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Kristina Jõekalda

Author, Reviewer, Section Editor

Estonian Academy of Arts



Kristina Jõekalda is Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow at the Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn. In 2022 she works as Postdoctoral Associate at Yale University; she has previously been a Visiting Fellow at Humboldt-Universität Berlin. Her doctoral dissertation was on the topic of German Monuments in the Baltic Heimat? A Historiography of Heritage in the ‘Long Nineteenth Century’ (Tallinn 2020). She has published widely in the field and co-edited special issues of journals such as European Peripheries of Architectural Historiography (The Journal of Architecture 2020); and Debating German Heritage: Art History and Nationalism during the Long Nineteenth Century (Kunstiteaduslikke Uurimusi / Studies on Art and Architecture 2014); as well as the book A Socialist Realist History? Writing Art History in the Post-War Decades (Vienna/Cologne/Weimar 2019). Her research revolves around the history of architectural history and conservation in the 19th and 20th centuries in the context of nationalism and colonialism.