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    mobility, movement, roads, Siberia, Sakha (Yakutia),

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    Research Overview:

    Tatiana Argounova-Low received her PhD from the University of Cambridge and continues her research on the boundaries of ethnic identity in Eastern Siberia. She is engaged in research among urban and rural Sakha, Evenki and Yessei Yakuts, where she explores the issues of migration and identity since the fall of the Soviet Union.

    Her current projects are focused on mobility and roads, exploring various aspects surrounding roads and travelling along them. In this study she centers her attention on issues of working and living along roads, how roads affect the movement, relationship between roads and narrative, knowledge, time and memory. She is particularly interested in anthropological conceptualization and interpretation of road phenomenon through dynamic engagement with the environment.

    Research Keywords:

    roads; movement; migration; driving; truckers; reindeer herding; Siberia; Russia.

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    Heterotopia of the Road: Driving and Drifting Siberian Style

    Argounova-Low, T., 22 Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.

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  • Bright Sun Shining: A Siberian Summer Festival

    Brown, A. K. & Argounova-Low, T. I., 10 Nov 2017

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  • Biography of a Road: Past and Present of the Siberian Doroga Lena

    Argounova-Low, T. & Prisyazhnyi, M., Mar 2016, In : Development and Change. 47, 2, p. 367-387 21 p.

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    Narrative Objects: The Sakha Summer Festival and Cultural Revitalization

    Brown, A. K. & Argounova-Low, T. I., 2015, In : Museum Worlds. 3, 1, p. 136-138 3 p.

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