Search for dissertations about: "heterotopia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the word heterotopia.

  1. 1. Alien Places in Late Soviet Science Fiction : The "Unexpected Encounters" of Arkady and Boris Strugatsky as Novels and Films

    Author : Henriette Cederlöf; Anna Ljunggren; Yvonne Howell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Arkady Strugatsky; Boris Strugatsky; science fiction; heterotopia; paradigm shift; Soviet culture; 1970s; Gothic; adaptation; Stalker; Roadside Picnic; Dead Mountaineer s Hotel; Arkadij Strugatskij; Boris Strugatskij; paradigmskifte; science fiction; heterotopi; Sovjetunionen; 1970-talet; adaption; slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with how science fiction reflects the shift in cultural paradigms that occurred in the Soviet Union between the 1960s and the 1970s. Interest was displaced from the rational to the irrational, from a scientific-technologically oriented optimism about the future to art, religion, philosophy and metaphysics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Walking the Line : Female Wedding Ngoma in Zanzibar

    Author : Carolien Hulshof; Mattias Lundberg; Sverker Finnström; Byron Dueck; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Zanzibar; women; ngoma; African music analysis; sexuality; gender relations; ethnomusicology; heterotopia; Musikvetenskap; Musicology;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the music of two female ngoma, or music-dance events, that are associated with weddings in Zanzibar: unyago and msanja. Zanzibar is a Muslim island, and there are distinct social spheres for men and women, each with their own norms and expectations with regards to speech, dress, and behavior. READ MORE

  3. 3. ‘A Machine for Living’ : Urban Domesticity in Polish Literature and Cinema 1969–2008

    Author : My Svensson; Małgorzata Anna Packalén Parkman; Stefan Helgesson; Witold Maciejewski; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; urbanism; the idea of home; Polish literature; Polish cinema; narrative space; heterotopia; non-places; social space; the city; geocriticism; apartments in motion pictures; Henri Lefebvre; cities and town life in motion pictures; cities and towns in literature; system transformation; Slaviska språk; Slavic Languages;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to study urban domesticity in Polish film and literature against the background of the political and social transformations that have taken place in recent decades. The study begins with the so-called belle époque of the Polish People’s Republic and the decade of Edward Gierek, continues through the political upheavals, the period of martial law, and the system transformation of 1989 and the two following decades, which have been marked by the introduction of democracy, global capitalism, consumerism etc. READ MORE

  4. 4. Media and the refugee camp : The historical making of space, time, and politics in the modern refugee regime

    Author : Philipp Seuferling; Heike Graf; Anne Kaun; Staffan Ericson; Myria Georgiou; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; refugee camp; media practices; media technology; refugee regime; forced migration; Germany; media history; heterotopia; space; archive; media infrastructure; memory; witnessing; resistance; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores media practices in and of refugee camps. In the wake of forced migration becoming ever more digitized both in its experiences and its governance, this thesis historicizes media practices in refugee camps as a space of the refugee regime. READ MORE

  5. 5. Central nervous system malformations and epilepsy in children : genetic, imaging, and clinical aspects

    Author : Sintia Kolbjer; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Malformations of cortical development frequently lead to neurodevelopmental disabilities and epilepsy in children. Nevertheless, comprehensive prevalence data based on population studies are scarce. READ MORE