Search for dissertations about: "HUMANITIES"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2694 swedish dissertations containing the word HUMANITIES.

  1. 1. Silk Weaving in Sweden During the 19th Century Textiles and texts - An evaluation of the source material

    University dissertation from Department of Product and Production Development, Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Martin Ciszuk; Högskolan i Borås.; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Textil och mode generell ; Textiles and Fashion General ; Silk Weaving; Jacquard Loom; 19th Century Sweden; Object Based Research; Material Culture; Experience Based Knowledge.; textile history; K.A. Almgren Sidenväveri;

    Abstract : Silk-weaving in Sweden during the 19th century. Textiles and texts - An evaluation of the source material. With the rich material available, 19th century silk-weaving invites to studies on industrialisation processes. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Promises of the Free World Postsocialist Experience in Argentina and the Making of Migrants, Race, and Coloniality

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Jenny Ingridsdotter; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; political discourse theory; ethnography; Argentina; race; whiteness; coloniality; postsocialism; social inequality; subject positions; migration; gender; class; intersectionality; ethnography; post structuralism; Latin America; Soviet Union; identities; differentiation; ethnology; economic crisis; mobility; auto-ethnography; colonial settlement; diaspora; humanities; Ukraine; Russia; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the narrated experiences of a number of individuals that migrated to Argentina from Russia and Ukraine in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union. The over-arching aim of this thesis is to study the ways in which these migrants navigated the social reality in Argentina, with regards to available physical, material, and socioeconomic positions as well as with regards to their narrated self-understandings and identifications. READ MORE

  3. 3. Extractive Violence on Indigenous Country sami and Aboriginal Views on Conflicts and Power Relations with Extractive Industries

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Kristina Sehlin MacNeil; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aboriginal; Adnyamathanha; Australia; conflict; cultural violence; extractive industries; extractive violence; Indigenous peoples; Laevas cearru; LKAB; nuclear waste repository; Sami; structural violence; Sweden; Aboriginer; Adnyamathanha; Australien; konflikt; kulturellt våld; kärnavfallsdepå; Laevas cearru; LKAB; samer; strukturellt våld; Sverige; utvinningsindustrier; urfolk; Ethnology; etnologi;

    Abstract : Asymmetrical conflicts and power relations between extractive industries and Indigenous groups often have devastating consequences for Indigenous peoples. Many Indigenous groups are struggling to maintain their lands as Indigenous perspectives on connection to Country are frequently undervalued or dismissed in favour of extractivist ideologies. READ MORE

  4. 4. The performance of tradition : An ethnography of Hira Gasy popular theatre in Madagascar

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ingela Edkvist; Uppsala universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Madagascar; anthropology; anthropology and theatre; performance; Hira Gasy; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Ethnology; Etnologi;

    Abstract : This study deals with the popular theatre performance of Hira Gasy, and its actors andaudiences in the central highland regions of Imerina and northern Betsileo in Madagascar. The Hira Gasy has developed from a court to a rural performance during the last two centuries, a period influenced by first the British and then by the French presence in the country. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tinkering Care Moves Senior Home Care in Practice

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology

    Author : Peter A. Lutz; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; care moves; tinkering; senior home care; Sweden; United States; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Etnologi; Ethnology; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research; Människa-dator interaktion; Human-Computer Interaction; Medical Informatics; Medicinsk informatik;

    Abstract : This dissertation builds on the current anthropological studies of care relations in practice. It draws inspiration from science and technology studies (STS) and postfeminist technoscience. A qualitative ethnographic approach grounds the empirical data collection and analysis. READ MORE