The world of childhood in the focus of historical research

Deadline for submitting articles: December 15, 2020.

The issue is planned to be devoted to problems related to the study of childhood history. The world through the eyes of a child in different time periods, the evolution of approaches to the upbringing and education of the younger generation, the relationship of children with their parents, the ego texts left by children  – all this will be covered on the pages of the Journal.



Museology and development of cultural heritage

Deadline for submitting articles: February 1, 2021.

The stated problem is an actual and promising theoretical and scientific-practical field of socio-humanitarian research. In modern conditions, the experience of spatial heritage museification is of particular interest: the creation and operation of museums-reserves, open-air museums, local historical and cultural objects; the role of museums in the socio-cultural space of places of interest; the use of digital heritage in Museum practice. We invite everyone involved in the development of this issue to cooperate. Articles should be accompanied by appropriate illustrative materials.



Soviet Сitizens and Europeans – Members of the Resistance Movement

Deadline for submitting articles: April 1, 2021.

The thematic issue is dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War. It is planned to discuss issues related to the study of the resistance movement in the territories occupied by the National Socialists as an important factor in the anti-fascist movement. At the same time, the term "resistance" is interpreted as widely as possible, from the traditional resistance movement in the territory of European states to the partisan and underground struggle in the occupied Soviet territories. The core of the thematic issue will be the materials of the international scientific conference under the same title, which will be held in April 2021 in Novosibirsk under the auspices of the Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University.



Problems of Agricultural and Demographic Development in Russia

Deadline for submitting articles: June 1, 2021.

The issue will be divided into two thematic blocks:

  • The view of historians on the processes of population reproduction in the 20th century. It is planned to consider social and demographic aspects of population reproduction in the 20th century on domestic and foreign materials. Priority will be given to dynamics, factors, and local specifics. In the context of developing the theme of the issue, it is planned to touch upon its methodological, historiographical and source studies issues.
  • Agrarian transformations in Russia in the 20th century. The thematic block will be devoted to the reconstruction of trends, stages, results, general patterns and regional specifics of agricultural transformations in Russia in the 20th century. Special attention will be paid to the analysis of behavioral responses of rural society to modernization reforms.



Russian Imperial Project (1721-1917): to the 300th Anniversary of the Beginning of Implementation

Deadline for submitting articles: July 1, 2021.

In October 1721, Tsar Peter I was presented with the title of Peter the Great, Father of the Fatherland and Emperor of all Russia. All nine senators signed an appeal to the tsar to accept this title. So Russia became an Empire. In our time, with its complex political relations between countries, with fluctuations in the geopolitical balance of power, the appeal to the experience of the Russian Imperial project remains as relevant as possible. What were the prerequisites for Russia becoming an Empire? What were the main directions of domestic and foreign policy implemented by the autocracy for the development of the Empire? What difficulties and challenges did the country face? What was the place of Siberia in the Russian Imperial project? What were the reasons for the crises and turning points in the existence of the Empire? Can the Soviet period be considered a continuation of the Russian Imperial project? We will try to find answers to these and many other questions.



The Idea of Power and the Power of Ideas

Deadline for submitting articles: October 1, 2021.

The concept of "ideology", which has never completely disappeared from the historical tools, but has remained in the restricted status of a relic, is now experiencing a Renaissance both in public practice and in the scientific and historical narrative. We invite to participate in the issue those historians who study the elements of grassroots "political languages", and those who are interested in research of organized constructions of elite "political literatures". Let's look at where the leading edge lies in the domestic studies of the history of political ideas.



History and Memory: the Potential of Interaction

Deadline for submitting articles: December 1, 2021.

There is a clear contradiction between the nature and goal-setting of social memory, on the one hand, and scientific reflection on the past, on the other: "history" is historical knowledge, while "memory" is based on values. "Historical memory" is a practical use of historical knowledge, the movement of history towards the needs and requirements of social memory; in a narrow and instrumental sense, it is the responsibility of professional historians for the formation and transformation of all types of memory.

Among the most important topics of the issue are the function of the historian (humanist) in the context of interest in the civilian aspects of the past; the search for identity through the potential of the historical past; memory "management" and "memory erasure" technologies; the phenomenon of deformed ("chopped off"), traumatic historical memory.



History of Russian Orthodoxy

Deadline for submitting articles: January 1, 2022.

The thematic issue of the magazine is devoted to the current problems of the history of Russian Orthodoxy, its book and music culture from the Middle Ages to the present. The main attention is paid to the study of documentary and narrative sources that were not previously introduced into scientific circulation and to a new reading of already well-known written monuments. We invite to publish articles on various aspects of the history of both the Russian Orthodox Church and the religious and social movement of the Old Believers. We welcome reports on scientific events, reviews of the recent literature, reviews and responses to published publications.