has been released since 1998. The aim of the academically reviewed journal is to publish original articles of Slovak and foreign authors, concerning different fields of social science, concentrating primarily on topics from political science, international relations, modern history and security studies. The journal brings as well actual reviews of recently published scientific literature from Slovak and foreign publishers. An emphasis is also placed on the evaluation on scientific activities, social events and a wide spectrum of other activities, which are interesting for the academic community. The content of the present journal on political science has the ambition to accommodate the needs of scientific workers, professors, students, activists, politicians and other qualified authors and university academics. However, the journal also keeps in mind the interests of the public and published articles can also serve in favour of those, who care about the topics of political science and the newest questions in research. More information about published articles can be found in the section For authors.

The journal Politické vedy is released at the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations of Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica by the publisher Belianum, Matej Bel University Press. The journal is released four times a year – twice in English and twice in Slovak. The contributions go through a double anonymous reviewing procedure. The journal publishes contributions in accordance with the Statute of the Journal Political Science and Ethical Principles of the Journal Political Science – The Statement of Respect of Publication Ethics and Publication Praxis.

At present, the journal forms a part of IndexCopernicus, EBSCO, Central Eastern European Online Library, ProQuest, ERIHPLUS and Web of Science Core Collection databases and is being rated in an evaluating procedure in various international abstract, bibliographical and citation databases.

Ján Liďák – Radoslav Štefančík - Reflections on the Gap Hypothesis in the Immigration Policy of the Slovak Republic (Uvažovanie o gap hypotéze v slovenskej imigračnej politike)

Bogdan Koszel - The Influence of Germany on the Formation of the European Commission in 21St Century (Vplyv Nemecka na vznik Európskej komisie v 21. storočí)

Eva Molnárová – Mária Rošteková - Educational Policy of the Slovak Republic in the Context of Changes in the Labour Market: Media Discourse Analysi (Vzdelávacia politika Slovenskej republiky v kontexte vývoja na trhu práce: mediálny diskurz)

Josef Smolík – Vladimir Dordević - Media and Populism in Central Europe: Revisiting the Case of the Czech Republic (Média a populismus ve střední Evropě: příklad České republiky)

Dominika Kosárová - Al Jazeera and Al Arabiya: Understanding Media Bias (Al Jazeera a Al Arabiya: porozumenie zaujatosti médií)

Adina Marincea – Andrej Školkay - Boris Kollár and OĽaNO Party Communication on Facebook (Komunikácia Borisa Kollára a OľaNO na Facebooku)

Ľubomír Čech – Kristína Krupová - Shia Islam and its Influence on the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Foreign Policy in President Rouhani’s Era (Shia Islam a jeho vplyv na zahraničnú politiku Iránskej islamskej republiky v ére prezidenta Rúháního)

Sergii Rudenko – Vyacheslav Vilkov - De-Stalinization of the Concept of the Nation in Soviet Marxism in the Second Half of the 20th Century (Destalinizácia koncepcie národa v sovietskom marxizme v druhej polovici 20. storočia)

Vojtech Jurčák – Ján Marek - The Russian Geopolitical Interests in Africa (Geopolitické záujmy Ruskej federácie v Afrike)

Patrícia Šimková - Book Review: Identity. The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment (Recenzia na knihu: Identita. Túžba po dôstojnosti a politika hnevu)

Otto Dostál – Otto Dostál - Book Review: Law and Artificial Intelligence (Recenzia na knihu: Právo a umělá inteligence)

Anton Hruboň - Book Review: Between Trieste and Istanbul. Balkan Nations in the 20th Century (Recenzia na knihu: Mezi Terstem a Istanbulem. Balkánské národy ve 20. století)

Martina Šinkovičová - GLOBSEC Week: Generating Post-Pandemic Solutions (GLOBSEC týždeň: Generovanie postpandemických riešení)

Barbora Jánošková - Future of Slovak Regional Self-Government or Quo Vadis Self-Governing Region? (Budúcnosť slovenskej regionálnej samosprávy alebo Quo Vadis VÚC?)

Róbert Vancel - International Scientific Conference: Human Forum 2020 - Equality as a Universal Human Right (Medzinárodná vedecká konferencia: Human Forum 2020 - Rovnosť ako univerzálne ľudské právo)

On behalf of the editors of the journal of Politické vedy, we wish you a pleasant Christmas and all the best in the New Year 2021!

Jaroslav Ušiak

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