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.

Gilles Rouet - Jaroslav Ušiak: Identities, Democracy, Borders (Identity, demokracia, hranice)

Serge Dufoulon: We Are European Citizens, Are We Not? Keys to a Real Citizenship (Sme predsa európski občania, nie? Hlavné znaky skutočného občianstva)

Marta B. Zágoršeková – Zuzana Mészárosová: Issues of European Identity (Problémy európskej identity)

Patricia Artimova: The Use of Identity as a Form of Protest (Využitie identity ako formy protestu)

Jacek H. Kołodziej: Enclaving of European Community and the Aftermath of Pereat Mundus. The Dynamics of European Values in Polish Society (Vymedzenie európskeho spoločenstva a následky Pereat Mundus. Dynamika európskych hodnôt v poľskej spoločnosti)

Mei-Lan Huang: Developing an Intercultural Citizenship Community: Language Identity Vs Language Education (Vytvorenie medzikultúrneho občianskeho spoločenstva: jazyková identita vs. jazykové vzdelávanie)

Dominika Kosárová – Jaroslav Ušiak: The Role of Identity in the Contemporary Global Terrorist Movement (Úloha identity v súčasnom globálnom teroristickom hnutí)

Marine Vekua – Ramaz Lominadze: The Long Way of Georgia to Europe (Dlhá cesta Gruzínska smerom k Európe)

Louis Caleb Remanda: Understand the European Identity through the Institutional Embeddedness Theory: The Case of the Crisis of Migrants/ Refugees (Chápanie európskej identity prostredníctvom Institutional Embeddedness Theory: Prípadová štúdia migračnej/ ...

Etienne Ciapin: Western Border Issues of Ukraine in Crisis: Transcarpathia, Border Interface with the European Union (Problémy západnej hranice Ukrajiny v kríze: Zakarpatská oblasť, hraničný priechod s Európskou úniou)

Vladimír Müller: Book Review: War By Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft (Recenzia na knihu: Vojna s využitím iných nástrojov: Geoekonómia a štátnictvo)

Jozef Lenč: Book Review: All The Kremlin's Men (Recenzia na knihu: Všetci mocní Kremľa)

Ivana Slobodníková: Book Review: Poland And Slovakia: Bilateral Relations In The Multilateral Context (2004 – 2016) Recenzia na knihu: Poľsko a Slovensko: Bilaterálne vzťahy v multilaterálnom kontexte (2004 – 2016)

Ivan Majchút: International Scientific Conference: “National and International Security 2017” (Medzinárodná vedecká konferencia: „Národná a medzinárodná bezpečnosť 2017”)

Karol Chwedczuk-Szulc: International Scientific Conference: “22. Annual Conference of Central European Political Science Association: Integration Vs Disintegration? CEECs towards the European Union and Its Challenges” (Medzinárodná vedecká konferencia: „22. ...

Radovan Gura – Gilles Rouet: International Scientific Conference: “Plural Diplomacy” (Medzinárodná vedecká konferencia: „Pluralitná diplomacia”)

Dear readers,

we would like to announce that the journal Politické vedy was officially included to the database Web of Science – WoS (Emerging Sources Citation Index).

Link to location: http://ip-science.thomsonreuters.com/cgi-bin/jrnlst/jlresults.cgi?PC=MASTER&Full=politicke%20vedy

Yours faithfully,

Jaroslav Ušiak
Editor in Chief

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