Irina Kretser

St. Petersburg State University

 
Foreign languages

English

 

Research areas

Social anthropology, anthropology of kinship, anthropology of mobility, intercultural communication

 

Education

PhD in Sociology (2017). Topic of Ph.D. thesis: Socio-cultural patterns of kinship in a big city (by the example of Saint-Petersburg).

2007 – 2011 – Doctoral student, Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University,

2002 – 2007 – Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnic Sociology.

 

Research projects

2015-2017 - Co-evolution of Knowledge and Communication Networks: Structural Dynamics of Creative Collectives in European Cultural Capitals;

2011-2013 - New Cultural Practices under the Conditions of Globalization: Formation of intercultural competence;

2009-2010 - Local community: methodology and contemporary perspectives in sociology and social anthropology;

2008-2009 – Development of Training “Cultural Assimilator as The Training of Adaptation to the Life in Russian megalopolis (by the Example of St. Petersburg).

 

Publications

1. Searching for kinship: towards a problem statement in contemporary western kinship studies (2016), in: The Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology. 2016. Vol. 1. Pp. 166-180.

2. Sibling relations in the context of study of modern kinship forms (2015), in: Herald of St. Petersburg State University, 2015. Series 12. Vol. 2. Pp. 129-136

3. Perspectives of study of modern kinship relations (2015), in: XVIII International Conference in Memory of L.N. Cogan “Culture, Personality, Society in the Contemporary World: Methodology, Experience of Empirical Studying”. Yekaterinburg. 2015. Pp. 2183-2194.

4. What happened to “kinship”? Modern perspectives of study of kinship in sociology and social anthropology (2014), in: Herald of St. Petersburg State University, 2014. Series 12. Vol. 2. Pp. 139-145.

5. Gender and age aspects of intercultural communication (2010), in: Intercultural Communication and the Problems of Acculturation in a Big City, eds R.K. Tangalycheva, N.G. Golovin and M.S. Kuropyatnik. St. Petersburg, 2010. Pp. 194-214.

6. Assimilators (2009), in: Cultural Assimilator. The Training of Adaptation to the Life in St. Petersburg, eds R.K. Tangalycheva, N.G. Golovin St. Petersburg, 2009. Pp. 143-152, 212-214, 271-274, 283, 284, 307-309, 350-352, 363-365, 370-372, 395, 396.

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