Essays about: "Ritual"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 97 essays containing the word Ritual.

  1. 1. Green is the New Black: Understanding Current and Prospective Pro-Environmental Activities in Ritual and Practice on Death

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Amber Golding; [2022]
    Keywords : death; pro-environmental; bereavement sector; ritual; practice; Sweden; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Niche pro-environmental innovations in death practices are gaining attention from sector and public stakeholders but can be sidelined due to lack of ritual and practice to support their implementation. The way death practices are conducted in Sweden is examined using transdisciplinary research methods and the multi-level perspective to understand which niche innovations have and have not been incorporated into the regimes which contribute to the bereavement sector and subsequent landscape of Swedish culture. READ MORE

  2. 2. Case study of a solar-powered Crematorium

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för företagande, innovation och hållbarhet

    Author : Jonathan Bunse; [2022]
    Keywords : Cremators;

    Abstract : This master thesis involves a study concerning human crematorium equipment and includes the cremation furnace and all components between the machine and chimney. Cremation is a common burial ritual in many countries worldwide, where fossil fuel is a common support fuel in the process. READ MORE

  3. 3. Kehrä/Kehrae : A moment in between

    University essay from Stockholms konstnärliga högskola/Institutionen för cirkus

    Author : Myrsky Rönkä; [2022]
    Keywords : Circus; ritual; liminality; communitas; play; animism; gift; rope; circus practice; nature; intimacy orientation; regenerative; sustainability;

    Abstract : First of all, my research is not only my research but our research. It has been made together with my long-time art companion Marjut Hernesniemi. The starting point for our research was our experience of the western modern circus, what it does, and how it cares for the cosmos. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hjärtat av en sann student : First curators, performativity and reproducing tradition at an Uppsala Student Nation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Kaitlin May; [2022]
    Keywords : Student nations; student life; nation life; first curators; performativity; embodiment; tradition; ritual; ritualization; repetition; norms; generational continuity; Uppsala; Sweden;

    Abstract : In the city of Uppsala, Sweden the experiences of the student population are very connected to the world of the student nations. This study explores the position of first curator at a student nation as the leader of the student societies hierarchy and how their position influences the production of community and tradition. READ MORE

  5. 5. Six Memories of Food

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Gustav Chambert; [2022]
    Keywords : Food; cooking; migration; memory; home; authenticity;

    Abstract : This paper examines the relationship between the sensory experience of food and cooking, how these sensory phenomena interact with questions of authenticity and memory and how this affects the process through which migrants rebuild a sense of home in theirhost nations. The data for this study has been collected through a version of short-term ethnography, where the researcher also participated in cooking sessions, which were video-recorded, in conjunction with the interviews. READ MORE