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Architectural Ensemble of the Moscow Conservatoire

Gurevich Evgenia

Architectural Ensemble of the Moscow Conservatoire (by Evgenia Gurevich) describes the history of the old school building of the Conservatoire, construction of the new architectural ensemble at the turn of XIX—XX centuries, its development in the XX—XXI centuries. Special attention is paid to the concert halls of the Moscow Conservatoire — Large, Small, Rachmaninov Hall and N.Ya. Myaskovsky Hall.

Catharsis in Tradition and Modern Science

Yernjakyan Ara

Catharsis in Tradition and Modern Science ( by A. Yernjakyan ) discusses some vectors in the centuriesold studies of “catharsis” concept with access to relationship problems with the genre category of catharsis and receptive mind. The author comes to the conclusion about the viability of the concept of “catharsis” in contemporary theatre and to the challenges of receptive poetics.

Creativity in Inverse Model of Human Activity: Evolutionary Aspects

Sevostianov Dmitry

Creativity in Inverse Model of Human Activity: Evolutionary Aspects ( by Dmitry Sevostianov ) is devoted to the study of creativity. Using the concept of a hierarchical system of human activity it considers the evolutionary origins of creativity. Hierarchical system makes possible the development of the inversion of the relationship in which case the underlying element of the hierarchy becomes dominant. Inversions in turn promote the appearance of dynamics in the system. In particular, the development of inversions in the system of human activity has led to the emergence of creativity.

Education System — a Key Factor in Formation and Transmission of Culture of Social Responsibility

Mineralov Vladislav

Education System — a Key Factor in Formation and Transmission of Culture of Social Responsibility ( by Vladislav Mineralov ) analyzes and substantiates the key role of education system in development of social responsibility, both of the individuals and of the organizations and public institutions. The considerable attention is paid to a problem of interrelation of distribution of information, knowledge and growth of freedom, justice, democracy’s development in modern society.

Event Communication's Projecting Potential in SocioCultural Space

Smirnova Anastasia

Event Communication's Projecting Potential in SocioCultural Space ( by Anastasia Smirnova ) considers — by an example of the sociocommunicative acts interpreted with semiotic and synergetic approaches — the display of the culture's selforganisation processes. Accenting on the interdependence and complementarities of institutionalization and deinstitutionalization processes the author defines the distinction between “communicative event” and “event communication” carrying out their own functions in the sociocultural dynamics. Besides the event communication's potential in the field of sociocultural projecting is investigated.

Fritz Saxl: “Since Our Time — Not the Age of Reason, but the Visual Age”

Toropygina Marina

Fritz Saxl: “Since Our Time — Not the Age of Reason, but the Visual Age” ( by Marina Toropygina ) deals with the history of friendly relations and scientific cooperation between the two art historians — Fritz Saxl and Aby Warburg, who shared mutual interest for such issues as Antiquity, astrology, migration of images, gesture, methodology of art history and its role in humatinarian studies. Their concern for the meanig of images anticipates the topics of the “visual” XX century.

Fritz Saxl: “Since Our Time — Not the Age of Reason, but the Visual Age”

Toropygina Marina

Fritz Saxl: “Since Our Time — Not the Age of Reason, but the Visual Age” ( by Marina Toropygina ) deals with the history of friendly relations and scientific cooperation between the two art historians — Fritz Saxl and Aby Warburg, who shared mutual interest for such issues as Antiquity, astrology, migration of images, gesture, methodology of art history and its role in humatinarian studies. Their concern for the meanig of images anticipates the topics of the “visual” XX century.

Geoffrey Chaucer and Alchemy Phenomenon in the Cultural Universe of the Middle Ages

Steklova I.A., Rodygin K.S.

Geoffrey Chaucer and Alchemy Phenomenon in the Cultural Universe of the Middle Ages ( by Constantine Rodygin ) deals with the analysis of Chaucer's reflection of the alchemy phenomenon in the cultural context of the European Middle Ages. Geoffrey Chaucer's place among other key figures of the poetic and alchemical dimension of the epoch is defined. Using “The Canon's Yeoman's Tale”, the ambivalence of poet's vision of alchemy is shown. The circumstances of Chaucer's life and works give ample evidence of the logical conditionality of poet's involvement in the Hermetic discourse.

Greeks, Wagner, and Revolution: Reflections of a Russian Man of Letters

Fatenkoff Alexis

Greeks, Wagner, and Revolution: Reflections of a Russian Man of Letters ( by Alexis Fatenkoff ) is devoted to 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner. An essay complimentary reconstructs some features of the outlook of the great composer that focus in cultural and creative synthesis of individualism and naturalism and organically interface with the conceptual line of conservative revolution

Image of Pregnancy in Modern Advertising: Provocation or Determinate Change of Female Archetypes?

Belyaeva Maria

Image of Pregnancy in Modern Advertising: Provocation or Determinate Change of Female Archetypes? ( by Maria Belyaeva ) carries out cultural analysis of the prevailing image of pregnancy in modern advertising. It is proposed to allocate three stylistic vector advertising thoughts into an image of pregnancy: medicalized, ironic, and erotic, within the commercial and public service announcements. The analysis was based on the materials of massmedia.

