Severin Halder

Severin Halder
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin | HU Berlin · Centre for Rural Development

Dr. rer. nat.
StadtLabor, Universität Münster; kollektiv orangotango

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Introduction
Severin Halder currently works at the StadtLabor, Universität Münster. Severin does research in Participatory Geography, Cartography and Urban Agriculture.

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Karten erzählen Geschichten und formen unser räumliches Verständnis von Welt. Sowohl das Lesen als auch das Erstellen von Karten bedeutet, die Welt auf eine bestimmte Weise zu erzeugen, zu beschreiben und wahrzunehmen. Dahingehend hinterfragen kritische Kartograph*innen die Macht der Karte und eignen sich die Praxis der Kartographie an. In über 20...
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Depicting the world, territory, and geopolitical realities involves a high degree of interpretation and imagination. It is never neutral. Cartography originated in ancient times to represent the world and to enable circulation, communication, and economic exchange. Today, IT companies are a driving force in this field and change our view of the wor...
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Décolonizer l´atlas ? Éditer une collection mondiale de contre-cartographies: écueils et rencontres. Contre-carographier le monde. Dirigé par Diane Bracco & Lucie Genay. France: Pulim - Collection Espaces Humains. Severín Halder Pablo Mansilla Borís Michel Paul Schweizer Laurenz Virchow
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Im Unterschied zu angelsächsischen und lateinamerikanischen Debatten findet die partizipative Aktionsforschung (PAF) in der Humangeographie im deutschsprachigen Raum bisher nur wenig Beachtung. Dabei adressiert PAF mehrere Kernanliegen transformativer Lern- und Forschungskontexte und verspricht daher, wertvolle Impulse in diesen Bereichen zu setze...
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Depicting the world, territory, and geopolitical realities involves a high degree of interpretation and imagination. It is never neutral. Cartography originated in ancient times to represent the world and to enable circulation, communication, and economic exchange. Today, IT companies are a driving force in this field and change our view of the wor...
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Há um processo acentuado de urbanização pelo mundo, acompanhado de múltiplos desafios para as novas áreas metropolitanas. Nas discussões sobre o futuro das cidades do mundo, a agricultura urbana (AU) ganhou atenção pelo seu potencial em contribuir para o abastecimento de alimentos (de produtos alimentares específicos, principalmente hortícolas), pa...
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There is a marked process of urbanisation around the globe, accompanied by multiple challenges for new metropolitan areas. In discussions on the future of the world’s cities, urban agriculture (UA) has garnered attention for its potential to contribute to the food supply (of specific, mostly horticultural food products), to income generation for ur...
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Urban gardens are spreading in many cities across Europe, with community gardening being a fundamental form of urban agriculture. While the literature reveals the essential role that community gardens can play in terms of learning and education, no studies have investigated the training needs for participants in community gardens to ensure their su...
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This Is Not an Atlas gathers more than 40 counter-cartographies from all over the world. This collection shows how maps are created and transformed as a part of political struggle, for critical research or in art and education: from indigenous territories in the Amazon to the anti-eviction movement in San Francisco; from defending commons in Mexico...
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This chapter introduces the basic idea of »This Is Not an Atlas« and its history. It explains why the publication starts with a love-hate relation to maps and atlases. It also shows how critical cartography can be a starting point for both, criticizing the power of maps as well as actively engaging in mapping and making critical maps. This chapter...
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»Gemeinsam die Hände dreckig machen« gibt Einblicke in Aktionsforschungen zu urbanen Gärten und kritischen Karten zwischen Berlin und Medellín. Durch den Versuch, Praxis und Theorie zusammenzubringen, wird mit dieser Art der Forschung Wissenschaft in ein Werkzeug des Widerstands verwandelt. Severin Halder diskutiert u.a. im Dialog mit Eric Swyngedo...
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Urbane Gärten sind aus vielen Städten nicht mehr wegzudenken. Gemeinschaftlicher Gemüseanbau wird dabei oft als rebellischer Akt der Stadtgestaltung von unten verstanden. Gleichzeitig taucht »urban gardening« immer häufiger in Stadtentwicklungsplänen und Werbebroschüren auf. Die Beiträger_innen des Bandes liefern eine kritische Analyse grüner urban...
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Urbane Gärten sind aus vielen Städten nicht mehr wegzudenken. Gemeinschaftlicher Gemüseanbau wird dabei oft als rebellischer Akt der Stadtgestaltung von unten verstanden. Gleichzeitig taucht »urban gardening« immer häufiger in Stadtentwicklungsplänen und Werbebroschüren auf. Die Beiträger_innen des Bandes liefern eine kritische Analyse grüner urban...
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In different cities and in diverse ways, we-the authors of this chapter-are connected to gardens, to building the urban commons and to knowledge creation. We met at the International Conference of Critical Geography " Precarious Radicalism on Shifting Grounds: Towards a Politics of Possibility " in Ramallah (Palestine) in July 2015. The organisers...
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As part of the panel “Politicising the food movement in urban contexts” I will present my action research dissertation on urban food issues, especially my experiences in the areas of collective knowledge production and collective mapping. As an active member of the Allmende-Kontor (Commons-Office), a network for community gardens and urban agricult...
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Focusing on practical answers this handbook assembles various modules for the creation of green learning spaces. At the same time it enables insight into the broad creative experiences of urban gardeners. Here DIY knowledge of the gardening amateurs from Allmende-Kontor, Prinzessinnengarten and Bürgergarten Laskerwiese meets expert knowledge from t...
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Summarizing our experiences and considerations, it is always possible to set up a community garden nearly everywhere. It is important to respect existing conditions such as legal structures, the kind of present gardeners and garden community or climatic conditions.A careful analysis of present conditions and the aspired aims by the gardeners is he...
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Auf der Suche nach praktischen Antworten versammelt dieses Handbuch Bausteine für grüne Lernorte und eröffnet Einblicke in den bunten und kreativen Erfahrungsschatz urbaner Gärtner*innen. Hier trifft das alltägliche Lernen der „Dilettant*innen“ aus dem Allmende-Kontor, dem Prinzessinnengarten und dem Bürgergarten Laskerwiese auf das „Expertenwissen...
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Ein Wegweiser für gemeinschaftliche Betrachtung und Veränderung unserer Territorien des Alltags.
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Müssen wir die kapitalistischen Krisen und die Zumutungen der neoliberalen Globalisierung stillschweigend erdulden oder können wir unsere Zukunft aktiv und positiv mitgestalten? Wie können wir unsere Träume verwirklichen und unsere Utopien heute schon leben? Auf der Suche nach wegweisenden Antworten und Alternativen jenseits des Mainstreams führt d...

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This Is Not an Atlas gathers counter-cartographies from all over the world. This collection shows how maps are created and transformed as a part of political struggle, for critical research or in art and education.
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This Is Not an Atlas gathers counter-cartographies from all over the world. This collection shows how maps are created and transformed as a part of political struggle, for critical research or in art and education.
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This Is Not an Atlas gathers counter-cartographies from all over the world. This collection shows how maps are created and transformed as a part of political struggle, for critical research or in art and education. This Is Not an Atlas seeks to inspire, to document the underrepresented, and to be a useful companion when becoming a counter-cartographer yourself. After publishing the first edition we are now busy with dissemination and notanatlas.org.