Category Archives: Social sciences

What are Estonians like?

University of Tartu psychologists describe a typical Estonian: What is her character and mood like, how much she eats and drinks. Continue reading

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Solving the puzzle of the Kurds in the Syrian conflict

“After historic victories against ISIS, it’s time to bring our great young people home!” wrote Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, on Twitter on 20 December 2018. After historic victories against ISIS, it’s time to bring our … Continue reading

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How To Mourn Properly on Facebook?

A study by a University of Tartu graduate student shows that the topic of death is an important and sensitive topic in social media. What will become of the social media accounts of a deceased one? Continue reading

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Socio-Economic and Ethnic Segregation on the Rise

University of Tartu Professor of Urban and Population Geography Tiit Tammaru is currently a visiting professor at Delft University of Technology in Holland. He gave an interview on his research to the local Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment. Tammaru’s … Continue reading

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How to Find Time When There’s No Time? The Race on the Information Highway

Are you running out of time? You have a lot to do and it seems like less and less hours to do this? Read about the principles of slow work. Continue reading

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Yuxuan Chen: Estonian Small Cities Give Me a Peaceful Feeling

Yuxuan Chen from China describes her life in Estonia after graduating from the EU-Russia programme.
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The impact of Facebook (groups) on political discussions

Our former student Martin Noorkõiv writes about his research which focused on analysing the political discussions in closed groups on Facebook. Continue reading

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