Cultural Theory

Gorin D.

Savrutskaya E.

Cultural History

Chistyakova V.

Sorokin А.
Losunov А.

Applied Cultural Research

Sinetsky S.

Sadokhin A.

Kochelyaeva N.
Razlogov K.


Steiner E.

Russian Institute for Cultural Research – 80 years

Chikisheva A.

Vasiliev A.

Rabinovich V.


Fadeeva I.

Reifman B.

Current Events

Bogatyreva E.

Goncharik A.

UDC 008:159.953
Chikisheva A.
Phenomenon of Nostalgia and Its Problematisation in Contemporary Cultural Research

Annotation. The report was presented during the jubilee session of the Academic Council at the Russian Institute for Cultural Research. It addressed the issues of contemporary memory studies; the author analyses the history of nostalgia concept and existing approaches to its definition. The special attention is given to Nietzsche’s concept of ressentiment, which is analysed as an opposite one. Post-Soviet Russia and actual Russian experience of tackling the past and history provide for the empirical data of the study also based on the review of the sociological investigation into mass geopolitical orientations and perception of the 1991events in Russia.

Key words: social memory, cultural memory, memory studies, nostalgia, ressentiment, cultural trauma, collective identity

Chikisheva Anna Sergueevna,
Researcher of the Department for Screen Culture, 
Russian Institute for Cultural Research (Moscow),
e-mail: anna.chikisheva@gmail.com


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