The typological characteristic of culture in G. P. Fedotov’s philosophy
This article is dedicated to the historiosophic concept of G. P. Fedotov and considers the content of the concept of culture and analyses its general philosophical and author’s typology.
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2. Федотов Г. П. Завтрашний день (письма ...
Cultural and landscape zoning in the North- West Russia
This research was conducted in the framework of cultural geography — a relatively recent field of geography. This article considers the problems of geographical study of cultural landscapes of the North-West Russia, which includes Saint Petersburg, the Leningrad, Novgorod, Pskov, and Kaliningrad ...
Development of quasi-symbols based on connotations of verbal units meanings
... assumption that connotations of verbal sememes can serve as the basis for the development of a quasi-symbol meaning. A quasi-symbol is an element of an intermediate, linguocultural system, generated as a result of close interaction between language and culture. While a symbol is a sign of culture that expresses some idea in an imperative manner, a quasi-symbol is a type of symbol that has a verbal nature. The study has objectified connotations based on the semantics of secondary nomination signs and ...
The development of the components of theoretical and value forming modules of aesthetic culture in primary school children in physical training classes
There is a need to integrate the stages of modern education at the level of healthcare, culture and physical training of schoolchildren by means of aesthetic culture. The earlier the theoretical framework of aesthetic culture is instilled into schoolchildren, the more efficient is the development of an educated personality of the young generation....
Resilience of cultural attitudes of local communities to risks: the «group / grid» model
... applied to the actual perception of the environmental risks by the local community (the case of the potassium mine development in the village of Nivenskoe, the Kaliningrad region). It tests to what extent the structure of the theoretically constructed cultural types (hierarchist, egalitarian, individualist, fatalist) being reproduced within the structure of the cultural preferences of the local communities. Different scales are being analyzed and tested, the application of the two of them is proven ...
Cultural types and the perception of current environmental risks by local communities of the Baltic Sea region
This work presents findings from research into the relationship between the structural organisation and cultural attitudes of local communities in the Baltic Sea region and the way they perceive environmental risks. The response of the Kaliningrad community to the development of a local potassium and magnesium salt mine is used as an illustration. The article ...
The development of emotional culture in primary school children
The article is devoted to the problem of children’s’ emotional culture. The author analyses the possibility of its formation by means of basic educational disciplines. Special attention is paid to the development of emotional culture by psychological centres of education institutions. This problem is considered through ...
On the problem of cultural reference of proverbs (the Russian proverbs with images of clothing)
This article explores proverbs as signs that preserve, transfer, and develop meanings rooted in the ethnic culture. The author investigates the ways cultural semantics is expressed in proverbs featuring clothing items. Another focus is the ways to refer to garment elements. Clothing items are universal realia; they form concepts, mythologemes, symbols, gauges,...
Cultural Transfer and Etymology
... Indo-European lexis. The author pays attention to the origin of the lexis connected with the ‘bear’ semantics. The bear taboo was developing against the background of information passed on from one tradition to another and of ideas imported within cultural transfer. The analysis reveals the original Indo-European root for ‘bear’, which was tabooed across different Indo-European traditions, including in Old English. The article shows that cultural transfer explains the fact that philosophical ...
The 3rd international workshop Folk Culture and Orthodoxy at IKBFU
This article offers a review of the International workshop ‘Folk Culture and Orthodoxy: Literature, History, Arts’, which took place at IKBFU in the framework of the 2013 Research Summer School in Philology. The author presents the topics and problem fields of open lectures delivered in the course of the workshop ...
Conceptualisation of transfer and translation in modern linguistics
This paper studies the vision of translation developed within structuralism, cross-cultural studies, and semiotics and compares them with the theory of cultural transfers. The authors identify key notions of each theory or school. Some of these notions — code, opposition, discretion, and border — permeate the scientific vocabulary of many linguistic schools. However, these terms easily acquire new ...
The development of cultural competency in pedagogy
The overall cultural competency is considered in relation to the concepts of culture, education, and competency and presented as an achievable result of the application of an educational technology. It is maintained that, in the language education, the latter is ...
