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CULTURE STUDIES

ISSN 2227-6017 (ONLINE), ISSN 2303-9868 (PRINT), DOI: 10.18454/IRJ.2227-6017
ПИ № ФС 77 - 51217, 16+

IMPROVEMENT OF THE ORGANIZATION OF CULTURAL AND LEISURE ACTIVITIES AMONG THE POPULATION IN RURAL CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS

Posted in 2020, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue № 05(95) May 2020 | 0 comments

The paper considers issues of improving the organization of cultural and leisure activities among the population in rural cultural institutions.

The aim of the study is to consider the organization of cultural and leisure activities of rural cultural institutions as subjects of socio-cultural activities. The following tasks were solved to achieve this goal,:

– the activities of the organization of cultural and leisure activities among the population in rural cultural institutions were considered;

– recommendations were developed to improve the organization of cultural and leisure activities among the population in rural cultural institutions.

The provisions and conclusions of the study, proposed recommendations concerning the organization of cultural and leisure activities of the population, can be used to improve the process of interaction and optimize cultural and leisure activities among people of various age groups in modern cultural institutions.

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THE SOCIOCULTURAL CODE AS SYSTEM-FORMING THE FACTOR OF STRUCTURING AND FUNCTIONING OF CITY

Posted in 2014, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue September 2014 | 0 comments

In the article is examined the sociocultural code of city, special feature of its structure and content. Its role in transfer and retention of hereditary, sociogenic information about the city is revealed. The complex analysis of the sociocultural code of city will make it possible to reveal the sociocultural special features of urban associations, mechanisms, conditions and factors of formation, structuring and functioning of territorial generalities.

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ARTISTIC COMMUNICATION IN MONUMENTAL ART

Posted in 2020, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue № 04(94) April 2020 | 0 comments

The article analyzes the visual form of communication of geo-space preserving the historical memory of generations and forming national identity. In particular, objects of monumental art dedicated to perpetuating the name of the classic of the Balkarian literature, Kyazim Mechiev (1859-1945), are considered. The topic is relevant due to the formation of a new paradigm of humanitarian research related to the concept of communication as a form of both interpersonal interactions at the level of various ethno-linguistic differences, and of influence on the formation of ethno-cultural and ethno-artistic consciousness in a wider socio-cultural context. The novelty of the study is conditioned by the culturological approach to monumental art as an object of artistic communication.

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THEORETICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF THE DESIGN AS A PARTICIPANT OF CULTURAL GENESIS

Posted in 2014, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue August 2014 | 0 comments

The article considers theoretical and methodological aspects of development of design in a modern socio-cultural situation, features of its integration into a national cultural complex, its functions, as successor of spiritual tradition.

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FEATURES OF CERAMIC PRODUCTS OF KAZAKHSTAN

Posted in 2020, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue № 03(93) March 2020 | 0 comments

The paper considers the importance of ceramics as one of the essential artifacts of material culture, testifying to the traditions, culture, and development level of ancient world cultures, in particular Kazakhstan. The authors classified ceramic products, defined their similarities and differences according to certain criteria. They have conducted an analysis of archaeological material at a certain historical boundary.

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SAYINGS IN THE TRADITIONAL CULTURE OF THE KHANTY OF POLNOVATSK PRIOBYE

Posted in 2020, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue №2(92) February 2020 | 0 comments

Based on the field material collected in the settlements of the Polnovatsk Priobye of the Beloyarsky district of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug-Ugra of the Tyumen Region from 1996 to 2018 as well as literary sources, the author examines one of the genres of verbal folklore – sayings. In the context of the regional culture functioning, the study of the verbal folklore of the Khanty of the Polnovatsk Priobye region has now acquired special significance and relevance. First of all, we’d like to highlight its social significance since the preservation of cultural heritage plays an important stabilizing role in human life.

The article classifies the material according to the thematic principle and singles out family, calendar, trade, and everyday rites. The material under consideration shows that even nursery rhymes can express specific national features.

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THE ROLE OF THE GENEALOGY OF THE MODERN HUMANITIES: CULTURAL ASPECTS OF THE RESEARCH

Posted in 2014, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue April 2014 | 0 comments

The article discusses the concept of genealogy in the various fields of scientific knowledge. A lot of variants understanding of the subject and object of genealogy is to find the most appropriate methodology for studying the genus, so that science can be regarded as one of the areas of Cultural.

