CFP: 2nd International Conference Modern Culture and Communication, MCC-2020

Submission deadline: April 1, 2020

Conference date(s):
October 14, 2020 - October 16, 2020

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Conference Venue:

Saint Petersburg State University
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Topic areas


Saint Petersburg State University, Russia

University of Wrocław, Poland


2nd International Conference

Modern Culture and Communication, MCC-2020

14-16 October 2020 Saint Petersburg (Russia)

We invite you to participate in the first International Conference «Modern Culture and Communication, MCC-2020»,which is going to be held at the St Petersburg University, Russia, October 14-16, 2020. The conference is organized by the University of Wroclaw (Poland) and St. Petersburg State University (Russia). The working language of the conference is English. 

The purpose of the conference is to discuss topical issues of cultural transformation in the context of developing ways of communication, which are the product of the modern information society. The target audience includes researchers of trends in the development of various aspects of the culture of modern society, university professors, employees of research organizations, graduate students and students. 

In 2020, the main topic of the conference is "Biography and memory of culture". The social significance and relevance of this topic is due to the need to understand the processes of globalization, the crisis of historical consciousness and the need to develop new predictive approaches to the study of forms of cultural identity.  The conference will discuss the results of the following studies: cultural memory, identity, biography as a form of expression of cultural memory in a holistic communicative space of modern culture. The proposed topic reveals the features of the processes of identification and self-identification in modern culture, their connection with the preservation and translation of cultural memory, as well as the role of modern forms of communication in these processes.

It is proposed to participate in the discussion of the following main thematic areas:

§  (Auto) biography VS history

§  Biography and narratives of cultural memory

§  Event biography: existential-phenomenological dominant

§  Biography: between the sacred and the profane/biography and hagiography

§  Biographical landscapes and places of memory

§  Biographical topos in the modern media space

§  Communicative dominant of modernity and the processes of mindfulness

§  New forms of representation of identity

§  Biographical method as a mechanism for the transfer of the cultural code

§  Time and memory in a situation of hyper-reality

§  Communication and identity in the era of post-reality

In addition to the main topic, the conference program includes the following areas of research:

§  Culture in the Modern World

§  Problems of Cultural Development in Philosophical Interpretation

§  Aesthetics of new media

§  Cross-Cultural communication

§  Modern Methods and Approaches in Cultural Studies

§  Modern Art Object and Communication

§  The Life World in the New Paradigm of Communications

§  Globalization / Anti-globalization Processes and the Networked World

§  National Reservations and Policy Asymmetry

§  Terrorism and Territory

If you want to participate in the conference, please sign in and submit your application on the website:

Applications for participation with presentations (submission of title and abstract of the report) are submitted until December 25, 2019.

Participants of the conference are required to attend the conference personally, participation in absentia is not permitted.

Conference fees:

Ordinary conference fee - €50

Ordinary conference fee for authors from Russia and other CIS Countries – RUR 1000

For publication on the results of participation in the conference accepted scientific papers in English language, not previously published and not submitted for consideration at other conferences, journals and other publications. All materials submitted to the conference are reviewed by members of the MCC program Committee or invited experts. 

MCC-2020 conference will be held at St. Petersburg University (Russia, St. Petersburg, Mendeleev line, 5) from 14 to 16 October 2020.

More information on the terms of participation is presented on the conference website:

The Program Committee is headed by the co-chairs:


Boris Sokolovdr. of philosophical science, professor, Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg (Russia)

Jan Krasicki, hab. dr., professor, University of Wroclaw, Wroclaw (Poland)

Chairman of the organizing Committee

Ludmila Artamoshkina, dr. of philosophical science, associate Professor, St. Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg (Russia)




Dmitry Prokudin, vice-chairman of the Organizing Committee, doctor of philosophical science, associate professor, Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg (Russia)

e-mail: [email protected]

Ilona Blocian, vice-chairman of the Organizing Committee, hab. dr., professor, University of Wroclaw, Wroclaw (Poland)

e-mail: [email protected]

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