Dr. Wladimir Sgibnev

Senior researcher; coordinator of the research group Mobilities and Migration

© IfL / Franziska Frenzel


At the IfL since November 2012

2011–2012: Visiting lecturer at the Central Asian Seminar

2009–2012: Doctoral studies at the Central Asian Seminar of the Institute of Asian and African Studies of the Humboldt University of Berlin

2008–2009: Head of advanced training in transborder construction management for Vinci Construction’s international subsidiaries

2002–2007: Studies in comparative political science and European studies in Nancy and Paris

Research interests

Production of space, peripheral urban regions, mobility, qualitative research methods.
Regions: Central and Eastern Europe, post-Soviet region, Central Asia in particular


Fluid mobilities for cities in transformation
Shifting paradigms
Survival strategies and new spatial formats in former mining towns at the post-Soviet peripheries

Completed projects

Artefacts of mobility, artefacts of power
Groupement de recherche international
Mining Cities in Central Asia and the South Caucasus


Automatically generated list:
Rekhviashvili, Lela / Sgibnev, Wladimir (Verfasser/-in)
(15 January 2019)
Theorising informality and social embeddedness for the study of informal transport : lessons from the marshrutka mobility phenomenon. -
In: Journal of transport geography, 15 January 2019
Rekhviashvili, Lela / Sgibnev, Wladimir
Placing transport workers on the agenda : the conflicting logics of governing mobility on Bishkek's marshrutkas. -
In: Antipode / 50 (2018) 5, Seite 1376-1395
Sgibnev, Wladimir
Zwischen den Stühlen : ein Ausflug in die Interdisziplinarität. -
In: Ins Feld und zurück - Praktische Probleme qualitativer Forschung in der Sozialgeographie. - Berlin: Springer Spektrum, Seite 25-30
Rekhviashvili, Lela / Sgibnev, Wladimir
Uber, Marshrutkas and socially (dis-)embedded mobilities. -
In: The journal of transport history, 39 (2018-00-00), 1, Seite 72-91
Sgibnev, Wladimir
ÖPNV in Gefahr : städtische Mobilität in der Russischen Föderation. -
In: Geographie heute / Russland , Seite 18-21
Sgibnev, Wladimir
Les marchroutki du Tadjikistan : témoins des transformations. -
In: Géotransports, 2017, 9, Seite 41-49
Sgibnev, Wladimir / Tuvikene, Tauri
Urban infrastructures. -
In: Urban Eurasia: cities in transformation. - Berlin: DOM publishers, Seite 45-63
Sgibnev, Wladimir
Architektur und Mobilität . -
In: Architekturführer Duschanbe. - Berlin: DOM, Seite 99-103
Sgibnev, Wladimir
Sichtbarkeit der Macht : Duschanbes zentrale Denkmäler. -
In: Architekturführer Duschanbe. - Berlin: DOM, Seite 89-97
Sgibnev, Wladimir / Weicker, Tonio
Marschrutki – Chancen und Probleme städtischer Mobilität in Zentralasien. -
In: Zentralasien-Analysen, 109 (2017-00-00), Seite 2-6
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Dr Wladimir Sgibnev
Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde
Schongauerstr. 9
04328 Leipzig

Tel.: +49 341 600 55-161

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