersburg

2011-2013       Science and Technology Studies program (STS), European University at St. Petersburg

2009-2011       MA in Philology/Educational Technologies, the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St. Petersburg

2005-2009       BA in Humanities/Philology, Novosibirsk State Technical University, Novosibirsk

Research Projects

2015-2016    Re-Presenting Hermitage in Instagram: visit to a museum through social media.

2014                Research into technology transfer practices in Russian regional universities (the Kazan perspective). Analysis of the effectiveness of cooperation between universities, research institutions and industry.

2013-present  “Inventing High-Tech in Russia: Experimenting with Innovations, Infrastructure, and Urban Development”, Studying strategies of an innovative region formation in Russia, the case of the Tatarstan Republic. PhD project.

2011-2013       Research dedicated to scientific communication in Russian microbiological laboratory, MA project.

2011-2013       “Lomography and “old” new technologies”. Researching community of photographers at St. Petersburg, individual research project.

2009-2011       Investigating speech standard in web-based scientific communication, research group assistant, MA project.

 

 Publications

2017 (forthcoming) Kontareva, A., Rudenko, N., Ryzhakov, N. Re-Presenting Hermitage in Instagram: visit to a museum through social media. In Interactive City: city life in the era of new media, edited by Ekaterina Lapina-Kratasyuk. (book chapter, in Russian)

2017 (forthcoming) “Experimenting with IT in Kazan: How the Russian State is Constructing the “IT-Capital” of the Country”. In From Russia with Codes, edited by Mario Biagioli and Vincent Lepinay, submitted manuscript (book chapter, in English).

2015      “State orders and innovation system development of a Russian region (the case of the Tatarstan Republic”. Sociology of Science and Technology [Sociologiya nauki i tehnologiy journal], 6 (4), p.164-177. (in Russian).

2015      “Adjusting an Experimental System: Communication, Laboratory space and Organization of the Russian Science”. Sociology of Science and Technology [Sociologiya nauki i tehnologiy journal], 6 (2), p.33-45. (in Russian).