Search for dissertations about: "Mark Bassin"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Mark Bassin.

  1. 1. People of reliable loyalty… : Muftiates and the State in Modern Russia

    Author : Renat Bekkin; Jenny Berglund; Mark Bassin; Galina M. Yemelianova; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Muftiate; spiritual administration of Muslims; mufti; the economics of religion; the institution of the muftiate; Islam in Russia; Islam in the USSR.; History of religion; Religionshistoria; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents a full-fledged portrait of the muftiate (spiritual administration of Muslims) in modern Russia. Designed initially for the purpose of controlling religious activity, over time the institution of the muftiate was appropriated by Muslims and became a key factor in preserving national identity for different ethnic groups of Tatars. READ MORE

  2. 2. Negotiating Imperial Rule : Colonists and Marriage in the Nineteenth-century Black Sea Steppe

    Author : Julia Malitska; Per Bolin; Mark Bassin; Ulla Rosén; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Colonization; imperialism; imperial borderlands; German colonists; migration; marriage regime; agency; marriage; household formation; Ukraine; Black Sea steppe; Russian empire; nineteenth century; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : After falling under the power of the Russian Crown, the Northern Black Sea steppe from the end of eighteenth century crystallized as the Russian government’s prime venue for socioeconomic and sociocultural reinvention and colonization. Vast ethnic, sociocultural and even ecological changes followed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Academics and Politics : Northern European Area Studies at Greifswald University, 1917–1991

    Author : Marco Nase; Norbert Götz; Mark Bassin; Peter Stadius; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Scandinavian Studies; Soft Power; Public Diplomacy; History of Universities; Nazi Germany; GDR; Historical Studies; Historiska studier;

    Abstract : The decision to institute Area Studies in German universities in 1917, was born out of a perceived need to widen the intellectual horizon of the public and academia alike. At Greifswald University this ambitious reform programme saw the foundation of a Nordic Institute, charged with interdisciplinary studies of contemporary Northern Europe. READ MORE

  4. 4. Attaining Whiteness : A Sociological Study of Race and Racialization in Russia

    Author : Nikolay Zakharov; Sven Hort; Vessela Misheva; Mark Bassin; Paavo Bergman; Ian Law; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Racialization; Russia; Sociology of Race and Ethnicity; Racism; Social Theory; Nationalism; Modernity; Soviet Union; Postcolonial Studies; Eastern Europe; Identity; Migration; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Attaining Whiteness is the first book-length sociological study of how ideas about race resonate in post-Soviet Russia. The book charts how tropes of self, hybridity, and maturity constitute important symbolic vehicles for applying the idea of race to the drawing of differences. READ MORE