Tauri Tuvikene, PhD, is an urban geographer working as a Researcher at the Centre of Landscape and Culture. His research covers two fields: (1) comparative urbanism in relation to post-socialist cities and comparative methods, on which he has published in International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Current Sociology and Eurasian Geography and Economics; (2) the study of practices and regulations of urban mobility in (post-)socialist cities, using Tallinn 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 (“Urban Walkscapes: Socio-Material Assemblages of Pedestrian Practices and Regulations in Tallinn, Estonia”, 2016-2018, funded by the Estonian Research Council). He is working as an editor on two book projects on post-socialist urban infrastructures and streets.

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

Areas of research

Urban studies

Mobility and transport studies

Post-socialist cities