Museum Department
Head of the Museum Department, Senior Treasurer, MA

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Hegely Klaus completed her MA at the University of Tartu in the field of literature and theatre studies. Her main research areas are Estonian working-class literature and the literature of revolution. She has been working as head of collections at the Under and Tuglas Literature Centre of the Estonian Academy of Sciences since 2019. Her areas of responsibility are the literary and cultural historical collections of the Literature Centre, including a part of the biographical legacy of the Tuglasʼs, Marie Under and Artur Adson, the Paul Reets cultural collection, and the art collection of the Estonian Cultural Foundation of the USA. Besides her work as head of collections and archival work she thinks up and carries out excursions, educational programming, and other events.