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Social Studies and Humanities

Volume 1, Issue №1, 2015
ARCHIVE

COUNT KARL WREDE TO HIS FATHER, NOVEMBER 24, 1700 FROM NARVA

Автор письма, граф Карл Каспар Вреде родился в 1673 г., камергер (1695) и вице-гофмаршал (1699) шведского короля Карла XII. Происходил из старинного вестфальского рода, одна из ветвей которого утвердилась в ...

PUBLICATIONS ABOUT THE INCUNABULA IN THE OPEN INTERNET ACCESS

To study the representation of scientific literature on incunabula on the Internet the authors test the terms «incunabula», «incunabulum», «incunabula" and their derivatives in the Google Scholar and Google Books ...
FROM THE EDITOR
MISCCELLANEOUS: MESSAGES, DISCUSSIONS, REVIEWS

GENRE PROBLEMS AFTER BAKHTIN (ONTOLOGICAL NOTES)

The paper examines an integrated approach to the genre interpretation of culture, communication, and human existence as a whole, which is based on the genre concept of Bakhtin. Genre is ...

THE LAO SHE’S DRUMSINGERS: THE TRAVELLING MASTERS OF WORDS AND KEEPERS OF TRADITIONS

The article presents an analytical description of the image of Chinese storytellers creatively presented in the novel of Lao She “The Drum Singers”. The tradition of old drum-singing style is ...
RESEARCHES

THE BACKBONE OF DEMOCRACY. THE METAINSTITUTIONAL BASIS OF MODERN SOCIETY

The article deals with the “minimal configuration” of social institutions that ensure sustainable development not by adapting to the environment (the adaptive behaviour characteristic of traditional societies), but through uninterrupted ...

MAIDAN IN MOSCOW: AUGUST, 1991 AND THE PRESENT

The article analyses the events of August, 1991 in Moscow with the use of Maidan theoretical model. The latter is understood as the protest of the organized active minority which ...

THE MODELS AND “PHILOSOPHY” OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION IN CONTEMPORARY EUROPE

The paper analyzes the problem of religious education in public schools as a very important aspect in the State-Church relations. The established State-Church relation model in a particular country influences ...

GLOCALIZATION OF MODERN ENTERTAINING TV FORMATS IN RUSSIA (BY AN EXAMPLE OF “NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH” ORIGINAL FORMAT)

The sociological phenomenon of glocalization is directly related to globalization interpreting global products or services through local ones. Nowadays there is a modern tendency to make glocal media products instead ...

RETURN TO THE LOGOS, THE WORD OF GOD IN RUSSIA (ON THE MUSICAL THINKING OF GEORGY V. SVIRIDOV)

The article identifies and describes some axiological dominants in the musical thinking of Georgy V. Sviridov. Particular attention is drawn to his logos style – the desire to be "involved ...

FOLK SONGS GENESIS: HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL CONTEXT

The article presents the studies of Russian folk songs evolution in Belgorod Region with reference to culture and history. A folk song is seen as a special verbal and music ...