Search for dissertations about: "Collective memory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the words Collective memory.

  1. 1. Knowledge and Acknowledgement : The Politics of Memory of the Armenian Genocide

    Author : Vahagn Avedian; Forskarskolan i historia; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Armenian Genocide; 1915; politics of memory; identity; collective narratives; memory; history; Law and justice; reconciliation; Recognition; reparation; Responsibility;

    Abstract : How come that the Armenian genocide, a century old issue, is still a highly topical question, academic as well as political, in our days? My dissertation intends to follow the development of the Armenian question since WWI, with focus on the past half century, starting on the 50th commemoration day on April 24, 1965. The aim is to understand how the question has evolved during these years, identify the driving factors and the participating actors in the process of politics of memory. READ MORE

  2. 2. Promised Lands : Memory, Politics, and Palestinianness in Santiago de Chile

    Author : Siri Schwabe; Erik Olsson; Nefissa Naguib; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Chile; Palestinian diaspora; memory; politics; space and place; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : This study is a comprehensive attempt to grapple with diasporic Palestinianness in Santiago de Chile. Based on long-term fieldwork from 2013 to 2014 within Palestinian-Chilean networks, organizations, and places it explores how an inherently political Palestinianness is constituted, expressed and explored via memory on the one hand and processes related to space and place on the other. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reordering of Meaningful Worlds : Memory of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists and the Ukrainian Insurgent Army in Post-Soviet Ukraine

    Author : Yuliya Yurchuk; David Gaunt; Barbara Törnquist-Plewa; Stefan Troebst; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ukraine; memory; Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists; OUN; Ukrainian Insurgent Army; UPA; Rivne; monuments; Volhynia; historical representations; reception of history; nationalism; nation-building; state-building; commemoration; narrative analysis; Klym Savur; Taras Bul ba-Borovet s; Hurby; Euromaidan; Orange Revolution; post-Soviet; post-colonial; reclamation; history-writing; difficult knowledge; remediation; premediation; myth; Second World War; Організація українських націоналістів; Українська Повстанська Армія; ОУН; УПА; пам ять; комеморація; пам ятник; Рівне; Волинь; рецепція історії; міф; Друга світова війна; minne; Organisationen för ukrainska nationalister; minneskulturen; myt; Ukrainska upprorsarmén; reception av monument; monument; problematisk kunskap; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Insurgent Army; пам’ять; комеморації; пам’ятники; Клим Савур; Тарас Бульба-Боровець; receptionshistoria; Ukraina; Ukrainska upprorsarmee; historia; History;

    Abstract : After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Ukrainian society faced a new reality. The new reality involved consolidation and transformation of collective identities. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Pioneers to Target Group: Social Change, Ethnicity and Memory in a Lithuanian Nuclear Power Plant Community

    Author : Kristina Sliavaite; Sociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociala problem; Ignalina nuclear power plant; Deindustrialization; post-socialism; East Central Europe; ethnicity; collective memory; social change; Russian speaking population; decline; modernization; migration; enclave; risk; social insecurity; uncertainty; national insurance; Social problems and welfare; social välfärd; socialförsäkring; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : This thesis focused on an examination of human agency and strategies for responding to rapid social and economic change. Fieldwork was carried out in the community of Visaginas town that was built during the Soviet period in Lithuania. The town is situated next to the Ignalina nuclear power plant. READ MORE

  5. 5. How memory of the past, a predictable present and expectations of the future underpin adaptation to the sound environment

    Author : Anatole Nöstl; Patrik Sörqvist; Daniel Västfjäll; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Memory; Expectations; Adaptation; Habituation; Predictions; Attentional capture; Auditory distraction; Minne; förväntningar; anpassning; habituation; prediktioner; fångad uppmärksamhet; auditiv distraktion;

    Abstract : By using auditory distraction as a tool, the main focus of the present thesis is to investigate the role of memory systems in human adaptation processes towards changes in the built environment. Report I and Report II focus on the question of whether memory for regularities in the auditory environment is used to form predictions and expectations of future sound events, and if violations of these expectations capture attention. READ MORE