Tag: Estonia

Conversation with Francisco Martinez on his work on post-socialist ruins

Francisco Martínez , October 21st, 2020

Interview-review of Remains of the Soviet Past in Estonia (Winner of the Early Career Scholars Award 2018 of the European Association of Social Anthropologists) Keiti Kljavin, Lecturer at…


STS and Electoral Politics

Baird Campbell , August 18th, 2020

In the context of the upcoming US presidential election and increasing evidence of the importance of voting infrastructure, this week we revisit past posts that highlight the key…


CFP: Studying Traditional Crafts: Goals and Methods in Higher Education

Jason Baird Jackson , April 15th, 2019

Here is a call for papers for an exciting conference in Estonia. The hosts are wonderful colleagues whom I met while visiting Viljandi last fall. Their call is…

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Shreds and Patches in 2018

Jason Baird Jackson , January 1st, 2019

Which Shreds and Patches posts were most popular in 2018? These were: What is the current status of confidentiality and non-disclosure policies at HAU? Coconut Rattles in Florida…

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At the Estonian National Museum

Jason Baird Jackson , November 1st, 2018

#fulbrightspecialist #fulbright #exchangeourworld This is the third of three anticipated posts on my fall 2019 visit to Estonia (1st, 2nd). A great resource for the University of Tartu’s…

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Two Short Courses in Tartu

Jason Baird Jackson , October 24th, 2018

#fulbrightspecialist #fulbright #exchangeourworld In an earlier post, I expressed my appreciation for the opportunity to visit the University of Tartu as a Fulbright Specialist. Among my tasks w…

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The University of Tartu, Appreciated

Jason Baird Jackson , October 17th, 2018

I recently spent an extended time in Tartu, Estonia. I had the wonderful opportunity to be a Fulbright Specialist visiting the Departments of: (1) Estonian and Comparative Folklore,…

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Eeva Kesküla: How capitalists think about labor dynasties and corporate ethics

Focaal Web Editor , April 4th, 2018

This contribution looks at the implications of how capitalists think about corporate ethics and moral obligations in monoindustrial towns. I present the cases of two mining towns in…