Essays about: "Dark heritage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words Dark heritage.

  1. 1. Out of Sight, Out of Mind. The ‘Social Death’ of Institutionalized Women and Children and the ‘Social Amnesia’ of Irish Society in the Twentieth Century, Depicted in Forensic Evidence from the Children's Mass Grave at a former Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, Co. Galway.

    University essay from

    Author : Cecilia Ahl Falkensjö; [2021-02-26]
    Keywords : Dark heritage; social amnesia; social death; forensic archaeology; juvenile human remains; bioarchaeology; Irish state; Catholic Church; child abuse; human rights violation; Irish society; Irish media;

    Abstract : The twentieth century was a time of social and political changes. Victims of trauma, genocide, massacres and abuse in a largely Post-Colonial era would increasingly gain recognition and places of suffering, death and pain would become places of remembrance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Who I Am and Who You See

    University essay from Konstfack/Ädellab

    Author : Teresa Alton Borgelin; [2021]
    Keywords : jewellery; identity; brooch; layers; categorisation; norms; skin; adoption; belonging; craft;

    Abstract : Now and then other people’s comments and/or behaviour reminds me that I look different and that my external features are connected to something beyond my Swedish identity. My black hair, dark brown eyes and my brownish skin color talk about something else. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban Dark Acupuncture for Darkness: Value of Darkness in Pedestrian Experience of Sudirman Street, Jakarta

    University essay from KTH/Ljusdesign

    Author : Dane Amilawangi; [2020]
    Keywords : Urban Lighting; Urban Acupuncture; Light Pollution; Darkness;

    Abstract : As much as we thought about artificial lighting in planning of our urban nightscape, it is necessary to balance it with consideration regarding darkness. In response to the problems caused by artificial lighting; such as light pollution and disruption to human circadian rhythm, darkness should be seen as a value that brings balance for the environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Death Sells: Thanatourism Theming as a Sustainability Strategy at Gotlands Museum

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaperUppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Katherine Uziallo; [2019]
    Keywords : sustainable destination development; destination development; sustainable tourism; tourism; heritage tourism; dark tourism; thanatourism; museums; new museology; Gotlands Museum; Gotland; Gotlandic history; sustainability;

    Abstract : Over the past century the phenomenon of thanatourism, or dark tourism, has become increasingly popular, with tourists now able to encounter death at a wide range of sites across the world. While much scholarship has focused on tourism at sites of disaster and atrocity, less research has taken place into thanatourism in a museum context. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Difficult Sami Heritage; : a study of museum practices

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Kristina Thorell; [2019]
    Keywords : difficult heritage; Sami heritage; colonization; religious history;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the difficult Sami heritage which is exhibited within local history museums in northern Sweden. The study incorporates theories from cultural science and sociology but it is written within religious history as a philological and text-oriented discipline where discourses and social constructions of the Sami heritage and worldviews are in focus. READ MORE