Sandra Petermann

Dr. phil.  |  Akademische Oberrätin

Research Focus

Urban and Social Geography; Dark Tourism; Theories of Places, Spaces, and Rituals, Micronations
Germany; France; Morocco

Current publications

LESSEN, JULIA VAN und SANDRA PETERMANN (2021): Peripheries – Playgrounds of Society. In: img journal 5 (Imaging peripheries): 216-237. DOI: 10.6092/issn.2724-2463/12863

PETERMANN, SANDRA and ROBERT HASSINK (2020): Räume und Orte als verbindende konzeptionelle Grundlagen der Humangeographie? In: Berichte: Geographie und Landeskunde 93 (4): 275-279.

HASSINK, ROBERT and SANDRA PETERMANN (2020): Räume und Orte als verbindende konzeptionelle Grundlagen der Humangeographie? Ein Ausblick. In: Berichte: Geographie und Landeskunde 93 (4): 307-309.

 

complete publications list

Current Courses in Summer Term 2022

  • M5/M2ED Übung: "Wissenschaftlich Arbeiten" (Seminar "Work scientificially")
    Wednesday 10-14h, 04-223
  • M4/M8 Ed Vorlesung "Methoden der Humangeographie" (Lecture "Methods in Human Geography")
    Thursday 10-12h, N2, start: 19. May 2022
  • M3ED Seminar + Exkursion zur Regionalgeographie "Bayreuth/Fränkische Schweiz" A (Seminar and excursion "Bayreuth/Fränkische Schweiz" A)
    Seminar: 01.-03. August 2022; Excursion: 08.-11. August 2022
  • M3ED Seminar + Exkursion zur Regionalgeographie "Bayreuth/Fränkische Schweiz" B
    (Seminar and excursion "Bayreuth/Fränkische Schweiz" B)

    Seminar: 27.-29. September 2022; Excursion: 04.-07. October 2022
05/2020-04/2021 Administration management at the Institute of Geography (maternity leave Dr. Riempp)
since 05/2018 Akademische Oberrätin at the Institute of Geography
11/2013 Award for Excellent Teaching, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
since 08/13 Akademische Rätin (Assistant Professor) at the Institute of Geography
05/2008-08/2013 Head of Registrar's Offices and Student Advising Offices Faculty 09 (Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Geosciences)
12/2006 Award for the Dissertation, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
06/2006 Award of the International Peace Medallion of Verdun
06/2006 Dissertation
Subject of the PhD: "Rituals make Places. Commemoration of the World Wars in France"
03/2005-08/2013 Lecturer at the Institute of Geography of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
03/2002-03/2005 Scholarship as part of the DFG Research Training Group "Space and Ritual" at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
12/2001 Graduation with a Diplom in Geography.
Subject of master’s thesis: "Foreigners in the Medina of Marrakech. Gentrification or Neocolonialism?"
10/1994-12/2001 Student of Geography with minors in Ethnology and Political Economics at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
10/1993-09/1994 Student of History at the University of Bayreuth
1984-1993 Student at Graf Münster High School in Bayreuth

Research Projects

  • Micronations: Of Princes, Eccentrics and Idealists (funded by the Research Fund of Mainz University)
  • Gentrification in Old Cities of the Maghreb (funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) 2002-2008)
  • Geographies of Translation: Language, Context, Power
  • Places of Memory of National Socialism (funded by the Research Fund of Mainz University 2007)
  • Rituals makes Places. Commemoration of WWI and WWII in France (PhD, 2002-2006)

 

Research Focus

Urban and Social Geography; Dark Tourism; Theories of Places, Spaces, and Rituals; Mirconations
Germany; France; Morocco

 

Research Group

Old Cities

Current Courses Summer Term 2022

  • M5/M2ED Übung: "Wissenschaftlich Arbeiten" (Seminar "Work scientificially")
    Wednesday 10-14h, 04-223
  • M4/M8 Ed Vorlesung "Methoden der Humangeographie" (Lecture "Methods in Human Geography")
    Thursday 10-12h, N2
  • M3ED Seminar + Exkursion zur Regionalgeographie "Bayreuth/Fränkische Schweiz" A (Seminar and excursion "Bayreuth/Fränkische Schweiz" A)
    Seminar: 01.-03. August 2022; Excursion: 08.-11. August 2022
  • M3ED Seminar + Exkursion zur Regionalgeographie "Bayreuth/Fränkische Schweiz" B
    (Seminar and excursion "Bayreuth/Fränkische Schweiz" B)

