Call for submissions

War, Revolution and Radical Politics in Post-Soviet Context

Issue 1-2(5-6), 2014

The Ideology and Politics Journal is dedicated to the analysis of ideologies in its 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 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 a 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 fourth issue is dedicated to War, Revolution and Radical Politics in Post-Soviet Context.

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

  • deficiencies of political institutions and failed states in the post-Soviet context
  • crises of legitimacy and radical politics in post-Soviet societies
  • revolutionary theories and practices in the region
  • use of military force and counter-revolutionary operations
  • ideological innovations in neo-Sovietism and radical nationalism
  • survival techniques of the non-involved populations
  • rebirth of propaganda and information wars in the post-Soviet societies
  • de-modernization and return of archaic into politics

Please send your articles (min 4,000 words, max. 25,000 words) by September 15, 2014 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.

The 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 December 1, 2014.

Higher Education, Ideology and Politics in the Post-Soviet Countries. Issue 2, 2012


Mykhailo Minakov, Myron Stachiw Higher Education, Ideology and Politics in the Post-Soviet Countries: Introductory Note [PDF]
Matthias Guttke, Florian Küchler, Oksana Shvaika Ideological foundations of educational reforms in Ukraine [PDF]
Peter N. Stearns Globalizing Higher Education: A Global Challenge [PDF]
Steven Bakker, Iwa Mindadze, David Ziegler External University Admission Testing: Assumed and Proven Validity [PDF]
Taras Dobko Intellectual and University: Obscurantism or Culture of Intellect? [PDF]
Olga Lakizyuk Competitive Capacity of Russian Education on International Market: Comparison of Educational Standards in Certain Disciplines [PDF]
Larysa Mytsyk Accreditation and Accountability: A Comparison between The United States and Ukraine as An Examination of Voluntary vs Mandated Accreditation [PDF]
Volodymyr Satsyk Contemporary Models of the Research Universities: Sources, Developmental Strategies and Pespectives in Ukraine [PDF]
Ganna Grebennikova Book Review: Internal Colonization: Russia’s Imperial Experience by Alexander Etkind [PDF]
Inna Sovsun Book Review: Schedule of Changes: Towards a History of Educational and Scientific Policies in the Russian Empire – USSR (end of 1880 through 1930s) [PDF]
Our Contributors [PDF]


Ideological Innovations in the Post-Soviet Countries. Issue 1, 2012


Mikhail Minakov

Ideological Innovations in the Post-Soviet Countries. Editorial introduction [PDF]

Anna Schor-Tschudnowskaja

From a “New Human” to “Luxury Life”: The Political Significance of Tempting Images

in Post-Soviet Russia [PDF]

Vadym Triukhan

The Eastern Dimension of European Integration: Paving the Way to Europe [PDF]

Natalia Koulinka

Belarus and Its Flight From Democracy: Political discourse and the people’s choice

in the 1994 presidential elections [PDF]

Oleksiy Koval

An Ideological Blunder: Chinese Lessons Learned from the Soviet Collapse  [PDF]

Olga Lakizyuk

The Reference to Culture in Migration Policies and Social Relations [PDF]

Ganna Grebennikova

Political Sociology for a Globalizing World by Michael S. Drake, review [PDF]


The Post-Soviet Contrasts: Memory, Ideology, Conflict. Issue 1(3), 2013

Mikhail Minakov The Post-Soviet Contrasts: Memory, Ideology, Conflict. Editorial introduction 2
Andrei P. Tsygankov Alexander Panarin as a mirror of Russian revolution 4
Ievgeniia Sarapina Kiev/Kyiv: crossroads of memory politics 5
Leonid Storch The Campaign Against Pussy Riot: Anti-Westernism in the Paradigm of the Beilis Case 6
Vladimer Papava Eurasianism of Russian anti-westernism and a concept of Central CaucAsia 7
Yehor Stadnyi Review: «The next generation in Russia, Ukraine and Azerbaijan: youth, politics, identity and change» by Nadia Diuk 8
Mikhailo Koltsov Book review: «Metaphysics of Donetsk» 9
Our Authors 10