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DOI: 10.15507/VMU.024.201404.224 



O. N. Prokaeva
(Associate professor of Culturology, Ethnic and Cultural Studies and Dramatic Art of Institute of National and Folk Culture, Ogarev Mordovia State University (Russia, Saransk, 68 Bolshevistskaya Str.), Candidate of Sciences (PhD) degree holder in Philosophy, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


The article describes the statistics of National Population Census 2010 and the most numerous peoples of Russia; it includes also Finno-Ugric peoples of Russia - Mordvinians, Udmurts and Mari; the article explores their reduction since the 2002 census, lists the main reasons which have led to a significant reduction in Finno-Ugric peoples: modern demographic changes - primarily the natural decline in population - urbanization, migration trends, mixed marriages, leading to assimilation; analyzes the idea of multiculturalism as relevant to the problem of small ethnic groups in the context of globalization; discloses such a method for the preservation of national culture in the Finno-Ugric regions of Russia as Ethno-futurism - dynamically evolving direction on a time-step in the artistic culture of the Finno-Ugric peoples and uniting many cultural figures in the Komi, Mari El, Mordovia, Udmurtia and others. The authors list those artists of the Republic of Mordovia who work in Ethno-futurism area and use the huge potential of popular culture, offering a kind of transformation of reality through the synthesis of immediate perception and the study of the origins and depth of traditional roots.

Keywords: assimilation, globalization, demography, multi-culturalism, national culture, national language, Finno-Ugric peoples, ethno-futurism.


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