Tauri Tuvikene, PhD, is an urban geographer working as a Professor in Urban Studies at the School of Humanities. His research covers comparative urbanism in relation to post-socialist cities and comparative methods, on which he has published in various international journals; and the study of practices and regulations of urban mobility (including walkin, automobility and public transport), using Tallinn primarily as a case study. He did his doctoral dissertation on the politics of car parking at University College London Department of Geography and subsequently carried out a post-doctoral research project on urban walking and its relation to the different embodiments of law. He has co-edited a book on Post-Socialist Urban Infrastructures (Routledge) and is working on another on Post-Socialist Streets (Berghahn). He is a Project Leader of HERA-funded PUTSPACE "Public Transport as Public Space in European Cities: Narrating, Experiencing, Contesting" project.

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Main tasks

Research on urban studies and cultures of urban life

BA, MA and PhD supervision on urban governance and research on space and cultures

Teaching: cities and mobilities, urban studies

Project Leader,

Head, Study Area: Cultural Theory

Areas of research

Urban studies

Mobility and transport studies

Post-socialist cities