Folklore texts in teaching Russian as a foreign language: The perception of Russian folk tales
This article addresses the problems of appropriate perception and decoding of a folklore text in the process of learning Russian as a foreign language. The author analyses the image and concept-related cultural difficulties faced by foreigners when studying Russian folk tales. The article identifies the differences in perceiving and assessing the culturally relevant folklore motifs by recipients with different cultural mental setups. It is stressed ...
G. P. Fedorov in the search of philosophy of culture
This article considers G. P. Fedotov’s philosophical views on culture and history and provides an overview of his ideas. The author addresses the problem of the sources of cultural development, its mechanisms, and patterns. Another focus is the analysis of the problem of cognition of culture and the methodological ...
To the study of cultural component of meaning in the context of cross-cultural dialogue
The article deals with the content of the cultural component of meaning. Special attention is given to the functions the cultural component performs in the text and to the problem of culture-specific information translation in the context of cross-cultural dialogue.
Cultural Islam in Northern Europe
In this study, we aim to analyse the position of cultural Islam in Northern European countries. To this end, we examine publications in major print media. Content analysis of relevant publications gives a detailed picture of narratives produced in mass consciousness as a reaction to the presence of ...
Cultural landscape system zoning of the European part of Russia
The article is devoted to the study of cultural landscape systems of the European part of Russia. The author addresses the problems of the current state of cultural landscape zoning in Russian geography and considers a vari-ant of cultural landscape zoning of the European part of Russia at ...
Measuring performance of cultural organizations on the data of the envelopment analysis
The article focuses on the issue of cultural organizations performance measurement. The author explains the benefits of applying a non-parametric “Data Envelopment Analysis” that is based on comparison of input and output indicators, to performance measurement of cultural organizations....
The Origin of the Primorskaya Culture (an analysis of the Pribrezhnoe and Ushakovo-3 dig sites)
Archeological research, which started back in 1990s, made it possible to single out a separate group of settlements on the Vistula Lagoon shore — Waldburg-type monuments. Taking into consideration the distinctive cultural features of the complex, and its early dating, we can safely assume the existence of a protophase in the course of Primorskaya Culture development, which hypothetically took place between 3100—2900 BC. Globular Amphorae Culture and Sub-Neolithic ...
The forecasting of culture of trust in the agents of educational process at a university
The cases of two Kaliningrad universities are used in a forecast study of the interpersonal aspect of culture of students’ and teachers’ trust within higher professional education. The author gives a definition of the culture of trust between the agents of educational process and outlines the structure of this notion. The article presents the students’ ...
Spiritual foundations of Orthodox pedagogical culture
This article identifies the dominant ideas of global and national culture comprising a special realm of pedagogical values designated as Orthodox pedagogical culture. These ideas are identified as spiritual foundations – an aggregate of standards playing a key role in describing the phenomenon of Orthodox pedagogical ...
The methodological framework of S. L. Frank’s philosophy of culture
This article is dedicated to the analysis of the methodological framework of S. L. Frank’s philosophical reflection of culture. The basic principle of the philosopher’s methodology is the idea of “antinomic monodualism”, which interprets the ontological content of culture as a dual unity of the real and divine senses.
Embedding imagology in Translation Studies
Imagology, the study of national and cultural images as represented in textual discourse, is a fruitful approach for disciplines dealing with textual change, such as translation studies. Both imagology and translation studies have gradually extended their area of research, which has revealed ...
The regional aspect of developing educational and research culture
This article considers the regional aspect of educational and research culture development and the possibility of its formation under certain pedagogical conditions. The development of educational and research culture is planned in view of certain features of the Kaliningrad region through introduction of research problems ...
The Concept of Soul: A Comparative Study of the Russian and the Armenian Pictures of the World
The author analyses the concept ‘soul’ as a means of representing reality in the brain through comparing two linguistic pictures of the world. It is known that a concept contains important cultural information, harbouring its concrete meaning in a linguistic unit. The study — a combination of cultural linguistic and comparative analysis of the concept — suggests that certain Russian idioms containing the concept ‘soul’ have equivalents ...
The phenomenon of culture in the research paradigm of humanities
This article describes different approaches to defining culture. The identification of the content of humanities culture is linked to its multyparadigmatic interpretation.
