EVENTS

Juri Lotman’s 100th anniversary will be celebrated both in Estonia and many other countries all over the world with conferences, seminars, exhibitions, publications and many other activities related to Lotman’s legacy. On this page you will find an overview of the schedule of the anniversary and planned events.

In case you are an organizer of an undertaking related to Lotman’s 100th anniversary which is currently not included in this schedule, please do contact us at merit.rickberg@jurilotman.ee.


EXHIBITION “Juri Lotman 100: Person – Text – Culture”

15. January – 31. March 2022

Location: Tartu, Estonian National Museum.

Organizers: Department of Semiotics at the University of Tartu, Estonian Semiotics Association, Juri Lotman’s family.

Content Curators: Katrin Sipelgas and Jaak Kilmi.

Contact: Merit Rickberg,  merit.rickberg@ut.ee  


INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS “Juri Lotman’s Semiosphere” 

25. February – 28. February 2022

Location: Tallinn and Tartu, Estonia.

Organizers: Estonian Semiotics Association, Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Tartu, School of Humanities of the University of Tallinn and Juri Lotman Semiotics Repository.

Contact: secretary of the congress Darja Dorving, darja.dorving@jurilotman.ee.

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Juri Lotman’s 100th anniversary. PUBLIC CEREMONY AT UNIVERSITY OF TARTU

28. February 2022

Location: University of Tartu, Estonia.


PUBLICATION OF The Bloomsbury Handbook to Juri Lotman

February 2022

Location: London, United Kingdom.

Organizers: Bloomsbury Publishing, University of Tallinn, University of Tartu.

Contact: Marek Tamm, marek.tamm@tlu.ee ja Peeter Torop, peeter.torop@ut.ee 


OPENING OF THE ONLINE PLATFORM AND DIGITAL ARCHIVE “Digital Lotman”

February 2022

Location: online (jurilotman.ee).

Organizers: Estonian Semiotics Association, Department of Semiotics at the University of Tartu, Juri Lotman Semiotics Repository.  

Contact: Katre Pärn, katre.parn@ut.ee 


TRAVELLING EXHIBITION “Juri Lotman 100: Person – Text – Culture”

1. April – 31. December 2022

Location: different exhibition venues all over Europe.

Organizers: Department of Semiotics at the University of Tartu, Estonian Semiotics Association, Juri Lotman’s family.

Content curators: Katrin Sipelgas and Jaak Kilmi.

Contact: Merit Rickberg,  merit.rickberg@ut.ee 


Celebrations of Juri Lotman’s 100th anniversary at the 15th WORLD CONGRESS OF SEMIOTICS

September 2022

Location: Thessaloniki, Greece

Organizers: International Association for Semiotic Studies, Hellenic Semiotics Society, Department of Semiotics at the University of Tartu.

Contact: Andreas Ventsel, andreas.ventsel@ut.ee