Search for dissertations about: "Sinology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the word Sinology.

  1. 1. Chinese women and consumer culture : discourses on beauty and identity in advertising and women's magazines 1985-1995

    Author : Perry Johansson; Frank Dikötter; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; sinologi; Sinology;

    Abstract : Chinese women and consumer culture are studied through semiotics and discourse analysis of advertisements and beauty editorials from women's magazines. The trajectory of Chinese consumption and advertising development during the last two decades is outlined and the changing notions of female beauty after Mao is examined, describing the resurfacing gender differences and the renewed importance of body and gender, together with the commodification of women and female beauty. READ MORE

  2. 2. Laughable Propaganda : Modern Xiangsheng as Didactic Entertainment

    Author : Marja Kaikkonen; Göran Malmqvist; Pär Bergman; Nikolai Speshnev; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; sinologi; Sinology;

    Abstract : This dissertation introduces the popular Chinese comic story-telling genrexiangsheng. The genre is first viewed in the light of historical predecessorswhich contain elements similar to those found in traditional xiangsheng. READ MORE

  3. 3. As a Fire Beneath the Ashes : The Quest for Chinese Wisdom within Occultism, 1850-1949

    Author : Johan Nilsson; Religionshistoria och religionsbeteendevetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; western esotericism; Chinese religion; occultism; Daoism; Orientalism; Construction of tradition; Albert de Pouvourville; Aleister Crowley; René Guénon; Rudolf Steiner; sinology; textual bias; textualism;

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  4. 4. Images of an Empire : Chinese Geography Textbooks of the Early 20th Century

    Author : Mats Norvenius; Marja Kaikkonen; Marianne Bastid-Bruguière; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; China; modern schools; geography textbooks; national identity; Chinese minorities; Meiji Japan; nationalism; Sinocentrism; Orientalism; social Darwinism; geographical determinism; racism; militarism; constitutional monarchism; Sinology; sinologi;

    Abstract : In 1901 the Qing regime, in power 1644-1911, took wide-ranging measures to reform the Chinese Empire. Fundamental changes were carried out within the field of education, resulting in the completion of China’s first modern educational system in 1904. READ MORE

  5. 5. In Search of the Generic Identity of Ci Poetry

    Author : Lena Rydholm; Torbjörn Lodén; Kang-i Sun Chang; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Chinese language; Kinesiska; Sinology; Sinologi;

    Abstract : The aim of  this dissertation is to create a coherent and systematic description of the ci genre through discussing a large number of characteristics attributed to it in some well-known theories and studies from the Song dynasty up to our day. Some major issues of debate concerning the ci genre are discussed and certain traditional research methods and research attitudes among mainland Chinese scholars are questioned. READ MORE