Call for submissions

Modernity and Archaic in Post-Soviet Societies

Issue 1, 2016

The Ideology and Politics Journal is dedicated to the analysis of ideologies in their political, social, and conceptual forms. Devoted to the advancement of understanding of socio-political processes in post-Soviet Belarus, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine – and wider former Soviet Union’s space, Journal deals with the ideological and intellectual issues arising in the course of formation of new societies. The Ideology and Politics Journal encourages the discussion of the historical, cultural and ethical dimensions of political action, with the intention to contribute to both the advancement of interdisciplinary research of contemporary ideologies, and the promotion of good politics in countries of the region.
The Ideology and Politics Journal is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal issued two times a year. The Journal is published in electronic form.

The upcoming issue is dedicated to Modernity and Archaic in Post-Soviet Societies.

The Ideology and Politics Journal welcomes, but does not limit submissions to the following topics:

  • Understanding modernization and transition in post-Soviet societies
  • Emergence and progress of neo-traditionalism in post-Soviet politics and state-building
  • Archaic elements in post-Soviet political cultures
  • Retro-modernity and its examples in Eastern Europe
  • Conflict and cooperation of modernity and archaic in post-Soviet societies

Please send your articles (min 4,000 words, max. 15,000 words) by May 15, 2016 to the editor’s e-mail address []. To enhance international dialogue on the regional issues, IPJ accepts the submission of articles in English, Russian and Ukrainian. All accepted articles are published in their original language with abstracts in English, Russian and Ukrainian.

Submitted texts should be arranged in accordance with the Instructions for authors that are specified here: []. The decision on publication will be made based on peer reviews. All authors who submitted their articles will be notified on Editorial Board’s decision by September 1, 2016.