The project for creation of the first in Russia Engineering Forum of scientific and technological activities, social and technological entrepreneurship “Rozmysly” is presented, this forum develops the principles of an open public interdisciplinary electronic environment. The substantiation of the social significance of the project is given. The new project implies involving an even wider range of practitioners, research engineers, young scientists, applicants, graduate students, students and even senior pupils in scientific engineering knowledge by providing them with the opportunity to publish, read and discuss the results of promising research and development works, engineering solutions, inventions and rationalization or innovative proposals in the form of an electronic preprint. Conceptually, the project represents a new culture of scientific publications based on global and mini Internet platforms. It is shown that the basic advantage is achieved through the implementation of an open access initiative. From the date of publication, the material is available for the widest possible range of readers. The project is a kind of an interdisciplinary scientific and technological engineering forum.
Keywords: site, Internet platform, engineering forum and storage, open access, preprint, foresight
On the example of these regional sociological researches the problem of integration of labor migrants into the accepting communities of the South of Russia, in the conditions of external calls – political crisis in Ukraine and waves of stressful migration is analyzed. As the factors defining the population attitude towards migrants are considered: social and economic well-being, dominating social identity of the population, the general migratory situation in the region
Keywords: labor migration, refugees, social well-being, South of Russia, civil identity, ethnic identity, integration of migrants
The article analyzes the demographic dynamics and settlement communities in the North Caucasus regions and territories of the South of Russia in the post-Soviet period. Fixed basic forms, directions and scope of migration, as well as gender and age structure of some communities. Understands the complexity of the interaction of host South Russian ethno-cultural communities and the North Caucasian diaspora, explores the peculiarities of "Slav-North Caucasus" etnokonfliktnogo capacity in urban areas and rural regions of the South of Russia. Outlines possible prospects of development of the North Caucasian communities within the "Russian dance" South macro-region
Keywords: North Caucasian diaspora, South Russia, population distribution strategies, migration activity,ethnocentric potential
The article analyzes the population dynamics, habitat settlement in the Rostov region of Ukrainians and Armenians, representing two major regional diaspora. We study their complex demographic and spatial relationship in the post-war decades, and in the post-Soviet period. The reasons rapidly declining regional Ukrainian community in the late twentieth century - beginning of the XXI century. Predicted the most likely scenario, the demographic dynamics of the two diasporas in the coming decades, examines the role in this process of modern Ukrainian crisis caused by the influx within the scope of large numbers of refugees.
Keywords: Ukrainians and Armenians, regional communities, and the number of resettlement, ethno-cultural structure of the Diaspora
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