Search for dissertations about: "Baltic and East European studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 swedish dissertations containing the words Baltic and East European studies.

  1. 1. Mediated Europes : Discourse and Power in Ukraine, Russia and Poland During Euromaidan

    Author : Roman Horbyk; Johan Fornäs; Patrik Åker; Sabina Mihelj; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; media; discourse; power; postcolonial theory; foreign policy; journalists; politicians; Europe; Ukraine; Russia; Poland; Euromaidan; медії; дискурс; влада; зовнішня політика; журналісти; політики; Европа; Україна; Росія; Евромайдан; medier; diskurs; makt; utrikespolitik; journalister; politiker; Europa; Ukraina; Ryssland; Polen; Euromajdan; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This study focuses on mediated representations of Europe during Euromaidan and the subsequent Ukraine–Russia crisis, analysing empirical material from Ukraine, Poland and Russia. The material includes articles from nine newspapers, diverse in terms of political and journalistic orientation, as well as interviews with journalists, foreign policymakers and experts, drawing also on relevant policy documents as well as online and historical sources. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adaptation, now? : Exploring the Politics of Climate Adaptation through Poststructuralist Discourse Theory

    Author : Elise Remling; Jenny Gunnarsson Payne; Åsa Persson; Sirkku Juhola; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Climate change adaptation; Adaptation policy development; Politics of adaptation; Discourse; Poststructuralist Discourse Theory; Logics of Critical Explanation; Discourse Analysis; European Union; Germany; Qualitative policy analysis; Critical policy studies; Fantasy; Depoliticisation; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Increasing evidence of anthropogenic climate change and the recognition that warming is likely to go beyond 2°C raises the need for responses that help people cope with the anticipated changes. The rise of attention to so-called climate adaptation on political agendas at the local, national and international scale has come about with a hastily growing field of academic knowledge production. READ MORE

  3. 3. European Mobility and Spatial Belongings : Greek and Latvian migrants in Sweden

    Author : Vasileios Petrogiannis; Karin Borevi; Norbert Götz; Jussi Kurunmäki; Peo Hansen; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; migration; intra-European migration; European mobility; national identity; European identity; regional identity; belonging; macro-regions; Baltic Sea; Mediterranean; Latvia; Greece; Sweden; migration; intra-europeisk migration; europeisk mobilitet; nationell identitet; europeisk identitet; regional identitet; tillhörighet; makro-regioner; Östersjön; Medelhavet; Lettland; Grekland; Sverige; Politics; Economy and the Organization of Society; Politik; ekonomi och samhällets organisering; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Nation-states and national identities are a product of European history and have been the most salient framework of spatial identification since the nineteenth century. In the past decades, however, the EU has attempted to foster a supplementary European sense of identity, embodied in the notion of European citizenship. READ MORE

  4. 4. Enabling Media : Infrastructures, imaginaries and cultural techniques in Swedish and Estonian visual arts education

    Author : Ingrid Forsler; Michael Forsman; Staffan Ericson; Geoffrey Bowker; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; visual arts education; teacher training; educational technology; Sweden; Estonia; infrastructures; cultural techniques; sociotechnical imaginaries; visual methods; infrastructural imagination; media literacy; infrastructure literacy; bildämnet; lärarutbildning; utbildningsteknologier; Sverige; Estland; infrastrukturer; kulturtekniker; sociotekniska föreställningar; visuella metoder; infrastrukturell föreställningsförmåga; mediekunnighet; infrastrukturlitteracitet; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the media environments of visual arts education in Sweden and Estonia and how educators understand, negotiate and enable this infrastructure. Based on the notion that the ongoing digitalization of the educational system in these countries makes established practices appear, it further discusses how visual arts education as a school subject is shaped in relation to different technologies for image making and school administration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies in Latvian Comparative Dialectology : —with special focus on word-final *–āj(s)/*–ēj(s) and *–āji(s)/*–ēji(s)

    Author : Aigars Kalniņš; Jenny Larsson; Peteris Vanags; Marek Majer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Baltic languages; Latvian; Lithuanian; Proto-Latvian; Proto-East Baltic; historical-comparative linguistics; Indo-European linguistics; dialectology; apocope; morphological shortening; inflectional endings; local cases; present 2nd singular; locative; Baltic Languages; baltiska språk;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four interconnected studies of various topics in the fields of Latvian dialectology and historical linguistics: (1) apocope and shortening; (2) loss of the present 2nd singular endings *?i and *??; (3) the development of the participle desinences *??jis *??jis; (4) the ??and ??stem locative singular endings. A recurrent theme is a potential loss of *j in the phonological sequences *??ji(s) *??ji(s), which were subsequently contracted to *??j(s) *??j(s). READ MORE