About the Conference

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the International Scientific Conference «PERISHABLE AND ETERNAL: mythologies and social technologies of digital civilization-2021». The conference is organized by the Institute of Humanities at Yaroslav-the-Wise Novgorod State University and will be held in Veliky Novgorod, Russia, on November 22-23, 2021.

The aim of the conference is to unite the efforts of specialists in various fields of modern knowledge about man and society to study the origins, current state and prospects of digital civilization, as well as related anthropological expectations and scenarios of their mythologization in the context of global problems and challenges of the time.

The upcoming conference is aimed at sharing experience and combining research efforts of scholars studying theoretical and applied issues of the humanities. Summarizing the conference results, a special issue of a journal indexed in the Web of Science (WoS) will be published.

Official languages of the conference are Russian, English.

Key dates:

Registration deadline: June 10, 2021

Paper submission deadline: June 10, 2021


The paper limit is from 23,000 characters.


Only full papers satisfying the requirements will be admitted to the conference.

All the participants must fill up the Application Form (refer to Participation Requirements) and send it to brennoe-mifcifra@yandex.ru.

Conference Program:


Session 1. Image, word, number: language and literature in the context of digitalization.

Session 2. Language and cross-cultural communication: from traditional to digital contexts.

Session 3. Mythologies of the digital world: social, cultural, and political aspects.

Session 4. Geopolitics in modern media mythologies.

Session 5. Digital pedagogy as a social technology.

Session 6. Culture and art in the mazes of digital mythologies.

Session 7. Digitalization as a factor of transformation of identity models.


Participation Requirements

Organizing Committee

For Foreign Authors

Conference Program

Conference Results

Application Form

Conference Proceedings Publication:
All the participants have an opportunity to publish their papers in the conference proceedings which will be indexed in the Web of Science (WoS). Before paper submission, refer to Paper submission and specifications.