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Logos and Pathos. Humanities in the Condition of War — Issue 3(11) 2018

 

Tatiana Shchyttsova & Mykhailo Minakov LOGOS AND PATHOS. HUMANITIES IN THE CONDITION OF WAR. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS
Valeria Korablyova THE END OF «THE END OF HISTORY»: OUTLINES OF A NEW WORLD AMIDST A «HYBRID WARFARE»
Boris Kashnikov TERRORISM, JUSTICE AND ABSOLUTE WAR. HOW MANY HORSEMEN OF APOCALYPSE?
Pavel Barkouski CONTEMPORARY POST-IDEOLOGIES: «HYBRID IDEOLOGIES», OR «NEW MYTHOLOGIES» AS A FACTOR OF CONSTITUTING OF POST-MODERN SOCIAL FIELD
Tatiana Shchyttsova BETWEEN FRUSTRATION AND MOBILIZATION: EMOTIONAL DISPOSITIONS OF THE HUMANITIES SCHOLARS IN THE CONDITIONS OF OUR WARTIME
Darya Malyutina THE IMPACT OF THE ARMED CONFLICT IN THE EAST OF UKRAINE ON RELATIONSHIPS AMONG SCHOLARS OF UKRAINE ACROSS EUROPE
Ihar Padporyn HERMENEUTICS OF WITNESS AS A PROGRAM OF INTERPRETATION OF WAR
Andrei Gornykh INTERNAL ENEMY IN THE INFORMATION WAR (DONBASS IDEOLOGICAL PALIMPSEST)
Uladzislaŭ Ivanoŭ HOW LANGUAGE REACTS TO THE RUSSIAN-UKRAINIAN WAR (POLITOLOGICAL AND SOCIO-LINGUISTIC OBSERVATIONS)
Alexei Krivolap TO AVOID WAR: TRUST AS A BET AND TARGET FOR INFORMATIONAL WAR
Aleksandr Sarna THE WAR OF DISCOURSES ON THE BORDER OF THE PRIVATE AND THE PUBLIC

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Post-Soviet Transit and Demodernization — Issue 1 (9) 2018

 

Alexander Etkind and Mikhail Minakov Post-Soviet Transit and Demodernization
Yuriy Savelyev Antinomies of Late Modernity: Eastern Europe in Peril of Demodernization
Svetlana Shcherbak Demodernization or internal tensions of modernity?
Leonid Luks Reflections on “Conservative Revolution” in Germany and Russo-German Parallels
Viktor Koziuk and Oleksandr Dluhopolskyi Resource Curse: The Role of Weak Institutions and Crony-Sectors
Chris Monday From the Communist Party to Family Organization
Anton Avksentiev and Valentyna Kyselova Calculated versus Ideological Motives: The Logic of National and Regional Coalition Formation in Ukraine
Oleksandr Zabirko The Magic Spell of Revanchism: Geopolitical Visions in Post-Soviet Speculative Fiction (Fantastika)
Maria Engström Against the New Middle Ages: Imperial Remodernism in Contemporary Russian Visual Culture

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Post-Soviet Transit between Revolution and Restoration — Issue 2 (8), 2017

 

Mikhail Minakov
POST-SOVIET TRANSIT BETWEEN REVOLUTION AND RESTORATION
Pavel Skigin PUTIN’S RUSSIA AS A NEOPATRIMONIAL REGIME
Andreas Umland RESTORATIONIST AND REVOLUTOINARY IMPERIALISM IN POLITICAL DISCOURSE OF CONTEMPORARY RUSSIA
Jennifer J. Carroll IMAGE AND IMITATION: THE VISUAL RHETORIC OF PRO-RUSSIAN PROPAGANDA
Yuriy Matsiyevsky & Oleksandr Kashynsky THE SOURCES OF POPULISM IN EAST CENTRAL EUROPE
Giuseppe Iurato RIGIDITY OF THE GENERALIZED OTHER: NARROWNESS OF THE OTHERNESS AND DEMODERNIZATION IN THE FRAMEWORK OF SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONISM
Oleksandr Reznik & Volodymyr Reznik EUROPEAN CHOICE OF UKRAINIANS AS A SOCIAL CONDITION OF DEMOCRATIC TRANSITION

