Essays about: "Assyrian"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the word Assyrian.

  1. 1. Home Away from Home : A comparative study on identity, collective memory and integration with first and second-generation Assyrians in Sweden

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Maria Hermez; Biblina Al-Taji; [2022]
    Keywords : First generation; Second generation; Identity; Collective Memory; Cultural Trauma; Acculturation; Integration; Assyrian; Sweden;

    Abstract : This study is about the first and second generation Assyrians in Sweden. It aims to understand what shapes their identity, and how they integrate in their host country Sweden. Previous studies have looked into the transformation of ethnic identity and integration of Assyrians in Sweden and the role that the collective memory plays. READ MORE

  2. 2. A European Future: Expectations versus realities that immigrants find when coming to Sweden.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Jeremy Brooks; [2020]
    Keywords : Sweden; Immigrant; Expectations; Syriac; Assyrian; Communications; Development; ComDev;

    Abstract : Typically, when we think of Sweden it is often thought in terms of a harmonious society where diversity, equality and freedom has intertwined itself into the daily fabric of society. This essay explores the experiences and expectations of immigrants who arrived in Sweden in the 1980’s. READ MORE

  3. 3. "I would never risk being stuck in that hell again" : Dual citizenship and Syrians/Assyrians in Sweden

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och samhälleLinköpings universitet/REMESO - Institutet för forskning om Migration, Etnicitet och Samhälle

    Author : Felicia Yildiz; [2020]
    Keywords : Syrians Assyrians; Christians; Turkey; migration; immigration; Sweden; citizenship; dual citizenship; security; safety; belonging; naturalization; integration; loyalty;

    Abstract : Since the fate of the Syrian/Assyrian minority that has fled Turkey has not received much attention in research, this thesis is made to recognize the group and their experiences as refugees, Christians, and citizens in their old and new countries of Turkey and Sweden. When talking about dual citizenship, in terms of previous research, researchers often argue about how migrants prefer to keep their former citizenship when moving to another country. READ MORE


    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Beatrice Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : Strategies; survival; resilience; resistance; health; religion; faith; identity; peace; altruism; activism; Christianity; Assyrian; Chaldean; Syriac; sense of coherence; coping; northern Iraq; Mosul; Nineveh; Erbil; war; genocide; terrorism; ISIS; extremism; nationalism;

    Abstract : During the last decades, the Christian population of Iraq is estimated to have decreased from about 1.5 million people to about 120,000. READ MORE

  5. 5. Completing the Circuit : Connecting and Transforming Hovsjö and Måsnaren

    University essay from KTH/Samhällsplanering och miljö

    Author : Peng Wu; [2018]
    Keywords : Hovsjö; Måsnaren; Södertälje; Assyrian Syriac; Sweden; Million-Homes Program; immigrant;

    Abstract : My project will focus on the neighborhood of Hovsjö in the city of Södertälje, located in the south of Stockholm county. Through this project I will examine aspects of this neighborhood’s isolation from the rest of the city. READ MORE