Essays about: "Åland"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the word Åland.

  1. 1. Local Action for Global Change : An Analysis of the Åland Islands’ Energy and Climate Strategy in the Polycentric System

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Nordlund; Felicia Sarling; [2021]
    Keywords : the Åland Islands; polycentric approach; climate strategies; institutional levels; local climate action;

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  2. 2. THE ÅLAND OFFICE IN BRUSSELS An analysis of its channels of influence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Gustav Blomberg; [2020-10-12]
    Keywords : regions; regional offices in Brussels; channels of influence; Åland Islands;

    Abstract : This thesis is a case study of the Åland office in Brussels that sets out to analyse its extra-state and intra-state channels of influence in use in order to influence European policy- and decision-making and at the same time try to shed light on how the Åland office circumvent and, on the other hand, work in tandem with the central government of Finland. In this respect, the bypass-theory of the multi-level governance approach will be used to understand and analyse these regional paradiplomatic activities both without the state and in tandem with the state. READ MORE

  3. 3. Powered by actors and business models: Analysing the potential for energy community development in new regions using the case of Kökar island

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Joonas Söderholm; [2020]
    Keywords : energy community; development; context; motivations; actors; business models; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : An energy transition from centralised and fossil-fuelled installations towards decentralised and renewable energy has been advocated by governments, businesses and academia. In the EU it has become a regional strategy, and a desire of citizens, to enable communities to take an active role in the energy market in the hopes of transitioning to an increasingly local, renewable and participatory future energy system. READ MORE

  4. 4. Balticum

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Anton Eriksson; [2020]
    Keywords : Baltic sea; architecture; experience; science community; exhibition; Åland; Lilla Båtskär; Finland;

    Abstract : The project aims to examine how an architectural experience can help to increase awareness and encourage solutions for the Baltic Sea issues. The essence of the project lies in the experience which will be embodied by an exhibition as well as a gathering space for the Baltic science community on a remote island called Lilla Båtskär, situated in the archipelago of Åland, Finland. READ MORE

  5. 5. Challenging Old Truths : Viewing Cultural Hybridity from the Perspective of the Tarand-Graves

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Victoria Gottberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Tarand-grave; cultural hybrid; cultural hybridity; ritual practice theory; the Baltic Sea; Bronze Age; Pre-Roman Iron Age; Roman Iron Age; Åland Islands;

    Abstract : A phenomenon during the late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age which in its simplest form could be called ‘a culture of the Baltic Sea’ is an idea which many archaeologists have favoured. However, the term ‘a culture of the Baltic Sea’ is not the most ideal to use when discussing the Baltic Sea during this time in prehistory, as the term is rather simplifying from what would be the more diverse truth. READ MORE