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The last Tuesday seminar in 2004

At 13:00 on December 30 we will visit the display Genealogy of Estonian Domestic Animals in the Esto...
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48th academic conference of the F. R. Kreutzwald week

On December 21 and 22, 2004 the 48th academic conference of the F. R. Kreutzwald week is held in the...
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Piret Paal defends master's thesis on malaria lore

At 15:15 on Wednesday, December 15, Piret Paal defends her masters thesis Eesti ja Soome-Karjala hal...
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In Academic Folklore Society (AFS)

At 16:00 on Thursday, December 16, a seminar (Christmas special!) of the AFS is held in the hall of ...
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Medica, interdisciplinary conference on (folk) medicine on December 10

Research into folk medicine has so far been largely limited to the sphere of folklorists and ethnolo...
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Seminar on digitizing in the Finnish Literary Society

On November 19-20 the international seminar Folklore Archives and Cultural Dynamics. Problems of Dig...
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Votian Day in the Estonian Literary Museum

On Thursday, December 2, the Votian Day is celebrated at the Estonian Literary Museum. The event beg...
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Tuesday seminar on November 30 in the Literary Museum

On this Tuesday seminar Kristi Salve provides an overview of the recent activities of Latvian folklo...
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Tuesday seminar on November 23 in the Literary Museum

On this Tuesday seminar Nikolai Konakov discusses his article Traditional mores and justice in Komi ...
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The 2004 Baltic Assembly Prize Winner in Science is Academician Arvo Krikmann

The Estonian Academy of Sciences was informed that this year's Baltic Assembly Prize in Science was ...
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In memoriam Loreida Raudsepp

On Saturday, November 13, 2004, Loreida Raudsepp (b. on May 7, 1922), a member of the Folklore Secto...
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Tuesday seminar on November 16 in the Literary Museum

On this Tuesday seminar Dieter Harmening's article On the Theological Context of Ethnological Termin...
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Tuesday seminar on November 9 in the Literary Museum

On this Tuesday seminar we are hosting Peter Pomozi, PhD, from Budapest. Peter Pomozi will discuss i...
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Collection conference of the Academic Folklore Society (AFS)

The collection conference of AFS will be held at 12:00 on Thursday, November 11, in the hall of Esto...
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Tuesday seminar, this time held on Wednesday, November 3

This week, our Tuesday seminar will be exceptionally shifted on Wednesday (Nov. 3). Everything else ...
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Peter Pomozi's visit to Tartu

From October 20 to November 20 the Department of Folkloristics of the Estonian Literary Museum is h...
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Interdisciplinary seminar People and Pets

Everyone interested in what semiotics, veterinarians, biologists, folklorists and other animal frien...
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Anu Vissel defends doctor's thesis

Anu Vissel defends her doctor's thesis Children's Lore in the Changing Society at 14:15 on Monday, O...
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Important folklore archive material now available for students of Pedagogical University

At 13:00 on October 21, Estonian Literary Museum (ELM) will hand over the files of the Department of...
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Tuesday seminar on October 19 in the Literary Museum

On this Tuesday seminar Kristi Salve will be discussing the Crimea and the Ukraine region from the v...
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Tuesday seminar on October 12 in the Literary Museum

On this Tuesday seminar we will be watching the documentary on Votes ...ja päästa meid ära kurjast! ...
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Tuesday seminar on October 5 in the Literary Museum

On this Tuesday seminar Renata Sõukand will share her experience on the recent conference on semioti...
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RIP Felix Oinas

On September 25, 2004, Felix Oinas died in his home in Bloomington (Indiana, USA). Born on March 6, ...
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Tuesday Seminar at 11:00 on September 7

On September 7 seminar Anu Korb will discuss the tradition of Estonians in Siberia (Kaseküla).

