The Transformation of Society

Thursday, 16 June 2011, 9:15am - 3:30pm, IWM library

Junior Visiting Fellows’ Conference

9:15 – 10:45 Panel 1. Totalitarian and Post-Totalitarian Societies
Moderator: Natalia Palisheva
Olena Palko
The Bolshevik Party with a National Face:
Being Ukrainian among Communists
Discussant: Lina Klymenko
Yulia Arskaya
Deconstruction of Totalitarianism in Russian and German Postmodernist Literature
Discussant: Marian Madela
11:00 – 12:30 Panel 2. Comparative Perspectives on Social Transformation
Moderator: Elmar Flatschart
Natalia Palisheva
The Influence of the Global Context on the Perception of the Sources of Social Inequality:
The Example of Political Transformation in Colonial India.
Discussant: Gerald Zachar
Petr Kuznetsov
Diskursive symbolische soziale Stratifikation der russischen und der österreichischen Gesellschaft: eine vergleichende Analyse
(In German. – The Discursive-Symbolic Social Stratification of Russian and Austrian Society: A Comparative Analysis)
Discussant: Marta Bucholc
13:45 – 15:15 Panel 3. Critical Social Theory
Moderator: Yulia Arskaya
Elmar Flatschart
Critical Realism and the Critical Theory of Society:
Between Scientism and Historicism
Discussant: Louise Thiel
Marta Bucholc
Gender Relations in Norbert Elias’s Sociological Theory
Discussant: Mieke Verloo
Nora Ruck
Beauty and the genes? A feminist critique of evolutionary psychology
Discussant: Mieke Verloo