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Mariam from Georgia: I knew more about Tartu semiotics than about Estonia

On the day of our interview, Mariam arrived to Tartu from a week-long conference. She walked through the streets and said: “Oh my god, this is so familiar!” She had the feeling of opening the door and saying: “Hey Mom, … Continue reading

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Iris: Estonia came after Nicaragua and Taiwan

When Iris first landed in Estonia two years ago, she remembers seeing a huge lamp in the clear, dark sky. It was the full moon, so big and so close; it felt like you could grab it. In other parts … Continue reading

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Becoming a Tartu student – becoming a globally minded student

Our master’s student Tatiana from Moldova writes about physical and mental borders. Continue reading

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The usefulness of medicinal plants is more than folktales

Find out the scientifically proven medicinal effect of juniper, peppermint, birch leaves, and linden tree blossoms. Continue reading

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Eduardo from Mexico Adores Arvo Pärt and Eerie Estonia

Young philosopher and poet Eduardo Torres shares his story of falling in love with Arvo Pärt and Estonia. Continue reading

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Digging Deep In Archaeology: The Orange and The Scurvy

PhD student Alessandra Morrone describes how the study of disease patterns in past populations, combined with bone chemistry, offer unique insights into health and dietary issues of the past. Continue reading

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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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