Ural Federal University: First Issue of New Interdisciplinary Journal Published in UrFU

The first issue of the interdisciplinary humanitarian scientific journal Tempus et Memoria was published at UrFU. The issue, on the one hand, continues the tradition of the humanitarian scientific schools of UrFU and Izvestia Ural Federal University (UrFU Newspaper). Series 3. Social Sciences ”, on the other – is a new interdisciplinary journal.

“The scientific mission of Tempus et Memoria is to create a multidisciplinary research platform designed for specialists in philosophy, political science, sociology, history, anthropology,” explains Yulia Zapariy, director of the Department of science and innovations organization at UrFU. “The journal is aimed at studying various forms and mechanisms of cultural and collective memory, political and social use of the past: teaching history, practices of memorialization and commemoration, museum activities, institutionalization of the politics of memory, practices of legislative and administrative control of this area, practices of forgetting”.

The team that prepares the journal includes scientists from UrFU, HSE, INION, RUDN, EUSP, as well as universities in Germany, Ukraine, Belarus, France, Austria, Poland, USA, Brazil, Kyrgyzstan, Hungary, Lithuania, Great Britain. Chief Editor – Daniil Anikin (Lomonosov State University), Chairman of the Editorial Board – Alexey Miller (European University – Saint-Petersburg).

The articles of the latest issue are devoted to the role of social sciences, in particular history, in the discourse of memory and public policy, the relationship between individual and collective memory. The authors talk about the prospects for creating so-called shared stories as a way to overcome conflicts in the field of memory, about strategies for working with historical memory, about the features of the transformation of Russian and German memorial museums into an online format.

The journal is published four times a year, articles are published in Russian and English. Particular attention is paid to the participation of young promising researchers – graduate students or applicants. The publications are made on a non-commercial basis.