Search for dissertations about: "Historical Studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 738 swedish dissertations containing the words Historical Studies.

  1. 1. Significant history and historical orientation Ugandan students narrate their historical pasts

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Ulrik Holmberg; Karlstads universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; historical learning; history education; History education in Uganda; historical consciousness; historical orientation; upper secondary school; narrative; national narrative; History; Historia;

    Abstract : In 2012, Uganda celebrated 50 years of independence. The postcolonial era in the country has been marked by political turmoil and civil wars. Uganda, like many other postcolonial states in Africa, cannot be described as an ethnically or culturally homogenous state. READ MORE

  2. 2. Oscar Night in Hollywood : Fashioning the Red-Carpet from the Roosevelt Hotel to International Media

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Red-Carpet; Academy Awards; Oscars; Fashion; Oscarcast; Epiphenomena; Red-Carpet Treatment; Celebrity Culture; Hollywood Royalty; Stars; Glamour; Media History; Hollywood Designers; Edith Head; Fashion Expert; Fashion Consultant; Best- and Worst- Dressed List; Public Relations; Endorsement; Americana; Television; pseudo-event; media event; vortextuality; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This study investigates the red-carpet phenomenon from a historical perspective, seeking to understand how the Academy Awards’ red-carpet became the most prominent fashion show in media culture. The connections between Hollywood and the fashion industry predate the inception of the ceremony, and so does the role of Hollywood actresses as trendsetters. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Not So Simple" : Reassessing 1951, G.B. Giorgini and the launch of Italian fashion

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Chiara Faggella; Stockholms universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Italian fashion; Giovanni Battista Giorgini; Commissionaire; Fashion Buyer; Italian couture; Italian handicrafts; Italy at Work; Italian High Fashion Show; Florence fashion; Pitti Immagine; Italian studies; Postwar Italy; Occupation of Italy; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to shed light on the circumstances that allowed Italy to become a reputable country of origin in the international fashion market. In particular, my contribution to the historiography of Italian fashion is a reassessment of the role played by Giovanni Battista Giorgini, whose involvement with the fashion and handicraft industries has not been fully investigated by scholars so far. READ MORE

  4. 4. Historical responsibility Assessing the past in international climate negotiations

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mathias Friman (Fridahl); Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Historical responsibility; UNFCCC negotiations; discourse;

    Abstract : Assessments of the past are essential to the struggle over the right to define the normative position of history under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Despite this importance, attempts to analyze the use of history in this context are rare. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Most Delicate Subject : A History of Sex Education Films in Sweden

    University dissertation from Lunds universitet

    Author : Elisabet Björklund; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Film Studies; Filmvetenskap; sex education film; sexuality and Swedish cinema; censorship; genre; exploitation; pornography; gender; Swedish welfare state; Swedish sin ; Language of Love-films; school film; Sex education film; “Swedish sin”; Language of Love films;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to present a history of sex education films in Sweden, from their beginnings until the late 1970s, relating the films to the changing historical context of the Swedish welfare society. Within this framework, the dissertation explores two main sets of questions. READ MORE