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EU member states’ national perspectives on the “Ukraine Crisis” #1(7) 2017

André Härtel EU member states’ national perspectives on the “Ukraine Crisis:” Introductory Remarks
Maili Vilson Baltic Perspectives on the Ukraine Crisis: Europeanization in the Shadow of Insecurity
Maryna Rabinovych Canada’s Response to the Ukraine Crisis: A Turn to Middlepowerhood?
Linda Öhman Searching for a Policy: Finland’s Perspective on the Ukraine Conflict
Nadiia Koval Russia as an Alternative Security Provider: The Greek Perspective on the “Ukraine Crisis”
Johann Zajaczkowski Trading Solidarity for Security? Poland and the Russian-Ukrainian Crisis
Stanislava Brajerčíková, Marek Lenč Walking on Thin Ice. Slovak National Perspective on Ukraine Crisis
André Härtel Passing the Buck or Dividing the Work? The UK’s Approach to the Ukraine Crisis

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Freedom and Militarism in Post-Soviet Societies — Issue 1(6), 2016

Mikhail Minakov, Isaac Webb Freedom and Militarism in Post-Soviet Europe: Introductory Notes
Svitlana Batsyukova Motivating Factors for Advocacy in Countries with Different Freedom Statuses: Ukraine and Belarus
Marcel H. Van Herpen Russia’s Nuclear Threats and the Security of the Baltic States
Egor Isaev The Militarization of the Past in Russian Popular Historical Films
Shota Kakabadze Georgia’s Liminal Identity or the Never-ending Stage of Transition
Daria Goriacheva Understanding the “Ukrainian Crisis.” Metaphors used by Ukrainian, German, and British Leaders in 2014 – 16
Our Authors

War, Propaganda and Political Process in Post-Soviet Societies Issue 1(5), 2015

CONTENTS

Mikhail Minakov War, Propaganda and Political Process in Post-Soviet Societies: Introductory Notes[PDF]
Kostiantyn Fedorenko The Two Movements: Liberals and Nationalists during Euromaidan[PDF]
Olga Gulina The Ways to Solve the Conflict in Ukraine: Cold Peace, Cold War, and Peaceful Coexistence [PDF]
Mariëlle Wijermars The Making of a Political Myth: Stability “po-stolypinski”[PDF]
Olga Gulina Book Review: “Ethnic Policies in the Baltic States” by V. Poleshchuk and V. Stepanov[PDF]
Pavlo Bakhmut Book Review: “The Conflict in Ukraine: What Everyone Needs to Know” by Serhy Yekelchyk[PDF]
Our Authors[PDF]

 

Call for submissions

Call for papers: issues 1 and 2, 2019

Secessionisms in Europe: Societies, Political Systems and International Order under Stress, (Non)Recognition and (Non)Frozen Conflicts — Issue 1, 2019

Education and Ideology in the Post-Soviet Societies — Issue 2, 2019

 

The Ideology and Politics Journal (IPJ) 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, as well as the wider space of the former Soviet Union, the IPJ addresses the ideological and intellectual issues arising from the formation of new societies in post-Soviet space.  The IPJ encourages discussion of the historical, cultural and ethical dimensions of political action, with the intention of contributing to both the advancement of interdisciplinary research of contemporary ideologies and the promotion of good politics in the countries of the region.

The Ideology and Politics Journal is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal published once or twice a year in electronic form. The Journal is indexed by Scopus (since December 2016) and the DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals, since 2015).

 

Secessionisms in Europe: Societies, Political Systems and International Order under Stress, (Non)Recognition and (Non)Frozen Conflicts — Issue 1, 2019

In spite of the development of international and global and supranational institutions, the modern state remains a powerful construct describing the legitimate means of political organization and the exclusive location of political authority. The contemporary state has gone through a long process of institutionalization marked by milestones like the Westphalian peace, the age of the world imperial system, the Montevideo Convention on the Rights and Duties of States, decolonization, the Helsinki treaty, and globalization. Nevertheless, the modern state system does not fully deliver on its promise of order and security, and often leads to contestation of territorial integrity and alternative claims to sovereignty. Such claims occur within existing recognized states from groups which feel excluded and prefer to aspire to their own statehood and international status and/or are mobilized by external actors. Competing claims to statehood often turn to military clashes and ‘frozen conflicts’, as local authorities embark upon their state-building projects in the absence of international recognition, while still participating in war or peace talks.

