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The Materiality of the Ecology of Memory and Affect

[Material’nost’ ekologii pamiati i affekta]

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31857/S0869541523060015


Type of publication: Editor's Introduction

Submitted: 14.08.2023

Accepted: 07.09.2023

About author(s)

Sergei Sokolovskiy | http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0112-0739 | sokolovskiserg@gmail.com | Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences (32-a Leninsky prospect, Moscow, 119991, Russia)


ecology of cognitive functions, frontier studies, affective niches, material culture


An introduction to the thematic issue on “Voyages of Living Things: Distributed Memory, Evocative Objects, and Affective Micro-Niches” with special focus on material scaffoldings in the ecology of memory and affect, exemplifi ed by experiences of migrants, border residents, and tourists. The invited editor of the issue presents articles by Sholeh Sharokhi, Sibel Aksu Güngör, Darya Radchenko, Pavel Kupriyanov, Veronika Nurkova and Olga Sulim, analyzing the theoretical approaches and data presented within the framework of the ecology of human abilities, including the material aspects of human memory and affectivity.

Funding Information

Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation [grant number 075-15-2022-328]


Sokolovskiy, S.V. 2023. Material’nost’ ekologii pamiati i affekta [The Materiality of the Ecology of Memory and Affect]. Etnograficheskoe obozrenie 6: 5–11. https://doi.org/10.31857/S0869541523060015 EDN: MOWRYX

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