Category Archives: Social sciences

Yuxuan Chen: Estonian Small Cities Give Me a Peaceful Feeling

Yuxuan Chen from China describes her life in Estonia after graduating from the EU-Russia programme.
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The impact of Facebook (groups) on political discussions

Our former student Martin Noorkõiv writes about his research which focused on analysing the political discussions in closed groups on Facebook. Continue reading

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Hannah Schaper: Stay Curious and Show Initiative

Hannah Schaper, a graduating student from Germany looks back at the time she spent in Tartu while studying at the International Relations and Regional Studies programme. Continue reading

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Nicholas Vandrey: Visiting Tartu Is Like Taking a Vacation

Our Business Administration programme alumni Nicholas Vandrey (Texas, USA) explains why he decided to stay in Estonia after graduation. Continue reading

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Practical Field Research in Conflict Areas: Kosovo

Rebecca Stanley writes about his group’s study trip to Kosovo and the experiences and knowledge gained there. Continue reading

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Leonardo Pataccini: Teaching Is Just Like Dancing

Leonardo Pataccini, a researcher from Argentina, shares his thoughts about living and teaching at the University of Tartu. Continue reading

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Escaping Modernity at Winter School in Kääriku

George Spencer Terry, a master’s student of EU-Russia studies, shares his experience at the winter school “Biopolitics and Semiotics of the Body”. Continue reading

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