Essays about: "Cultural Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 608 essays containing the words Cultural Sciences.

  1. 1. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE

  2. 2. Digital wellbeing, according to Google

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Daniel Svensson; [2019]
    Keywords : Digital wellbeing; Google; technology; smartphones; science and technology studies; social shaping; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : In May 2018, Google presented a new initiative called Digital wellbeing at their annual developer conference, Google I/O. Digital wellbeing consists of part a new design philosophy guiding the company’s products, part a set of tools to improve people’s relationship with digital technology. READ MORE

  3. 3. Let it grow! How Malmö municipality can help urban agriculture support the transition to a sustainable city.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Micaela Jennifer Cosgrove; Kamya Sati; [2019]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; governance; urban sustainability; longevity; funding; sustainability science; Malmö; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : En ökande migration till städer har lett till erkännandet av behovet av att konceptualisera urbana hållbarhetsstrategier. Dessa strategier utvecklas kontextuellt enligt stadens behov. Malmö stad är känd för att fastställa ambitiösa hållbara utvecklingsmål och strategier. READ MORE

  4. 4. Indigenous Perspectives: An examination of how the post-colonial state affects Sámi filmmaking in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Amalia Pålsson; [2019]
    Keywords : indigenous cinema; colonialism; iconography; self-representation; stereotype; perspective; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract When Sámi Blood (dir. Amanda Kernell) came out in 2017, a debate in media in Sweden was born. This was a debate the on silenced oppression and phrenological research faced by the indigenous Sámi people. READ MORE

  5. 5. The buzzing future of food: Opportunities and barriers for Denmark to normalize insects as a sustainable meat alternative

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Selja Snorradottir; [2019]
    Keywords : edible insects; meat alternative; integral theory; barriers; opportunities; sustainability science; Denmark; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Insects have been recommended by the FAO as a sustainable food alternative to meat. Despite their nutritional quality and sustainability, most Western countries still see insects as belonging far away from the dinner table. Although still a niche market, Denmark has been at the forefront of innovation and adoption of edible insects. READ MORE