Department of Cultural and Religious Studies

Address: Smolny Buyan St. 1, Arkhangelsk, Russia; 163000;
Tel: +7 (8182) 21-61-00 (extension 23-63)
e-mailfc.culture@mail.ru

General information and activity profile.

The department of cultural  and religious studies was established  in 1997. Professors of the department of cultural and religious studies teach  many disciplines which provide knowledge of different aspects of historical and contemporary  culture such as Globalization and Information Culture, Cultural Processes of the XXth –XXIst century, Cultural policy, Cross-Cultural Communication, Religious and Cultural Heritage, History and Culture of the Barents Euro-Arctic region, Religions and Culture of indigenous people of The Northern Europe, Interreligious Relations.

Teachers and staff of department take active part in grant activity (Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR), Grants of the President of the Russian Federation, Russkiy Mir Foundation).

The main scientific research subject is geocultural space of the Arctic territories  of Russia: images, values, senses

Brief description:

Research of genesis, structure and semantics of geocultural space of the peoples of the Arctic.

The cultural landscape is presented as a system of codes of the culture which is directly connected with the territory, and forms the system of signs.

Management

Yulia A. Sibirtseva,  PhD, associate professor

Research interests:

  • History and methods of cultural studies
  • Innovative activities in the sphere of culture
  • Project activities in the sphere of cultural heritage
  • Cultural space  of Modern Russia
  • Regional programs of cultural development, preservation and actualization of cultural heritage

Main disciplines

  • Current issues of cultural studies
  • Theory of globalization and information society
  • Media culture: theories, practices, technologies
  • Historical-cultural examination
  • History and methods of studying cultural and natural heritage
  • Conservation, restoration and use of objects of cultural and natural heritage
  • Legal foundations of preservation of historic and cultural monuments
  • Information technology and studying of cultural heritage
  • Ecological esthetics and modern art
  • A man, nature and religious identity in the world view of northern peoples
  • Historic-cultural and religious identity of the Barents Euro-Arctic region
  • Cultural landscape of the North as an object of heritage
  • Local spiritual traditions of the North
  • Innovative activities in the sphere of culture
  • Project activities in the sphere of cultural heritage
  • Cultural space  of Modern Russia
  • Regional programs of cultural development, preservation and actualization of cultural heritage
  • Cultural and ecological tourism
  • Sacral geography of the Russian North 
  • Art culture of the Russian North

Educational programs implemented by the Department:

Bachelor programs

  • 51.03.01 Cultural studies: bachelor program “Regional culture”
  • 45.03.04 Intellectual Systems in Humanities: bachelor program “Science, art and design: modern technologies in humanities”
  • 47.03.03 Religious studies: bachelor program “Religious and cultural heritage”

Master programs

  • 51.04.01 Cultural studies: Master program “Applied cultural studies”
  • 47.04.01 Religious studies: Master program “Interreligious and interethnic relations”

Post-graduate programs

  • 09.00.13 Philosophical anthropology, philosophy of culture
  • 09.00.14 Philosophy of religion and religious studies
  • 24.00.01 Theory and history of culture
Updated 19.11.2021