Search for dissertations about: "museums"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 swedish dissertations containing the word museums.

  1. 1. Participatory Design in Museums : Visitor-Oriented Perspectives on Exhibition Design

    Author : Gustav Taxén; Yngve Sundblad; Liam Bannon; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Människa-dator-interaktion; Museums; Participtory Design; Technology; Människa-dator-interaktion; Information technology; Informationsteknologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the design of technology for museum exhibitions. More specifically, it explores different ways in which visitors can contribute to museum exhibition design and how technology can support learning-related activities within museum exhibitions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Displaying Spaces : Spatial Design, Experience, and Authenticity in Museums

    Author : Märit Simonsson; Richard Pettersson; Vaike Fors; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Museums; space; spatial design; experience; authenticity; meaning making; phenomenology; Rome; museologi; museology;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to analyse how spatial design affects experiences and meaning making in museums. The overarching question is what the spatial elements and forms within museums communicate to those who visit them. READ MORE

  3. 3. Crocodiles, Masks and Madonnas : Catholic Mission Museums in German-Speaking Europe

    Author : Rebecca Loder-Neuhold; Magnus Lundberg; Kajsa Ahlstrand; Hermann Mückler; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Mission museums; mission collections; mission exhibitions; mission history; Catholic mission; mission congregations; missionary networks; history of anthropology; anthropological objects; exhibits; history of collecting; Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver SSPC ; Society of the Divine Word SVD ; Sacred Heart Missionaries MSC ; Missionsmuseen; Missionssammlungen; Missionsausstellungen; Missionsgeschichte; Katholische Mission; Missionskongregationen; missionarische Netzwerke; Anthropologiegeschichte; anthropologische Objekte; Ausstellungsstücke; Geschichte des Sammelns; Missionsschwestern vom heiligen Petrus Claver SSPC ; Gesellschaft des göttlichen Wortes SVD ; Herz-Jesu-Missionare MSC ; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines mission museums established by Catholic mission congregations in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland from the 1890s onwards. The aim is to provide the first extensive study on these museums in a way that contributes to current blind spots in mission history, and the history of anthropology and museology. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Lighting candles before a headless Jesus : sacred heritage, heritagized sacredness, and the many journeys between categories

    Author : Helena Wangefelt Ström; Anna Foka; Federico Barbierato; Sabina Brevaglieri; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; sacred heritage; religious heritage; heritage; heritagization; material religion; early modern Italy; early modern Rome; early modern Venice; collections; Catholic history; early modern travelers; religious conflict; post secularism; museums; museology; heritage studies; uses of heritage; religiöst kulturarv; sakralt kulturarv; kulturarv; kulturarvifiering; materiell kultur; materialitet; tidigmodern historia; tidigmoderna Italien; Rom; Venedig; samlingar; samlande; katolsk historia; postsekularism; museologi; kulturarvsstudier; museer; tidigmodernt resande; religionskonflikt; kulturarvsbruk; museology; museologi;

    Abstract : The overarching aim of this thesis, situated within Museology and Heritage Studies, is to investigate the different modes and devices of transfer between sacredness and heritage. The research question, 'What happens in the transfer between heritage and sacredness?', is investigated as production of sacred heritage in early modern Europe and specifically Sweden, Rome, and Venice (Part I), and as uses of the sacred as heritage in different times and contexts (Part II). READ MORE