||The dominant subject matter of the journal is connected with key
meanings, values and artifacts of culture.
The problem of meaning is found in existential issues, questions
of place and role of the person in the modern world, culture and
society, transformation of identity and evolution of sociocultural means
of person’s consciousness, crisis of culture and its value foundations.
Within the framework of a relevant cultural and semantic approach,
any phenomenon of culture and society is considered as a cultural text
possessing an appropriate value and coding cultural meanings through
different semiotic systems.
This ideological outline of the journal’s content becomes the basis
for understanding of a wide range of sociocultural problems within world,
national and regional history. The issue also presents papers on oriental
studies covering the issues of material and intellectual culture of Oriental
Materials will be interesting to the wide scientific community,
university lecturers, postgraduate students, students, workers in culture