Essays about: "Europe"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2392 essays containing the word Europe.

  1. 1. Parkslide, Reynoutria japonica, i vägkanter : Var kan den växa och hur påverkas platsen?

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Elin Eklund; [2020]
    Keywords : biologisk mångfald; artdiversitet; invasiv; parkslide; reynoutria japonica; vägkant;

    Abstract : Parkslide (Reynoutria japonica) har sitt ursprung i östra Asien, i bland annat Kina och Japan. Den introducerades till Europa som prydnadsväxt på 1800-talet och har sedan dess spridit sig från parker och trädgårdar ut i natur- och kulturlandskap. READ MORE

  2. 2. In Danger or Dangerous? : A discourse analysis of representations of Swedish women and children affiliated with ISIS after the breakdown of the 'caliphate'

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Trygged; [2020]
    Keywords : ISIS; securitization; gender; racism; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : After the fall of ISIS ‘caliphate’, Sweden and other European countries are struggling with how to handle the group of people who left Europe to join the terrorist organisation and now seek to return. In traditional narratives of gender and war, women and children are commonly perceived as innocent victims in need of protection. READ MORE

  3. 3. White faces and black masks: The Dutch Sinterklaas tradition – A colonial hangover or a children’s tradition meant for everyone?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Yohannes Henriksson; [2020]
    Keywords : The Netherlands; Symbolism; Tradition; Identity; Whiteness; Racism; Sinterklaas; Zwarte Piet;

    Abstract : Open-minded attitudes and an international environment are two terms that describe Amsterdam and the Netherlands well. Yet, in contradiction, the Sinterklaas tradition and, especially, the ritual of dressing up as Zwarte Piet takes annually place in the Dutch society. READ MORE

  4. 4. Decarbonization of the building sector : A systematic map of the roadmaps, strategies and action plans for Net-zero and Net-positive energy buildings around the world

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Ajay Kumar Korpal; [2020]
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    Abstract : Buildings account for 36% of global final energy consumption and almost 40% of total direct and indirect CO2 emissions (IEA, 2019). Net Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) are an option to reduce both energy consumption and environmental emissions from the building sector. READ MORE

  5. 5. The verification and validation of a probabilistic risk analysis method for road tunnels

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Kim Genberg; Karin Sandin; [2020]
    Keywords : Tunnels; fire; evacuation; probabilistic risk analysis; QRA; verification and validation; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In this thesis, a new probabilistic risk assessment tool for road tunnels has been verified and validated. The verification and validation were performed along with a literature review to find different key variables that affect the risk in a road tunnel and find out how these variables can be handled. READ MORE