Essays about: "Albania"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 essays containing the word Albania.

  1. 1. The forgetting institution: Memory and oblivion in the National History Museum in contemporary Albania

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Julián Emiro Roa Triana; [2020-09-03]
    Keywords : Museums; National history; Memory; Oblivion; Albania;

    Abstract : National museums are institutions that exhibit historical narratives politically influenced by individuals,groups or governments. These actions are implemented inside the exhibition space of museums through thecreation of specific projects of memory and oblivion that seek to convert historic memory in an ideologicaltool. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Moving forward in the past” - a historical analysis of two speeches made by Slobodan Milošević regarding historical use of nationalism and ethnicity for the employment of divisiveness and fear-mongering.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Historia

    Author : Ismar Didic; [2020]
    Keywords : nationalism; etnicitet; historiebruk; Storserbien; Serbien; Albanien; Kosovo; ethnicity; use of history; Milošević; Slobodan; Greater Serbia; Serbia; Albania; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : Under 1990-talet bröt den före detta socialistiska federala republiken Jugoslavien upp längs sina republikers gränser, till stor del på grund av en ekonomisk och politisk kris, liksom en ökning av nationalism och etniska spänningar. Där olika nationaliteter och etniska grupper kämpade för att samexistera, och olösta etniska, nationalistiska och religiösa problem steg upp till ytan - försökte en serbisk politiker vid namnet Slobodan Milošević, att utnyttja det serbiska folkets missnöje och mobilisera det till ett splittrande och skrämmande narrativ som skulle uppnå fantasin om ett "Storserbien". READ MORE

  3. 3. Iron Horses of Democracy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ronja Tallmyren; [2020]
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    Abstract : A decline in railroad-building occurred in the 20th century, which made the world think of railways as something attributed to the 19th century. In the 21st century, however, so many new railway projects are planned all over the world, that I choose to call this ‘the world’s second wave of railway development’. READ MORE

  4. 4. Discrepancies in European Union Pre-accession Evaluations : An Assessment of the European Commission’s Progress Reports

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Joel Gustafsson Hall; [2020]
    Keywords : EU accession; Copenhagen political criteria; Progress Reports; Western Balkans; Albania; North Macedonia; good democratic governance; rule of law; bias;

    Abstract : This study investigated whether EU Progress Reports measured the Copenhagen political criteria in a biased manner compared to independent indices. At stake is the credibility of the EU accession process and whether countries in the Western Balkans will seek partnerships with the EU or state-actors beyond the European peninsula. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Relationship of Weather with Electricity Prices: A Case Study of Albania

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Nationalekonomi; Jönköping University/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Evgjenia Greku; Zhuohan Xie; [2020]
    Keywords : electricity price; hydro power; renewable energy; state monopoly; day-ahead market; climate change; air temperature; rainfall; river water flow;

    Abstract : Electricity markets may become more sensitive to weather conditions because of higher penetration of renewable energy sources and climatic changes. Albania is 100% reliant on hydropower for its domestic energy generation, making this country compelling to investigate as it is highly sensitive to changing weather conditions. READ MORE