Jüri Kivimäe

Professor Emeritus
Sidney Smith Hall, Room 2056



Professor Kivimäe is interested in 15th and 16th century Europe, focusing on the 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 the culture of writing and printed books in 16th century Estonia.


PhD, Estonian Academy of Sciences