Search for dissertations about: "World-culture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word World-culture.

  1. 1. From Curiosa to World Culture. The History of the Latin American Collections at the Museum of World Culture in Sweden

    Author : Adriana Muñoz; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Archeology; Ethnography; Collections; Museums; Practices; National-States; World Culture; Latin America; Gothenburg; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses the history of the Latin American collections stored today at the Museum of World Culture in Sweden, emphasizing the relationship between the political ideological context of society and the signifi cance that the objects have been given over time. When the fi rst collections started to come to Sweden they meant a cosmopolitan touch to the upcoming bourgeoisie of the city of Gothenburg. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pacific passages : world culture and local politics in Guam

    Author : Ronald Stade; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social anthropology; Socialantropologi; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

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  3. 3. Mirrors of Change : A Study of Industry Associations in Chile and Uruguay

    Author : Andrés Rivarola Puntigliano; Ulf Jonsson; Jaime Behar; John Meyer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; institutions; World-culture; remix; industry associations; global; legitimacy; region; Chile; Uruguay; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History; ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : Mirrors of Change is a cross-sectional study of micro and macro institutional environments that envisages to analyse shifts in the sources of institutional legitimacy since the 1960s. The main aim is to understand whether homogenising macro institutions are adopted at the micro institutional levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. The "New Negro" in the Old World: Culture and Performance in James Weldon Johnson, Jessie Fauset, and Nella Larsen

    Author : Lena Ahlin; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Europe in African-American literature; English language and literature; Nella Larsen; Jessie Fauset; James Weldon Johnson; minstrelsy; whiteness; performance; cultural authenticity; New Negro; Harlem Renaissance; African Americans in Europe; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the relationship between the “New Negro” moment of the early twentieth-century America and the Old World of Europe, as represented in James Weldon Johnson’s The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (1912), Jessie Fauset’s There is Confusion (1924), and Nella Larsen’s Quicksand (1928). In the nineteenth century, Europe functioned as a symbol of freedom, education and art in the African-American literary imagination. READ MORE

  5. 5. Next to nothing: A study of nanoscientists and their cosmology at a Swedish research laboratory

    Author : Mikael Johansson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology of science and technology; cosmology; nanoscience; nanotechnology; individualism; technoscape; skills;

    Abstract : This study is based on anthropological fieldwork conducted among nanoscientists at the Department of Microtechnology and Nanonscience, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden. The aim of the dissertation is to explore cosmological notions among this group of researchers through their conceptualization of nature and self. READ MORE