4th International conference "Modern Culture and Communication" (MCC-2023)
18-20 October 2023, Saint Petersburg (Russia)

Saint-Petersburg State University
University of Wroclaw

Biography and memory of culture

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

14-16 October 2020. Saint Petersburg (Russia)

The 2nd International Conference «Modern Culture and Communication, MCC-2020» was held at the St Petersburg University, Russia, October 14-16, 2020. The conference was organized by the University of Wroclaw (Poland) and St. Petersburg State University (Russia). The purpose of the conference was 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 was "Biography and memory of culture". The social significance and relevance of this topic are 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 was discussing 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.