Search for dissertations about: "ritual"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 swedish dissertations containing the word ritual.

  1. 1. Ritual Invention : A Play Perspective on Existential Ritual and Mental Health in Late Modern Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Diakonivetenskapliga institutet

    Author : Maria Liljas Stålhandske; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Psychology of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionspsykologi; religionspsykologi; religionspsykologi;

    Abstract : Is it possible to create rituals for meaning and belonging in a late modern context? Can the existential ritual become a place in which people today can develop a sense of being alive and real? In this thesis, four ritual contexts are identified in late modern Sweden, representing different ritual needs and possibilities. The two ritual contexts of change are focused, and thus people that are characterized as “ritually homeless”. READ MORE

  2. 2. Embodied Rituals and Ritualized Bodies : : Tracing Ritual Practices in Late Mesolithic Burials

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Liv Nilsson Stutz; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; anthropologie de terrain; mortuary practices; ritual; Mesolithic; practice theory; Archaeology; Arkeologi; Archaeology; Arkeologi; archaeothantology; mortuary archaeology; ritual theory; body theory; mesolithic;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the ritual dimensions of the mortuary practices in the late Mesolithic cemeteries at Skateholm in Southern Sweden and Vedbæk-Bøgebakken in Eastern Denmark. With a combination of methods and theories that all focus on the ritual practices as action, a new approach to burials in archaeology is proposed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cultivating the Sacred : Ritual Creativity and Practice among Women in Contemporary Europe

    University dissertation from Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap, Lunds universitet

    Author : Åsa Trulsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; dance; sacred places; authority; pilgrimage; power; intersubjectivity; somatic modes of attention; the body; embodiment; habitus; goddess spirituality; new age; paganism; practice; ritual criticism; multi-sited fieldwork; ritual; anthropology of religion; performance; music; healing; gender; sacralisation; everyday spirituality;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Det religiösa landskapet i Europa genomsyras av rituell kreativitet - inom teater, psykoterapi och religiösa samfund laborerar individer och grupper med rituella former under mer eller mindre obundna förutsättningar. En stor del av det rituella nyskapandet återfinns emellertid utanför de etablerade religiösa institutionerna och traditionens ortopraxi. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sensing Traditional Music Through Sweden's Zorn Badge Precarious Musical Value and Ritual Orientation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karin Eriksson; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; traditional music; Sweden; folk music; music auditions; ritual; orientation; sensory ethnography; ethnomusicology; Musikvetenskap; Musicology;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the multiple and contested spaces of belonging that may be evoked by ritualised musical performance. It makes an ethnographic case study of the Zorn Badge Auditions in Sweden, in which musicians play before a jury in the hope of being awarded a Zorn Badge and a prestigious but also contested title: Riksspelman. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Lenaia vases revisited : image, ritual and Dionysian women

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Viveca Olsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Attic pottery; black figure vases; red figure vases; Lenaia vases; stamnos; iconography; Dionysus; Dionysian women; maenads; Delphi; Thyiades; Greek cult; cult image; ritual; Etruria;

    Abstract : This study deals with the so-called Lenaia vases, a group of fifty vases which were painted with similar imagery in Attica during 490-420 BC. The motifs of these vases depict "Dionysian" women, drinking wine and sacrificing bloody and bloodless offerings before a cult image of Dionysos. READ MORE