Tomsk State University
Department of History

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Identities of cities and within cities

On November 15th, 2013, at Tomsk State University, in the framework of the project “Man in a Changing World. Identity and Social Adaptation: Past and Present”, the Laboratory for Social and Anthropological Research together with the European Union Centre in Siberia (EUCES) held an international methodological seminar on theoretical issues of studying identity in the urban space.

Key issues discussed during the seminar included contemporary theoretical vectors of urban anthropology, construction and transformation of individual and collective identities in the urban space, and the specifics of formation and maintaining social and ethnic identity of city dwellers coming from indigenous peoples of the North.

Among leading scholars and specialists in anthropology and urban studies that took part in the seminar were:

* Members of International Research Advisory Board for the project “Man in a Changing World. Identity and Social Adaptation: Past and Present”.

The seminar was moderated by professor Dmitry Funk, the head of the project “Man in a Changing World. Problems of Identity and Social Adaptation: Past and Present”.

The project "Man in a Changing World. Identity and Social Adaptation: Past and Present" is funded by the Russian Government
(grant #14.В25.31.0009)
© Laboratory for Social and Anthropoligical Research, 2013

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