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Ksenia Semykina

  • Ksenia Semykina has been at HSE University since 2017.



Saint Petersburg State University

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

2019, August - DN5 Summer School “Political Discourse and Mediatization of Politics in the Globalized World”, HSE, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. 

2019, June - Workshop "Discourse as Theory and Method for Media and Cultural Studies", HSE, Moscow, Russia.

2019, Jan - DiscourseNet Winter School No. 4 “The Transformation and Reproduction of Social Inequalities: Discourse, Power, and Critique”, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain.

2018, Oct - “The Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse” school, Augsburg University, Augsburg, Germany.

2018, Mar - “Discourse Studies and Method: Using Discourse-Theoretical Analysis and Discursive-Material Analysis” PhD course, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

2018, Feb - VI winter school for Master students “A military history of ideas: the case of sociology”, the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, Moscow, Russia.

2018, Oct - “News Literacy” school, Yeltsin Centre, Ekaterinburg, Russia.

2017, July - International discussion school “GAIDPARK-Armenia 2017”, Dilijan, Armenia.

2015, Aug - Workshop "LGBT researchers and activists: points of cooperation", Coalition for Civil Equality, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

2014, July - "University Without Professors" summer school, European University, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Young Faculty Support Program (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "New Researchers" (2022)
Category "New Lecturers" (2020)

Courses (2019/2020)



2019, Sep - 3rd DiscourseNet congress “Knowledge and power in a polycentric world: discourses across languages, culture and space”. Paris, France. Talk: “Crimean conflict on Russian and Ukrainian TV: a discourse-theoretical approach”.

2018, Dec - European Symposium Series on Societal Challenges in Computational Social Science 2018: Bias and Discrimination, Cologne, Germany. Poster: “Media-related biases before the 2018 presidential elections in Russia: a comparison of public agenda issues owned by V. Putin and A. Navalny”.

2018, July - Thirteenth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Granada University, Granada, Spain. Talk: “Migration in Russian Media: Representation Strategies”.

2018, JulyNetworks in the Global World Conference “Principles behind Structures: Patterns of complexity in European societies and beyond”, Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia. Talk: “LGBT-friendly and homophobes on social media in Russia: structure of friendship networks and discussions”.

2018, May - International Communication Association 2018 Preconference “Media, gender and sexuality in Europe”, Prague, Czech Republic. Talk: “Media frames and news sources in coverage of LGBT prides in Russia”.

2018, Apr - 6th International Conference Comparative Media Studies in Today’s World, Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia. Talk: “Frames and fear appeals in the representation of migration in Russian media”.

2017, Nov - QueerFemSEE – Queer and Feminist Studies in Eastern Europe International Conference, Bucharest, Romania. Talk: “Media construction of LGBT prides in Russia: who are the ones to frame?”

Employment history

2019, Jan - Mar   Teaching assistant. “Informal Economics” course (undergraduate level)
HSE, Moscow, Russia.

2018, Oct - Dec  Research Intern. Center for East European and International Studies (ZOiS), Berlin, Germany.

2018, Jan - June Teaching assistant. “Sociology” course (undergraduate level), HSE, Moscow, Russia.

2017, Sep - 2018, June Student Assistant. Laboratory for Anti-Corruption Policy, HSE, Moscow, Russia.