Search for dissertations about: "Postcolonialism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the word Postcolonialism.

  1. 1. Tales of transformation: Expatriate encounters with local contexts : A postcolonial reading

    Author : Anna Wettermark; Christian Maravelias; Hervé Corvellec; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Expatriates; identity reconstruction; postcolonialism; international management; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis examines how and in what sense expatriates are changed and transformed by their intercultural experiences. In doing so it seeks to complement more efficiency-oriented expatriation studies by outlining a relational and contextual view inspired by postcolonialism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Impossible Interculturality? : Education and the Colonial Difference in a Multicultural World

    Author : Robert Aman; Andreas Fejes; Stefan Jonsson; Lisbeth Eriksson; Edda Manga; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Interculturality; multiculturalism; intercultural education; policy; postcolonialism; cultural difference; colonial difference; European Union; interculturalidad; delinking; Interkulturalitet; mångkultur; interkulturell utbildning; policy; postkolonialism; kulturella skillnader; koloniala skillnader; Europeiska Unionen; interculturalidad;

    Abstract : An increasing number of educational policies, academic studies, and university courses today propagate ‘interculturality’ as a method for approaching ‘the Other’ and reconciling universal values and cultural specificities. Based on a thorough discussion of Europe’s colonial past and the hierarchies of knowledge that colonialism established, this dissertation interrogates the definitions of intercultural knowledge put forth by EU policy discourse, academic textbooks on interculturality, and students who have completed a university course on the subject. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Kolkata Intellectuals and Bengali Modernity

    Author : Kerstin B. Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Kolkata; West Bengal; Intellectuals; Elite groups; Intellectual discourse; Postcolonialism; Relativism; Subaltern Studies; Methodology; Anthropology; Social Change; Development; Media; Kolkata; Västbengalen; intellektuella; elitgrupper; intellektuell diskurs; postkolonialism; relativism; subaltern studies; metod; antropologi; social förändring; utveckling; media;

    Abstract : The aim with this thesis is to explore and enhance the understanding of methodological questions in anthropological analysis. I focus my main argument on topics taken up in antiorientalist and postcolonial approaches. Analysis is closely related to political issues and an analysis include a critical reflection and deconstruction. READ MORE

  4. 4. Anglo-French Relations and the Acadians in Canada's Maritime Literature: Issues of Othering and Transculturation

    Author : Birgitta Brown; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Maritime Provinces; Acadie; othering; transculturation; colonialism; postcolonialism; Mary-Louise Pratt; Fernando Ortiz; Roland Walter; Sir Charles G. D. Roberts; Thomas Head Raddall; Antonine Maillet; Claude Le Bouthillier; David Adams Richards; Janice Kulyk Keefer; Jeannine Landry Thériault.;

    Abstract : Ph.D. dissertation at the University of Gothenburg, 2008 Title: Anglo-French Relations and the Acadians in Canada s Maritime Literature: Issues of Othering and Transculturation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati. The Context and Significance of a Modern Hindu Personalist

    Author : Sardella Ferdinando; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; bhakti; Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati; Bengal intellectual life; Bhaktivinoda; caste; Chaitanya doctrines; colonialism; Gaudiya Math; globalization; India religion 20th century; missionaries; modern Hinduism; postcolonialism; Vaishnavism Vishnuism; Vedanta; Vivekananda; worship Hinduism ;

    Abstract : This study explores the life and work of Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati (1874-1937), a Vaishnava guru of the school of Chaitanya (1486-1534), who, at a time that Hindu non-dualism was most prominent, managed to establish a pan-Indian movement for the modern revival of traditional personalist bhakti that today encompasses both Indian and non-Indian populations throughout the world. To most historians, the period between 1815 and 1914 is known as Britain’s Imperial Century, when the power of British cultural influence was at its height, most especially in Calcutta, India, the jewel of the British crown. READ MORE