Search for dissertations about: "Gothenburg University"

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  1. 1. Climate regulation provided by urban greening - examples from a high latitude city

    Author : Janina Konarska; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Gothenburg; Sweden; high latitude city; urban greenery; urban trees; leaf area index; tree transpiration; sky view factor; mean radiant temperature; hemispherical photography; climate-sensitive planning;

    Abstract : Cities exert a strong influence on urban climate, and consequently on human health and wellbeing. This increases the importance of considering climate issues in urban planning, particularly in the context of global climate change. One of the key adaptation strategies in climate-sensitive planning is urban greenery. READ MORE

  2. 2. Johann Andreas Stein’s 1781 Claviorganum and the Construction of Art in Eighteenth-Century Augsburg

    Author : Robin Blanton; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Patrick Alströmer; Augsburg; claviorgan; Carl Philip Emanuel Bach; Empfindsamkeit; fortepiano; Gothenburg; music aesthetics; Prellzungenmechanik; public sphere; Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart; Johann Andreas Stein; Paul von Stetten the Younger; 18 century;

    Abstract : The latter half of the eighteenth century saw the piano’s rise in popularity in Europe, and alongside it many one-of-a-kind keyboard instruments that used the new technology of the hammer action in innovative ways. Recent scholarship revises the older view of these inventions as bizarre “dead ends,” suggesting that like the piano, they filled contemporary musical needs. READ MORE

  3. 3. From Curiosa to World Culture. The History of the Latin American Collections at the Museum of World Culture in Sweden

    Author : Adriana Muñoz; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Archeology; Ethnography; Collections; Museums; Practices; National-States; World Culture; Latin America; Gothenburg; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses the history of the Latin American collections stored today at the Museum of World Culture in Sweden, emphasizing the relationship between the political ideological context of society and the signifi cance that the objects have been given over time. When the fi rst collections started to come to Sweden they meant a cosmopolitan touch to the upcoming bourgeoisie of the city of Gothenburg. READ MORE

  4. 4. Just like couscous : Gender, agency and the politics of female circumcision in Cairo

    Author : Maria Frederika Malmström; Marita Eastmond; Aud Talle; Maria Malmström; University of Gothenburg; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; identity; gender; agency; embodiment; senses; body; sexuality; female circumcision; politics; social change; performativity; practice; political Islam; Egypt; Middle East; North Africa; anthropology;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores how female gender identity is continually created and re-created in Egypt through a number of daily practices, of which female circumcision is central. In order to do so, the study inquires into the lived experiences and social meanings of female circumcision and femininity as narrated by women from lower class neighbourhoods in Cairo. READ MORE

  5. 5. Digital Innovation : Orchestrating Network Activities

    Author : Jesper Lund; Carina Ihlström Eriksson; Jonny Holmström; Högskolan i Halmstad; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; digital innovation; network activities; orchestration; innovation network; Living Lab; digital technology; digital innovation;

    Abstract : Digitization of analogue everyday artifacts, i.e. when physical products are equipped with digital capabilities, has a profound impact on today’s society. Some examples of these digital innovations aimed at consumer markets are the “connected” car, the digitized television set, and in the near future, digitized IKEA furniture. READ MORE