исследований культуры. Т. 1 : Интерпретация культуры /
The transfer of the ownership of the objects of cultural heritage of the Kaliningrad region to the Russian Orthodox Church: the social and cultural aspects of the conflict
... article focuses on the factors having influenced the formation of the conscious attitude to the past of the Kaliningrad region in the local residents. The author shows that a special regional identity, which developed in the interaction with the unique cultural environment, requires a public discussion as decisions concerning the transfer of the ownership of cultural and historical objects to a religious organisation are made.
Karpenko A. M.
regional identity, Kaliningrad, collective memory, civil ...
Social and cultural determinants in the perception of environmental risks: Douglas grid group analysis
This research aims to determine the characteristics of the perception of environmental risks using the case of a salt deposit in the Kaliningrad region as an example. To achieve this aim, the author analyzed the social and cultural determinants of the population. The grid-group analysis was used as a supporting technique for the identification of cultural determinants. The following cultural determinants were identified: individualism, hierarchism, fatalism and egalitarianism....
Chronology Problem of Corded Ware Culture Artefacts in South-Eastern Baltic Region
The article presents new series of radiocarbon dates in the context of the South-Eastern Baltic maritime culture chronology. The author emphasises the antiquity of the radiocarbon dates in comparison to the maritime culture period.
. Поселения культуры шнуровой керамики на территории ...
The Notion of Free Will in Sergey Hessen’s Conception of Culture
Sergey Hessen builds his philosophy of culture on Heinrich Rickert’s theory of values. Like Rickert, he believes that the individual plays a key role in the formation of culture. The individual exercises freedom only in creative activity and the degree to which he fulfils his creative potential ...
Daniel Everett and Cultural Linguistics
This paper deals with the views of Daniel L. Everett as exemplified in his major works Don’t Sleep, There Are Snakes and Language: The Cultural Tool. The aim of this study is to analyse the connection of these works to various schools of thought and to examine the possible link with linguistic cultural studies. Everett’s definitions of language and culture are contrasted with those ...
Dialogue of cultures in Alina Bronsky’s novel «Broken glass garden »
In the article the author attempts to consider some demonstrations of the dialogue of cultures in the works of arts of German-speaking authorsby the example of the novel by Alina Bronsky “Broken Glass Park” (“Scherbenpark”). The point lies in theidentification of the different levels of the dialogue of cultures: linguistic, common,...
The phenomenon of globalization and the problem of cultural diversity of society
This article considers the phenomenon of globalisation. The author analyses the content and perspectives of this phenomenon in various aspects with particular emphasis on cultural aspects and stresses the need for cultural diversity in the framework of the sustainable development of society in the context of the systematic and synergetic approaches. Special attention is paid to the role of education in preserving cultural ...
Social media interfaces as a representation of cultural meanings
A problem of the growing popularity of cross-cultural social media studies is the lack of discrimination between the effects of user characteristics and those of the architecture of a virtual platform interface. This makes the detected cultural differences unreliable. A way to solve this problem is a comparative study of social media interfaces only, seeking to identify the culturally constituted meanings embedded in the design of virtual platforms. These meanings are employed in the ...
Changes in the cultural landscape of the Kaliningrad region’s periphery in the 19th/20th centuries
This article considers the development of cultural landscapes on the agricultural periphery of the Kaliningrad region. These territories are analysed in view of historical, geographical, social, economic, and political factors. Owing to its history, the Kaliningrad region boasts a unique combination ...
Principles of executive risk culture development
The article focuses on the principles of executive risk culture formation. The author defines the pedagogical requirements to the selection of the content and methods of executive risk culture formation.
Педагогика: учеб. курс для творческого ...
On question of formation primary school children’s aesthetic culture
The article deals with practical and theoretical questions of modern education, conducts search for new forms, methods, means and regularities of aesthetic culture of school children. The author considers the formation of primary school children aesthetic culture by means of choreography and the attitude of parents and teachers to this process.
Хореография в общеобразовательной ...
The psychological problems of development of professional culture of future lawyers in the context of its increasing quality
This article aims to give a theoretical and methodological, as well as empirical justification of the conceptual framework of formation of professional culture in future lawyers in the context of its increasing quality. The problem of professional culture of a lawyer was analyzed within
the three contexts: theoretical approaches to understanding the nature of professional culture; problem aspects from ...
On the meaning of modern culture. A presentation of the book: Konev V. A. The meanings of culture
Konev V. A.
