Search for dissertations about: "Ethnology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 99 swedish dissertations containing the word Ethnology.

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

    Author : Jenny Ingridsdotter; Mats Lindqvist; Jenny Gunnarsson Payne; Catrin Lundström; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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; Ethnology; etnologi;

    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

  2. 2. Cells in Culture, Cells in Suspense : Practices of Cultural Production in Foetal Cell Research

    Author : Andréa Wiszmeg; The Cultural Studies Group of Neuroscience; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Parkinson s disease; Foetal cells; Praxis; Evidence Based Practice; Ethnology; Ethnography; Science studies; Diffraction; knowledge production; Ethical issues; ethics in practice; ethnology; ethnography; science studies; foetal cells; parkinson s disease; praxis; knowledge production; ethics in practice; evidence based medicine; diffraction; cell transplantation; cross-disciplinarity; epistemology;

    Abstract : Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative affliction to which researchers have long striven to find a cure. The human embryo is a source of vital cells used in regenerative medicine, as well as a powerful symbol of life. READ MORE

  3. 3. Diasporic Narratives of Sexuality : Identity Formation among Iranian- Swedish Women

    Author : Fataneh Farahani; Lena Gerholm; Beverley Skeggs; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; women’s sexuality; discursive analysis; gender; Islam; Iran; Sweden; veil; virginity; migration; diaspora; agency; hybrid identity; cultural routes; Orientalism; narrative; Ethnology; Etnologi; Ethnology; etnologi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the sexuality of Iranian women living in Sweden. Considering sexuality as gendered and socio-culturally constructed, I examine the impact of Iranian Islamic discourses, contemporary socialization and migration on women’s narrations of sexuality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Painful legacy of World War II: Nazi forced enlistment : Alsatian/Mosellan Prisoners of War and the Soviet Prison Camp of Tambov

    Author : Florence Fröhlig; Mats Lindqvist; Barbro Blehr; Susanne Nylund Skog; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Legacy of World War II; forced conscription; prisoners of war; Alsace Moselle; Soviet prison camp; internment; captivity; Tambov; traumatic experiences; construction of silence; family of remembrance; master narrative; pilgrimage; dark tourism; Ethnology; etnologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation concerns the legacy of the Nazi forced enlistment during World War II and focuses more precisely on the case of Alsace/Moselle. Many of these French men, enlisted by force from 1942 in the German army, were sent to the Eastern Front and experienced Soviet prison camps. READ MORE

  5. 5. The body in pain and pleasure : an ethnography of mixed martial arts

    Author : Magnus Stenius; Marianne Liliequist; Håkan Berglund-Lake; Orvar Löfgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; MMA; Violence; Embodiment; UFC; Gender; Masculinity; Pain; Flow; Ethnography; Ethnology; etnologi;

    Abstract : Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a sport on the rise within the field of martial arts in which competitors fight in a cage and utilize full-contact movements using their fists, elbows, and knees as well as kicks, other strikes, and submission techniques to defeat their opponents. MMA has become a modern social movement in combat sports that has become globalized in a short time and is the fastest growing sport in the world. READ MORE