Search for dissertations about: "BODIES"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 717 swedish dissertations containing the word BODIES.

  1. 1. Creating bodies : childbirth practices in pre-modern Karelia

    Author : Marja-Liisa Keinänen; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Barnafödande; folktro och folkseder; historia; Ryssland; Karelen; 1800-talet; 1900-talet; Barnafödande religiösa aspekter;

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  2. 2. Multipoint Okounkov bodies

    Author : Antonio Trusiani; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Seshadri constant; Okounkov body; Projective manifold; symplectic packings; Kähler geometry; ample line bundle;

    Abstract : During the nineties, the field medallist Okounkov found a way to associate to an ample line bundle L over an n−complex dimensional projective manifold X a convex body in Rn, now called Okounkov body ∆(L). The construction depends on the choice of a valuation centered at one point p∈X and it works even if L is a big line bundle. READ MORE

  3. 3. Borders crossing bodies : the stories of eight youth with experience of migrating

    Author : Pouran Djampour; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : borders; sites of control; being stopped; love; intimacy; hope; futurity; resistance; political subjectivity;

    Abstract : In public discourse on migration, people who migrate are often portrayed as deviating from the rest of the population. This is especially true for the group categorised as ‘unaccompanied’ children who are portrayed as homogeneous and not seldom with a common history. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Sensational Body : A Spectatorial Exploration of the Experience of Bodies on Stage in Circus, Burlesque and Freak Show

    Author : Jonas Eklund; Meike Wagner; Camilla Damkjær; Helen Stoddart; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; circus; new circus; contemporary circus; burlesque; neo-burlesque; boylesque; freak show; sideshow; bodies; phenomenology; spectatorship; popular culture; performance analysis; autoethnography; experience; body mind; teatervetenskap; Theatre Studies;

    Abstract : At the end of the 20th century, the three genres circus, burlesque, and freak show were revived after a long period of decline. Seemingly something in the genres still has a strong appeal to the spectators. READ MORE

  5. 5. Boundaries, believers and bodies : a cultural analysis of a multidisciplinary research community

    Author : Helena Pettersson; Britta Lundgren; Erik Stolterman; David Hakken; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Culture; ethnographic method; research; technology; boundary object work; symbolic capital; technoromanticism; future; speed; creativity; reality; dystopia; focal things; trading; multidisciplinary; gender; reflexivity; Ethnology; Etnologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to analyze the construction of research culture and collaboration within the research studio Tools for Creativity, one node in the larger Interactive Institute. This studio is an arena that in today’s society is associated with boundary crossing, dynamics and variability: An environment with high-tech equipment, a staff equipped with diverse skills, and a flexible approach with the ambition of developing innovative tools based on ICT to strengthen human creativity. READ MORE