Civilization and culture

Bahrevsky E.

Selezneva E.

Romanova D.

Cultural Theory

Vasiliev G.

Applied Cultural Research

Pleschenko V.

Seleznev А.


Rybak K.

Pustovoit Yu.

DOI 10.34685/HI.2019.93.21.009
Seleznev А.
Modern religious and ecological movements as a subject of ethnographic study (Western Siberia, Omsk region)
Abstract. The results of ethnographic study Omsk region modern religious and ecological movements are presented. Source database consists field materials, collected during the research the new sacral centre formed around Okunevo village, as well as ideological(religious)-oriented ecovillages, widely spread on the territory of Omsk region. The materials belong to the 21st century. The concept of the new sacred spaces chronotope is considered. Archaeological objects are exposed to the sacralization and mythologization form its basis often. At the same time, the new occult-mystical mythology associated with archaeological monuments is only a modernization very archaic traditional ideas and archetypes. A popular etiological myth about the ancient great city on the site of the current city of Omsk is analyzed. Psychological frustration on the reason of the loss by Russian regions former economic and cultural significance, the centralization and concentration all cultural and economic resources almost only in the capitals of Russia it is the Social basis of such motives.

Key words: Western Siberia, Omsk region, Okunevo, ecovillages, ethnographic study.

Seleznev Alexander Gennadievich,
PhD in History,
Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography,
Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Novosibirsk),
e-mail: seleznev@myttk.ru


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