Search for dissertations about: "Scandinavia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 260 swedish dissertations containing the word Scandinavia.

  1. 1. Scandinavia faces EU : debates and decisions on membership 1961-1994

    Author : Cynthia Kite; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Scandinavia; foreign policy; EC EU; domestic structure approach; issue area; policy process;

    Abstract : This study begins with the observation that three similar states - Denmark, Norway and Sweden - have had different EC/EU policies, and that one of the foreign policy literature's most interesting approaches, domestic structures analysis, does not shed light on this variation. The goal of the study is to develop an understanding of the different policies by analyzing the question of EC/EU membership using an approach in which issue area, defined in terms of both substance and impact, is linked to policy process and policy choice. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mountain centered icefields in northern Scandinavia

    Author : Ola Fredin; Clas Hättestrand; Arjen Stroeven; Peter Jansson; Johan Kleman; Jon Landvik; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Scandinavia; Quaternary; Weichselian; mountain; icefield; ice sheet; Physical geography; Naturgeografi;

    Abstract : Mountain centered glaciers have played a major role throughout the last three million years in the Scandinavian mountains. The climatic extremes, like the present warm interglacial or cold glacial maxima, are very short-lived compared to the periods of intermediate climate conditions, characterized by the persistence of mountain based glaciers and ice fields of regional size. READ MORE

  3. 3. From Icon to Identity. Scottish Piping & Drumming in Scandinavia

    Author : Mats d Hermansson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; bagpipe; drum; pipe band; icon; identity; Scandinavia; Scotland; Highland; function of music; imaginary world; impact of music; insider; outsider; learning music; learning music.;

    Abstract : In the 1960s, a few individuals in Scandinavia got so interested in Scottish Highland piping and pipe band drumming that they started to play themselves, although there was no existing tradition for this music in Scandinavia, and they formed a small community of dedicated pipers and drummers. The major objective of this thesis is to analyse the background to why and processes through which the marginal culture of Scottish piping and drumming spread to and developed in Scandinavia as well as to interrogate what use and function this genre of music may have in Scandinavia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Muses and Patrons : Cultures of Natural Philosophy in Seventeenth Century Scandinavia

    Author : Jakob Danneskiold-Samsøe; Avdelningen för idé- och lärdomshistoria; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history of learning; Scandinavia; History of Science; Denmark; Sweden; natural philosophy; history of culture; Renaissance; 17th century; history of ideas; patronage; Vetenskapshistoria;

    Abstract : This study analyses the development of natural philosophy in Scandinavia in the 16th and 17th century. Rather than dealing with individual natural philosophers and ideas, it evolves around groups of natural philsophers - the Bartholin family and the former assistants of Tycho Brahe in Denmark, the Rudbeck family in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Masking Moments : The Transitions of Bodies and Beings in Late Iron Age Scandinavia

    Author : Ing-Marie Back Danielsson; Bo Petré; Julian Thomas; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Masking practices; masks; transitions; Iron Age; Scandinavia; kuml; body; metaphorical thinking; miniaturization; queer theory; feminism; sex; gender; personhood; rune stones; gold foil figures; oral literacy; food preparation; burials; Archaeology; North European; Arkeologi; nordeuropeisk; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This thesis explores bodily representations in Late Iron Age Scandinavia (400–1050 AD). Non-human bodies, such as gold foil figures, and human bodies are analysed. The work starts with an examination and deconstruction of the sex/gender categories to the effect that they are considered to be of minor value for the purposes of the thesis. READ MORE