Search for dissertations about: "Transnational Cultural Processes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words Transnational Cultural Processes.

  1. 1. Blurring the Colonial Binary Turn-of-the-Century Transnational Entertainment in Southeast Asia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Nadi Tofighian; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; colonial history; early cinema; film history; distribution; transnational networks; entertainment culture; Southeast Asia; Singapore; postcolonial theory; colonial discourse; ethnicity; race; whiteness; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines and writes the early history of distribution and exhibition of moving images in Southeast Asia by observing the intersection of transnational itinerant entertainment and colonialism. It is a cultural history of turn-of-the-century Southeast Asia, and focuses on the movement of films, people, and amusements across oceans and national borders. READ MORE

  2. 2. Diaspora at Home? Wartime Mobilities in the Burkina Faso-Côte d'Ivoire Transnational Space

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jesper Bjarnesen; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Wartime mobilities; home; transnational space; diaspora; urban anthropology; West Africa; conflict; return; migration; youth; intergenerational relations;

    Abstract : In the period 1999-2007, more than half a million Burkinabe returned to Burkina Faso due to the persecution of immigrant labourers in neighbouring Côte d’Ivoire. Ultranationalist debates about the criteria for Ivorian citizenship had intensified during the 1990s and led to the scapegoating of immigrants in a political rhetoric centred on notions of autochthony and xenophobia. READ MORE

  3. 3. National Relations : Public diplomacy, national identity and the Swedish Institute 1945-1970

    University dissertation from Lund : Nordic Academic Press

    Author : Nikolas Glover; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Swedish Institute; public diplomacy; cultural diplomacy; Sweden; history; twentieth century; national identity; nationalism; image of Sweden; Swedishness; communication history; propaganda; cultural exchange; foreign policy; cultural policy; Cold War; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; historia; History;

    Abstract : This thesis considers the first twenty-five years of the semi-governmental Swedish Institute for Cultural Exchange with Foreign Countries. Specifically, this is done through an analysis of the Institute’s funding, its policy discussions and its produced materials. READ MORE

  4. 4. Do You Have a TV? Negotiating Swedish Public Service through 1950's Programming, "Americanization," and Domesticity

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Tove Thorslund; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; television history; cultural history; public service; 1950s; television programming; intermediality; simulcast; program format; transnational; Americanization; domesticity; television set as furniture; everyday life; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents a cultural history of early Swedish television. The focus is on the investigation of 1950s programming, intermedial connections, processes of “Americanization,” and domestic, socio-cultural change in direct relation to the new medium. READ MORE

  5. 5. Culture Unbound: Americanization and Everyday Life in Sweden

    University dissertation from Nordic Academic Press

    Author : Thomas O'Dell; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethnology; Cultural anthropology; Sweden; Americanization; Culture; Modernity; Everyday Life; Transnational Cultural Processes; Globalization; Flow; Center Periphery; American Cars; Raggare; Counter-culture; Hippies; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : This book investigates the significance processes of Americanization have had in shaping and influencing the form and content of everyday life in Sweden. However, rather than simply viewing Americanization as an irresistible homogenizing force, it is argued that to the extent that Swedish everyday life has been Americanized, it has been Americanized in a very Swedish way. READ MORE