THE COLLECTIVE MEMORY AS A BASIS OF TERRITORIAL IDENTITY

Natalia PROKOPİEVA

Pauline A. ALEKSEYEV

With global social changes, old stereotypes ara breaking, values are changing and social identity issues are becoming more important. In the ongoing migration movements, territory identity is increasingly gaining grounds. This article suggests that the basis for the formation of territorial identity can be a collective memory of the territory as general knowledge, memories and attitudes.

Key Words: Social Identity, Territorial Identity, Collective Memory.