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SOCIOCULTURAL BASICS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Posted in 2014, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue March 2014 | 0 comments

The article covers sociocultural basics of public administration in the modern conditions, connected with status and role features of creative activity of an individual in three main spheres of his daily life: policy, economy, and culture; the key value of socially-cultural mechanisms of management for progressive development of modernizing society is shown.

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NATURAL HERITAGE AND ETHNO-ECOLOGICAL CULTURE (EXEMPLIFIED BY KABARDINO-BALKAR REPUBLIC)

Posted in 2019, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue № 8(86) August 2019 | 0 comments

The relevance of the formation of ethno-ecological culture through the study of the problems of preserving natural heritage in modern society is associated with the high ethno-cultural potential of this concept implemented in local history, tourism, recreational, cultural and educational practice. The article discusses the main programs and areas of environmental education and ethno-environmental education in Kabardino-Balkaria associated with cultural, cognitive, humanistic and praxeological aspects. It is shown that the formation of ethnic identity, historical and cultural memory is impossible without fostering environmental culture. High potential of using natural heritage objects in modern cultural, educational and ethno-ecological practice are emphasized.

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THE CULTURAL APPROACH AS THE RESEARCH PRINCIPAL OF THE HIATORY OF MEDICINE

Posted in 2014, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue February 2014 | 0 comments

The advantages of the cultural approach that is able to provide all-round view on the History of Medicine on the intersection of the different humanitarian discourses are grounded. This approach helps to reconstitute integrity in the studying and understanding of the processes in the medicine development through the expanding of the cultural senses.

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SOCIO-CULTURAL CONNECTIONS IN THE POLYETHNIC SPACE OF THE NORTH CAUCASUS AS ONE OF THE FACTORS OF FORMATION OF REGIONAL IDENTITY

Posted in 2014, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue February 2014 | 0 comments

The article discusses some of the identifying features that help to define the North Caucasus region as a special cultural and historical area, with its own specifics. In particular, along with such factors in the formation of regional identity as a traditional way of life, regional self-consciousness, the author’s attention is drawn also to socio-cultural relations within the region.

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APOCALYPTIC MOTIFS IN THE WORK OF DOMESTIK COMPOSERS OF POSTMODERN

Posted in 2014, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue January 2014, Выпуск Январь 2014 | 0 comments

In the article discusses the works of contemporary composers domestic. Sacred images mentioned of works are not associated with the church ritual – they are inspired by the stories of one of the books of the New Testament «Revelation» or «Apocalypse». Postmodern art culture reflected the anxiety, the eschatological state of modern society. Hence – a special interest in the apocalyptic theme in the music of Russian composers, which was designated the Millennium. This phenomenon in the article is interpreted as the reception of medieval culture in the modern art.

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CULTURAL PICTURE OF THE WORLD OF PRE-COLUMBIAN MESOAMERICA

Posted in 2014, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue January 2014, Выпуск Январь 2014 | 0 comments

This article discusses the cultural picture of the world such peoples in pre-Columbian America as the Aztecs and the Mayans. The authors rely on the works of the Russian and foreign researchers and defend the point of view according to the Aztecs and the Maya, as well as related peoples have common worldview traits.

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NARRATIVE STRUCTURE OF FAIRY TALES OF KHANTY POLNOVATSKY PRIOBYE

Posted in 2019, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue №4(82) April 2019 | 0 comments

The article is devoted to the main features of the plot composition of the fairy tales of the Khanty Polnovatsky Priobye of the Beloyarsky District of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Yugra of the Tyumen Region. The sources of the work are the field materials of the author and the folklore collection “Tales, Songs of the Khanty Polnovatsky Priobye” compiled by T. R. Pyatnikova, R. K. Slepenkova [9].

When considering the plots of fairy tales and their main characters, a comparative method was used, which enabled identifying the features and similarities of the Khanty fairy tales with borrowed Russian fairy tales, a descriptive method was used for analyzing texts.

