Tag Archives: semiotics

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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Meet Jason, the Debating Origami Artist

Meet Jason, a master’s student of semiotics in Tartu, an origami artist, a public speaker, and so much more. Continue reading

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University Will Not Make You Wise

Why study at university? Professor Mihhail Lotman gives some surprising answers. Continue reading

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Why Speaking Languages Is Inspiring, Enjoyable, and Healthy

Cognitive neurolinguist Professor Edna Andrews examines the links between languages and the brain, the benefits of multilingualism, and the role of semiotics. Continue reading

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How To Become Rich with Semiotics?

Chris Arning, the owner of a marketing consultancy in the UK, talks about using semiotics commercially, selling the semiotic approach to clients, and setting up and promoting one’s consultancy business. Continue reading

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Crimea “Referendum”: Welcome Back Home!

Semiotician Mihhail Lotman showcases the modelling role of art, based on a popular, recent picture that came to symbolise the current state of affairs in Crimea. Continue reading

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Traffic Culture in Estonia: What Reflex Reflectors and Saint Christopher Have in Common

Natalia Hoffman, an independent researcher into the visual communication of Estonia, analyses the traffic culture in Estonia and questions the value of reflex reflectors which pedestrians are obliged to wear by law. Continue reading

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