The main objective of the conference is to discuss the state of research in the field of territorial identity, the impact of globalization on its evolution in different geographical and geopolitical conditions, the relation between the problem of identity with other directions of geographical studies, their practical importance in the understanding of current shifts in social and political processes in the world and in state-building in different countries. The conference is sponsored by the IGU Commission on Political Geography, National Committee of Geographers of Ukraine, Institute of Geography of The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Tavrian G.I. Vernadsky National University