Search for dissertations about: "Orientalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the word Orientalism.

  1. 1. Beyond Orientalism and Occidentalism : Identity constructions in Arab and Western news media

    Author : Mahitab Ezz El Din; Stig-Arne Nohrstedt; Leonor Camauër; Åsa Kroon; Göran Eriksson; Peter Hervik; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Orientalism; Occidentalism; Arab; West; Othering; identity; media constructions; tolerance; multiculturalism; xenophobia; Peace Journalism; Global War on Terror; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; media representations; stereotypes; post-colonial theories; hybrid identity; peace journalism; Western media; Arab media; Journalistik; Journalism; Medievetenskap och journalistik; Media Studies and Journalism; Media and Communication Science; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study examines how the media construct the identities of the Other by creating various ‘us’ versus ‘them’ positions (Othering) when covering non-violence-based intercultural conflicts in Arab and Western news media. Othering in this study is understood as an umbrella concept that in general terms refers to the discursive process of constructing and positioning the Self and the Other into separate identities of an ‘us’ and a ‘them. READ MORE

  2. 2. "A dangerous man of the Enlightenment" : J.D. Åkerblad and Egyptology and Orientalism in times of revolutions

    Author : Fredrik Thomasson; Antonella Romano; Maya Jasanoff; Eldem Edhem; Florence Department of History and Civilization European University Institute; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Egyptology; Egypt; Orientalism; Johan David Åkerblad; Erik Bergstedt; P.O. von Asp; Ignatius Mouradgea d Ohsson; Jean-François Champollion; Antoine-Isaac Silvestre de Sacy; History; Historia; Historia; History;

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  3. 3. Ambivalent Friendship : Anglican Conflict Handling and Education for Peace in Jerusalem 1920-1948

    Author : Maria Småberg; Historia; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; peace education; third party; conflict handling; cultural diplomacy; interfaith dialogue; cultural imperialism; discourse; Edward Said; Orientalism; Church Ministry among Jews; Jerusalem East Mission; Anglican Missions; Anglican Church; Jerusalem; British Mandate period; multiculturalism; friendship; Contemporary history since 1914 ; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns a religious actor in the civil society in times of violent conflict. During the British Mandate period in Palestine, Jewish, Muslim and Christian children studied together at Anglican missionary schools. At this time Jerusalem bore all the imprints of ethnic and religious separation and division. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chinatown Film Culture : The Appearance of Cinema in San Francisco’s Chinese Neighborhood, 1906-1915

    Author : Kim Khavar Fahlstedt; Jan Olsson; Gregory Waller; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Film history; early cinema; local film history; Chinese-American history; transnational cinema; orientalism; urban studies; San Francisco; Chinatown; Sid Grauman; filmvetenskap; Cinema Studies;

    Abstract : This study investigates film culture in San Francisco's Chinatown between the years 1906 and 1915. While Chinatowns have figured in several studies of representation in classical Hollywood cinema, it has rarely been approached as a place where film culture actually happened. READ MORE

  5. 5. The True New Testament : Sealing the Heart’s Covenant in al-Tabarî’s Ta’rîkh al-Rusul wa’l-Mulûk

    Author : Ulrika Mårtensson; Claude Gilliot; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; al-Tabarî; Islamic history; Islamic historiography; Islamic Bible exegesis; Orientalism; comparative religious studies; covenant; promised land; testament; redistributive justice; Abbasid caliphate; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This study is an interpretation of the Muslim jurist Abû Ja‘far Muhammad b. Jarîr al-Tabarî’s (d. 923 C.E. READ MORE