800701 VU Food sovereingty

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800701
VU Food sovereingty
VU 2
5
weekly
not applicable
German

Students should :

  • understand the topic of food souvereignty from different perspectives and disciplinary angels as well as different spatial levels from local to global.
  • be able to narrate the scientific state of knowledge to the various aspects and the underlying societal discourses and argue the different positions associated.
  • feel that the topic cannot be limited to factual knowledge, but includes a multitude of actor interests, emotional positions and various relations, which impact and hamper the discussion.
  • Concept of food sovereignty (history, goals implementation)
  • Diciplinary connex and overlap
  • Right to food
  • Actors of food provision and their discourses
  • Localisation -regionalisation
  • Food sovereign provision
  • Food production, food consumption and food sovereignty
  • Global markets and food sovereignty
  • Food sovereignty in cities
  • Societal transformation to a sustainalbe food system.

Various formatsare applied to transmitt the content and to reach the goals:

  • Lectures of experts with moderated discussions
  • Workshops in small groups
  • theater workshop
  • probably excursions

Written essays to specific questions after each unit with the aim to synthesize the different topics and perspectives and to achieve ultimately a comprehensive overview.

Written, collection of essay.

Alonso-Fradejas, A., Borras S.M.Jr., Holmes, T., Holt-Giménez, E. and  Robbins, M.J. (Eds.)(2015): Food sovereignty: convergence and contradictions, conditions and challenges, special issue Third World Quarterly 36/3.

Edelman M., Scott, J.C., Baviskar, A., Borras S.M.Jr., Kandiyoti D., Holt-Gimenez, E., Weis, T., and Wolford, W. (Eds.)(2014): Global Agrarian Transformations Volume 2: Critical Perspectives on Food Sovereignty. Special issue Journal of Peasant Studies 41/6.

Ermann, U., Langthaler, E., Penker, M., Schermer, M. (2018): Agro-Food Studies. Böhlau, Wien.

Forster, F. (2017): Mit Agrarökologie für das Recht auf Nahrung. Vielfalt gegen Mangel und Hunger. FIAN Österreich. Wien.

Leventon, J. and Laudan, J. (2017) Local food sovereignty for global food security? Highlighting interplay challenges, Geoforum 85: 23-6.

Kopp, T., I.L.A. Kollektiv (2017): Auf Kosten anderer? Wie die imperiale Lebensweise ein gutes Leben für alle verhindert. oekom. München.

Salzer, I. (2013): Gutes Essen für alle!  Keine Ernährungssouveränität ohne Commons. In: Die Armutskonferenz (Ed.): Was Allen Gehört. Commons - Neue Perspektiven in der Armutsbekämpfung.

Valente, FLS. (2014): Towards the full realization of the human right to adequate food and nutrition. Development 57 (2). S. 155-170.

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Ranking of Registration: First come, first serve.

Coordinator:
Mag. Dr. Ute Ammering, Institute of Geography, +43 512 507 54026
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Markus Schermer, Institute of Sociology, +43 512 507 54026

11.10.2018
Group 0
Date Time Location
Thu 2018-10-11
19.00 - 20.45 HS 3 (Sowi) HS 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2018-10-18
14.00 - 16.45 UR 3 (Sowi) UR 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free Theater der Unterdrückten: Recht auf Nahrung – Ernährungssouveränität (Monika Liengitz und Kollegin)
Thu 2018-10-18
19.00 - 20.45 HS 3 (Sowi) HS 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Fri 2018-10-19
09.00 - 11.45 UR 3 (Sowi) UR 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free ERSATZTERMIN - Theater der Unterdrückten: Recht auf Nahrung – Ernährungssouveränität (Monika Liengitz und Kollegin)
Thu 2018-10-25
13.30 - 17.30 UNO Saal UNO Saal Barrier-free
Thu 2018-10-25
19.00 - 20.45 HS 3 (Sowi) HS 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2018-11-08
19.00 - 20.45 HS 3 (Sowi) HS 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2018-11-15
19.00 - 20.45 HS 3 (Sowi) HS 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2018-11-22
19.00 - 22.00 HS 3 (Sowi) HS 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2018-11-29
19.00 - 20.45 HS 3 (Sowi) HS 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Fri 2018-11-30
09.00 - 11.45 4U102b 4U102b Barrier-free Induction loops for hearing impaired Workshop
Thu 2018-12-06
19.00 - 20.45 HS 3 (Sowi) HS 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2018-12-13
19.00 - 20.45 HS 3 (Sowi) HS 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free