The event is supported by the European Union, European Regional Development Fund (through Enterprise Estonia conference support grant).

EAS project name: Congress “Juri Lotman’s Semiosphere” 2022

Total support: 27 145,49 EUR

Project goals: Congress “Juri Lotman’s Semiosphere” 2022 will celebrate the centenary of the birth of Juri Lotman (1922–1993), renowned Russian-Estonian semiotician, literary scholar and cultural historian. The international interdisciplinary academic event is the most important output of celebrating Lotman’s anniversary in 2022. The main aim of the congress is to promote Lotman’s academic legacy worldwide and bring together an interdisciplinary network of researchers to create a dialogue between experts with different disciplinary backgrounds. The Congress confirms that the Estonian humanities continue to be among the leading European researchers and research centers. Please visit

The event is organized in cooperation with the Tallinn University Centre of Excellence in Intercultural Studies and it is supported by the (European Union) European Regional Development Fund (Tallinn University’s ASTRA project, TU TEE activity A7).