Search for dissertations about: "commemoration"

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

  1. 1. Beyond the Witness : Holocaust Representations and the Testimony of Images

    Author : Rebecka Katz Thor; Cecilia Sjöholm; Stefan Jonsson; Gertrud Koch; Thomas Keenan; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Image; film; witness; Holocaust; Warsaw ghetto; Westerbork; Eichmann; Harun Farocki; Yael Hersonski; Eyal Sivan; archive; testimony; commemoration.; film; bild; vittne; vittnesmål; förintelsen; arkiv; Farocki; Hersonski; Sivan; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : In a time when the very last Holocaust witnesses will soon be gone, a possible route for commemoration is to ask what testimony images can give. This book seeks to answer the question of how images can bear witness by examining them as multifaceted entities produced, reproduced, and resituated in conflicting political and historical situations. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Mention to Those not Mentioned : Yizkor Books and Holocaust Memory 1943–2008

    Author : Lior Becker; Tomislav Dulić; Lars M Andersson; Tim Cole; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Israel; USA; Holocaust memory; collective memory; Yizkor books; commemoration; remembrance; memory culture; Historia; History;

    Abstract : Yizkor books are communal memorial books commemorating Jewish communities destroyed in the Holocaust, produced as a result of communal activity. This study analyses the production and function of Yizkor books. READ MORE

  3. 3. Border-Crossing Commemorations : Entangled Histories of Swedish Settling in America

    Author : Adam Hjorthén; Mats Hallenberg; Dag Blanck; Ulf Zander; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; commemoration; border-crossing; entanglement; New Sweden Tercentenary; Swedish Pioneer Centennial; settler colonialism; race; modernity; pioneering; migration; transnational; Sweden; the United States; Delaware; Pennsylvania; Swedish America; History; historia;

    Abstract : Different groups from both sides of the Atlantic have since the 1930s come together to commemorate histories of Swedish settling in America. They have celebrated the founding of the New Sweden colony in the Delaware Valley (1638–1655), and the mid-nineteenth-century arrival of Swedish pioneers in the Mississippi Valley. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reordering of Meaningful Worlds : Memory of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists and the Ukrainian Insurgent Army in Post-Soviet Ukraine

    Author : Yuliya Yurchuk; David Gaunt; Barbara Törnquist-Plewa; Stefan Troebst; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ukraine; memory; Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists; OUN; Ukrainian Insurgent Army; UPA; Rivne; monuments; Volhynia; historical representations; reception of history; nationalism; nation-building; state-building; commemoration; narrative analysis; Klym Savur; Taras Bul ba-Borovet s; Hurby; Euromaidan; Orange Revolution; post-Soviet; post-colonial; reclamation; history-writing; difficult knowledge; remediation; premediation; myth; Second World War; Організація українських націоналістів; Українська Повстанська Армія; ОУН; УПА; пам ять; комеморація; пам ятник; Рівне; Волинь; рецепція історії; міф; Друга світова війна; minne; Organisationen för ukrainska nationalister; minneskulturen; myt; Ukrainska upprorsarmén; reception av monument; monument; problematisk kunskap; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Insurgent Army; пам’ять; комеморації; пам’ятники; Клим Савур; Тарас Бульба-Боровець; receptionshistoria; Ukraina; Ukrainska upprorsarmee; historia; History;

    Abstract : After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Ukrainian society faced a new reality. The new reality involved consolidation and transformation of collective identities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Death Online in Contemporary Russia : Memory, Forgetting 
and the Connective Presence of Mourning on the Internet

    Author : Katerina Linden; Amanda Lagerkvist; Ylva Ekström; Anna Reading; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; existential media studies; virtual ethnography; death online; digital memory studies; connective presence; Dasein; default amnesia; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the ways in which online technologies transform communal commemoration and grief practices in the Russian-speaking world, and what the existential implications of these changes are for individuals and society. This aim is rooted in the theoretical framework of existential media studies complemented by digital memory studies and death online studies. READ MORE