Book is based on 2018 photo exhibition, bareing the same name as the book, of the University of Tartu Museum, for what the photographer Birgit Püve photographed a hundred outstanding university researchers and faculty members with objects that best characterise their relationship with the university or their area of specialisation. The people portrayed in the book include professors emeriti, today’s top scholars, as well as young talented researchers from the university’s four faculties. In the book they express their thoughts on the meaning of Estonias’s national university and their field of proffession.
Book was compiled by Mariann Raisma and Karoliina Kalda, the author of portraits is the photographer Birgit Püve and the book was designed by Maarja Roosi.
Book is in Estonian and English. It was published by the University of Tartu Museum in 2019 to mark the the centenary of Estonia’s national university.
Museum won for the exhibition and album the UMAC Award 2020.
Book in available in the museumshop and in bookshops in Estonia. Buy the book now from the university gift shop shop.ut.ee/en