Conference Generation P in the Tundra

In October 8-10 the Siberian Conference Generation P in the Tundra is held in the Estonian Literatur...
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Talvemaastikud 2. Winter Landscapes Part 2. Under Foreign Stars

At 14:00 on June 25 Andres Kuperjanov and Mare Kõiva open the photo exhibition "Winter Landscapes Pa...
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Book Presentations

At noon on Tuesday, June 22, the presentations of the following folkloric publications will be held ...
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Visit to the Sports Museum

Our Tuesday seminars will conclude with a visit to the Estonian Sports Museum. The museum tour inclu...
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Annual meeting of the Academic Folklore Society (AFS)

The yearly meeting of the AFS is held at 16:00 on Thrsday, May 27 in Veski 4, Tartu. Presentations a...
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Tuesday Seminar at 11:00 on May 18

This seminar discusses the article Chuds in Komi-Permyak narratives and beliefs (orig.: "Tshud' po k...
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Tuesday seminar on May 11

The seminar topic for May 11 is "Interview techniques vis-à-vis native metacommunicative repertoires...
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Seminar on May 7-8

On May 7 and 8 a seminar was held on pets and tradition concerning pets. The topics included new man...
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Workshop on the use of visual methods in folkloristics

Within the framework of the Visual Culture Week the Estonian National Museum and the Academic Folklo...
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Tuesday seminar on May 4, 2004

On May 4 seminar Tiiu Jaago discussed the biography of a murderer from the social aspect and in the ...
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Presentation of the Setu folktales

On April 21 the anthology of the Setu folktales Kahrukõrvaga Ivvan, compiled by Jaan Sandra, was pre...
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Tuesday seminar on April 20

The seminar discussed Charles L. Brigg's book Learning How to Ask: A Sociolinguistic Appraisal of th...
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Katre Õim defended her doctoral thesis

On April 14, Katre Õim defended her doctoral dissertation Võrdluste struktuurist ja kujundisemantika...
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Seminar on Applied Philosophy - Timeless beginning

At 13:00 on Thursday, April 15, Enn Kasak will deliver a lecture "Timeless beginning" in Estonian L...
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Additions to our website in English and German

Several additions have been made to the English pages of our server Haldjas. The most recent additio...
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Forselius publication available online

The electronic version of one of the earliest books on the Estonian mythology, Johann Forselius' wor...
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VTK Seminar on March 30, 2004: 11 AM in room 234

In our traditional seminar in the Estonian Literary Museum the focus is on Neil S. Prices work The V...
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The speech forum of the Academic Folklore Society

On Thursday, March 25, 2004 in the main hall of the Estonian Literary Museum. Presentations are he...
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VTK Seminar on March 22, 2004: 11 AM in room 234

Pille Parder introduces Susan Sonntags Illness as Metaphor.

VTK Seminar on March 15, 2004: 11 AM in room 234

David Hermans monumental work Story Logic. Problems and Possibilities of Narrative was introduced. T...
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The Suris on the Internet

Marju Kõivupuu's "Rahvaarstid Võrumaalt. Noor ja vana Suri" (Folk healers from the Võru County, Sout...
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VTK seminar, March 9: Gender Research in Siberian Studies

On March 9, 2004, Aimar Ventsel held a lecture on the aspects of gender studies in Siberian studies ...
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On William Whiston's World View

Seminar on Applied Philosophy on March 11, 2004 At 18:00 on Thursday, March 11, Dr. Roomet Jakapi w...
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Karin Maria Rooleid Awarded Bibliography Prize

On February 17, 2004, the 3rd speech forum on bibliography was held in the Academic Library of the T...
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Oskar Loorits' "Estnische Volkerzählungen" online

Edited by Reet Hiiemäe, the Estonian folktale collection "Estnische Volkerzählungen" by Oskar Loorit...
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VTK Seminar on March 2, 11 AM in room 234

Mare Kõiva introduces two articles from the collection "Contested Past: The Politics of Memory" (eds...
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Professor Juha Pentikäinen lecturing in Tartu

Professor of Comparative Religion at University of Helsinki JUHA PENTIKÄINEN will give a lecture at ...
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Tiia Ristolainen will defend her doctoral thesis

Tiia Ristolainen will defend her doctoral thesis titeled "Aspects of changes in Estonian death cultu...
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Conference

On March 1, 2004 the Estonian Folklore Institute, the Mauritius Institute and the Astronomy Society ...
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The folklore prize of the President of Estonia

On Thursday, February 26, 2004 at 11:00 Arnold Rüütel, President of the Republic of Estonia, present...
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Aino Laagus

Our colleague and the researcher of forest fairies passed away this Monday in Finland. Her major rec...
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The 14th International Conference of ISFNR in Tartu

In July 2005 the international conference on narrative research will be held in Tartu. Further infor...
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Kalevipoeg revisited

The newly published e-book "Studies into Kalevipoeg" includes articles on Kalevipoeg, the regilaul /...
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New Web Page Available

Our long efforts have resulted in the new design of the Estonian and English web sites of folklore.e...
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