    Seminar: 27.-29. Sepbember 2022; Excursion: 04.-07. Oktober 2022

Previous Courses Winter Term 2021/22

  • M5/M2ED Übung: "Wissenschaftlich Arbeiten" (Seminar "Work scientificially")
    Course C: 13.-22.10.2021, 10-12h
    Course D: 13.-22.10.2021, 12-14h
  • M2 Übung "Einführung in die Humangeographie I: Wirtschaftsgeographie" (Seminar "Basics of Human Geography I: Economic Geography")
    Course A: Wednesday, 10-12h, 04-223
  • M11/M9 ED Regionalseminar und Exkursion "Südfrankreich" (Regional seminar and excursion "South of France") (together with Lara Christmann), 2 to 16 April 2022 (posponed from SS 2021)

SS 2021

  • M4/M8 Ed Vorlesung "Methoden der Humangeographie" (Lecture "Methods in Human Geography") (digital via LMS)
  • M11/M9 ED Regionalseminar und Exkursion "Südfrankreich" (Regional seminar and excursion "South of France") (together with Lara Christmann)
    20 September to 04 October 2021 - unfortunately had to be postponed to April 2022

WS 2020/21

  • M5/M2ED Übung: "Wissenschaftlich Arbeiten" (Seminar "Work scientificially") (hybrid format)
    Course A: 10-12h c.t. on 21.10. (P1 im Philosophicum), 28.10. (N1) and 30.10. (N1)
    Course B: 12-14h c.t. on 21.10., 28.10. and 30.10. im N1

SS 2020

  • M4/M8 Ed Vorlesung "Methoden der Humangeographie" (Lecture "Methods in Human Geography") (digital via LMS)
  • M5/M2ED Übung: "Wissenschaftlich Arbeiten" (Seminar "Work scientificially") (digital via LMS)
  • M11/M9 ED Regionalseminar und Exkursion "Natur- und Kulturräumliche Entwicklungen im Mainzer Becken und seiner Umrahmung" (Regional seminar and excursion "Natural and cultural developments in the Mainz Basin and its surroundings") (together with Peter Fischer, Oliver Konter and Julia van Lessen) 24.08.-03.09.2020
  • M8/M8 ED Vorlesung "Theorien der Humangeographie" (Lecture "Theories of Human Geography") (Lecture Series together with Verena Brinks, Ahmad Izzo, Marie Karner and Julia van Lessen; digital via LMS)

WS 2019/20

  • Spezielle Humangeographie "Mikronationen: von (Möchtegern)Monarchen und deren Gefolgschaft" (Research Seminar: Micronations: of (wannabe)monarchs and their entourage)
    Donnerstag 12:15-13:45, RN 239
  • M6-MA Field Excursion: Project study + evaluation and presentation of research data "Gardens of Marrakesh (Morocco)"

SS 2019

  • M4/M8 Ed Vorlesung "Methoden der Humangeographie" (Lecture "Methods in Human Geography") 
    Tuesday 10:15-11:45, Hall N3. Begin 09.06.2019
  • M11 ED Empirisches Arbeiten im Gelände "Grüne und Alternative Ökonomien: alles nachhaltig, oder was?"(Empirical Fieldwork "Green and Alternative Economies: everything's sustainaible, isn't it?")
    Wednesday 10:15-11: 45, RN 239. Begin: 17.04.2019
  • M6-MA Advanced Seminar: Research Concept "Gardens of Marrakesh (Morocco)"
    Pre-meeting: 07.02.2019; seminar: 30.04.2019; field trip from May 25 to June 7, 2019
  • M5/M2ED Übung: "Wissenschaftlich Arbeiten" (Seminar "Work scientificially")
    Course B: 09.04.-12.04., 15. and 18.04.2019, RN 239, 10:15-11:45

