Search for dissertations about: "rituals"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 swedish dissertations containing the word rituals.

  1. 1. Customer Rituals : Ethnographic explorations of wine rituals with families and friends

    Author : Luigi Servadio; Fredrik Nordin; Jacob Östberg; Bernard Cova; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; customer; rituals; value creation; ethnography; företagsekonomi; Business Administration;

    Abstract : Marketers are increasingly adopting rituals as a powerful technique to spur product engagement and enhance customer value creation. From a customer perspective, rituals and value creation may entail broader purposes and meanings that go beyond the company’s intentions. READ MORE

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

    Author : Liv Nilsson Stutz; Timothy Taylor; Arkeologi; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; archaeothantology; mortuary archaeology; ritual theory; body theory; practice theory; mesolithic; Archaeology; Arkeologi; anthropologie de terrain; mortuary practices; ritual; 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. The multifaceted role of imagination in science and religion : A critical examination of its epistemic, creative and meaning-making functions

    Author : Ingrid Malm Lindberg; Mikael Stenmark; Ulf Zackariasson; Yiftach Fehige; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Imagination; science and religion; creativity; models; metaphors; analogies; thought experiments; aspect perception; rituals; doxasticism; non-doxasticism; fictionalism; interactivism; Philosophy of Religion; Religionsfilosofi;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this dissertation is to examine critically and discuss the role of imagination in science and religion, with particular emphasis on its possible epistemic, creative, and meaning-making functions. In order to answer my research questions, I apply theories and concepts from contemporary philosophy of mind on scientific and religious practices. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Legacy of the Jaguar Prophet : An Exploration of Yucatec Maya Religion and Historiography

    Author : Bodil Liljefors Persson; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theology; Ballgame; Sacrifice; Mythology; Rituals; Books of Chilam Balam; Historiography; History; Prophecy; Maya; Religion; Teologi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with Maya religion and history. The Books of Chilam Balam is the collective title of a body of texts ascribed to the Jaguar Prophet. READ MORE

  5. 5. Santería healing in Cuba

    Author : Johan Wedel; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Cuba; Santería; Afro-Cuba; religious healing; medical anthropology; medicine; rituals;

    Abstract : In Cuba, from the early twentieth century up until today, the Afro-Cuban religious tradition santería has stood for health, protection, and a meaningful life for many Cubans. Santería, which has its roots in Africa and the religious beliefs of the Yoruba slaves, is currently flourishing, with both Cubans and foreigners turning to it for help in instances of ill-health. READ MORE