Search for dissertations about: "World Heritage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words World Heritage.

  1. 1. Renewal and Heritage : The Quest for Authenticity in Hasan Hanafi's Islamic Ideology

    Author : Susanne Olsson; David Westerlund; Eva Evers Rosander; Leif Stenberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Islamologi; authenticity; continuity; Establishment Islam; globalisation; heritage; Islamism; Occidentalism; renewal; sacred authority; asalah; ijtihad; tawhid; turath; Islamologi; Islamology; Islamologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This study presents and analyses a contemporary interpretation of Islam by the Egyptian thinker Hasan Hanafi. His ideas are analysed in a perspective of the history of ideas where both Islamic and Western influences are taken into consideration. READ MORE

  2. 2. Life in a World Heritage City : A case study of discussions and contested values in Angra do Heroísmo, the Azores

    Author : Marit Johansson; Peter Aronsson; Geir Vestheim; Bodil Petersson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; World Heritage City; Angra do Heroísmo; Azores; local community; development; preservation; negotiations; dissonance; AHD; Verdensarvby; Angra do Heroísmo; Asorene; lokalsamfunn; forvaltning; moderne utvikling; bevaring; forhandlinger; dissonans; AHD;

    Abstract : The objectives of this study are to critically map and analyse past and current  discussions, negotiations and social processes that take place and relate to conditions created by living in- or monitoring the World Heritage City Angra do Heroísmo in the Azores, Portugal. Based on ethnographic fieldwork and qualitative interviews with the stakeholders in the city, the purpose has been to study how, and with what result and consequences, contested values, interests, rhetoric and powers are mobilized and made into dynamic forces for these stakeholders. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing Laponia : A World Heritage Site as Arena for Sami Ethno-Politics in Sweden

    Author : Carina Green; Hugh Beach; Thomas Thornton; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Laponia; World Heritage; Swedish Sami; ethnic mobilization; articulation; indigeneity; nature conservation management; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This study deals with the implications of implementing the World Heritage site of Laponia in northern Sweden. Laponia, consisting of previously well-known national parks such as Stora Sjöfallet and Sarek, obtained its World Heritage status in 1996. READ MORE

  4. 4. Negotiating Wilderness in a Cultural Landscape : Predators and Saami Reindeer Herding in the Laponian World Heritage Area

    Author : Åsa Nilsson Dahlström; Hugh Beach; Robert Paine; Åsa Dahlström Nilsson; Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Laponia; wilderness; cultural landscape; world heritage area; Saami; reindeer herding; predators; Sweden; Kulturantropologi; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Laponia; wilderness; cultural landscape; world heritage area; Saami; reindeer herding; predators; Sweden; kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : The UNESCO appointment of the Laponian World Heritage Area in 1996 meant that Sweden accepted the assignment of protecting both the cultural and natural values of this area for all mankind and all generations to come. Located in northern Sweden, Laponia had previously been protected for its natural values only, but the 1996 appointment determined that the local Saami reindeer herding culture should also be preserved. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Ambivalent Potentiality of Vulnerability : Museum Pedagogy in Exhibitions on Difficult Matters and its Ethical Implications

    Author : Katrine Tinning; Pedagogik; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Museum pedagogy; Exhibitions on Difficult Matters; vulnerability; History didactics; Relational Pedagogy; Dark Heritage; Difficult Knowledge; Museum Education; Museum Management; Museum Studies; Museum Ethics; Difficult Heritage; Museology;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to critically investigate and problematize how museum exhibitions on Difficult Matters, like war and sexual violence, can be designed in order to contribute to teaching-learning relations between museum and visitor, which may transform existing perceptions of self, others, and the world and evoke a deepened sense of responsibility in the viewers, i.e. READ MORE