Background and activities

Bs in European History, Petrozavodsk State University, Russia

Ms in Visual Cultural Studies, Tromsø University, Norway

Ms in Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture, NTNU, Norway

Ph.D. project:

Articulations of surrogacy on the web pages of surrogacy agencies and ART clinics located in Russia


- Kirpichenko, Maria 2012. Boxing girls in Russia. Documentary film. 27 min. Tromsø University: VCS; 

- Kirpichenko, Maria 2016. Chapter 17. Russian Legislative Practices and Debates on the Restriction of Wide Access to ART. In M. Lie and N. Lykke (eds.), Assisted Reproduction Across Borders. Feminist Perspectives on Normalizations, Disruptions and Transmissions. Routledge.