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Marek Tamm
Marek Tamm
Cultural Historian
Tallinn University
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  • Marek Tamm is professor of cultural history at the School of Humanities in Tallinn University. Graduated in history and semiotics at the University of Tartu (1998), he earned his master degree in medieval studies from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris (1999) and his doctorate degree in medieval history from Tallinn University (2009). His primary research fields are cultural history of medieval Europe, theory and history of historiography, and cultural memory studies. He is the edior-in-chief of Acta Historica Tallinnensia and editor of the Estonian cultural monthly Vikerkaar and of the Journal of the Philosophy of History. He has recently published as editor A Cultural History of Memory in the Early Modern Age (with Alessandro Arcangeli, Bloomsbury, 2020) Making Livonia: Actors and Networks of the Medieval and Early Modern Baltic Sea Region (with Anu Mänd, Routledge, 2020), Juri Lotman – Culture, Memory and History: Essays in Cultural Semiotics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019), Rethinking Historical Time: New Approaches to Presentism (with Laurent Olivier, Bloomsbury, 2019), Debating New Approaches to History (with Peter Burke, Bloomsbury, 2018), Afterlife of Events: Perspectives on Mnemohistory (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), and numerous articles in various anthologies and journals. He is currently editing together with Peeter Torop The Bloomsbury Handbook to Juri Lotman (forthcoming in February 2022).