Search for dissertations about: "Critical and Cultural Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 86 swedish dissertations containing the words Critical and Cultural Theory.

  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. Media and the refugee camp : The historical making of space, time, and politics in the modern refugee regime

    Author : Philipp Seuferling; Heike Graf; Anne Kaun; Staffan Ericson; Myria Georgiou; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; refugee camp; media practices; media technology; refugee regime; forced migration; Germany; media history; heterotopia; space; archive; media infrastructure; memory; witnessing; resistance; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores media practices in and of refugee camps. In the wake of forced migration becoming ever more digitized both in its experiences and its governance, this thesis historicizes media practices in refugee camps as a space of the refugee regime. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Life-stowing from a Digital Media Perspective : Past, Present and Future

    Author : Alberto Frigo; Stina Bengtson; Jay David Bolter; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; life-stowing; tebahism; effortfull; life-logging; quantified self; selftracking; surveillance; sousveillance; archiving; syncretism; constructivist theory of perception; database aesthetics; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory;

    Abstract : While both public opinion and scholars around the world are currently pointing out the danger of increasingly popular life-logging devices, this book articulates this debate by distinguishing between automatic and manual life-logging approaches. Since new definitions of life-logging have excluded the latter approach and have been mainly focused on effortless life-logging technologies such as Google Glass and Quantified Self applications in general, the second part of this thesis theoretically frames life-stowing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Politics and Truth : Heidegger, Arendt and the Modern Political Lie

    Author : Anna-Karin Selberg; Sven-Olov Wallenstein; Cecilia Sjöholm; Peg Birmingham; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Post-truth; alternative facts; modern political lie; totalitarianism; Heidegger; Arendt; truth; politics; image-making; myth; art; facts; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory;

    Abstract : In 2016, the Oxford Dictionary named “post-truth” the word of the year. In the ongoing debate about post-truth it is generally assumed that facts and truth have ceased to be relevant to politics. READ MORE