Peeter TOROP is the head of the department of Semiotics at the Tartu University (Estonia), one of the most prestigious in the world and professor of semiotics.
Graduated from the Tartu University as Russian philologist, he got his PhD at the University of Helsinki with a work on Total Translation. His research is devoted to the story of Russian Litterature and Culture, Semiotics of Culture and Translation. He is the co-editor of the famous scientific journal Sign Systems Studies, established by Juri Lotman in 1964 and the editor of Tartu Semiotics Library. You can visit Peeter Torop personal web page.