Essays about: "Ritual"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 essays containing the word Ritual.

  1. 1. Death's reflection in the water : Mortuary ritual, ancestral worship and the cosmological significance of water on the island of Gotland during the Pitted Ware culture

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Maja Hed; [2021]
    Keywords : ritual; neolithic; grave goods; cosmology; flowing water; divinity; death; Pitted Ware culture; ritual; neolitikum; gravgåvor; kosmologi; rörligt vatten; gudomlighet; död; Gropkeramisk kultur;

    Abstract : The Pitted Ware culture on Gotland presents a multitude of material that allow archeologists to re-construct and visit the socio-economic structure of a middle-neolithic settlement in the Baltic sea. I will be analyzing the archaeological material in accordance to the ocean, and to what we can interpret as ritual and cosmological variables at the site through ritual theory, and with a method of comparative analogy and research. READ MORE

  2. 2. The vine of the soul : Antidepressant and anxiolytic effects of Ayahuasca

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Emil Cederholm; [2021]
    Keywords : Ayahuasca; antidepressant; anxiolytic; depression; anxiety;

    Abstract : Depression and anxiety are two of the most common psychiatric disorders and leading causes of disability. Antidepressants and anxiolytics, though revolutionary, do not treat all those suffering from these diseases satisfactorily. Psychedelics are currently under investigation as remedies for several ailments, including depression and anxiety. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reconstructing Ancient Chinese Cultural Memory in the Context of Xianxia TV Drama

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Yujuan Jing; [2021]
    Keywords : Xianxia; Chinese culture; cultural memory; media memories; a ritual view of communication; culture industry; participatory culture; fandom; popular culture;

    Abstract : This study explores how Chinese ancient cultural memory is constructed, and specifically how it is reconstructed through Chinese Xianxia TV dramas during the past five years. Ancient Chinese culture has become a hit in Chinese popular culture today, in which Xianxia TV dramas draw the biggest audiences. READ MORE

  4. 4. Digital interactions: A qualitative study of knowledge creation related to working remotely

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Fredrik Holmberg; Vendela Silwén; [2021]
    Keywords : Knowledge creation; SECI; Interaction rituals; Remote work; Digitization;

    Abstract : The Covid-19 pandemic has introduced a widespread experiment, where working remotely has become the new normal for a large part of the global workforce. This creates many opportunities for organizations, however, the lack of face-to-face interactions raises concerns related to the impact on knowledge creation, not least socialization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dressed like a bride : Being utklädd - performativity and etiquette in the Swedish wedding dress

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Modevetenskap

    Author : Isabelle Jansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Wedding dress; Goffman; performance; femininity; Tsëelon; etiquette; modesty; tradition; ritual clothing; tulle;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the wedding dress in the 21st century in Sweden. Interviews provided the main material for the analysis of the wedding dress and its connotations. READ MORE