18.30 – 21 Welcome Reception at the University of Tartu Art Museum, Ülikooli 18 (the Main Building of the University of Tartu)
Welcome Reception follows the first plenary lecture of the conference held in the Assembly Hall in the Main Building of the University of Tartu.
Welcome Reception takes place in the University of Tartu Art Museum, where participants can during the informal get-together meeting communicate and also admire antique sculptures. In the Museum the Chamber of Mummies, inspired from the Egyptian vault, has recently opened. Please find more information about the Chamber, where the original Egyptian mummies are exhibited from the homepage of the Museum here.
15 –16.30 Guided tour in the Estonian National Museum
Guided tours will introduce the two major exhibitions of the Estonian National Museum:
1) the main permanent exhibition Encounters, expanding upon Estonian cultural history and everyday life and stretching out on a timeline from the present day to the Ice Age;
2) the exhibition Echo of the Urals, which provides insight into the lives of the different people speaking Finno-Ugric languages and inhabiting the northern parts of this corner of the world.
Please find more information from the web of the Estonian National Museum here.
19.00 – 23 Conference Dinner at the White Hall of the University of Tartu Museum, Lossi 25