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Kivimäe, Jüri  Ph.D. Inst. of History, Estonian Academy of Sciences
Professor, St. George Campus

Office: SS 2056
Field: Baltic region, late medieval and modern periods

Professor Kivimäe is interested in fifteenth and sixteenth century Europe, focusing on economic, social and cultural history of the Baltic sea region and especially on medieval Livonia.  He has published in the fields of Hanseatic trade, history of Lutheran Reformation, everyday life and late medieval urban history (Aspects of Daily Life in Medieval Estonia, 1966), national historiography and modern Estonia (Tallinn in Fire. Soviet Air-Raid to Tallinn in March 1944, 1966).  He is currently working on a history of culture of writing and printed books in sixteenth century Estonia.