- Research topic:
- The Сultural Infrastructure of Major Sports Events in Post-Soviet Cities: the 2012 European Football Championships in Lviv
- June 2014
Alexandra Yatsyk is Associate Professor of Sociology, Institute of Mass Communications and Social Sciences, Kazan Federal University (Russia). She is a head of the research projects "Development of cultural multi ethnic urban environment under regional "event" policy (the case of the Universiade - 2013 in Kazan)", "The Сultural Infrastructure of Major Sports Events in Post-Soviet Cities: the 2012 European Football Championships in Lviv", and "Celebrating Identity through Cultural Events: The Case of Estonia’s "Singing Nationalism" in a Comparative Perspective", supported by the Russian Humanitarian Scientific Fund, the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe in Lviv, and the University of Turku and Tartu in Finland and Estonia.
Her current research interests are focused on the cultural mechanisms of inclusion and exclusion, borderland identities and narratives, cultural and social dimensions of mega-events in a comparative perspective, and post-Soviet cultural production.