Search for dissertations about: "life history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 761 swedish dissertations containing the words life history.

  1. 1. The Historian-Filmmaker's Dilemma : Historical Documentaries in Sweden in the Era of Häger and Villius

    Author : David Ludvigsson; Rolf Torstendahl; Christer Öhman; Donald Broady; Hannu Salmi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; historical documentary; history and film; history culture; historiography; communication of history; Olle Häger; Hans Villius; Swedish history 1968-2001; history and television; Historia; History subjects; Historieämnen;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates how history is used in historical documentary films, and argues that the maker of such films constantly negotiates between cognitive, moral, and aesthetic demands. In support of this contention is discussed a number of historical documentaries by Swedish historian-filmmakers Olle Häger and Hans Villius. READ MORE

  2. 2. Disability in individual life and past society : life-course perspectives of people with disabilities in the Sundsvall region of Sweden in the nineteenth century

    Author : Helena Haage; Lotta Vikström; Erling Häggström Lundevaller; Luciana Quaranta; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; disability; nineteenth century; marriage; mortality; partner selection; life course; event history analysis; sequence analysis; gender; Sweden; historisk demografi; Historical Demography; historia; History;

    Abstract : What did a life with disability imply for individuals in a past society? Since disabled men and women have long been hidden in history, the aim with this thesis is to uncover them and their living conditions in nineteenth-century Sweden, represented by the Sundsvall region. The data consist of parish registers, which help to trace people’s life courses and the consequences if disabilities interfered with their lives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Navigating the foreign quarters : Everyday life of the Swedish East India Company employees in Canton and Macao 1730–1830

    Author : Lisa Hellman; Leos Müller; Gunlög Fur; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Canton; Macao; Everyday Life; Swedish East India Company; China; 18th century; 19th century; Global history; Maritime History; Port city; Practices; Gender; Masculinity; Groups; Space; Communication; Material culture; Trust; Kanton; Macao; Vardagsliv; Svenska Ostindiska Kompaniet; Kina; 1700-tal; 1800-tal; Globalhistoria; Maritim historia; Hamn; Praktiker; Genus; Maskulinitet; Grupper; Rum; Kommunikation; Materialitet; Tillit; historia; History;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the everyday life of the Swedish East India company employees in Canton and Macao 1730–1830. Through a focus on everyday practices, analysed on the basis of ethnicity, class and gender, I show how the Swedes and other foreigners led their everyday life in a constant interplay between adaptation to and transgression of Chinese rules. READ MORE

  4. 4. Soviet People with Female Bodies : Performing Beauty and Maternity in Soviet Russia in the mid 1930-1960s

    Author : Yulia Gradskova; Lisa Öberg; Helene Carlbäck; Lynne Attwood; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; oral history; Soviet Russia; maternity; beauty; everyday life; memory; body; normality; femininity; gender; intersectionality; History; Historia; historia; History; Gender studies; Genus;

    Abstract : The everyday practices of maternity and beauty are important for the enactment of femininity. This dissertation deals with femininities created in the context of changing ideas about “normality” in Soviet Russia during the mid 1930s-1960s and explores a diversity of norms, discourses and rituals. READ MORE

  5. 5. Where Scholars are Made : Gendered Arenas of Persona Formation in Finnish Folkloristics, 1918–1932

    Author : Lisa Svanfeldt-Winter; Kirsti Niskanen; Marja-Liisa Keinänen; Annika Berg; Elise Garritzen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Scholarly persona; gender; Finnish history; history of folklore; history of humanities; history of knowledge; students; historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates how two Finnish folklorists, Elsa Enäjärvi (1901–1951) and Martti Haavio (1899–1973), obtained information about perceptions of what constituted good and acknowledged scholars and how they responded to these implicit and explicit expectations and requirements. The dissertation uses the concept of scholarly persona as an analytical tool to identify notions of good scholars as well as Enäjärvi’s and Haavio’s processes to form themselves as such. READ MORE