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Estonian Cultural Endowment Award for Elle-Mari Talivee

A few weeks ago, we were happy to tell that PUTSPACE Fellow Elle-Mari Talivee had been nominated for the Estonian Cultural Endowment’s Article Award for her article “Public Transport in Estonian Literature” (2020). We are now even happier to report that Talivee won the award! Her article was published in the Estonian journal Keel ja …

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Award Nomination for Elle-Mari Talivee’s Essay “Public Transport in Estonian Literature”

Elle-Mari Talivee’s essay “Public Transport in Estonian Literature” (2020) has been nominated for the Estonian Cultural Endowment’s Article Award. The essay was published in the Estonian journal Keel ja Kirjandus and written while Talivee was a recipient of a PUTSPACE Fellowship based in English Language and Literature, Åbo Akademi University, Finland. The essay can be …

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PUTSPACE Covid-19 study reported in media

Following yesterday’s publication of PUTSPACE’s study on the effects of Covid-19 on the experience of public transport, the results have been reported in a number of European news outlets. Here’s an overview: Estonia Novaator, “Koroonapandeemia paneb proovile ühistranspordi põhialused” (16.12.2020) Pealinn, “Koroonakriisi mõju: igapäevased kasutajad tunnevad end bussis turvalisemalt kui kaupluses” (16.12.2020) Postimees, “Ühistransporti peetakse …

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Press Release: International study reveals the effects of COVID-19 on the experience of public transport

A team of European researchers working on a project about public transport as public space have recently completed a study on the perception and use of public transport during the first wave of COVID-19. The study employed an extensive questionnaire along with 49 interviews conducted in Tallinn, Stockholm, Brussels, Munich, Berlin and Dresden from April …

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PUTSPACE in Estonia Media, Novaator

Back in 2019, PUTSPACE project leader, Tauri Tuvikene, was interviewed by the Estonian media Novaator. The article can be read here where it is also possible to see a video segment with Tuvikene travelling on the tram in Tallinn (in Estonian).

PUTSPACE in Science|Business

Back in March 2020, the Science|Business Network interviewed PUTSPACE project leader, Tauri Tuvikene, for its website. The articles was entitled “Is there more to public transport than moving people around?” and can be read here. The article was also reported on the Research in Estonia website.

Press release 16th April 2019

Who remembers the Turku trams? New research project investigates people’s experiences of public transport Åbo Akademi University has been awarded funding for a three-year research project that will explore people’s experiences of public transport in different European cities. “Public Transport as Public Space in European Cities: Narrating, Experiencing, Contesting” (PUTSPACE) is a major European HERA …

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