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ISSN 2043-7633

Issue 19

Women and Tech in the Post-socialist Context: Intelligence, Creativity, Transgression

Editorial – Issue 19

Editorial – Issue 19

This is the first special issue of Studies in Russian, Eurasian and Central European New Media (digitalicons.org) devoted entirely to a feminist perspective on digital media and communication technologies. In …
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Re-framing Women and Technology in Global Digital Spaces

Re-framing Women and Technology in Global Digital Spaces

This introductory essay outlines the main theoretical and contextual frameworks of the special issue. It argues that the focus on women and technology advances the gender studies agenda of the …
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Social Networking Sites as Platforms for Transgression: Two Case Studies of Russian Women Involved in Bisexual and Transgender Rights Activism

Social Networking Sites as Platforms for Transgression: Two Case Studies of Russian Women Involved in Bisexual and Transgender Rights Activism

The current research explores the ways in which social networking sites are used as online activism platforms by bisexual and transgender Russian women and focuses on case studies of two …
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Female Aliens in (Post-)Soviet Sci-Fi Cinema: Technology, Sacrifice and Morality Feminism

Female Aliens in (Post-)Soviet Sci-Fi Cinema: Technology, Sacrifice and Morality Feminism

In this article I will discuss a number of (post-) Soviet sci-fi films, stretching over a hundred years or so, to look into what function (post-) Soviet female superhuman characters …
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‘Lost Between the Waves’ or Riding a New Tide? Drawing Connections Between Italian and Polish Digitally Mediated Feminism

‘Lost Between the Waves’ or Riding a New Tide? Drawing Connections Between Italian and Polish Digitally Mediated Feminism

Recent studies have focused on the resurgence of feminist mobilisations facilitated or made visible by the advent of social media. In this paper I focus on the potential of social …
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Mapping ‘Women in Technology’ Issue Networks across Bulgarian, Croatian, and Serbian National Google(s)

Mapping ‘Women in Technology’ Issue Networks across Bulgarian, Croatian, and Serbian National Google(s)

This article explores the intersection between women and technology with an experimental research design that uses online search engine data and digital methods (Rogers 2002, 2004, 2013). We respond to …
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Digital Culture and Feminist Politics in Contemporary Russia: Inside Perspectives

Digital Culture and Feminist Politics in Contemporary Russia: Inside Perspectives

A new feminist generation has emerged in Russia in the 2010s as a response to the increasingly conservative governmental politics and new legislation limiting the rights of both women and …
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Art and Technology Meet in St. Petersburg: An Interview with Five Female Artists of the CYLAND Media Art Laboratory

Art and Technology Meet in St. Petersburg: An Interview with Five Female Artists of the CYLAND Media Art Laboratory

New media art is an extensive concept, which unites a number of different art forms made with the help of media technologies such as digital art, computer graphics, computer animation, …
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Gender Digital Divide in Latin America: Looking for a Helping Hand in the BRICS

Gender Digital Divide in Latin America: Looking for a Helping Hand in the BRICS

ICT has traditionally been a hostile territory for women. In information societies, this implies a drastic reduction in opportunities and autonomy for women. In emergent economies, the situation is even …
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