Voprosy istorii i kul'tury severnykh stran i territorii

Historical and cultural problems of northern countries and regions

Rus / Eng

Instructions to Authors


Aims and Scope


Historical and cultural problems of northern countries and regions the scientific journal whose purpose is to promotion the achievements of Russian scientists and humanitarians who work mainly in the peripheral regions of the country, promoting the achievements of Russian northern regions, coordinating the work of Russian and foreign scientists working on the study of the history and problems culture of the peoples of the northern territories, and the problems of development of these northern regions. One of the priorities of the journal is to help young researchers to publish the results of their scientific achievements.


Headings of the journal: 1. Scientific articles (in archeology, geography, demography, history, folklore and literary criticism, ethnology (ethnography), culturology, etc.); 2. Current state of the northern regions. Politics, economics, culture; 3. Persons; 4. Bibliography, reviews.


Authors guidelines


Please prepare your manuscript before submission, using the following guidelines:


Articles should be topical and original, should outline tasks (issues), describe key results of the authors research and conclusions.


The text should be carefully proofread by the author, who is responsible for the scientific and theoretical level of the published material.


The author sending the materials for publication guarantees compliance with all the conditions set forth in the section "Publication Ethics", and agrees with the requirements for the preparation of the text of article.


Manuscripts are submitted to e-mail of the Editor-in-chief: michailmatsuk@rambler.ru


Manuscript requirements




All files should be submitted as a Word document.

The text should be in Arial 10 pt, 1 spaced and fit to the width, all margins should be 20 mm.


Before the title of the article must be present UDC code classifier.


Footnotes are presented in square brackets contain a reference to the work / works of references (specifying page / pages (folio / folios) of the cited source), separated by a semicolon (for references to several sources in a single footnote) - for example: [1, p. 27], [8, pp. 39-40, 41; 11], [19; 23, fols. l. 12, 15v.-16; 28, p. 115].


Article Length


The average volume of the article, published in the journal - 20 000 characters (including spaces).


Technical requirements for the individual elements of article*


Article Title


To be submitted in native language and English.


Author Details


To be submitted in native language and English. Details should be supplied on the Article Title Page including:

- Full name of each author;

- Position, rank, academic degree;

- Affiliation of each author, at the time the research was completed;

- Full postal address of the affiliation

- E-mail address of each author




To be submitted in native language and English.


An abstract should be:

- informative (no general words);

- original;

- relevant (reflects your papers key content and research findings);

- structured (follows the logics of results presentation in the paper);

- describe the main objective(s) of the study;

- explain how the study was done without methodological detail;

- summarize the most important results and their significance;

- not exceed 250 words.


Abstracts should not include: Citations, Abbreviations, if possible.


Remember the following points:

- Follow the chronology of the paper and use its headings as guidelines.

- Do not include unnecessary detail, as in the first example in "How not to write an abstract".

- You are writing for an audience "in the know" you can use the technical language of your discipline or profession, providing you communicate your meaning clearly, and bear in mind that you are writing to an international audience.

- Make sure that what you write "flows" properly, that there are "connecting words" (e.g. consequently, moreover, for example, the benefits of this study, as a result, etc.) and/or the points you make are not disjointed but follow on from one another.

- Use the active rather than the passive voice, e.g. "The study tested" rather than "It was tested in this study".



To produce a structured abstract for the journal, please complete the following fields about your paper. There are four fields which are obligatory (Purpose, Design/methodology/approach, Findings and Originality/value); the other three (Research limitations/implications, Practical implications, and Social implications) may be omitted if they are not applicable to your paper.


What are the reason(s) for writing the paper or the aims of the research?


How are the objectives achieved? Include the main method(s) used for the research. What is the approach to the topic and what is the theoretical or subject scope of the paper?


What was found in the course of the work? This will refer to analysis, discussion, or results.


Research limitations/implications (if applicable)
If research is reported on in the paper this section must be completed and should include suggestions for future research and any identified limitations in the research process.


Practical implications (if applicable) 
What outcomes and implications for practice, applications and consequences are identified? How will the research impact upon the business or enterprise? What changes to practice should be made as a result of this research? What is the commercial or economic impact? Not all papers will have practical implications.


Social implications (if applicable) 
What will be the impact on society of this research? How will it influence public attitudes? How will it influence (corporate) social responsibility or environmental issues? How could it inform public or industry policy? How might it affect quality of life? Not all papers will have social implications.


What is new in the paper? State the value of the paper and to whom.





To be submitted in native language and English. Use keywords that are specific, and that reflect what is essential about the paper. Put yourself in the position of someone researching in your field: what would you look for?


Please provide up to 10 keywords, which encapsulate the principal topics of the paper.



Text of the article


To be submitted in native language and/or English.





To be submitted in native language and English. References in English to other publications must be prepared by format closer to the standard of Harvard (removed the comma between the author's name and initials, removed the "&" before the last author, year of publication indicated after the name of the journal, the volume number is separated from the serial number with a comma) and carefully checked for completeness, accuracy and consistency.




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