The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall
 
 

Jüri Kivimäe

Professor; Elmar Tampold Chair of Estonian Studies
jkivimae@chass.utoronto.ca

Office Location:  Sidney Smith Hall, Room 2056

Fields of Study Geographical Fields:

Europe

Biography:

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.

Authored Publications:

Education:

  • PhD, Estonian Academy of Sciences