Tag Archives: Estonia

Gamification of History: Explaining Soviet Culture Through Digital Formats

Semioticians of the University of Tartu have developed the digital learning project “History on Screen” that explains Soviet culture through an interactive digital format. Continue reading

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Who Owned the Right of the First Night in Estonia?

The right of the first night, or the right of the local noble to deflower local peasant brides on their wedding night before their newlywed husbands, has never been a historic fact in Estonia and the rest of Europe. Continue reading

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Summer School “Juri Lotman and the Semiotics of Culture”

Getting away from the heat, I moved north to the long-awaited semiotics summer school and a new season of Game of Thrones. Having crossed the Seven Kingdoms (four, to be honest), I found myself in Estonia where dried yellowness of … Continue reading

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Eesti Blues Through the Eyes of a Photographer

Estonians cherish their beautiful summer, long sunny days and short fairy-tale nights. On the other hand, our dim and foggy days could be just as beautiful. Our IT law lecturer Tõnu Runnel has captured some amazing moments from those dim days all around Estonia. Continue reading

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Getting Inspired at the International Summer University

14 International Summer University participants share their thoughts and feelings about their studies at University of Tartu and the time spent in Estonia. 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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Estonia Through a Webcam

Nature lover Irina Rudik shows a way to marvel at Estonian wildlife from wherever you are. Continue reading

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