Category Archives: Events

Probably the Most Rocking Event of the Year: sTARTUp Day 2016

Andres Kuusik, one of the organizers of sTARTUp Day 2016, describes how the idea turned into reality and what one can see, hear and gain from participating in the event. Continue reading

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US Elections Show a Country Deeply Polarized

The United States elected its 45th President in what is said to be one of the most controversial elections in recent history. Our students of political science analyse the outcomes of the election and suggest what the future might bring for America and for Estonia. Continue reading

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Introducing the Relationship between Human Rights Issues and Philosophy of Biology

Edit Talpsepp, a researcher of philosophy of science, explains how philosophy can have a practical relevance to different domains of human life – including human rights issues. Continue reading

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Was the Moth Really Attracted to Cristiano Ronaldo’s Tears?

Find out if Ronaldo’s moth was attracted to the footballer’s tears or came to offer friendship and consolation. Continue reading

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A Letter to Tartu Students from a Moscow Prison

Read the letter from prominent Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky sent to Tartu students from a Moscow prison. Continue reading

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Doing Practical Fieldwork in Conflict Areas: Israel

Andrew Whiteoak writes about his group’s study trip to the area of Israel-Palestine conflict. Continue reading

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First National Atlas for Estonia’s 100th Anniversary

Take a glimpse into the future national atlas of Estonia by viewing a selection of five historical maps. Continue reading

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