Images of Japan’s Allies in the National Satirical Prints during the Russian—Japanese War of 1904—1905 years

Molchanova Daria

Images of Japan’s Allies in the National Satirical Prints during the Russian—Japanese War of 1904—1905 years ( by Daria Molchanova ) basing on the materials of the “Collection of popular prints of the period of RussianJapanese war of 1904—1905”, published by Fine Arts Publications Department of the Russian State Library, analyses a specific type of graphic art — popular prints of the period of RussianJapanese war of 1904—1905 and reveals features in them of the images of England and the U.S. — Japan’s allies in the conflict.

Intercultural Communication and Identity Issues

Bazieva Gulfiya

Intercultural Communication and Identity Issues ( by Gulfiya Bazieva ) — presenting KabardinoBalkaria as an example — analyzes the process of development of intercultural communication in the Russian Federation. It is done in the context of mainstreaming the issues of identity (ethnic, regional, civic, etc.) in the multiethnic states, as well as the need to build a constructive system of intercultural interactions.

Modal Logic and Modal Harmony: in Search of Scientific Paradigm

Myodova Anastasia

Modal Logic and Modal Harmony: in Search of Scientific Paradigm (by Anastasia Myodova) exposes points of intersection of the term “modality” in the Logic and musical theory. It considers special features of modal Harmony in the Music and modal Systems in the Logic and describes the differences of tonality and modal Harmony, formal and modal Logic. Also the article shows the communion of purport of the concept “Modality” in two sciences and attributes the semantic field of the Modality as scientific category.

Movies and “Beautiful Far”

Shemetova Tatiana

Movies and “Beautiful Far” ( by Tatiana Shemetova ) examines the effects of increasing technical complexity of cinema, which tends to reduce its effectiveness; proposes a hypothesis of innovative development of cinema.

Russian Capitals in Longfellow's Anthology “Poems of Places”

Moiseenko Vladimir

Russian Capitals in Longfellow's Anthology “Poems of Places” ( by Vladimir Moiseenko ) reveals the structure of Longfellow's anthology “Poems of Places”, analyzes the contents of the twentieth — devoted to Russia — volume of the anthology, and of those poems that describe the cities that became the capitals of the Russian state at different stages of its history — Novgorod, Kiev, Moscow, St. Petersburg. The article outlines the authors of these poems and raises the question of the degree of participation of Longfellow in translating poetry for an anthology with a particular language, especially from Russian.

Russian Theatre in Port Arthur of the Early XX Century

Presnyakova Lyudmila

Russian Theatre in Port Arthur of the Early XX Century ( by Lyudmila Presnyakova ) investigates the problems of the social existence of the theatre in Port Arthur. By analyzing the needs of the public, the difficulties with the formation of the company, the problems of the rental repertoire, the author comes to the conclusion that the development of the theatre in Port Arthur had certain peculiar and original features.

Spherical Life: Geographical Images of Kuzma PetrovVodkin

Zamyatin Dmitry

Spherical Life: Geographical Images of Kuzma PetrovVodkin ( by Dmitry Zamyatin ) investigates the relationships of Khvalynsk city landscape — the home of the artist K. PetrovVodkin — and geographic images represented by his beautiful creative works. The article describes the influence of spherical perspective, used by the artist, upon the features of spatiality manifestations in his paintings. It is also studies the ontological and phenomenological aspects of landscape experience of PetrovVodkin and exposes cospatiality of key geographic images created by the artist.

The Phenomena of Western Culture in Modern China: Alternative Models of Intercultural Interaction

Cheremushnikova Eugene

The Phenomena of Western Culture in Modern China: Alternative Models of Intercultural Interaction ( by Eugene Cheremushnikova ) considers the problems of globalization in the context of intercultural dialogue of civilizations from the position of Lingualcultural analysis. The author comes to the conclusion that China has developed an original model of crosscultural interaction, based on the balance of tradition and innovation.

Traditions of Orthodoxy and Spiritual Content of Folk Art

Vildanova Tatiana

Traditions of Orthodoxy and Spiritual Content of Folk Art ( by Tatiana Vildanova ) is devoted to Russian folk art, which belongs to the sphere of spiritual life of the peasantry. In Early Russia various kinds of applied art tell us of traditions of Orthodoxy. Since built in prominent places the churches and cathedrals were in fact centers of culture. Church art was аn ideal of beauty for village artisans. So folk art in Russia connects with traditions of church decorative art of the Middle Ages.

Urban Area Culture: Study of Sociological Research Concept

Karpov Yuri

Urban Area Culture: Study of Sociological Research Concept ( by Yuri Karpov ) identifies methodological basis of the study of social and cultural architecture and factors of reconstruction of Soviet cities, reviews the characteristics of modern buildings and their connection with neoliberal demands of private capital, outlines the main lines of criticism of the latest trends in urban planning. Theoretical foundations of analysis communicative function of urban building and main directions of empirical investigations are also exposed in the paper.

Vladimir Martynov’s Requiem: Sacral Canon or the Glass Bead Game?

Katunyan Margaret

Vladimir Martynov’s Requiem: Sacral Canon or the Glass Bead Game? ( by Margaret Katunyan ) is devoted to V. Martynov’s polemical — in relation to Modern Age tradition — dichotomous treatment of requiem as genre. This treatment is sort of archaeological excavations in order to see through the latest cultural formations its original — sacral — sense and the glass bead game in Hermann Hesse’s conception as investigation of reflections of this sense in various cultural epochs as well.

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