Tag Archives: Estonians

Academic Pilgrimage in the Steps of Kristjan and Eduards

Read the fascinating story of two Latvian students who walked over 200 km from Riga to Tartu in the steps of Eduards Veidenbaums and Kristjan Jaak Peterson. Continue reading

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Estonians Want Estonians for Neighbours

Human geographers show how the segregation between Estonians and Russians has increased in Estonian cities. Continue reading

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The Song Festival Is Sacred for Estonians

This survey led by University of Tartu researchers reveals why the tradition of song and dance festivals is sacred for Estonians, and also lists the top 5 festival experiences. Continue reading

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Estonia – Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Emigration and population decline is an emotional topic for Estonians — researchers at the UT Centre for Ethics have delved into the personal stories of those who have left and share their findings. Continue reading

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Silent and Slow Estonians, Emotional and Fast Russians

What happens when an Estonian and a Russian meet? See the outcomes of a new study about ethnic stereotypes and communication patterns. Continue reading

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Character Determines Food Preference

A large-scale study carried out in Estonia revealed clear links between personal traits and food preference. Continue reading

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Estonian and Indian Milk Lovers Share a Common Ancestor

Researchers have found that the Estonians and Indians who can digest lactose share a common ancestor that walked the Earth about 7500 years ago. The study was published in the “Molecular Biology and Evolution” journal. Continue reading

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