Wednesday, 30 April 2008

Global Greens

On my way to the Global Greens Congress - the second of its kind, this time around taking place in São Paulo...

Monday, 28 April 2008

Trip to Europe, after all


It seems likely, all of a sudden, that I will go to Europe after all this year. Probably september, three weeks, with most of the time in Tartu (co-writing a journal article with Ilmar Rootsi of Naturalists´ Society) and shorter stops in Oslo and Helsinki.

Details to be announced (and agreed upon)...

Wednesday, 23 April 2008

Positively Transforming: Estonia

In February my wife was interviewed by the Estonian daily Postimees, among with six other international students, about how it is like to be a foreigner in Estonia. Today we came across a blogger that have translated her replies (back) into English.

Foreign perspective

Thursday, 17 April 2008

Estrangement, extinction, zoosemiotics

News updates:

1. I´ve just submitted my abstract for the First World Congress on Environmental History (see link in the sidebar) - title: "Estranged, Endangered, Extinxt. Lessons from the Extinction of the Scandinavian Wolf". The panel I´m participating in will be headed by Sabine Braukmann.

2. Yesterday, I contributed with info, ideas etc. to the research grant-in-process "Dynamic approach in zoosemiotics", which will be headed by my fellow Tartu semiotician Timo Maran and take place 2009-2012.

Thursday, 10 April 2008



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