Short CV/Education and training

Professional career

  • Since 2003
    Full professorship, Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonia

  • Since 1998
    Extraordinary professor, Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonia

  • Since 1985
    Lecturer at the Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonia

  • 1993 – 1998
    Vice rector of Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonia

  • 1991 – 1993
    Head of research, State Museum of Estonian Architecture, Estonia

  • Since 1987
    Head of research department, State Research Institute "Estonian Building Monuments", Estonia

  • 1980
    - 1990 Art historian at the State Research Institute "Estonian Building Monuments", Estonia

Education

  • 1999
    Doctor of philosophy (Estonian Academy of Arts), Estonia

  • 1992
    Candidate (PhD) in art history (Estonian Academy of Arts), Estonia

  • 1987 – 1992
    Post graduate studies at the Allunion Institute of Art History in Moscow, Russia

  • 1975 – 1980
    Studies in history and art history at the University of Tartu, Estonia

  • Born: 15.10.1957, Tallinn/Estonia

Selected publications

  • Books (in Estonian): Ilus maja, kaunis ruum (“Beautiful House and Room”) (2001); "Eesti kunsti ajalugu (“History of Estonian Arts, vol. 2, 1520-1770“)(2005, editor and author); Esitledes issend. Tallinlane ja tema elamu varauusajal („Presenting Oneself. The Early Modern Tallinn (Reval) citizen and his house“. A Monograph.) (2014).

  • Since 2010, only international publications:

    Übersetzungen: Reformatorischer Ideentransfer durch Architektur und visuelle Medien im östlichen Ostseeraum, in: Der Luthereffekt im östlichen Europa. Geschichte, Kultur, Erinnerung. Joachim Bahlcke, Beate Störtkuhl, Matthias Weber (Hrsg.) De Gruyter / Oldenbourg 2017, S. 211-226.

  • Scientific Baroque – for Everyone. Constructing and Conveying an Art Epoch during the Stalinist Period in the Soviet Union and in Soviet Estonia, in: Journal of Art Historiography 2016, (15), pp.1−25.

  • Conservation of Architectural Heritage: Ideology, Politics, and Practice, in: Eesti kunsti ajalugu 1940-1991/History of Estonian Art 1940-1991. Ed. by J. Kangilaski, Tallinn 2016, pp.407−420.

  • Das Kirchengebäude: Privatprojekt des Gutsbesitzers?, in: Protestantischer Kirchenbau der Frühen Neuzeit in Europa. Grundlagen und neue Forschungskonzepte. Jan Harasimowicz (Hrsg). Regensburg: Schnell & Steiner 2015, S. 271−282.

  • Stil und Bedeutung: Über die konkurrierende Renaissancemodelle in der polarisierten Welt des Kalten Krieges, in: ARS (Journal of Institute of Art History of Slovak Academy of Sciences), 2015, v. 48, 2, pp. 118-135.

  • Krista Kodres, Kristina Jõekalda, Introduction, in: Debating German Heritage: Art History and Nationalism During the Long Nineteenth Century. Special Issue of Kunstiteaduslikke Uurimusi/Studies on Art and Architecture. Ed. by Kristina Jõekalda . 2014, N. 23 (3-4), pp. 7-17.

  • Writing the Renaissance: Mai Lumiste and the Soviet Art History Discourse, in: Researching Medieval and Early Modern Art in Soviet Estonia. Mai Lumiste 80. Special Issue of Kunstiteaduslikke Uurimusi/Studies on Art and Architecture. Ed. by Anneli Randla, 2013, N. 22(3-4), pp. 42-59.

  • Magic of Presence: The Ceremony of Taking an Oath of Allegiance in 1690 in Tallinn (Reval), in: Images and Objects in Ritual Practices in Medieval and Early Modern Northern and Central Europe. Krista Kodres, Anu Mänd (Eds). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2013, pp. 183-203.

  • Krista Kodres, Anu Mänd. Introduction, in: Images and Objects in Ritual Practices in Medieval and Early Modern Northern and Central Europe. Krista Kodres, Anu Mänd (Eds). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2013, pp. 1-12.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • History of Estonian Art in 6 volumes, since 2005, editor-in-chieg (4 volumes published until 2017)

  • Art, Cult, and Patronage in Late-Medieval and Early Modern Estonia: Continuity and Change. 2006-2009 (Estonian Science Foundation)

  • Christianization, Colonization and Cultural Exchange: The Historical Origins of the European Identity of Estonia (13th–17th centuries). 2008-2013 (Estonian Science Foundation)

  • The Making of Livonia: Actors, Institutions and Networks in the Medieval and Early Modern Baltic Sea Region. 2014-2019 (Estonian Science Foundation)

  • Historicizing art: Knowledge production in art history in Estonia amidst changing ideologies and disciplinary developments. Project leader. 2014-2018 (Estonian Science Foundation)

  • Unfolding Narratives: Art Histories in East-Central Europe after 1989. 2009-2012 (The Clark Institute of Art, Getty Foundation, Mellon Foundation)

  • Art History and "Socialism(s). 2016-2019. (Estonian Academy of Arts, GWZO Leipzig, Chair for Eastern European Art History, HU Berlin)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Estonian Scientific Council examiner

  • Board member of the journal "Kunstiteaduslikke Uurimusi/Studies on Art and Architecture" (Estonia)

  • Board member of the Journal "Porta Aurea" (University of Gdansk)

  • Finnish Academy external examiner

  • Scientific board of Herder-Institut (Marburg, Germany)

  • Scientific boear Leibniz-Institute, Centre for History and Culture Studies of Eastern Europe (GWZO) in Leipzig

  • Board of Böckler-Mare-Balticum-Stiftung, Germany

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Married, two grandchildren.


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