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Introduction to Estonia and Finno-Ugric Cultures and Nations

Tallinn University

15 days
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A 6-lecture series on Finno-Ugric Studies provides an overview of the Finno-Ugric nations’ history, culture, and modern developments.

Overview

As scientists found out, the Finno-Ugric peoples have inhabited the European continent for around ten thousand years. Mainly, they live in the territory of Estonia, Russia, Finland, and Hungary. How are these countries connected? During the lecture series, we will study how the Hungarians, Finns, Estonians, Sami, Komi, Mansi and many other Finno-Ugric nations are related to each other, how they settled so far from each other, and what the roots of their origin are. 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). 

Programme Structure

Real-time video lectures in Zoom.Time Zone:  UTC/GMT +3 hours 

1 Lecture: Origin and history of the Finno-Ugric peoples. Current socio-economic situations and modern political developments in Finno-Ugric regions.

2 Lecture: Building a Finno-Ugric State: Comparative Historical Introduction to Estonian, Finnish and Hungarian History.

3 Lecture: Representing Estonian National Identity in the 21st Century.

4 Lecture: Finno-Ugric traditional and modern culture. Current Finno-Ugric cooperation: institutions; youth, scientific and cultural forums; bi- and multilateral cooperation.

5 Meeting with the representatives of NGO Komi Cultural Society.

6 Meeting with the representatives of NPO Fenno-Ugria, NGO Hõimulõimed and Society Fenno-Ugria Noored.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 15 days
    • 4 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

1 ECTS

Delivered

Online
  • Fully structured
  • Regular mandatory meetings
  • Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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    100 EUR/full
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    100 EUR/full
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    Based on the tuition of 100 EUR for the full programme during 15 days.

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