Search for dissertations about: "festivals"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word festivals.

  1. 1. Inside the Guru's Gate : : Ritual Uses of Texts among the Sikhs in Varanasi

    University dissertation from Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University

    Author : Kristina Myrvold; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religionsvetenskap; Study of Religions; anthropomorfism; personification; liturgies; ritual practices; religious worship; sacred places; gurdwara; migration; counter-narrative; emic historiography; speech act theory; ritual studies; oral tradition; performance studies; guru; holy scriptures; Adi Granth; Guru Granth; Benares; Varanasi; Punjab; Sikhism; Sikhs; Religious Studies and Theology; Religion och teologi; social agency; Övriga religioner; rites of passage; festivals; rites of affliction; Other Religions; religious education;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Sammanfattning: För religiösa sikher är Guru Granth Sahib en helig skrift som manifester ontologiskt gudomliga och förkroppsligar de historiska guruernas lära och uppenbarelseerfarenheter. Samtidigt har sikherna tagit uppfattningen om en helig skrift längre än någon annan religiös tradition genom att behandla Guru Granth Sahib som en levande guru med både andlig auktoritet och agens att vägleda människor och upprätta förbindelser till det gudomliga. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Threatened Paradise : Tourism on a Greek Island

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Peter Smekal; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Greece; Kárpathos; tourism; anti-tourism; tourist typologies; repeat vacationing; tour guides; host-guest relations; festivals; guidebooks; tourist media; Orientalism; lifestyles; social distinctions; Romanticism; nostalgia; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This thesis is about attitudes and practices of foreign tourists in Ólymbos, a village in the north of the Greek island of Kárpathos. Based upon several periods of fieldwork from 1999 to 2005, it focuses on the discomfort with tourism and the tourist role which is shared by many holidaymakers, and which also can be found in various types of representations of the area. READ MORE

  3. 3. The music festival as an arena for learning Festspel i Pite Älvdal and matters of identity

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Sidsel Karlsen; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Music Education; Musikpedagogik;

    Abstract : The aim of the present study was to explore the music festival Festspel i Pite Älvdal as a source of informal learning with implications for the identity of the audiences and the host communities. The main research question focussed on how the Festspel i Pite Älvdal affected the development of the audience's musical identity and influenced their relation to their local community. READ MORE

  4. 4. The geographies of Swedish musicians’ work practices How, when and where Swedish musicians perform work and creativity in the contemporary popular music industry

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Jimi Nilsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Knowledge communities; social networks; music industry; music geographies; temporary clusters; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Over the recent years, technological changes in the music industry have altered the geography of music production and non-creative music work. Progress in information and communication technology has lead to decreasing revenues from record sales, which in turn has affected traditional income models for musicians, in particular income from record sales. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of History, Stockholm University

    Author : Adam Hjorthén; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : 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; historia; History;

    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