At the end of last year, sad news came out of Udmurtia of the passing of the eminent Udmurt linguist and Finnougrist Valei Kelmakov (14 January 1942–28 December 2023).
The Statistical Office of Bashkortostan used the last census, in 2021, to find out which ethnic groups in the republic have the highest number of children.
The Udmurt Language Day was initiated by the Udmurt representative organisation Udmurt Kenesh and first celebrated on 27 November 2018.
The 2023 Uralic Ethnic Studies Award was awarded to Eva Toulouze and Nikolai Anisimov for their research into 21st century Udmurt culture.
On 10 September 2019, Albert Razin - a Udmurt sociologist and philosopher - set himself on fire in front of the Udmurt State Council building.
This year, there has been progress in developing modern software for the Uralic languages. Programmes related to Udmurt and Mari are being developed, in addition to a Uralic-language machine translation engine at the University of Tartu.
At the closing ceremony of the Finno-Ugric Year of Culture, participants will be addressed by President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Minister of Culture Tiit Terik.
The year of Abja-Paluoja, the historic capital of Mulgimaa, as the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture, is drawing to a close. On 27 November, the baton …
Thematic focus of the competition continues to be the upcoming International Decade of Indigenous Languages 2022-2032. Winner of the competition will be announced on January 14, 2022, in Otepää (Estonia).
The night also represents a bridge between TMW and the Finno-Ugrian Days, an event that introduces Finno-Ugric peoples, set to take place in October.
On 21 October, Artyom Malykh, well-known Udmurt activist and founder of Uralistica social network, gave a talk on Uralic peoples of Russia at Sugrifest, a …
A national debate on minority cultural rights is the backdrop to the death of an academic in the Russian republic of Udmurtia. Published in openDemocracy Damelya …