Juri Lotman’s centenary in UNESCO anniversaries programme

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27 February – 29 May 2022

Exhibition „Juri Lotman – Professor of Tartu University“

University of Tartu Library

Estonian, Russian and English

Opening 25 February 2022

Exhibition “Fate and epoch: Juri Lotman”

Tallinn University

Estonian, Russian and English

28. February 2022

Project “Facinating Lotman”


April – May 2022

Archive Lessons „Juri Lotman 100“ for schools

Tallinn University or online

Estonian, Russian and English




Laureates of Juri Lotman Scholarship 2022

At the public ceremony of Juri Lotman’s centenary on 28 February at University of Tartu …


The congress ended with a public statement on the war in Ukraine

Yesterday was the final day of the centenary congress “Juri Lotman’s Semiosphere”. At the public …


Watch the live stream of the plenary lectures 

Watch the live stream of the plenary lectures of the congress “Juri Lotman’s Semiosphere”.


К 100-летию Ю.М. Лотмана. Acta Slavica Estonica, XIV

The 14th volume of Acta Slavica Estica is dadicated to the centenary of Juri Lotman.


International Congress “Juri Lotman’s Semiosphere”

February 25–28 at Tallinn University and the University of Tartu, Estonia. 2022 marks the centenary of …



Marek Tamm – A Holistic Approach to Semiotics: Juri Lotman 

Lecture given as a part of the activities of the 2022 International Open Seminar on …

Ljubov Kisseljova – Ю.М. Лотман: профессор Тартуского университета

Ljubov Kisseljova, Professor Emeritus of Russian Literature at the University of Tartu talks about Juri …

Merit Rickberg – 1 Minute Lecture: How to think of change like Juri Lotman? 

The head of TLU semiotic repository Merit Rickberg explains how do the semiotics theories help …

The Companion to Juri Lotman

The volume explores the main facets of Lotman’s work and his main ideas in the …

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