Essays about: "UNESCO"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 93 essays containing the word UNESCO.

  1. 1. Green Colonialism: A Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) of Conservation Practices In The Context Of Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ida Anna Kristina Beijmo; [2023]
    Keywords : Green colonialism; Conservation; Simien Mountains National Park SMNP ; Critical Discourse Analysis CDA ; Discourse; Orientalism; Postcolonialism; UNESCO; EWCA; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Since its establishment in 1969, external actors have been significantly involved in the implementation of nature conservation in Simien Mountains National Park (SMNP). As climate change becomes increasingly tangible, conservation activities are frequently being deployed to protect ecosystems across the globe. READ MORE

  2. 2. A student’s belonging in the tourist town : A case study of university students’ place belonging and community in the tourist destination Visby, Gotland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Eva Öberg; [2023]
    Keywords : Place belonging; Overtourism; University students; Visby; Second home ownership;

    Abstract : Tourism is a worldwide phenomenon and an important industry. In recent years, however, questions have arisen surrounding whether tourism can be harmful to destinations when exceeding their capacities. Visby is a medieval seaside town and a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Gotland, a Swedish island. READ MORE

  3. 3. “The challenge is probably just to understand what it is...” Constructing sustainable development as a wicked problem in an educational context.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för tjänstevetenskap

    Author : Tess Andrén; Rebecka Stubb; [2023]
    Keywords : Wicked problems; Education for Sustainable Development; Sustainable Development; Governance; Teachers; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Purpose: investigate in which ways sustainable development in Swedish schools is constructed as a wicked problem. Research Question: How is sustainable development constructed as a wicked problem in Swedish educational contexts? Methodology: A qualitative study approach was implemented where 20 semi-structured interviews were used for data collection. READ MORE

  4. 4. World Heritage in the Making : An ethnography of the cultural heritage conservation practices in İzmir, Türkiye

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Ece Karakaş; [2023]
    Keywords : Cultural heritage; UNESCO; World Heritage List; heritage conservation; heritage anthropology; multiculturalism; İzmir Studies; Türkiye;

    Abstract : This thesis is an ethnographic research of the cultural heritage conservation practices in İzmir, focusing particularly on the heritage site Historical Port City of İzmir’s conservation on individual, local, and global levels from an anthropological point of view. With its ongoing inscription process to UNESCO’s World Heritage List, the study aims, first, to understand the motivation behind this inscription, the current conservation practices in the city that are undergone by individual and local actors, and to analyze the impact and connection between the individual, local and global efforts to protect İzmir’s multicultural and multilayered heritage. READ MORE


    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/HDK-Valand - Högskolan för konst och design

    Author : Matt Christoph; [2022-06-03]
    Keywords : Kinship; More-than-human; Posthumanism; Anthropocene; Design Camp; Design Workshop; Design toolkit; Participatory Design; Embedded design; Sustainability;

    Abstract : Culture, art, and design can help us as a society and for each earthling to reflect on the ambivalent relationship between nature and humans in the Anthropocene by raising the critical question of how we can build more sustainable relations with nature through design. Respectively, this project documentation informs about my graduation project within the MFA embedded design program at HDK-Valand, focusing on design, organization, and sustainability. READ MORE