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Taras Voznyak (Editor-in-Chief)
Emilia Ohar (Issue Editor)
Oles Pohranychnyj
Oksana Kalahurska
Andrij Pavlyshyn
Mykhajlo Moskal
Oleksandr Kryvenko
Mykola Yakovyna
Andrij Shkrabjuk
Myroslava Prykhoda

The Independent cultural journal "JI"
Issue No.13 / 1998


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All texts are available in Ukrainian (archive Ukr.)


  • Mykola Ryabchuk. Behind The Fence Of Metternich’s Garden (Ukr./Eng.)
    What was happening beyond the borders of Roman-German world?
  • Oleksandr Hrytsenko. The World, Europe And We (Ukr./Eng.)
    A search for the roots of European civilization.
  • Ales Debelyak. National Cultural Tradition And The Challenge Of Globalisation (Eng.)
    The main reasons of the end of the nation-state by the end of the last century is discussed.
  • Igor’ Klekh. T’ Map Of Galicia. To The Estimating Of Time Step (Rus.)
    Reflections from the homeland.
  • Leszek Kolakowski. Four Tales About Identity
    Short philosophical stories.
  • Volodymyr Yeshkilev. Poly-Culturality Of Artist And Mystery Of Art
    The mystery of art lives outside the artistic practics spectrum.
  • Nila Zborovs’ka. Ukrainian Cultural Canon: Feministic Interpreting
    What is an intellectual feminism and how this factor acts in contemporary Ukrainian culture.
  • Danuta Sosnowska. Canon Of Culture?
    Crisis of European cultural canon and its national peculiarities.
  • Arkadiusz Baglajewski. City Of Palimpsest.
    Lyrical portrait of Gdansk
  • Tymofiy Havryliv. Whiter Ashes
    Literature critics on Paul Celan’s poetry.
  • Semyon Faybisovich. Mark-Holding On The One-Sixth Of The Earth. Decadence Before Rennaissance?
    Post-imperial syndrome of Russia.
  • Andrzej Stasiuk. Galician Stories: The Place. Koscejny. Old Woman
    Short stories.
  • Manuela Gretkowska. Metaphysical Cabaret
    Phantasmagoria essay
  • Yaroslav Hrytsak. About The Possibility Of Political Nation Building In Separately Taken Ukraine Or What Do We Learn From The Polish Experience
    The way to democracy cannot omit the nation formatting process which contains a lot of threats, though there is no other way.
  • Myroslav Popovych. Nation As Gesellschaft And Nation As Gemeinschaft : Ukrainian And Polish Experience
    A comparative analysis of society development processes in Poland and Ukraine.
  • Aloiz Woldan. Lemberg - Modell Einer Multikulturellen Stadt (Ger.)
    Lviv as a model of the multicultural city.
  • Liliana Deru-Simic. Europeanity Of East And West
    Eastern Europe is waiting for the Man from the West as a mistress, it has the only liberty - liberty of mutuality...
  • Marianna Herold. Swiss Unity In Lingual Diversity. Multilingual Country With Pluralistic Culture.
    The basic reasons of Swiss unity phenomenon is explained.
  • Sergey Chernyshov. Russian Self-Determination
    The picture of contemporary political processes in Russia.
  • Ales Debeljak. Central-European Writers: Conquered Conquerors
    Critics on the literature processes in Central Europe.
  • Michal Komar. Happiness. The Book Of Changes

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