Moving places and ethnography of translocality

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The article is an attempt to consider moving places and translocality issues. The analysys is based on current ethnographic research that I carry out within Polish long-distance truck drivers working for Western European freight companies. The main goal of my interpretation is to highlight controversiality of notions of place and locality categorie which had been actualized within anthropology and humanistic geography. The controversiality emerges with the reference to global mobility, flow and motion concepts. I provide a desription of specificity of mobile fieldwork and everyday pratices of truck drivers through they create significant places. I draw attention to processes of „mobilizing” traditional meaning of the locality and I argue a neccesscity of taking into consideration the mobility category as a preconceptual part of translocal ethnography.

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