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Showing result 6 - 10 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the words HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology.

  1. 6. Flexible Science : An Anthropology of Scientists, Society and Nature in Vietnam

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institution of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University

    Author : Eren Zink; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; actor-network theory; climate change; economic anthropology; environmental conservation; higher education; international development; science; science policy; Vietnam; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social anthropology ethnography Ethnography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialantrolopologi etnografi Etnografi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : Eren Zink explores the conditions of doing science in Vietnam. The scientists included in this study were engaged in local and international efforts to conserve nature, establish the fact of climate change, and carry out scientific research in Vietnam. READ MORE

  2. 7. Hierarchy, utility and metaphor in Mapuche botany

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Juan Carlos Gumucio; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ethnology; anthropology; Mapuche; ethnobotany; Etnologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This book is about the knowledge and management of plants among the Mapuche of southern Chile. Field studies of this extensive cultural patrimony have been carried out over a period of two years, with participation in various activities and rituals in which plants play an important role. READ MORE

  3. 8. Between Peace and Justice Dispute Settlement between Karaboro Agriculturalists and Fulbe Agro-Pastoralists in Burkina Faso

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sten Hagberg; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ethnology; Etnologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This study is about dispute settlement in the Comoé Province, Burkina Faso. It focuses on ways in which four principal categories of actors-Karaboro agriculturalists, Fulbe agro-pastoralists, Tiefo Masters of the Earth, and local government officials-handle disputes related to landed resources. READ MORE

  4. 9. Negotiating Wilderness in a Cultural Landscape : Predators and Saami Reindeer Herding in the Laponian World Heritage Area

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Åsa Dahlström Nilsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Laponia; wilderness; cultural landscape; world heritage area; Saami; reindeer herding; predators; Sweden; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : The UNESCO appointment of the Laponian World Heritage Area in 1996 meant that Sweden accepted the assignment of protecting both the cultural and natural values of this area for all mankind and all generations to come. Located in northern Sweden, Laponia had previously been protected for its natural values only, but the 1996 appointment determined that the local Saami reindeer herding culture should also be preserved. READ MORE

  5. 10. The performance of tradition : An ethnography of Hira Gasy popular theatre in Madagascar

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ingela Edkvist; Uppsala universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Madagascar; anthropology; anthropology and theatre; performance; Hira Gasy; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Ethnology; Etnologi;

    Abstract : This study deals with the popular theatre performance of Hira Gasy, and its actors andaudiences in the central highland regions of Imerina and northern Betsileo in Madagascar. The Hira Gasy has developed from a court to a rural performance during the last two centuries, a period influenced by first the British and then by the French presence in the country. READ MORE