Category Archives: Humanities

3 myths about conspiracy theories

University of Tartu semioticians Mari-Liis Madisson and Andreas Ventsel highlight three myths related to conspiracy theories. Continue reading

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What Belarusian people joke about

Anastasiya Fiadotava writes about the jokes that Belarusian people make about their families and politics. Continue reading

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Health as a value, health as a right

Philosopher Francesco Orsi analyzes how health came out on top of fundamental values in the coronavirus pandemics. Continue reading

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How Lyudmyla leads semiotic research in a Moscow agency

In an interview to UT Blog, fresh PhD Lyudmyla Zaporozhtseva unveils how she leads semiotic research at a marketing research agency in Moscow. Continue reading

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The problem with Disney’s live-action remakes: Creating emotion with animation

Jason Mario Dydynski writes about how Disney’s live-action remakes compare to their older animated films in regard to creating emotion. Continue reading

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Affective meaning-making: novel forms of community formation

Semioticians describe the novel forms of community formation, driven by affective meaning-making on social and online media. Continue reading

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What About the Truth of Science?

Lisa Zorzato, a PhD student of philosophy, explores the relation between science and the truth. Continue reading

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