Urban and Population Geography working group

Dipl.-Geogr. Sören Weißermel

Research Assistent

Office hours: on request

Room: 406
Phone: +49 431 880-3244
Fax: +49 431 880-4658

Curriculum Vitae

06/2017 PhD (Dissertation „Die Aushandlung von Enteignung. Der Kampf um Anerkennung und Öffentlichkeit im Rahmen des Staudammbaus Belo Monte, Brasilien“, summa cum laude)
12/2012 - present  Research Associate at the Working Group for Urban and Population Geography at the University of Kiel
10/2012.-12/2012 Research assistant at the Working Group for Urban and Population Geography at the University of Kiel
06/2012 Diploma (“Identity constructions of indigenous communities in Argentina. The example of the Toba community in Clorinda, Province Formosa“)
2010-2012 Student assistant at the at the Working Group for Urban and Population Geography at the University of Kiel
2009-2010 Studies of Geography at the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina
2006-2012 Studies of Geography (Minors: Economics and Sociology) at the University of Kiel

Teaching

WiSe 2017/18

 

Geographische Entwicklungsforschung/Kritische Geographien der Entwicklung (V)

Sozialgeographie Lateinamerikas (HS)

SoSe 2017 Große Exkursion (M.Sc. SRE) Spanien/Portugal (inkl. Seminar)
SoSe 2016 Humangeographie II (BS)
WiSe 2015/16 Humangeographie I (BS)
SoSe 2015 Große Exkursion Brasilien „São Paulo und Amazonas“ (inkl. Seminar)
SoSe 2014 Große Exkursion (M. Sc. SRE) Spanien/Portugal (inkl. Seminar)
SoSe 2014 Humangeographie II (BS)
SoSe 2013 Humangeographie II (BS)

Research Projects

  • The negotiation of dispossession - the case of Belo Monte hydroeletric power plant (Pará, Brazil) Link

Publications

Weißermel, S. (forthcoming): A negociação da despossessão – Violação de direitos e violência psicológica na construção da UHE Belo Monte. In: Nueva Sociedad 2017.

Weißermel, S. (2015): Consequências das condicionantes de remoção para os atingidos no âmbito do Reassentamento Urbano Coletivo. In: Villas-Bôas, A.; Rojas Garzón, B.; Reis, C.; Amorim, L. and L. Leite (Org.): Vozes do Xingu: Coletânea de artigos para o Dossiê Belo Monte, São Paulo, Instituto Socioambiental, p. 136-139.  (PDF).

Weißermel, S. (2014): Appropriating "modernization" - indigenous anti-hegemonic resistance in the Argentine Chaco. In: Geographica Helvetica 69 (3), pp. 183-191. (PDF).

Weißermel, S. (2013): Indigene in der Stadt – Identitätskonflikte der Toba in Argentinien. In: Geographische Rundschau 65 (12), pp. 48-49.

Weißermel, S. (2012): Aktuelle Identitätskonstruktionen indigener Gemeinschaften in Argentinien. Das Beispiel der Gemeinschaft der Toba in Clorinda, Provinz Formosa. (unpublished diploma thesis) Kiel.

Presentations

“A política do não reconhecimento  Violação de direitos e violência psicológica na construção da UHE Belo Monte (Amazônia, Brasil).” ADLAF-Conference 2016, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Berlin: "Violencia y Desigualdad/Gewalt und Ungleichheit" (06/2016)

“A dicotomização da relação sociedade-natureza Estruturas de despossessão e cidadania no contexto da UHE Belo Monte (Amazônia, Brasil).” International Conference of the ADLAF at Hamburg University: "O Brasil e a água" (12/2015)

“Who defines ‘development’? Processes of dispossession and repossession – the case of Belo Monte hydroelectric power plant, Brazil.” 8th Workshop of the “Arbeitskreis Lateinamerika” at the Department of Geography, Bayreuth University: „‘Der geteilte Blick‘ – Lateinamerika zwischen den epistemischen Kulturen von Nord und Süd“ (06/2014)

“'We are all modernized here' – indigenous identities in change. The example of the urban Toba community in Clorinda, Argentina.” Journée d'études, PROCOPE 2012, at the Department of Geography, University of Kiel, along with the Institut d’Études Européennes (IEE, Université Paris 8): "Trans-cultural urban change. Contributions to an interdisciplinary debate" (11/2012)

„Aktuelle Identitätskonstruktionen indigener Gemeinschaften in Argentinien. Das Beispiel der Gemeinschaft der Toba in Clorinda, Provinz Formosa.“ 7th Workshop of the “Arbeitskreis Lateinamerika” at the Ibero-American Institute (IAI): "Zwischenräume – Interdisziplinäre Dialoge zu Lateinamerika“ (11/2012)