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ISSN 2043-7633

Hanna Stähle

Hanna Stähle is a PhD candidate in Slavic Cultural Studies at the University of Passau and currently a research fellow at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow. She obtained her Master’s degree in Russian and East Central European Studies from the University of Passau in 2011. In 2008, she graduated from Minsk State Linguistic University with a degree in German language and literature. Her Ph.D. thesis examines digitally mediated discourse dynamics and user interactions related to religious issues in post-Soviet Russia

Latest Posts | By Hanna Stähle
Between Homophobia and Gay Lobby: the Russian Orthodox Church and its Relationship to Homosexuality in Online Discussions

Between Homophobia and Gay Lobby: the Russian Orthodox Church and its Relationship to Homosexuality in Online Discussions

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In this article, I address the Church-critical discourse on the relationship between Russian Orthodoxy and homosexuality that pervaded social media discussions after the Church hierarchy was publicly accused of engaging …
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Forget Memory: Aleksei Naval’nyi’s LiveJournal and the Memory Discourse of the Protest Movement (2011-2012)

The article explores the online memory discourse of the Russian protest movement of 2011-2012 through an investigation of the LiveJournal blog of Aleksei Naval’nyi. Based on a combination of quantitative …
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