The proposed issue contains articles of the participants of the Annual Scientific Conference "Mechanisms for Formation of Cultural Exclusion and Frontier Zones" which takes place in St. Petersburg. The texts selected for publication in this issue highlight the cultural phenomena from the perspective of their impact on the transformation of space. In other words, the authors of this issue are interested in how cultural experience and cultural memory are embodied in the structure of space. This issue may be of interest to anthropologists, historians, sociologists, philosophers, literary scholars, geographers, culturologists, specialists in Border Studies, Cultural Studies, Trauma Studies, Memory Studies, etc..
Guest Editor: Sergey Troitsky, Center for Cultural Research and Intercultural Communication, Herzen Russian State Pedagogical University, St. Petersburg, Russia / Research Center for Cultural Exclusion and Frontier Zones, Sociological Institute, RAS, Russia)