Essays about: "Cultural Anthropology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 essays containing the words Cultural Anthropology.

  1. 1. Cultivating Critique in Folds and Pleats - Posthuman Enactments in the Dress of Rick Owens

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Wiktor Hansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Posthuman; Fashion; Anthropocene; Intra-Relationality; Rick Owens; Avant-Garde; Deleuze; Queer; MACA; Arts and Architecture; Cultural Sciences; Philosophy and Religion; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Taking as its epistemological starting point the proposed geological era of the Anthropocene, this thesis enquires the affective potential of avant-garde fashion in criticising, improving or transforming the supposed givenness of The Human as a historical concept. In order to do so, it inflects and departs from the tightly held onto-epistemological cannon of fashion studies and anthropology of dress, in which fashion is understood primarily through representation, signification and performance of identity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hope, Chief and Mamas. Development of Cultural Tourism in Iringa, Tanzania

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Elin Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Social Anthropology; Cultural Tourism; Heritage; Iringa; Tanzania; Social Sciences; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Tanzania as a tourist destination has traditionally had a nature-oriented focus for the past years. However, cultural heritage is becoming more and more viewed as a source for tourist attractions which raises questions on global and local impact on commodification of culture, and what sort of cultural activities are chosen to attract international and national tourists. READ MORE

  3. 3. Of Refugees and Narratives: An Explanation and Analysis of Integration and Refugee Narratives in Comtemporary Denmark

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Lærke Vinther Christiansen; [2019]
    Keywords : Social anthropology; Refugees; Integration; Denmark; Narratives; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This bachelor thesis in social anthropology researches the subject of integration and refugee narratives in contemporary Danish society. It is firstly a study of what integration means in Danish culture and how integration is debated in the Danish public debate. READ MORE

  4. 4. Occupied Peripheries: Rethinking Landscape in the Anthropocene Visuality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Author : Lena Quelvennec; [2018]
    Keywords : Landscape; visuality; experimental geography; Anthropocene; The ZAD.; Arts and Architecture; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Although landscape representations in the US-European culture have traditionally been acknowledged as a peaceful ordering of the world or the tool of imperialism, nationalism and private property (sometimes all simultaneously), a new shift in the landscape scopic regime seems to be happening. Produced by the current rise of concerns around climate change and environmental crisis, this shift seems to be related to a specific attention to land use and land value. READ MORE

  5. 5. Double Bind Tying Breastfeeding Women to a Liminal Position : Discourses about Public Breastfeeding in the Swedish Media Debate 1980-2016

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Jennie Sjödin; [2018]
    Keywords : Public Breastfeeding; Gender Equality; Swedishness; Neoliberalization; Taboo; Female Bodies; Binary Oppositions; Inappropriate Women; Prudishness.;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates cultural associations and values connected to women in Swedish society, with regard to action space, autonomy and social position. This is done through a discourse analysis of the media debate about public breastfeeding between the years 1980-2016, especially putting focus on the female body, motherhood, and women's access to public space. READ MORE