Essays about: "MACA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 essays containing the word MACA.

  1. 1. Cultivating Critique in Folds and Pleats - Posthuman Enactments in the Dress of Rick Owens

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Wiktor Hansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Posthuman; Fashion; Anthropocene; Intra-Relationality; Rick Owens; Avant-Garde; Deleuze; Queer; MACA; Arts and Architecture; Cultural Sciences; Philosophy and Religion; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Taking as its epistemological starting point the proposed geological era of the Anthropocene, this thesis enquires the affective potential of avant-garde fashion in criticising, improving or transforming the supposed givenness of The Human as a historical concept. In order to do so, it inflects and departs from the tightly held onto-epistemological cannon of fashion studies and anthropology of dress, in which fashion is understood primarily through representation, signification and performance of identity. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Ground as a Facilitator of Collaborations: Organizational Design and Cultural Analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Onur Gerey; [2019]
    Keywords : co-working; start-up; collaboration; incubator; facilitator; professional community; management; social capital; rational myths; organizational studies; cultural analysis; MACA; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on the research that I conducted in a co-working space called The Ground, located in Slussen, Malmö, Sweden. The aim of the research is to investigate how The Ground (and other co-working spaces, as well) can become more pro-active in facilitating collaborations, especially inside its own community. READ MORE

  3. 3. What is a Food Bank?: A cultural analytical exploration of the paradoxes and potentials of stakeholder definitions and interrelations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Hannah Brown; [2019]
    Keywords : food bank; gift-economy; dramaturgy; philanthropy; altruism; volunteering; donations; food waste; MACA; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Summer 2018 I worked with a recycling coalition in the United States to investigate food waste as a topic essential in promoting environmental sustainability. We banded together with QFB, a large food bank, to focus on the problem of food waste in their food rescue process. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Ritualistic Nature of Business Incubation: An example from Northern Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Elis Kaljuvee; [2018]
    Keywords : business incubation; incubator; rites of passage; liminality; entrepreneur; organizational culture; cultural and creative ventures; cultural analysis; ethnography; Sweden; MACA; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis opens up the “black box” of business incubation and analyses how this process works in an incubator for cultural and creative ventures in Northern Sweden. The theoretical framework of the rites of passage by Arnold van Gennep and Victor Turner was adopted to guide the analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Digital Nomads: Travel, Remote Work and Alternative Lifestyles

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Georgios Mouratidis; [2018]
    Keywords : digital nomads; travel; employment; remote work; alternative lifestyles; MACA; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis takes an ethnographic approach in the examination of the phenomenon of digital nomadism. Generally, the term describes people who have rejected the idea of working in a conventional office, but instead, they work and travel without a clear destination. READ MORE