Category Archives: Studies

A Pakistani in Narva: “I’m Grateful to Estonia”

Yar Muhammad from Pakistan describes why he decided to stay in Estonia after his doctoral studies. He is now an IT lecturer in University of Tartu Narva College. 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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Stefan Zaric: Introducing Estonian Art History in Serbia

Stefan Zaric from Serbia was the only foreign art history student at the University of Tartu last semester. He gave tours at Tartu’s Art Museum and is now introducing Estonian art history in Serbia. Continue reading

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Should the Public Have a Say in Science? A Philosophy Of Science View

Should the public have a say in science and what does fishing in New York have to do with it? Using philosopher of science Philip Kitcher’s arguments and an example of environmental activism in Brooklyn Jaana Eigi explains some reasons to involve the public in science. Continue reading

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The Gates of Educational Technology and the Challenges of Our Time

Emanuel Bardone, a lecturer of educational technology, explains how technology can be used in teaching and learning, while making it more affordable, attractive, and effective. Continue reading

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Kikee D. Bhutia: Reviving the Sikkimese (Denjongpo) culture

Doctoral student Kikee D. Bhutia from Sikkim, India is certain that the knowledge and experience gained from the Department of Estonian and Comparative Folklore will help her better research her own community, the Bhutia, as well as to understand their traditions and culture. Continue reading

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Could Creaky Voice Decrease the Pay Gap in Estonia?

Scientists have noticed that more and more women have started to speak with a creaky voice quality (also known as vocal fry). Kätlin Aare and Pärtel Lippus studied the vocal fry phenomenon in Estonian conversations. Continue reading

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