Search for dissertations about: "eastern"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 496 swedish dissertations containing the word eastern.

  1. 1. Aramaic Loanwords in Neo-Assyrian 900–600 B.C

    Author : Zack Cherry; Olof Pedersén; Mats Eskhult; Mario Fales; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Neo-Assyrian; Aramaic loanwords; language contact; etymology; cognates; ghost word; Semitic languages; source word; Assyriology; Assyriologi;

    Abstract : This study aimed at identifying and analyzing Aramaic loanwords in Neo-Assyrian for the period 900–600 B.C. As two Semitic languages, Neo-Assyrian and Aramaic are sibling-descendants of a postulated common ancestor, Proto-Semitic. The study provides information about the contact between the two languages and about the people who spoke them. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Arabic Dialect of Tillo in the Region of Siirt : (south-eastern Turkey)

    Author : Ablahad Lahdo; Bo Isaksson; Werner Arnold; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Arabic language; qǝltu-dialects; intermarriage; linguistic dominance; cultural influence; devoicing; pausal position; spontaneous imāla; copula; ḥāl-sentence; second borrowing; Arabiska; Arabic language; Arabiska;

    Abstract : This study is in many respects a traditionally descriptive one which places special emphasis on socio-linguistic and language-contact phenomena. It concerns, however, a relatively unfamiliar example of involuntary cultural assimilation and probable extinction, which is not without relevance to current politics among great powers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Civic Cultures in Eastern Europe : Communication spaces and media practices of Estonian civil society organizations

    Author : Liisa Sõmersalu; Göran Bolin; Anne Kaun; Maria Bakardjieva; Tobias Olsson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; civil society; Estonia; Eastern Europe; space; activist media practices; civic cultures; media; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory;

    Abstract : What kind of routine media and communication practices do Estonian civil society organizations enact in their everyday work? What sort of symbolic and physical spaces are used, created, and accessed by Estonian civil society organizations and informal citizen groups when engaging internally and with their target groups? How do these spaces and practices evolve over time? These are the questions this dissertation addresses, with the aim of understanding the ways in which already-established and evolving civil society organizations navigate the highly-mediated everyday through their routine media practices and the spaces in which these practices are situated.Theoretically, this study takes a cultural approach to political participation with the concept of ‘civic cultures’ (Dahlgren 2009, p. READ MORE

  4. 4. Alcohol-Related Problems in Eastern Europe : A Comparative Perspective

    Author : Jonas Landberg; Thor Norström; Mats Ramstedt; William Alex Pridemore; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Eastern Europe; alcohol consumption; alcohol-related harm; time-series analysis; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the association between alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm in Eastern Europe. The main aim was to estimate to what extent changes in per capita alcohol consumption have an impact on different forms of alcohol-related mortality, and to put the results in an international comparative perspective. READ MORE

  5. 5. Contacts and Trade at Late Bronze Age Hazor : Aspects of Intercultural Relationships and Identity in the Eastern Mediterranean

    Author : Kristina Josephson Hesse; Thomas B. Larsson; Amnon Ben-Tor; Bozena Werbart; Magnus Ottosson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Hazor; Canaan; Eastern Mediterranean; Late Bronze Age; contacts; trade; temple architecture; Mycenaean pottery; Cypriote pottery; interregional interaction networks; emulation; peer polity interaction; centre-periphery approach; Archaeology; Non-European; Arkeologi; utomeuropeisk; Archaeology; Arkeologi; Near Eastern Archaeology; Mediterranean Archaeology; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : Hazor’s role in an international Late Bronze Age context has long been indicated but never thoroughly investigated. This role, I believe, was more crucial than previously stressed. READ MORE