I. Nationality. Homeland. Self-identification

On Estonian Swedes and assimilation campaign of the Republic of Estonia. Alar Schönberg (Estonian Swedish Museum; University of Tartu).

Some considerations of the identity of Estonian Swedes. Alar Schönberg.

Livonian lifestories: Source of identity. Mâra Zirnîte (Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Latvian University).

The national identity of Estonians and the Estonian Society in St. Petersburg. Liina Rootalu (Centre of Independent Sociological Research, St. Petersburg).

On the feasibility of integration. Merle Karusoo (Pirgu Development Centre).

Peripheral Hungarians in diaspora. Sweden. A sociolinguistic, multilingual and multiethnic study. Katalin Henriksson (Lund University).

The place folklore of Siberian Estonians today. Reflections of adaptation. Astrid Tuisk (Estonian Literary Museum).

Crooks and heroes, priests and preachers. Religion and socialism in the oral-literary tradition of a Finnish-Canadian mining community. Kirsti Salmi-Niklander (Helsinki University).

II. Individual. Society. Life story

Home in the topography of life: life stories of a house. Dace K. Bormane (Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Latvian University).

The 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 of Tartu).

"Who is red on the outside and white inside?" The topic of the Soviet rule in Estonian life stories. Kaari Siemer (University of Tartu).

Usually silenced: changing world in the apolitical life story. Baiba Bela-Krûminja. (Department of History and Philosophy, Latvian University).

Narratives of collective farms in life stories. Marietta Aardam (University of Tartu).

Estonian deaf biographies. The making of studies. Liina Paales (Estonian Literary Museum).

III. People around us. Ancestors. "Me"

Man, woman and longings in Finnish village tradition. Tuija Saarinen (Helsinki University).

The phenomenon of an athlete. Georg Lurich from a historical figure to the hero of folk tales. Kalle Voolaid (University of Tartu; Estonian Sports Museum).

Tradition connected to childbirth among the Udmurts beyond the River Kama. Tatiana Minniakhmetova (University of Tartu).

Departing from this life. Changes in death culture in Estonia at the end of the 20th century. Tiia Ristolainen (University of Tartu).

On cemetery culture, with examples from Estonia and Finland. Triin Viitamees (University of Tartu).

Doing research among family and friends. Problems and advantages. Pihla Vuorinen (University of Joensuu; Aleksanteri Institute, Helsinki).

Voices of family history: Problems of the textualisation strategy. Pauliina Latvala (Helsinki University).

On the edge of being relatives: family narratives about the separation and uniting of relatives. Irina Razumova (Polar State Academy, St. Petersburg).

Popular history in the view of Estonian folkloristics. Tiiu Jaago (University of Tartu).

Family narrative as reverberator of history. Tiiu Jaago. (University of Tartu).