Studies into the history of Russian Neo-Kantianism in Poland
15. Shchukin V. G. 2012, Ot mietafiziki lanshafta k fienomienologii nacii. F. А. Stepun ob osobennostiah russkoj kultury [From metaphysics to the phenomenology of the landscape of the nation. F. A. Stepun about the peculiarities of Russian culture] // Fedor Avgustovich Stepun / pod red. V. K. Kantora [Fyodor Avgustovich Stepun / ed. V. K. Kantor]. Мoscow, p. 55—74.
16. Czardybon B. А. 2011, Belyj i neokantianstvo [A. Belyj and neo-Kantianism] // Miry Andreja Belogo / pod red. K. Ichin,...
Cultural identity: On the definition of the concept
This article provides a detailed definition of cultural identity – a modality and an essential component of identity and its types. To this end, the study differentiates between the notions of individual and collective cultural identities as phenomena of individual and collective consciousness. ...
Events and narration in socio-cultural practices
The article deals with the dynamic interaction of events and narratives. As a result of this interaction, stable links ‘events-narratives’ appear; they influence the formation and transformation of social and cultural processes in society. Event-narrative links form the basis of the system of norms and values of society. The corpus of ‘event-narrative’ links creates behavioural patterns, serves as a motivator for members of society, a cause and reason ...
The factors and pedagogical conditions for the development of general cultural competences of cadets in the current educational process at a military university
... competence-based approach to education in line with the goals and vectors of human activities in a knowledge society, the author thoroughly analyses the current educational process at a military university in view of its contribution to the general cultural development of cadets. The author attempts to analyse the factors facilitating and inhibiting the development of general cultural competences in cadets, as well as to identify the pedagogical conditions for the development of cadet’s general ...
Reminiscences of Russian culture in A. S. Byatt’s novel The Children’s Book
... of the image of Russia, and stresses the fact, that the fictional (Tatarinov) and real (Stepnyak, Kropotkin) images of Russian anarchists are given in the perception of the British. The author comes to the conclusion that the reminiscences of Russian culture do not so much support the national myth as they reveal the state of European culture on the eve of the First World War. The author focuses on the references to the Russian tomb (Raca or reliquary) at the beginning of the novel and Diaghilev’s ...
Rent-seeking behavior and rent-oriented behavior in the sphere of art and culture
The article investigates the phenomenon of rent-seeking and rent-oriented behavior in the sphere of culture and arts. The author describes the specific features of the cultural production. It is shown that, the supply of cultural goods is characterized by the different level of rarity and consists from creative production, services of the institutions ...
Mapping Poetic Bilingualism in Europe: Language Contacts and Cultural Transfers
... Multilingual interactions are particularly persistent in the contexts where either writers (poets) exist in multilingual sociocultural environments or they are moving from one country to another throughout their literary career. Existing in two or more cultural and/or linguistic spaces at the same time and thus making transfers across the boundaries of different languages easier, more efficient, and more conscious, multilingual poets serve as exemplary agents of cultural transfer. This study analyses ...
The moving boundaries of news translation
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Conway, K., 2008. A Cultural Studies Approach to Semantic Instability: The Case of News Translation. Linguistica Antverpiensia, 7, pp. 29—43.
Conway, K., 2011. Everyone Says No: Public Service ...
The rational bases of N. A. Berdyaev’s personalist concept of culture
This article considers N. A. Berdyaev's views on the origins of culture from «cult» and analyses the types of mass behavior characteristic of industrial culture, namely, «bestialism», «naturalism», «technitsism», and «cesarism ».
Воля к жизни и воля к культуре ...
The programme approach to the improvement of the physical culture and sports system in the Kaliningrad region
This article focuses on the conceptual bases of the programme for physical culture and sports development in the exclave region of Russia. The author analyses the system of public administration in this field and puts forward proposals to improve the legal framework of its development.
Pelmenyov V. K.
regional development ...
Electronic culture: a need for the interdisciplinary approach to the study
This article analyses different aspects of the development of electronic form of culture. Particular emphasis is placed on the philosophical and sociological study of the phenomenon, which has been pronounced since the second half of the 20th century. The author considers the conditions and factors of the interdisciplinary approach ...