Search for dissertations about: "european comparative"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 110 swedish dissertations containing the words european comparative.

  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. Media Technologies in the Making : User-driven Software and Infrastructures for Computer Graphics Production

    Author : Julia Velkova; Patrik Åker; Göran Bolin; Lisa Parks; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; computer graphics; computer animation; user-driven software; infrastructuring; media practice; repair; decommodification; gifting; commons; Blender; Synfig; Morevna project; Cosmos Laundromat; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Over the past few decades there have emerged greater possibilities for users and consumers of media to create or engage in the creation of digital media technologies. This PhD dissertation explores the ways in which the broadening of possibilities for making technologies, specifically software, has been taken advantage of by new producers of digital culture – freelancers, aspiring digital media creators and small studios – in the production of digital visual media. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cross-Pressure and Political Representation in Europe : A comparative study of MEPs and the intra-party arena

    Author : Magnus Blomgren; Torbjörn Bergman; David Farrell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; European integration; European Parliament; Members of the European Parliament; MEPs voting behavior; party delegations; party groups; political parties; Political representation; representative roles; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; politikvetenskap; political science;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores political representation and its manifestation within the European Union (EU). The main purpose is to examine the representative roles of Members of the European Parliament (MEP) in the context of cross–pressure between the national level and the EU level. 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. Studies in Latvian Comparative Dialectology : —with special focus on word-final *–āj(s)/*–ēj(s) and *–āji(s)/*–ēji(s)

    Author : Aigars Kalniņš; Jenny Larsson; Peteris Vanags; Marek Majer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Baltic languages; Latvian; Lithuanian; Proto-Latvian; Proto-East Baltic; historical-comparative linguistics; Indo-European linguistics; dialectology; apocope; morphological shortening; inflectional endings; local cases; present 2nd singular; locative; baltiska språk; Baltic Languages;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four interconnected studies of various topics in the fields of Latvian dialectology and historical linguistics: (1) apocope and shortening; (2) loss of the present 2nd singular endings *?i and *??; (3) the development of the participle desinences *??jis *??jis; (4) the ??and ??stem locative singular endings. A recurrent theme is a potential loss of *j in the phonological sequences *??ji(s) *??ji(s), which were subsequently contracted to *??j(s) *??j(s). READ MORE