CoRe-team member Olga Povoroznyuk at methodological seminar at Moscow State University


Olga Povoroznyuk presented a paper "Infrastructure of Post-Socialism: memory, identity and the politics of emotions in the region of Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM)" at the methodological seminatr hosted by the department of ethnology of Moscow state University, 25 of February

The presentation is focused on the role of infrastructure in (re)construction of identity and materialization of collective memory and affects in the context of Soviet modernization and post-socialist politics of emotions. The study shows how boom and decline, construction and reconstruction, expectation and disappointment constitute temporality of BAM infrastructure and symbolize incompleteness of the Soviet construction.