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.
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
Mobility and transport studies