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Speakers from each field are invited to give engaging presentations in Estonian or English, outlining the importance and results of their research.
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On 29 May, the Estonian Human Rights Centre presented the "Respecting differences" label to the University of Tartu for the second time at the joint building of ministries in Tallinn.
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Doctoral defence: Peeter Kenkmann "Development of the Authoritarian Regime in Estonia between 1934 and 1940: Roles of the Constitution and the State of Emergency"
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On 13 June at 12:00 Valentina Punzi will defend her doctoral thesis "Making (hi)stories in Amdo: voices, genres, and authorities".
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University of Tartu and the city of Tartu are looking for solutions to develop sustainable mobility
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According to the latest census, 243 languages are spoken as mother tongues in Estonia, so we have a lot of people who speak Estonian as a second language.
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He will give a lecture entitled "World Order After 2022" at 10:15–11:00 in the university assembly hall.
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2024 ESITIS Conference explored the radical pluralities at the heart of contemporary interreligious engagement.
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The three-week night library begins this spring on May 20th. Organized together with the UT Student Council, the night library has been offering students the opportunity to...
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The international conference "Traces of Extinction: Species Loss, Solastalgia, and Semiotics of Recovery" held on 5–7 June 2024 at UT Oecologicum (J. Liivi 2, Tartu) sheds light on the various aspects of biodiversity loss and discusses cultural, subjective, and semiotic approaches to understanding species extinction. Registration is open until 23 May.
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Paris Pin-Yu Chen: Thinking Globally about Race and Eugenics in Interwar Estonia
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In the coming academic year, singer, pianist and composer Kadri Voorand will become the new Professor of Liberal Arts at the University of Tartu, with a lecture course focusing on life-changing creation. She will be succeeded by Peeter Jalakas, former professor and director, who will participate in a public discussion titled “Feeling and meaning” in the attic hall of Tartu Cathedral on the evening of 23 May.
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In total, 176 students and 111 staff members of the University of Tartu registered to participate in the challenge from 1 to 30 April. During the month, they took nearly 49 million steps.
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The University of Tartu, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn University, the Estonian University of Life Sciences, the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, the Estonian Academy of Arts, and the Gender Equality and Equal Treatment Commissioner celebrate the Diversity Week from 6 to 12 May, under the title “Diverse Estonian universities”.
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On 16 May, the Estonian Doctoral School Career Conference will be held in Tallinn to discuss the value of doctoral studies and the career prospects of doctoral students. All Estonian doctoral students and those interested in doctoral studies are welcome to attend.
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From 8 May to 20 October, all UT employees, students, alumni and all others interested are welcome to complete the orienteering course and reconnect with the history of the UT dormitories.
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Birute Klaas-Lang was elected as the academy research professor in Estonian language and its teaching and Meelis Kull as the academy research professor in artificial intelligence.
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On 24 May, at 14:15 Rodolfo Basile will defend his doctoral thesis "Invenitive-Locational Constructions in Finnish: A Mixed Methods Approach” for obtaining the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Finnic languages).
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Kant and his Followers on Self-Determination
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