Northern Eurasia at the Junctures of Planetary Geocultures: Co-Spatiality and Borderline

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2023-67-7-103-117
D. Zamyatin,
National Research University Higher School of Economics, 20, Myasnitskaya Str., Moscow, 101000, Russian Federation.

Received 09.01.2023. Revised 06.03.2023. Accepted 24.04.2023.

Abstract. Geocultural features and transformations of states and large regions determine the specifics of their geopolitical trajectories. Any large geoculture can be conceived as a planetary one, with its own planetary cartographies and imaginative patterns. Northern Eurasia can be considered as a field of intersection and interaction of various planetary geocultures that shape the prospects for terrestrial development. The planetary influence of a large local civilization is associated with the presence of an original planetary geocultural cartography of the imagination, with the possibility of successfully translating these large-scale geocultural images outside, into the zones of influence of other large terrestrial civilizations. Co-spatiality in its civilizational and geocultural dimension means the presence of multiple purposeful planetary thinking that unfolds large-scale spatial communication patterns. Any co-spatial civilization or geoculture is totally borderline – its borderline is due to the constant process of geocultural selfadaptation in interaction with other geocultures and civilizations. Meta-geoculture explores the genesis, formation and various transformations of planetary imaginative cartographies focused on achieving their respective geocultural, geopolitical and geo-ideological goals. Meta-geocultural studies of Northern Eurasia should be aimed at identifying, first of all, the planetary geocultural cartographies of the imagination. Northern Eurasia can be considered as a space of interaction between the Western Euro-African cartography of the imagination, based on the Euro-Indian (or Indo-European) meta-geographic axis, and the East Asian cartography of the imagination, which is closely correlated with the Russian-Chinese meta-geographic axis.

Keywords: geoculture, meta-geoculture, Northern Eurasia, planetarity, cartographies of the imagination, borderline, co-spatiality


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Zamyatin D. Northern Eurasia at the Junctures of Planetary Geocultures: Co-Spatiality and Borderline. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2023, vol. 67, no. 7, pp. 103-117. EDN: JWWPLM

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