Essays about: "Secularisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the word Secularisation.

  1. 1. How to mediate in religious conflicts? : From Desacralisation of Conflicts to Sacralisation of Peace. Towards a complementary complex approach

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Nicolás Paz Alcalde; [2022]
    Keywords : religious conflicts; desacralisation; sacralisation; mediation; peace.;

    Abstract : This research is 1) a critical conceptual analysis of the existing theoretical framework of desacralisation of conflicts developed by professor Isak Svensson in relation to mediation practice in religious conflicts with explicit religious claims; and 2) a critical argumentation for the development of an alternative and complementary initial attempt of mediation methodology suggested by myself: sacralisation of peace. This methodology is based on aspects of the worldview conflicts theoretical framework of professor Jayne Seminare Docherty, the ritual theory for peacebuilding as proposed by professor Lisa Schirch, and a plural conceptual notion of peace. READ MORE

  2. 2. Representation of migration in the Swedish nation branding: a qualitative analysis of the representation of migration in the photo exhibition ‘Portraits of Migration’ produced by the Swedish Institute

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ida Arneson; [2019]
    Keywords : Representation; Nation Branding; Migration; Ethnicity race; Gender; The Good Migrant; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In this essay, practices of “nation branding” will be explored through the representations of migration, gender (and nation) of the exhibition Portraits of Migration, produced by the Swedish Institute and promoted through Swedish embassies and consulates worldwide. Theoretically, the essay is inspired by the tradition of British cultural studies and of feminist postcolonial exploration of nationhood and belonging. READ MORE

  3. 3. On the role of religious expression in the Swedish Public School System.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Linda Harris; [2019]
    Keywords : Conflict; Diversity; Education; Immigration; Integration; Peace; Prayer Room; Public Education; Relationship between religion and public schools; Religion; Religion and Youth; Religious Expression; School; Secular; Secularisation; Sweden;

    Abstract : This paper is a case study in Religion in Peace and Conflict, in which the role of religion and religious expression in Swedish education is examined. The focus of this case study is on Swedish public schools. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shaping social and political identity : A critical discourse anlysis of the Bharatiya Janta Party

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Julia Lindahl; [2018]
    Keywords : Religion; Democracy; Identity; Hinduism; Hindutva; Pluralism; Caste System; Secularisation; Discourse Analysis; Critical Discourse Analysis;

    Abstract : This research paper uses Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) to analyse texts produced by the political party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India. The analysis use Machin and Mayr’s (2012) concepts of Language and Identity and Nominalisation and Presupposition with the aim to understand how the BJP can influence the democratic society in India through discourse. READ MORE

  5. 5. Facing Religious Diversity and Secularisation - About the Future of Denominational Religious Education in Compulsory School in Austria

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Jennifer Jakob; [2018]
    Keywords : denominational religious education; Austria; compulsory school; challenges; secularisation; religious diversity; relationship between religion and politics; future;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the current situation of denominational religious education in Austria and the question of its future. The situation will be described including the historical development of the relationship between religion and politics and the legal framework of religious education in Austria. READ MORE