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Evgenia Ivanova, LLB, has a Masters in Gender Studies and a Masters in the Sociology of Law. She is currently a doctoral candidate in Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford. She is a lecturer, coordinator, and research associate at the Centre for Gender Studies at the European Humanities University. She is a Co-Chair of “ADLIGA” – the International Centre for Gender Initiatives: Women for Full Citizenship. She also is the head editor of a Belarusian- and Russian-speaking educational feminist almanac “Women in Politics” (“Zhenschiny v politike: novye podkhody k politicheskomu”). Her research interests include feminist political theories, human rights, gender and citizenship, body and politics, biopolitics, and Chernobyl. She со-authored several textbooks in gender studies, including “Sex/Gender: A Handbook for Lawyers (Pol/ Gender: Posobie dlia yuristov)” (Minsk, 2004) and “Sex. Gender: A Handbook for Social Service Officers (Pol. Gender: Spravochnoye posobie dlia gosudarstvennykh sluzhaschikh)” (Minsk, 2005). Website: www.oxford.academia.edu/EvgeniaIvanova Uladzislaŭ Ivanoŭ (who sometimes publishes under the pen name of Uladzislaŭ Harbatsky) is a Belarusian political scientist, ethnologist and translator. He teaches at the European Humanities University. His research interests concern Belarus, religious movements, language politics, feminist and queer theories. His works are published in the journals “ARCHE”, “Palitychnaya Sfera”, “Topos” among others. mikaela is an anonymous Russian feminist artist and radical feminist. She is a member of the Moscow Feminist Group. mikaela specializes in street art and stencil graffiti. She has created works in the streets of Kiev, Moscow, Barcelona and Edinburgh. mikaela also participated in the “Feministskiy karandash” (“The Feminist Pencil”) art project. Her art works investigate women’s herstories, personal as political, gender-based inequality, social invisibility and the mechanics of power division, discursive expressions of marginal groups, including women, children, people with disabilities and artists. Website: www.m-i-k-a-e-l-a.livejournal.com Marcos Daniel Moldes has a Master of Arts in Communication and Culture from York University. He is currently a doctoral candidate in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University. His doctoral dissertation analyzes the issues of diaspora, belonging and emotion. His other research interests include queer body politics, and the intersections of race, class, sex and gender. Website: www.sfu.academia.edu/MarcosMoldes

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