Monthly Archives: January 2016

Uralic Winterschool 2016


Students at the Finno-Ugric Winter School 2014

The 4th Uralic Winter-school will take place in Tartu from January 31st to February 6th 2016.

The programme is part of an Erasmus Plus Strategic Partnership project “INFUSE”—Integration of Finno-Ugric Studies in Europe. Project coordinator is the Institute for Finno-Ugric Studies at Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich (Elena Skribnik), and besides Tartu (Gerson Klumpp) Continue reading


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The Resilient Pagans of Russia

Mari5-690Wen the Bolsheviks went about counting and cataloguing the ethnicities they had inherited from the Russian Empire, they identified not one but two Mari nations: the Mountain Mari, numbering about fifty thousand, and the Meadow Mari, a hundred and fifty thousand strong. Both were related to the Finns, spoke Finno-Ugric languages, and had received a modified Cyrillic written language from Russian missionaries in the nineteenth century. Continue reading

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The Finno-Ugric Film Festival FUFF III

fuff_151. Call for the Scriptwriting workshop (deadline – 15 February 2016).

The Finno-Ugric Film Festival (FUFF) announces its Scriptwriting workshop, to be held during the Festival in Tsiistre, Estonia, 8-11 June 2016.

We invite 12 applications from filmmakers who wish to participate in this workshop. Those selected will receive assistance as follows: Continue reading

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