Search for dissertations about: "HUMANITIES"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2889 swedish dissertations containing the word HUMANITIES.

  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. Excessive Seas : Waste Ecologies of Eutrophication

    Author : Jesse Peterson; Sabine Höhler; Kate Rigby; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; algal bloom; Baltic Sea; cultural eutrophication; dead zone; waste ecology; environmental degradation; environmental humanities; critical ocean studies; environmental imaginary; environmental value; more-than- human; textual analysis; visual analysis; storytelling; algblomning; Östersjön; kulturell övergödning; bottendöd; avfallsekologi; miljöförstöring; miljövetenskap; kritiska havsstudier; miljömyndighet; miljövärde; mer-än-mänsklig; textanalys; visuell analys; berättande; History of Science; Technology and Environment; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö;

    Abstract : This dissertation researches how perspectives in western industrial societies communicate about and give meaning to environmental degradation through case studies on the causes and effects of cultural eutrophication—namely nutrient pollution, algal blooms, and dead zones—in the Baltic Sea. Utilizing this approach, this dissertation addresses the ecological problems of cultural eutrophication in marine ecosystems by exposing normative claims humans make about the Baltic Sea and its contents as well as detailing how seas that exceed human expectations may offer insights into negotiating differing perspectives, discrepancies in power, and ways of being among humans and non-humans in marine environments. READ MORE

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

    Author : Ingela Edkvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Ethnology; Etnologi; Ethnology; Etnologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Madagascar; anthropology; anthropology and theatre; performance; Hira Gasy;

    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

  4. 4. Tinkering Care Moves : Senior Home Care in Practice

    Author : Peter A. Lutz; Mats Utas; Klaus Lindgaard Hoeyer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; care moves; tinkering; senior home care; Sweden; United States; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Sciences; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Etnologi; Ethnology; Health Care Research; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Human-Computer Interaction; Människa-dator interaktion; Medical Informatics; Medicinsk informatik;

    Abstract : This dissertation builds on the current anthropological studies of care relations in practice. It draws inspiration from science and technology studies (STS) and postfeminist technoscience. A qualitative ethnographic approach grounds the empirical data collection and analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. An aesthetics of resistance : the open-ended practice of language writing

    Author : Åsa Arketeg; Lars-Olof Åhlberg; Claes Entzenberg; Ming Qian Ma; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Humanities and religion; language writing; the l=a=n=g=u=a=g=e journal; Bruce Andrews; Charles Bernstein; Lyn Hejinian; Ron Silliman; open-ended; language; writing; poetry; poetics; construction; theory; practice; separation; aesthetics; resistance; self-reflexion; avant-garde discourse; postmodernism; society; poststructuralism; critical theory; estetik; HUMANIORA OCH RELIGIONSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates the relation between poetry and theory in the poetic practice of language writing. The topic is approached from the idea that language writing takes place in the tension of an open-ended state. READ MORE