Features and Functions of the Public Holiday

UDC 008 (130.2) Tetiana HaievskaInstitute for Cultural Research, National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, Kyiv.ORCID 0000-0003-2916-4466 DOI: https://doi.org/10.37627/2311-9489-18-2020-2.165-176 Keywords: holiday, ritual, ceremony, public holiday, discourse, symbol, narrative, public policy. Abstract. This paper defines the need to study public holidays not only as elements of tradition and cultural memory, but also as one of the most…Continue reading Features and Functions of the Public Holiday

Self-regulating System of Academic and Civic Movements (the Case of Climate Change)

Abstract. The aim of this paper is to analyze the campaign on global warming raised by academic communities and taken up by civic (environmental) movements. The self-regulating system of these movements involved certain mechanisms that ensured communication of the social organization, and this, in turn, stimulated the informational and cognitive activity of society.

Modern Holidays — Mechanisms and Conditions for Rooting of “New-Old” Holidays: Commercialization of the Holiday

Summary. Recently, most researchers of modern festive culture point to the loss of the true nature of the holiday in the current global world. Today, holidays have become more “casual”, “routine”. Festive intonations remain in everyday life.
The gradual disintegration of a single celebratory culture manifested in the natural coexistence of religious and state holidays, old and new, one’s own and others’, characterizes the 21st century primarily and certainly relates to the processes of globalization and the dominance of multicultural trends.