Essays about: "Religion and migration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words Religion and migration.

  1. 1. Sacred Resistance : Exploring the Roles of Religious Organizations in the Refugee Movement “Lampedusa in Hamburg” 2013-2014

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Religionsvetenskap

    Author : Vera Ericson von Bahr; [2020]
    Keywords : Lampedusa in Hamburg; St. Pauli; Religion and migration; secularization; religious organizations; securitization of migration; sacred squatting;

    Abstract : This study explores the roles of religious organizations in the refugee movement “Lampedusa in Hamburg”, in Hamburg, Germany during 2013 and 2014. “Lampedusa in Hamburg” consisted of approximately 300 refugees who had come from Libya, and decided to fight for their right to stay in Germany. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Linking Climate Change, Migration Patterns and Vulnerability: The case of Ndem, Senegal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Giordano Margaglio; Anna Chesnier; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Internal Migration; Vulnerability; Sahel; Culture; Desertification; Drought; Ndem; West Africa; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Projections estimate that by 2050 hundreds of millions to a billion people will migrate elsewhere due to environmental reasons. The increasing frequency and intensity of natural hazards posed by climate change, as well as the slow-onset degradation of habitats all over the planet, will drive more and more species to migrate towards more habitable and safe environments. READ MORE

  4. 4. What would we come back to? : Decision-making about return and repatriation by Burmese migrants and refugees in Northern Thailand

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Eva-Maria Munck; [2018]
    Keywords : migration; migrants; migrant workers; refugees; Myanmar; Burma;

    Abstract : This research focuses on the special considerations and reasons for Burmese migrants and refugees from Burma living in Mae Sot, Tak province, Northern Thailand to stay in Thailand or return to Burma/Myanmar. The researcher has more than three-years of experience of living and working in Northern Thailand. READ MORE

  5. 5. Choosing Heresy: How Muslim-background Unaccompanied Refugee Minors do identity and belonging in the Church of Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Jonathan Morgan; [2018]
    Keywords : Afghanistan; Afghans; belonging; Church of Sweden; Christianity; conversion; fictive kinship; identity; Iran; Islam; migration; Performativity; religion; Sweden; unaccompanied refugee minors; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Between 2014-2016, Sweden received an influx of some 44, 617 unaccompanied refugee minors (UMs), under 18-year-olds who enter the country and seek asylum without a parent. Taking a short-term ethnographic approach, this study looks at identity (re)construction and fictive kinship among Afghan unaccompanied refugee minors who convert to Christianity in the Church of Sweden, challenging some of the pre-conceived outsider categorisations of this phenomenon. READ MORE