Essays about: "Historical Animal Studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words Historical Animal Studies.

  1. 1. Zooësis and Contemporary Art : Animal, Plant, and Machine Ontologies: Art Representations Beyond the Human

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för kultur och estetik

    Author : Anna Pernilla Olofsson Hjorth; [2022]
    Keywords : Human-Nonhuman-Animal Studies; Zooësis; Biopolitical Aesthetics; Material Semiotics; Historical Animal Studies; Cultural Plant Studies; Taxidermy; BioArt; Plant-Art; Cyborg; Hybrid-Artifact;

    Abstract : What does it mean to take Animals, Plants, and Machines seriously when engaging in hybrid natures such as bioart, plant-art, taxidermy art and cyborgs in contemporary art?  Traditionally within art history the focus has been on human culture as the fundamental underpinning for cultural behaviour and productions, consequently rendering animal and plant histories invisible from the analysis of artworks. In this thesis I attend to the bodies of animals, plants, and machines put in the context of the zooësis (places/contact zones) of these bodies as biopolitical aesthetics (aesthetic bodies/objects) in contemporary art. READ MORE

  2. 2. Multiple expressions of the wheel cross motif in South Scandinavian rock carvings : case studies of Tanum and Enköping in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Yani Ma; [2020]
    Keywords : Rock carvings; Southern Scandinavia; wheel cross; intercontextual; materiality; lifeline; comparative analysis; Tanum; Enköping; Hällristningar; södra Skandinavien; hjulkors; interkontextuell; materialitet; livslinje; jämförande analys; Tanum; Enköping;

    Abstract : Scandinavian rock carvings can be described as the special rock art languages that were written by prehistoric humans to express their ideas, beliefs and thoughts. Each piece of figurative motif language might tell a prehistoric story about for instance domestic life, social practice, ritual or cosmology. READ MORE

  3. 3. Estimation of roughage intake for dairy cows based on eating time and individual intake rate

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Sara Pihl; [2020]
    Keywords : roughage; dairy cows; intake rate; silage; silage intake estimation;

    Abstract : Prediktering av foderintag för mjölkkor är en viktig aspekt att ta hänsyn till både ur djurvälfärdssynpunkt men även ekonomiskt då foder är en av de största utgifterna inom svensk mjölkproduktion. Precis prediktering av foderintag är viktigt för att und-vika att över- eller underutfodra sina djur vilket i sin tur kan leda till sjukdomar hos djuren och/eller högre omkostnader. READ MORE

  4. 4. How does species density affect activity patterns of three sympatric ungulate species in a Scandinavian boreal forest?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Linda Zetterkvist; [2020]
    Keywords : telemetry; pellet count; camera trap; linear mixed model; ungulate management; red deer; roe deer; moose;

    Abstract : Ungulate management becomes more complex when new species are being introduced and favorable habitats are created by commercial forestry and other forms of land use, resulting in increasing populations. Climate change is also affecting their distributions by altering their ability to spread from their historical range. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Historical Ecology of the Baladi Dog in Egypt

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Antikens kultur och samhällsliv

    Author : Amina El Shazly; [2019]
    Keywords : Dogs; History; Historical Ecology; Egypt; Animal studies; Environment; Canine; Egyptology; Baladi; Baladi dogs; Egyptian baladi dogs; Animals; تاريخ، كلاب، بلدى، مصر، كلب مصرى;

    Abstract : Dogs have a long but neglected history as companion species in Egypt history. From the most valued companion in ancient Egypt the relationship between dogs and humans has changed over time. However, in the present day the Egyptian baladi dog has been abused, neglected, unwanted for centuries. READ MORE