WS 2018/19

  • M2 Vorlesung "Einführung in die Humangeographie I: Wirtschaftsgeographie" (Lecture "Basics of Human Geography I: Economic Geography")
    Tuesday 10:15-11:45, Hall N3. Begin 17.10.2017
  • M2 Übung "Einführung in die Humangeographie I: Wirtschaftsgeographie" (Seminar "Basics of Human Geography I: Economic Geography")
    Seminar B: Wednesday 12:15-13:45, 04-223. Begin: 24.10.2018
  • M5/M2ED Übung: "Wissenschaftlich Arbeiten" (Seminar "Work scientificially")
    Course B: 09.10.-12.10. RN 239; 15.+22.10. 04-223. 12:15-13:45.
    Course C: 09.+22.10. GeoPool; 10.-12.10. und 15.10. RN 239. 10:15-11:45

SS 2018

  • M4/M8 Ed Vorlesung "Methoden der Humangeographie" (Lecture "Methods in Human Geography") 
    Thursday 10:15-11:45, Hall N3, Begin: 03.05.2018

WS 2017/18

  • M2 Vorlesung "Einführung in die Humangeographie I: Wirtschaftsgeographie" (Lecture "Basics of Human Geography I: Economic Geography")
    Tuesday 10:15-11:45, Hall N3. Begin 17.10.2017
  • M2 Übung "Einführung in die Humangeographie I: Wirtschaftsgeographie" (Seminar "Basics of Human Geography I: Economic Geography")
    Seminar E: Monday 12:15-13:45, 04-223. Begin: 23.10.2017
    Seminar F: Wednesday 12:15-13:45, 04-223. Begin: 25.11.2017
  • M11 ED Empirisches Arbeiten im Gelände "Mikronationen - Königreiche zum Selbermachen" (Empirical Fieldwork "Micronations - do it yourself kingdoms")
    Friday 10:15-13:45, 04-223 and field trip from April 4-6, 2018.

SS 2017

  • M4/M8 Ed Vorlesung "Methoden der Humangeographie" (Lecture "Methods in Human Geography") 
    Thursday 10:15-11:45, Hall N3, Begin: 11.05.2017
  • M4/M8 Ed Übung "Geländepraktikum Humangeographische Methoden" (Seminar "Field Course in Methods of Human Geography")
    Thursday, 04.05.2017, 10:15-11:45 in Hall N3
    Block course: 14.-16.07.2017, full-time
  • M13 Spezielle Humangeographie "Mikronationen - the home-made nations" (M13 Special Human Geography "Mikronations - the home-made nations")
    Monday 12:15-13:45, 02-239, Begin 24.04.2017. Field excursion vrom 20.-24.09.2017

WS 2016/17

  • M2 Vorlesung "Einführung in die Humangeographie I: Wirtschaftsgeographie" (Lecture "Basics of Human Geography I: Economic Geography")
    Tuesday 10:15-11:45, Hall N3. Begin 24.10.2016
  • M2 Übung "Einführung in die Humangeographie I: Wirtschaftsgeographie" (Seminar "Basics of Human Geography I: Economic Geography")
    Seminar B: Monday 12:15-13:45, 02-142. Begin: 07.11.2016
    Seminar C: Wednesday 12:15-13:45, 00-462. Begin: 02.11.2016

SS 2016

  • M4/M8 Ed Vorlesung "Methoden der Humangeographie" (Lecture "Methods in Human Geography") 
    Monday 10:15-11:45, Hall N1, Begin: 23.05.2016
  • M4/M8 Ed Übung "Geländepraktikum Humangeographische Methoden" (Seminar "Field Course in Methods of Human Geography")
    Monday 10:15-11:45: 09.05., 04.07. und 18.07.2016 in Hall N1
    Block course 1: 25.-27.07.2016, full-time
    Block course 2: 28.-30.07.2016, full-time
  • M11 ED Übung Empirisches Arbeiten im Gelände: "Green Economy oder Kaufen für eine nachhaltige Welt? Das Beispiel der Fairtrade-Town Mainz" (Seminar Empirical Field Work "Green Economy or: Let's Buy for a Sustainable World? The Fairtrade-Town Mainz as Example"
    Wednesday 10:15-11:45, Begin: 20.04.2016

WS 2015/16

  • M2 Vorlesung "Einführung in die Humangeographie I: Wirtschaftsgeographie" (Lecture "Basics of Human Geography I: Economic Geography")
    Tuesday 10:15-11:45, Hall N2. Begin 20.10.2015
  • M2 Übung "Einführung in die Humangeographie I: Wirtschaftsgeographie" (Seminar "Basics of Human Geography I: Economic Geography")
    Seminar F: Wednesday 08:30-10:00, 04-223. Begin: 28.10.2015
    Seminar G: Thursday 08:30-10:00, 03-231. Begin: 29.10.2015

