St Olaf's Skies, Tallinn, one may morning 2008, Photo: Tapio Salminen

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Tapio Salminen


a practising historian
and a medievalist
I have specialized in the history of medieval and pre-industrial Baltic Sea area

My themes of interest include
written communication
public roads
landscapes of power
legatine representation
medieval piracy

I am currently working as a coordinator of
the Finnish Doctoral School of History

Click here for my key publications

For published and post-production online copies of some of my work see my web page in

A more specific list is available at SoleCris

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
University of Tampere