Dr Tonio Weicker


© T. Weicker


At the IfL since August 2019

05/2019: PhD (TU Berlin), Research project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation: Fluid mobilities for cities in transformation: Spatial dynamics of marshrutkas in Central Asia and the Caucasus (coordination: IfL)

10/2015 – 04/2019: Research Position at the Technische Universität Berlin, Faculty I – Humanities, Institute of Vocational Studies, Technology and Participation

09/2013 – 06/2015: Lecturer of the Foundation Robert Bosch at the Department of Translation Studies, University of Volgograd, Volgograd, Russia

10/2011 – 09/2013: MA East European Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany

10/2008 – 09/2011: BA Sociology and Slavistics, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena, Germany

Research interests

Urban Studies, Mobility Studies, STS Studies, East European Studies


Public transport as public space in European cities: Narrating, experiencing, contesting (PUTSPACE)

Scientific publications

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Weicker, Tonio
Carried by migrants : frictions of migration and mobility patterns in the conflicting assemblage of the Russian private transport sector. -
In: Central Asian affairs, 6 (2019), 4, Seite 304-326
Weicker, Tonio
Marshrutka 2.0 - how YandexTaxi fundamentally shifts the transport labour market in contemporary Russian cities. -
In: Three decades of post-socialist transition : conference proceedings / edited by Nebojša Čamprag and Anshika Suri ; Urban Morphosis Lab, Technische Universität Darmstadt. - Darmstadt, 2019, 2019, Seite 419-426
Turdalieva, Cholpon / Weicker, Tonio
Encountering the multiple semiotics of marshrutka surfaces : what can marshrutka decorations and advertisements tell us about its everyday actors?. -
In: Mobilities, 2019, 16 Seiten
Weicker, Tonio
Russian cities in motion : the Marshrutka as a multifaceted issue of post-Soviet urban life. -
Berlin, Fakultät I - Geistes- und Bildungswissenschaften der Technischen Universität Berlin. IV, 494 Seiten
Weicker, Tonio / Sgibnev, Wladimir
(15 May 2019)
Infrastructures as fluidities : how marshrutkas help us to overcome static conceptions of road-based mobility service provision. -
In: Post-socialist urban infrastructures. - London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, Seite 195-212
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 Tonio Weicker
Leibniz-Institut für Länderkunde
Schongauerstr. 9
04328 Leipzig

Tel.: +49 341 600 55-172

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