Juri Lotman studied at St. Petri-Schules (1930–1939). Lotman’s parents tried their best to give their …
Graduation from Petri-Schules School
Juri Lotman graduated from Petrischule with a gold medal (first-class honours).
Admission to the Leningrad State University
Lotman was admitted to the Faculty of Philology at Leningrad State University without having to …
Return to Leningrad
Lotman returned to Leningrad and resumed his studies at the university.
The publication of Lotman’s first scholarly article
The publication of Lotman’s very first scholarly article “Kratkie nastavlenia russkim rytsariam” M. A. Dmitrieva-Mamonova: …
Without the semiosphere, language not only does not function, it does not exist. The different substructures of the semiosphere are linked in their interaction and cannot function without the support of each other. This is the sense of semiosphere in the contemporary world, steadily expanding into space over the centuries, it has now taken on a global character, and includes within itself the call signs of satellites, the verse of poets and the cry of animals. The interdependence of these elements of the semiosphere is not metaphorical, but a reality.
Juri Lotman “Semiosfäärist”. Rmt: Semiosfäärist. Tallinn: Vagabund 1999