Essays about: "Japanese people"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 70 essays containing the words Japanese people.

  1. 1. To portray the beautiful, exotic and feminine land of cheap export : How Sweden imagined Japan during Japonism, from 1858 to 1914

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Hugo Ingemarsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Japan studies; image of Japan; Japonisme; Sweden; Orientalism; Ethnocentrism; Colonialism; digital archives; Julia Beck; Richard Bergh; Leander Engström; Gustavsberg; Einar Jolin; Nils Kreuger; Carl Larsson; Karl Nordström; Jenny Nyström; Helmer Osslund; Rörstrand; Alf Wallander; Carl Wilhelmson; Anders Zorn;

    Abstract : This master thesis explores the image of Japan in the artistic creations during Japonism in Sweden. Japan and Sweden first started trading in 1868 and knowledge about Japan in Sweden were limited at best. With the emergence of the Western art movement known as Japonism, ranging from 1858 to 1914, fascination for the unknown country grew in Europe. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban infrastructure inundation risk from permanent sea-level rise scenarios in London (UK), Bangkok (Thailand) and Mumbai (India): A comparative analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shawn Pace; [2021]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Climate Change; Sea-Level Rise; Urban Infrastructure; DEM; London; Mumbai; Bangkok; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to anthropogenically created climate change, global cities are facing inundation by rising sea levels. This study aimed to fill knowledge gaps in understanding the exposure of urban infrastructure such as roads, railways, buildings and parks to sea-level rise (SLR) scenarios, and how this would affect local populations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hälsofrämjande trädgård för minskad stress bland personal : en evidensbaserad design med miljöpsykologiskt perspektiv

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Alexandra Ingelgård; [2021]
    Keywords : miljöpsykologi; evidensbaserad design; arbetsplats; gestaltning; stressåterhämtning; hälsoträdgård; personalhälsa; ebd;

    Abstract : Naturen har en förmåga att hjälpa människan att lindra och återhämta sig från stress. Trots det pågår en förtätning i städer och gröna områden bebyggs, samtidigt som fler människor lider av stressrelaterade sjukdomar till följd av arbetsmiljö. READ MORE

  4. 4. Alternate wetting and drying and its influence on zoonotic disease vectors in northern Vietnam : can changing the rice-growing method reduce the presence of Japanese encephalitis virus?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Sandra Norrman; [2020]
    Keywords : vector; Japanese encephalitis; mosquitoes; alternate wetting and drying; Vietnam;

    Abstract : Japanese encephalitis is an important disease affecting 70,000 people every year, with young children constituting the major part. Growing rice with alternate wetting and drying (AWD) methodology reduces water consumption at the same time as it contributes to a reduction in greenhouse gas emission. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Will these old men understand me?” The relation between labor unions and LGBTQ people in Japan.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Anna Matzen; [2020]
    Keywords : LGBTQ; labor union; Japan; precarity; labor movement; non-regular; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Japanese labor unions have the last many decades experienced diminishing union density and loss of political power. In contrast, the group of workers who have part-time or limited contracts, so-called non-regular workers, has simultaneously grown. READ MORE