Search for dissertations about: "travels"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the word travels.

  1. 1. In transit aspects of transculturalism in Janice Kulyk Keefer's travels

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Elisabeth Mårald; Umeå universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; transculturalism; ethnicity; the postcolonial discourse; travels; tourism; imagology; Imagined Communities; environment; Bakhtin s dialogic theories; cultural studies;

    Abstract : Transculturalism refers to how cultural barriers are transcended and how cultures meet. Because the transcultural perspective reflects hitherto unrepresented spaces, it revises and innovates literary canons. This study investigates aspects of transculturalism in texts dealing with travel by the Canadian writer Janice Kulyk Keefer. READ MORE

  2. 2. Travels of Business Incubators Exploring Entrepreneurship Support from an Embeddedness Perspective in Uganda and Tanzania

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Kristina Henricson Briggs; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Uganda; entrepreneurship; embeddedness; business incubation; Tanzania;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to business incubation research, focused on business environments in Uganda and Tanzania. Business incubation is not a new phenomenon and research began in earnest in the 1980s. Thus, there is a broad range of studies on business incubators, how they are defined and what they do to support entrepreneurs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ecologies of Practices and Thinking

    University dissertation from Göteborg : ArtMonitor

    Author : Elke Marhöfer; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; new materialism; film; image; matter; nonhuman; more-than-human; other-than-human; not-so-human; ecology; agriculture; otherness; storytelling; enunciation; post-context; post-history; animism; colonialism; becoming with; seeing together; lines of flight; modes; animals; plants; things; territories; multiplicities; chaos; expressive continuum; rerational aesthetics; radical empiricism; Baruch Spinoza; Gilles Deleuze; Félix Guattari; Isabelle Stengers; Donna Haraway; Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing; Brian Massumi; Danièle Huillet; Jean Marie Straub;

    Abstract : How does a new materialist film practice look? To approach this question the practice-led material driven research explores dynamic ecological relations and processes of thinking and practicing. It employs an animist methodology which allows it to relate to the nonhuman as an active participant, rather than a passive object of inquiry. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dynamic neck formation in elastic-plastic tensile bars

    University dissertation from Göteborg : ArtMonitor

    Author : Kristina Nilsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; dynamic loading; necking; inertia; localization zones; numerical simulation; finite elements; non-linear;

    Abstract : The time development of neck formation in ductile elastic-plastic bars is analyzed numerically in order to obtain a qualitative description of the features of dynamic neck localization under impact conditions. The full time history is visualized using contour plots of the time development of a strain rate parameter. READ MORE

  5. 5. Object-plasma interaction in the vicinity of Enceladus

    University dissertation from Göteborg : ArtMonitor

    Author : Jonas Olson; KTH.; [2010]
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    Abstract :     The Cassini spacecraft orbits Saturn since 2004, carrying a multitude of instruments for studies of the plasma environment around the planet as well as the constituents of the ring system. Of particular interest to the present thesis is the large E ring, which consists mainly of water ice grains, smaller than a few micrometres, referred to as dust. READ MORE