SS 2014

  • M2/M2 Ed Vorlesung “Einführung in die Humangeographie II: Siedlungs- und Sozialgeographie” (Lecture "Basics of Human Geography II: Urban and Social Geography")
    Monday 14:15-15:45, Hall N1. Begin 28.04.2014
  • M4/M8 Ed Vorlesung “Methoden der Humangeographie” (Lecture: Methods in Human Geography) Wednesday 14:15-15:45, Hall N3, Begin 23.04.2014
  • M4/M8 Ed Übung “Methoden der Humangeographie” (Seminar: Methods in Human Geography)
    Seminar 6 Tuesday 12:15-13:45, 04-223 SR Bibliothek, Begin 30.04.2014
    Seminar 8 Tuesday 16:15-17:45, 00-462 SR Bibliothek, Begin 30.04.2014

WS 2013/14

  • M2 Vorlesung “Einführung in die Humangeographie I: Wirtschaftsgeographie” (Lecture "Basics of Human Geography I: Economic Geography")
  • M3ED  (alt M9)  Regionalseminar I inkl. 3 Geländetage “Der Pott: Kohle, Stahl & Bier?” (Regional Seminar and Excursion: "Ruhrpott: Coal, Steel, and Beer?") (31.03.-02.04.2014)
  • M5/M2-ED Einführung in das Studium Tutorium (Tutorial: Introduction to Academic Studies)

SS 2013

  • M2 Vorlesung "Einführung in die Humangeographie II: Siedlungs- und Sozialgeographie" (Lecture "Basics of Human Geography II: Urban and Social Geography")
  • M11/M9ED Regionalseminar II inkl. Geländetage "USA" (Regional Seminar & Excursion "United States of America") (23.09.-07.10.2013) (with Prof. Anton Escher)

WS 2013/14

  • Projektstudie "Altstadt/Kulturerbe" (Project Work "Old Cities/Heritage") (with Prof. Dr. Anton Escher)

SS 2012

  • M2 Vorlesung "Einführung in die Humangeographie II: Siedlungs- und Sozialgeographie" (Lecture "Basics of Human Geography II: Urban and Social Geography")
  • M8 Übung "Theorien der Humangeographie 1" (Seminar "Theories of Human Geography I") (with Julia Rössel)

WS 2011/12

  • Projektstudie "Islamisch-arabische Stadt: Marrakech" (Project Work: "Islamic-Arab City: Marrakesh") (13.-27.03.2012) (with Prof. Dr. Anton Escher)

SS 2011

  • Vorlesung "Einführung in die Humangeographie II: Siedlungs- und Sozialgeographie" (Lecture "Basics of Human Geography II: Urban and Social Geography")
  • Exkursion "Ostsee" (Excursion "Baltic See") (17.08.-08.09.2011) (with Dr. Philippe Kersting)

WS 2010/11

  • Projektstudie "Vom Castor zum Windrad: Soziale Bewegungen im Wendland" (Project Work "From Castor to Wind Turbines: Social Movements in Wendland, Germany") (01.-08.04.2011) (with Dr. Philippe Kersting)

SS 2010

  • Vorlesung "Einführung in die Humangeographie II: Siedlungs- und Sozialgeographie" (Lecture "Basics of Human Geography II: Urban and Social Geography")

WS 2009/10

  • Projektstudie "San Francisco" (Project Work "San Francisco") (07.-21.03.2010) (with Prof. Dr. Anton Escher)

SS 2009

  • Vorlesung "Einführung in die Humangeographie II: Siedlungs- und Sozialgeographie" (Lecture "Basics of Human Geography II: Urban and Social Geography")
  • Deutschlandexkursion "SaarLorLux" (Excursion "Saarland Lorraine Luxemboug") (27.07.-01.08.2009) (with Dr. Philippe Kersting)

WS 2008/09

  • Projektstudie "Medina und Welterbe" (Project Work "Old City and Heritage") (03.-17.03.2009) (with Prof. Dr. Anton Escher)

