Tallinn, Estonia

Introduction to Estonia and Finno-Ugric Cultures and Nations

when 10 January 2024 - 26 January 2024
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 1 EC
fee EUR 120

As Estonia is one of the Uralic nations, it is the best place to get to know Finno-Ugric cultures! A 6-lecture series on Finno-Ugric Studies provides an overview of the Finno-Ugric nations’ history, culture, and modern developments.

Course leader

Anna Kuznetsova, MA in History and a PhD researcher working on the research on ethnopolitical institutions in Finno-Ugric regions and David Edwards, Defended his PhD at the University of Glasgow on representations of Estonian identity.

Target group

The course is open to everyone interested in the topic.

Course aim

The topics covered by the course include not only the history of the Uralic peoples, but also contemporary politics, modern forms of cooperation, and cultural trends. We will have a chance to meet the basics of some Finno-Ugric languages and talk to representatives of some organizations working with Finno-Ugric issues (for example, NPO Fenno-Ugria, NGO Komi Cultural Society).

Credits info

1 EC
Students will be awarded 1 ECTS for full participation and satisfactory completion of a 2000 word written assignment

Fee info

EUR 120: The course fee