THE CHAIR OF ARCHAEOLOGY
|9. Doctoral and Master's theses defended
Within the period under observation (1998-2002) 7 MA theses and 3 PhD theses on archaeology were defended in the Council of the TU Department of History; besides, one PhD thesis was defended here earlier (1996) and one more PhD thesis was defended at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Helsinki.
9.1. List of Master' theses defended in the Council of the Department of History in 1998-2002
Tanel Moora, (1938) The influence of natural conditions on
antiquities in the formation of the Stone Age settlement around Kunda.
Ülle Tamla (1951) The technology of manufacturing silver
objects on the grounds of the 9th -13th cc. Material, found in Estonia.
Heidi Luik (1963) Prehistoric and medieval bone combs in Estonia.
Gurly Vedru (1970) The prehistoric settlement area around Lake Kahala. Supervisor Prof. V. Lang. Defended 17 December 1998
Erki Russow (1974) Imported earthenware in Western Estonia
Aldur Vunk (1959) Estonian medieval stove and glazed tiles.
Anton Pärn (1960) Town and hinterland. The settlement
history of the region of
Heiki Valk (1959) Rural Cemeteries of Southern Estonia 1225-1800
Andres Tvauri (1970) Prehistoric Tartu. The investigation
Marika Mägi (1968) At the Crossroads of Space and Time. Graves, Changing Society and Ideology on Saaremaa (Ösel), 9th -13th centuries AD. Supervisor Prof.emer. E. Tõnisson. Defended 28 February 2002.
Aivar Kriiska (1965) Stone Age Settlement and Economic Processes
in the Estonian Coastal Area and Islands. Helsinki, 2001. (http://ethesis.helsinki.fi/julkaisut/hum/kultt/vk/kriiska)
At present there are all in all 8 MA and 4 PhD students studying at the TU Department of History, Chair of Archaeology (cf. in the spring of 1999 there was one student on either level of studies, respectively). In accordance with the number of students' places (c. 13-15 MA students and 4-5 PhD students a year) every spring an over-departmental competition is held. In our case in recent years (beginning with 1999) there have been 2 new MA students and 1 new PhD student, on an average. Considering the number of candidates and the results of their prior level, these figures have been more or less optimal for the speciality of archaeology; in the future some tensions may mount up because we have more talented students in the basic programme than ever before.
Tõnno Jonuks (1974) Religion and ideology of the Metal
Ages of Estonia.
Marge Konsa (1973) Stone graves of the Late Iron Age inViljandimaa.
Kristin Ilves (1978) Maritime cultural landscape in Western
Estonia and islands.
Mauri Kiudsoo (1973) Estonian monetary hoards from the beginning
Arvi Haak (1978) Viljandi and hinterland: archaeological finds
in the Late Iron Age and in the Medieval period (11th-16th cc.).
Heidi Luik (1963) Bone and horn objects in Estonian archaeological
Anton Pärn (1960) Centre and hinterland. The formation
of the Saare-Lääne (Ösel-Wiek) diocese centres.
Erki Russow (1974) Imported earthenware in Tallinn 1200-1700.
Gurli Vedru (1970) The use of coastal areas by Northern-Estonian
agricultural settlement with special reference to the region from
the Jägala River to the Valgejõe River.