Search for dissertations about: "impermanence"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word impermanence.

  1. 1. Preserving Impermanence : The Creation of Heritage in Vientiane, Laos

    Author : Anna Karlström; Paul Sinclair; Frands Herschend; Beverley Butler; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Vientiane; Laos; heritage; impermanence; preservation; restoration; destruction; immateriality; materiality; narrativity; Buddhism; animism; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Ethnology; etnologi; historia; History;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the heritage in Vientiane. In an attempt to go beyond a more traditional descriptive approach, the study aims at bringing forward a discussion about the definition, or rather the multiplicity of definitions, of the concept of heritage as such. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making Preciousness : Interaction Design Through Studio Crafts

    Author : Vasiliki Tsaknaki; Ylva Fernaeus; Ron Wakkary; KTH; []
    Keywords : Interaction design; materials; making preciousness; studio crafts; resourceful composition; material sensuality; mattering artefacts; impermanence; incompleteness; imperfection; Människa-datorinteraktion; Human-computer Interaction;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores value-creation in interaction design through practical collaborations with studio craftspersons. A focus is on the meaning of “preciousness” from a design perspective – what I refer to as Making Preciousness –  which highlights aspects of material properties, design processes, and the attitude to the design space. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cutting Through Water : Towards a Posthuman Theory of Educational Relationality

    Author : Simon Ceder; Pedagogik; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; diffraction; educational relationality; humanism; intra-relationality; posthumanism;

    Abstract : Based on an ongoing debate—academic as well as public—regarding the roles of the teacher and the student in education, this thesis explores educational relations within the field of philosophy of education. After critically examining intersubjective approaches to theories of educational relations, I localize anthropocentrism and subject-centrism (teacher/student) as two problematic aspects of the aforementioned approaches. READ MORE