Our issue aims to examine contemporary secession movements, statehood claims, non-recognition policies and possibilities of conflict settlement in Europe from a comparative perspective. The issue will focus on the analysis of the complex relationships between parent states (Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine), sponsor states (e.g., Armenia, Russia and Turkey) and unrecognized statelets in the East and West of Europe (e.g. Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Nagorno-Karabakh, Transnistria, regimes in Donetsk und Luhansk, Kosovo, Northern Cyprus etc.).

The issue aims to scrutinize the following themes:

  • Causes and consequences of contemporary secession movements in the East and West of Europe;
  • Impact of unrecognized state-building on parent states and societies;
  • The role of external involvement in secession movements and the effects of this involvement on the sponsor and parental states;
  • Effects of unrecognized state-building projects on peace and security in Europe;
  • Best practices in sub-national conflict resolution and/or management in Europe.

We welcome both single-case and comparative studies.

 

Education and Ideology in the Post-Soviet Societies — Issue 2, 2019

The upcoming issue is dedicated to the theme of “Education and Ideology in the Post-Soviet Societies”. The Ideology and Politics Journal welcomes but does not limit submissions to the following topics:

  • Ideologies of education reforms in the post-Soviet countries
  • Ideologies in the content of education
  • New educational actors and strategies: local and transnational (global) contexts
  • Collective memory, identities and regimes of truth in the secondary education
  • Perspectives of intersection of the formal and informal educational projects
  • Critical thinking in education or education in the situation of post-truth
  • The political imagination of post-Soviet educators
  • Academic plagiarism and forms of resistance
  • Archaic aspects in post-Soviet education
  • Religion and the post-Soviet education systems

 

Please send your articles (min 5,000 words, max. 15,000 words)

  • For issue # 1 by February 15, 2019
  • For issue #2 by May 15, 2019

to the editor’s e-mail address [mikhailminakov1971@gmail.com].

To enhance international dialogue on the regional issues, IPJ accepts the submission of articles in English, Belarussian, 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: [http://ideopol.org/?page_id=7]. The decision on publication will be made subsequent to two blind peer reviews of the manuscript. All authors who have submitted their articles will be notified on Editorial Board’s decision

  • for issue # 1 by May 2019;
  • for issue # 2 by September 15, 2019.

Publication in our journal does not involve any fees or honoraria.

Post-Soviet Order between the Tradition and Modernity Issue 1, 2014

CONTENTS

Mikhail Minakov Ideological Innovations in the Post-Soviet Countries. Editorial introduction [PDF]
Sergiy Kurbatov, Alla Marchenko Diversification of The “Late Soviet”: Attitudes to Mikhail Gorbachev in The Mirrors of History Textbooks [PDF]
Jesko Schmoller Clientelism and the State in Uzbekistan[PDF]
Polina Kliuchnikova The Language Of Protest, Belonging And Exclusion: Russian Anti-Election Campaigns in Europe (2011-2012)[PDF]
Natalia Belitser The All-Ukrainian Union «Svoboda» and its Electorate, 2012-13[PDF]
Marharyta Fabrykant Clash of Ideologies? The Nationalist Challenge to Contemporary Russian Liberalism[PDF]
Anne Jürgens The Russian-Speaking Population In Estonia And Ukraine – Migration, Integration And Historical Position On The Way From A Titular Nation To A Minority[PDF]
Roman Dubasevych Review: “Warped mourning: Stories of the Undead in the Land of the Unburied” by Alexander Etkind[PDF]
Olga Gulina Review: “Crisis: Russia and the West in the Time of Troubles” by Lilia Shevtsova and David J. Kramer[PDF]
Our Authors[PDF]

 

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

CONTENTS

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

 

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

CONTENTS

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]