SS 2008

  • Kleine Geländeübung "Wendland "(Excursion "Wendland, Germany") (09.-12.05.2008)
  • Projektstudie "Täter- und Opferorte des Nationalsozialismus" (Project Work "Sites of Perpetrators and Victims") (07.-16.08.2008)

WS 2007/08

  • Seminar Kartographie (Seminar "Cartography") (= alt Topographische Karte & Luftbild und Thematische Karte)

  • Projektstudie "Casablanca. Zur kolonialen Identität einer Wirtschaftsmetropole" (Project Work "Casablanca. The Colonial Identity of an Economic Metropolis") (with Prof. Dr. Anton Escher)

SS 2007

  • Übung "Humangeographie II (Wirtschaftsgeographie)" (Seminar "Human Geography II: Economic Geography")

  • Projektstudie "Erinnerungsorte des 2. Weltkrieges" (Project Work "Sites of Memory of WW II)" (03.-18.08.2007) (with Prof. Dr. Anton Escher)

  • Exkursion "Bonn" (Excursion "Bonn") (30.-31.07.2007) (with Dipl.-Geogr. Nathalie Franzen)

WS 2006/2007

  • Übung "Humangeographie I (Siedlungsgeographie)" (Seminar "Human Geography I (Urban Geography)")
  • Regionalseminar und Exkursion "Karibischer Raum" (Regional Seminar & Excursion "Caribbean") (28.02.-24.03.2007)(withProf. Dr. Anton Escher and Dipl.-Geogr. Peter Spehs)

SS 2006

  • Übung "Humangeographie II (Wirtschaftsgeographie)" (Seminar "Human Geography II (Economic Geography)")
  • Projektstudie "Migration (Istanbul)" (Project Work "Migration/Istanbul") (with Prof. Dr. Anton Escher)
  • Deutschlandexkursion "Landschaften in Deutschland" (Excursion "Landscapes in Germany") (22.-27.08.2006) (with Prof. Dr. Anton Escher)
  • Kleine Exkursion "Mainz" (Excursion "Mainz") (31.07.2006 und 02.08.2006)

WS 2005/2006

  • Übung "Humangeographie I (Siedlungsgeographie)" (Seminar "Human Geography I (Urban Geography)")
  • Projektstudie "Migration heute: Transnationaler Raum oder Diaspora?" (Project Work "Migration today: Transnational Space or Diaspora?") (with Prof. Dr. Anton Escher)

SS 2005

  • Kleine Exkursion "Mainz und sein Umland" (Excursion "Mainz and the surrounding area")(30.07.2005) (with Dipl. Geogr. Nathalie Franzen)
  • Deutschlandexkursion "Brandenburg/Fläming" (Excursion "Brandenburg/Fläming") (22.08.-27.08.2005) (with Prof. Dr. Anton Escher)
  • Projektstudie "Das Konzept 'Weltkulturerbe' und die Wiederbelebung von Altstädten" (Project Work "The Concept of World Heritage and the revitalization of Old Cities") (01.-15.09.2005) (with Prof. Dr. Anton Escher)

WS 2003/2004

  • Übung "Humangeographie I (Siedlungsgeographie)" (Seminar "Human Geography I (Urban Geography)")

SS 2003

  • Geländepraktikum für Anfänger "Dark Tourism - Schlachtfeldtourismus in Verdun" (Field Course "Dark Tourism - Battlefield Tourism in Verdun") (07.-11.08.2003)
  • Kleine Exkursion "Stadtentwicklung in Frankreich - das Beispiel Straßburg" (Excursion "Urban Development in France - the Example of Strasbourg") (23.-24.04.2003) (with Dr. Georg Glasze)

 WS 2002/2003

  • Übung "Humangeographie I (Siedlungsgeographie)" (Seminar "Human Geography I (Urban Geography)")

SS 2002

  • Exkursion "Elsaß" (Excursion "Alsace") (21.05.-26.05.2002) (with Prof. Dr. Anton Escher)
  • Projektstudie "Weltkulturerbe und Gentrification" (Project Work "World Heritage and Gentrification") (05.04.-13.04.2002) (with Prof. Dr. Anton Escher)

WS 2001/2002

  • Große Geländeübung "Marokko" (Excursion "Morocco") (26.02.-26.03.2002) (with Prof. Dr. Anton Escher)

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