The relevance of the study lies in the fact that the chosen topic has not become the object of special consideration. The author of the article singles out four types of stories by plot composition: about animals, magic, heroic fairy tales, and household. Characters act like people in fairy tales about animals; the basis of this was probably the observed behavioral similarity between man and animals; they condemn human vices, contain morality. The protagonist of magical and heroic fairy tales is a descendant of a deity or a person with superhuman capabilities, whose main goal is to start a family. In domestic fairy tales, a protagonist is an ordinary person. Images of characters are disclosed through actions; human vices are mocked.

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SCOPUS DATABASE IN WORK OF OPERATOR OF SELECTIVE INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

Posted in 2018, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue №10(76) October 2018 | 0 comments

The article describes the search tools in the Scopus abstract database. The author presents the examples of a compilation of thematic queries based on the experience of the Natural Science Library of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The ways of improving a query for obtaining relevant search results are described in detail. When creating a more complex query in Scopus, you should write all the keywords on the topic in one general bracket showing the boundaries of the application of the selected search field code. It is noted that previously identified inaccuracies in the work of the search engine Scopus have been corrected.

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PRE-ISLAMIC BELIEFS IN BALKARIA AND KARACHI: THEIR REFLECTION IN ETHNOCULTURE

Posted in 2018, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue №10(76) October 2018 | 0 comments

The article is devoted to the underexplored problem – the change of theistic beliefs and their reflection in the culture of Balkars and Karachays. The publication deals with a set of issues related to the change of the theistic views of the Karachay-Balkar people that took place over centuries. The characteristic is given to historical sources and facts of the existence of various rituals and beliefs inherited from the ancestors of modern Balkars and Karachays, former Tengrians and Christians.

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EXPORTING TOOLS OF BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION FOR PUBLISHING HOUSES ELSEVIER, WILEY, SPRINGER, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS: EXPERIENCE OF LIBRARY OF NATURAL SCIENCES OF RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

Posted in 2018, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue №9(75) September 2018 | 0 comments

The article is devoted to the experience of working with the Zotero bibliography manager in the system of selective information dissemination in the Library for Natural Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The characteristic of the information and library service in the RAS is given. The course of work with the tools for exporting bibliographic information of publishing houses Elsevier, Wiley, Springer, Oxford University Press and Zotero is described. It is concluded that the choice of a specific tool for importing information depends on the characteristics of each site.

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DIGITAL MEDIA AS CULTURAL GLOBALIZATION FACTOR

Posted in 2018, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue №6(72) June 2018 | 0 comments

The paper considers the phenomenon of cultural globalization at the present stage and the role of digital media in this process. The characteristic of social and cultural changes caused by information and communication technologies is given. It is pointed out that digital culture is a qualitatively new phenomenon that has emerged due to the development of digital media. The connection between digital culture and traditional, “pre-digital” is noted. The role of digital media in intercultural communication as a modifier of the communication system is described.

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SELECTIVE INFORMATION PROPAGATION SYSTEM IN LIBRARY ON NATURAL SCIENCES OF RUSSIAN FEDERATION AS SEEN BY EYES OF USERS

Posted in 2018, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue №6(72) June 2018 | 0 comments

The Research article is devoted to the system of selective information propagation system (SIP) in the Library on Natural Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The previous stages of the development of SIP systems in the LNS of RAS and the experience of implementing the modern implementation of this information and library service in the RAS are described in the paper. The data of the questionnaire on the quality of the work of the selective information propagation system is given. Users were asked questions about the correspondence of sent thematic collections or tables of contents of journals to research, the type of information, the reference to the full texts of Research articles, the method of receiving notifications, the quality of the SIP service. Based on the results of the questionnaire, further steps were identified to improve the service.

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RITUAL IDEATION OF GIFT IN MODERN CHINA

Posted in 2018, CULTURE STUDIES, Issue №4(70) April 2018 | 0 comments

The culture of gift exchange in China has a long history, has its own features and traditions, differing from the western ones. Gift-giving is closely related to Chinese hieroglyphic writing. Homonyms play an important role in Chinese, and this is often reflected in the symbolism of gifts.

The subject of analysis in this article is the linguocultural aspects of the characterization of gift-giving in Chinese linguistic consciousness, the consideration of the linguistic roots of the symbolism of gifts.

The purpose of the study is the culturological justification for choosing a gift.

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