Memory Would Not Subside (Round Table)

Memory Would Not Subside (Round Table)

Zhavoronkov A.V.

Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Chief Researcher, Institute of Sociology FCTAS RAS, Moscow, Russia

Levashov V.K.

Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Head of the Center for Strategic Social and Socio-Political Studies, Institute of Social Political Studies FCTAS RAS, Moscow, Russia

Obraztsov I.V.

Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Prof., Head of Sociological Laboratory, Moscow State Linguistic University, Moscow, Russia

Rostovtseva L.I.

Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Associate Prof., Prof. of Humanities Department, Тula branch of G.V. Plekhanov REA, Тulа, Russia

Romanovskiy N.V.

Dr. Sci. (Hist.), Prof., Chief Researcher, Institute of Sociology FCTAS RAS; Prof. RSUH; Deputy Head Editor, ‘Sociological Studies’ Journal, Moscow, Russia

Тrofimova I.N.

Dr. Sci. (Pol.), Leading Researcher, Institute of Sociology FCTAS RAS, Moscow, Russia

Chernysh M.F.

Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), RAS Correspondent Member, 1st Deputy Director for Research and Academic Education Coordination FCTAS RAS, Moscow, Russia

Demidenko S.Yu.

Executive Secretary (Editor) of the Journal “Sociological Studies”; Senior Lecturer, State Academic University for the Humanities, Moscow, Russia

ID of the Article: 8140

For citation:

Zhavoronkov A.V., Levashov V.K., Obraztsov I.V., Rostovtseva L.I., Romanovskiy N.V., Тrofimova I.N., Chernysh M.F., Demidenko S.Yu. Memory Would Not Subside (Round Table). Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2020. No 5. P. 3-17


May 2020 marks 75th anniversary of the day imprinted in popular memory as “V-Day” = Day of Victory. Sociologists do not stand aside with their analyses of social facts related to the War, as well as of interpretations of the war itself, popular (and that of social groups). They study changing historical memory, agents, subjects, actors influencing this process, emerging mythology of the war and the Victory, etc. Journal staged a distance ‘Round Table’ inviting expert sociologists to discuss some issues listed below, which focus attention not so much on the past (though this aspect is analyzed as well using sociological methods and tools), as on present day issues. We invited the participants to dwell on the historical memory topic related to 1941–1945 events, оn celebrations of the Victory and on how popular consciousness reflects this victory and this war.

WWII; Great Patriotic war; historical memory; patriotism; «Immortal Regiment»; V-Day
Content No 5, 2020