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Martin Jaigma

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Martin has collaborated with the Institute of Baltic Studies since 2011, mostly related to the reports of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights. Martin hails from Tartu, where he finished Tartu Secondary School No. 10. After participating as a Rotary exchange student in US, he commenced history studies at the University of Tartu. Conseqently he proceeded with MA studies in the field of history at Central European University in Budapest and doctoral studies in the department of anthropology of everyday life at the Institute of the Humanities in Ljubljana.

Besides work at IBS, Martin has worked in Estonian History Museum, Estonian Historical Archives and Peace Institute in Ljubljana – the biggest non-governmental institute of social and political studies in Slovenia. In addition, Martin freelances as an expert, translator and editor by the various Estonian memory institutions and provides work as a national expert for European research institutes in EU related projects. His main themes of interests revolve around ethnic minorities, gender equality, human rights in general, European and Jewish history.