The cognitive strategies for research of the everyday cultural practices in conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic

UDC 316.43

Valentyna Sudakova

Institute for Cultural Research of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, Kyiv.

ORCID ID 0000-0003-2836-9961


Keywords: contemporary society, cultural globalization, cultural practice, everyday life, COVID-19 pandemic, social cognition.

Abstract. The article covers the analytical consideration of the cognitive strategies, which reflect the specific of socio-philosophical, sociological, political and cultural approaches to the study of controversial changes in everyday cultural practices in conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic. It emphasizes the scientific significance of specialized researches of the “quarantine life” phenomena and the problems of personal and collective social restrictions by people who try to overcome the pandemic risks and dangers in conditions of the forced self-isolation. The communicative risks and directions of the political institutions activities – their role, functions in overcoming of the pandemic destructive social consequences have been identified and analyzed in the article. The author proves the importance of the scientific evaluations of the civilized and democratization “levels” existing in different societies as well as the activities by the state’s repressive and control institutions which are directed to the individual citizen or group of citizens. The article argues that the situations of the restrictions of the cultural interactions, everyday communications and the human face-to-face contacts constitute the new contradictions of the everyday culture, human behavior, consumption and entertaining. It substantiates the significance of the collective efforts for humanization of the social control mechanisms under conditions of the forced quarantine restrictions and the different forms of human isolation.

Author Biography.

Valentyna Sudakova, Doctor of philosophical sciences, head of the department of sociology of culture, Institute for Cultural Research, National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, Kyiv.


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