Search for dissertations about: "materiality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 91 swedish dissertations containing the word materiality.

  1. 1. Tracing Wolves : Materiality, Effect and Difference

    University dissertation from Stockholm : The Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University

    Author : Andrew Mitchell; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Wolf; trace; materiality; effect; difference; transspecies; post-human; material-semiotic; human-animal; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : As wolves are seldom seen in Scandinavia, Tracing Wolves utilises the ‘trace’ as both a theoretical and methodological tool to aid comprehension of what a wolf is and what a wolf does. Consequently, this enquiry examines human-wolf practices, such as tracking, genetic analysis, GPS tracking, hunting, and wolf necropsies, via which Scandinavian wolves in Sweden manifest. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Social Roles of Buildings An Account of Materiality and Meaning in Urban Outcomes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Lauren Dean; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Buildings; Building Types; Urban Studies; Materiality; Culture; Urban Forms; Urban Space; Reuse; Neighborhoods; Sociology of Buildings; Theory; Visual Methods; Historical Analysis; Santiago; Chile; Cités; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The dissertation explores the roles of buildings in urban social life. Buildings, as both a methodological tool and a research site, are valuable for understanding society. As a method, buildings allow access to various urban contexts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Travelling objects modernity and materiality in British Colonial travel literature about Africa

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University. Department of Language Studies

    Author : Nicklas Hållén; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English literature; Engelsk litteratur; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap; Historia; History; travel literature; Africa; colonialism; John Hanning Speke; Mary Kingsley; Mary Hall; Constance Larymore; Verney Lovett Cameron; Henry Morton Stanley; postcolonial theory; material culture; colonial discourse; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; Literature; litteraturvetenskap; modernity; materiality; material objects; things; commodity form; commodity culture; postcolonialism; Homi Bhabha; museums; exhibitions; geography; space; trade; ethnography; the book; ambivalence; subject-object relations; fetishism; John Speke; Verney Cameron; Henry Stanley; Ewart Grogan;

    Abstract : This study examines the functions of objects in a selection of British colonial travel accounts about Africa. The works discussed were published between 1863 and 1908 and include travelogues by John Hanning Speke, Verney Lovett Cameron, Henry Morton Stanley, Mary Henrietta Kingsley, Ewart Scott Grogan, Mary Hall and Constance Larymore. READ MORE

  4. 4. Interaction as existential practice An explorative study of Mark C. Taylor’s philosophical project and its potential consequences for Human-Computer Interaction

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Henrik Åhman; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Människa-datorinteraktion; Human-computer Interaction; Human-Computer Interaction; Materiality; The self; Interaction; HCI theory; Mark C. Taylor; Poststructuralism; Postmodernism; Philosophy; Complexity theory; Existential practices; Friedrich Nietzsche; Människa-Datorinteraktion; Materialitet; Självet; Interaktion; MDI teori; Mark C. Taylor; Poststrukturalism; Postmodernism; Filosofi; Komplexitetsteori; Existentiella praktiker; Friedrich Nietzsche;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling syftar till att diskutera de möjliga konsekvenserna av att applicera Mark C. Taylors filosofi inom fältet Människa-Datorinteraktion (MDI).Den första delen av avhandlingen utgörs av en studie som fokuserar på två diskursiva trender inom MDI, materialitet och självet, och hur dessa diskurser beskriver interaktion. READ MORE

  5. 5. Materialising Modern Cemeteries : Archaeological narratives of Assistens cemetery, Copenhagen

    University dissertation from MediaTryck Lund

    Author : Sian ANTHONY; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016-09-30]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Burial customs; Cemetery; Cremation; Copenhagen; Denmark; Death; Excavation; Gravediggers; Materiality; Modernity; 19th and 20th century;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis examines the encounter between the dead and the living within 19th and 20th century landscape cemeteries. It shows how the relationship unfolds through the materiality and practices occurring within them. READ MORE