Essays about: "Second World War"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 120 essays containing the words Second World War.

  1. 1. The Representation of Perpetrators in the Netherlands : A Case Study of Dutch Memorial Museums about the Second World War

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Eva Britt van Es; [2023]
    Keywords : Holocaust; genocide; perpetrators; memory culture; The Netherlands;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the texts and audio-files of the exhibitions of the Dutch memorial museums about the Second World War to understand how perpetrators have been represented. In a social constructionist approach on cultural memory and heritage it can be argued that memorial museums are institutions which partake in the processes of cultural memory and heritage during which a reconstruction of the past is developed which can be connected to the values of the current society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Agency in the Warsaw Ghetto : An Intersectional Analysis of the Daily Life, Survival, and Death of Elderly Jews

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Janika Raisch; [2022]
    Keywords : Holocaust; Genocide; Warsaw ghetto; Second World War; Nazi; Nazis; Poland; Warsaw; Jews; Polish Jews; Ghettoisation; Ghettoization; Ghetto; Ghettos; Jewish council; Jewish Self-Help; Elderly; Elderly Jews; Old age; Intersectionality; Agency;

    Abstract : In Holocaust research, the study of elderly Jews in Nazi German ghettos remains a blind spot. This thesis begins to fill the research gap by exploring the everyday life of elderly Jews and their agency under the structural conditions of the Warsaw ghetto. READ MORE

  3. 3. Protecting the Self : Reproduction of Chinese Collective Memory through Participation in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linus Jarhede; [2022]
    Keywords : Collective memory; national identity; master narratives; narrative analysis; People’s Republic of China; peacekeeping; robust peacekeeping;

    Abstract : Until the 1980s, the People’s Republic of China was principally opposed to United Nations peacekeeping, understanding the institution to be a thinly veiled excuse for powerful states to intervene in the sovereign affairs of others. However, the meaning the country attributes to peacekeeping has changed drastically since then. READ MORE

  4. 4. Trace element leaching from alum shale fines and red ash from Kvarntorp during a large column test

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : Helena Rydfjord; [2022]
    Keywords : Alum shale; Leachate; Trace elements; Kvarntorp;

    Abstract : Fuel shortage during the Second World War led to oil production in Kvarntorp, Kumla during 1942-1966 by pyrolyzing alum shale rich in pyrite, FeS2, and organic material such as kerogen. This production has led to a lot of waste laying deposited out in the open after the mining closed and has had negative environmental impact in the form of ongoing weathering and leaching of acidic water and leaching of trace elements into its surroundings. READ MORE

  5. 5. I Never Learned To Type With Ten Fingers

    University essay from Konstfack/Grafisk design & illustration

    Author : Laslo Strong; [2022]
    Keywords : typography; blackletter; fraktur; history; calligraphy; typewriting; technology; type design; graphic design; family; typeface; urban; photography; fiction; slash-fiction; Second World War; Polen; Germany;

    Abstract : Luise Schröder founded a private business school in 1910 in Stettin, a city once part of Germany. With a focus on typewriting and stenography, she was a local educator of modern communication. Throughout four generations, her family was impacted by global technological developments and socio-political shifts. READ MORE