Essays about: "Cultural survival"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the words Cultural survival.

  1. 1. Urban activation through food : Stockholm’s new food destination

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Mayra Reis; [2019]
    Keywords : collective kitchens; urban activation; Urban planning; feminist urban planning; slakthusområdet;

    Abstract : Responding to the needs of a rapidly growing urban population, Stockholm is investing in multiple urban development projects, one of which being Slatkthusområdet, the so-called meatpacking district located in the southern area of the city. Atrium Ljungberg, the Swedish developer responsible for a big parcel of the land in the area, envisions making the slaughterhouse district into an attractive destination for business, society and people in search of cultural life. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Survival, memory and identity : The roles of saint worship in Early Modern Castile

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Ricardo Fernández González; [2019]
    Keywords : Castile; saints; popular culture; popular religion; local religion;

    Abstract : This paper aims to explore the connections between the rural communities of Early Modern Castile and the saints they venerated through their festivities, relics and advocations and the roles that these relationships fulfilled in their societies. The Castilians of the sixteenth century seem to have used their interactions with saints not only for the purpose of the salvation of their souls, but rather, as ways to ensure the survival of their population, to cement social cohesion and identity, or to preserve the memory of their communities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Information-Related Practices of Syrian Refugees Living in Scania, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för ABM och digitala kulturer

    Author : Tareq al Feel; [2019]
    Keywords : Refugees; Syrians; Information Practices; Information Needs; Information Theory; Sweden; Skåne; Library; Theme Analysis; Survival; Family; Trust; Mistrust; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the information-related needs and practices of Syrian refugees in Sweden as represented by six Syrians living in Scania County, Sweden, both during their journeys and after arrival in Sweden. The research adopts a qualitative approach through conducting semi-structured interviews in informal Arabic with Syrian refugees. READ MORE

  5. 5. Political tourism? : A critical social analysis on ecotourism and the indigenous struggle in the Ecuadorian Amazons

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Romanska och klassiska institutionen

    Author : Miriam Bette; [2019]
    Keywords : Indigenous; Ecotourism; Postcolonial debate; Ecuador; Amazons; Social structures; Cultural survival; Sustainable development;

    Abstract : Enabled by a Minor Field Study scholarship from SIDA, this thesis examines indigenous involvement in ecotourism in the Ecuadorian Amazons. Indigenous people are the most marginalized social group world-wide, and coincidingly often live in resource rich pristine land. READ MORE