Search for dissertations about: "Nordic history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the words Nordic history.

  1. 1. Tools of teaching and means of managing : Educational and sociopolitical functions of languages of instruction in elementary schools with Sámi pupils in Sweden, Finland and Norway 1900–1940 in a cross-national perspective

    Author : Otso Kortekangas; Maija Runcis; Jukka Nyyssönen; David Sjögren; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; educational history; cross-national history; Sámi history; Nordic history; indigenous history; language of instruction; elementary schools; Norway; Sweden; Finland; utbildningshistoria; samisk historia; nomadskola; historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation contributes to recent research on Sámi education from two different angles. First of all, the dissertation pioneers as a cross-national study of the education of a cross-national population previously mainly studied within different nation states. READ MORE

  2. 2. From Kinship to Global Brand : The Discourse on Culture in Nordic Cooperation after World War II

    Author : Anna Kharkina; Kekke Stadin; Irina Sandomirskaja; Nikolas Glover; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Nordic culture; Nordic region; cultural cooperation; cultural policy; security community; historia; History;

    Abstract : This work analyzes the political instrumentalization of culture. Specifically, it studies how this is done through cultural policy within Western democracies. The analysis takes, as an example, official Nordic cultural cooperation in the post-war period. READ MORE

  3. 3. Victorian and Edwardian Travellers and the Mid-Nordic Region : A Study in Geographical Imagology and Tourism

    Author : Pia Sillanpää; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Jämtland; Tröndelag; Scandinavia; British tourists; travel; tourism; hunting; fishing; shooting; History subjects; Historieämnen; Other Germanic languages; Övriga germanska språk;

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  4. 4. Scientizing performance in endurance sports : The emergence of ‘rational training’ in cross-country skiing, 1930-1980

    Author : Daniel Svensson; Sverker Sörlin; Nina Wormbs; Leif Yttergren; Helena Tolvhed; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; History; environmental history; history of science; history of technology; landscape studies; cross-country skiing; Nordic skiing; endurance physiology; sport history; sportification; scientization; sport physiology; sport science; Sweden; History of Science; Technology and Environment; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö;

    Abstract : Elite athletes of today use specialized, scientific training methods and the increasing role of science in sports is undeniable. Scientific methods and equipment has even found its way into the practice of everyday exercisers, a testament to the impact of sport science. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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