Since 2010 the Department of Estonian and Comparative Folklore has offered regular classes of folkloristics in English, mainly oriented towards MA and PhD students but open to all. In case you are interested in these courses, please contact Liilia Laaneman, e-mail
, phone +372 737 5304.
During the spring semester 2017 the Department of Estonian and Comparative Folklore will offer the following classes in English:
FLKU.04.044 Demonology of Folk Religion (6 ECTS), Ülo Valk, Margaret Lyngdoh. The course can be taken as an optional course by all PhD, MA and BA students. Time: Mondays at 16.15, week 25-37; place: Ülikooli 16-214; first lecture: Feb 13th, 2017: Legend and belief.
FLKU.04.111 Folklore: Textualization and Textology (3 ECTS), Jonathan Roper (for MA and PhD students). Time: Thursdays at 16.15, week 25-38; place: Ülikooli 16-209. First lecture: March 2nd, 2017: Editing Folklore.
HVKU.04.004 Migration and Refugees (3 ECTS), Anastasiya Astapova. The course can be taken as an optional course by all PhD, MA and BA students. Time: Tuesdays at 16.15; place: Ülikooli 16-215; weeks 24-32, 34. First lecture : Feb 7th: Migration: theories and practices.
HVKU.04.005 Tibetian Sacred Geography (3 ECTS), Dr Valentina Punzi. The course can be taken as an optional course by all PhD, MA and BA students. lectures will be held from 6th to 14th February 2017.