Call for submissions «Collective Memory, New Identities and Post-Soviet Politics»
Issue 1(3), 2013
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, 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 third issue is dedicated to the Collective Memory, New Identities and Post-Soviet Politics.
The Ideology and Politics Journal is seeking articles for its issue, which will focus on how new identities and evolving collective memories influence political processes in the Post-Soviet countries. Journal welcomes, but does limit submissions to the following topics:
Post-Soviet transition and development of new collective identities
Normative functions of public histories and collective memories in the Post-Soviet societies
History as a political weapon
Impact of alternative memories on political competition
Role of competing identities in the Post-Soviet nations building
Mutual interference of collective memories and political ideologies
Ideological function of memories on USSR, Cold War and World War II
Ideological implications of memories on ‘wild 1990-ies’
Please send your articles (min 4,000 words, max. 15,000 words) by December 15, 2012 to the editor’s e-mail address [firstname.lastname@example.org]. To enhance international dialogue on the regional issues, IPJ accepts the submission of articles in languages of the region (Belarusian, Russian and Ukrainian) and English. The selected articles will be published in the original language with abstracts in Belarusian, English, Russian and Ukrainian.
The texts should be arranged in accordance with the Instructions for authors that are specified here: [http://ideopol.org/node/2]. 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 October 10, 2012.