I. Nationality. Homeland.
Swedes and assimilation campaign of the Republic of Estonia. Alar Schönberg (Estonian
Swedish Museum; University of Tartu).
considerations of the identity of Estonian Swedes. Alar Schönberg.
lifestories: Source of identity.
Mâra Zirnîte (Institute of Philosophy and
Sociology, Latvian University).
national identity of Estonians and the Estonian Society in St.
Rootalu (Centre of Independent Sociological Research, St.
the feasibility of integration.
Merle Karusoo (Pirgu Development Centre).
Hungarians in diaspora. Sweden. A sociolinguistic, multilingual
and multiethnic study.
Katalin Henriksson (Lund University).
place folklore of Siberian Estonians today. Reflections of adaptation. Astrid Tuisk (Estonian Literary
and heroes, priests and preachers. Religion and socialism in
the oral-literary tradition of a Finnish-Canadian mining community. Kirsti Salmi-Niklander (Helsinki
II. Individual. Society.
in the topography of life: life stories of a house. Dace K. Bormane (Institute
of Philosophy and Sociology, Latvian University).
farm as the symbol of the state. Metaphorical depiction of the
nation and the state in the childhood memories of older Estonians. Ene Kõresaar (University
is red on the outside and white inside?" The topic of the
Soviet rule in Estonian life stories. Kaari Siemer (University of Tartu).
silenced: changing world in the apolitical life story. Baiba Bela-Krûminja.
(Department of History and Philosophy, Latvian University).
of collective farms in life stories. Marietta Aardam (University of Tartu).
deaf biographies. The making of studies. Liina Paales (Estonian Literary Museum).
III. People around us.
woman and longings in Finnish village tradition. Tuija Saarinen (Helsinki University).
phenomenon of an athlete. Georg Lurich from a historical figure
to the hero of folk tales.
Kalle Voolaid (University of Tartu; Estonian Sports Museum).
connected to childbirth among the Udmurts beyond the River Kama. Tatiana Minniakhmetova (University
from this life. Changes in death culture in Estonia at the end
of the 20th century.
Tiia Ristolainen (University of Tartu).
cemetery culture, with examples from Estonia and Finland. Triin Viitamees (University
research among family and friends. Problems and advantages. Pihla Vuorinen (University
of Joensuu; Aleksanteri Institute, Helsinki).
of family history: Problems of the textualisation strategy. Pauliina Latvala (Helsinki
the edge of being relatives: family narratives about the
separation and uniting of relatives. Irina Razumova
(Polar State Academy, St. Petersburg).
history in the view of Estonian folkloristics. Tiiu Jaago (University of
narrative as reverberator of history. Tiiu Jaago. (University of Tartu).