Search for dissertations about: "museum"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 86 swedish dissertations containing the word museum.

  1. 1. The Ambivalent Potentiality of Vulnerability : Museum Pedagogy in Exhibitions on Difficult Matters and its Ethical Implications

    Author : Katrine Tinning; Pedagogik; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Museum pedagogy; Exhibitions on Difficult Matters; vulnerability; History didactics; Relational Pedagogy; Dark Heritage; Difficult Knowledge; Museum Education; Museum Management; Museum Studies; Museum Ethics; Difficult Heritage; Museology;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to critically investigate and problematize how museum exhibitions on Difficult Matters, like war and sexual violence, can be designed in order to contribute to teaching-learning relations between museum and visitor, which may transform existing perceptions of self, others, and the world and evoke a deepened sense of responsibility in the viewers, i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Displaying Loot: The Benin objects and the British Museum

    Author : Staffan Lundén; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Benin; Benin bronzes; Benin objects; Britain; British Museum; colonialism; cultural property; Edo; heritage; loot; museums; museum studies; Nigeria; repatriation; representation; restitution; war booty; Westernness; Kulturföremål historia; Beninsk konst historia; Plundringar historia; Återlämning av kulturföremål; Kulturarvsbrott; Great Britain History; Cultural property Repatriation; Beninriket; Storbritannien;

    Abstract : This study deals with the objects, now in the British Museum, that were looted from Benin City, present-day Nigeria, in 1897. It looks at how the museum represents the Benin objects, the Edo/African, the British/Westerner, and the British Museum. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lost in Transformation : A critical study of two South African museums

    Author : Cecilia Rodéhn; Juliette Leeb du toit; Ciraj Rassool; Sabine Marshall; University of KwaZulu-Natal; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; South Africa; museum; exhibition; collection; apartheid; the transformation; democracy; space; place; time; Cultural heritage and cultural production; Kulturarv och kulturproduktion; History; Historia; Cultural anthropology; Kulturantropologi; Social anthropology ethnography; Socialantrolopologi etnografi; Ethnicity; Etnicitet; African and comparative archaelogy; Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi; Historia; History; Archaeology; Arkeologi; Etnologi; Ethnology; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; Cardiology; Kardiologi;

    Abstract : In this dissertation Transformation, as understood in South Africa, is investigated in the ‘Natal Museum’ and the ‘Msunduzi Museum Incorporating the Voortrekker Complex’ in terms of socio-political structures, the museum as a place, its collections and displays. I have emphasised the ethnographical perspective and analysed it by using key concepts such as new museology, time, space and place. READ MORE

  4. 4. Individual Preferences, Choices, and Risk Perceptions - survey based evidence

    Author : Elina Lampi; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; administrators; aircraft; airports; birth order; choice experiment; citizens; environmental policy; female infertility; free entrance; general risk; health care; information; media; museum; natural experiment; noise; only-child; optimistic bias; personal risk; positional concern; relative income; siblings; stated preferences; visitor composition.;

    Abstract : Paper 1 investigates how birth order and having siblings affect positional concerns in terms of success at work and of income. We find that only-children are the most positional, but that number of siblings increases the concern for their position among those who grew up together with siblings. READ MORE

  5. 5. The World in Pieces : A Study on Compilation Film

    Author : Patrik Sjöberg; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Historiography; collage; museum; montage; archive; quotation; fragment; repetition; recycling; taxidermy; Filmvetenskap; Film Studies; Documentary films; Dokumentärfilm; Experimentfilm; Kompilationsfilm;

    Abstract : .... READ MORE