Essays about: "history"

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  1. 1. INSERTIONS IN POPULAR HISTORY TEXTS - A contrastive study on translation from English to Swedish and from Swedish to English

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Gustav Landälv; [2023-02-27]
    Keywords : English; Swedish; readability; insertion; clause; phrase; syntactic position; popular history;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to compare the frequency of insertions in an English popular history text and a Swedish popular history text. Moreover, the purpose is to compare the English text with its Swedish translation and the Swedish text with its English translation as regards the status of the insertions as clauses, phrases or (in the translation) something else than a clause or a phrase. READ MORE

  2. 2. Employing Genocide : Narratives, Ethnic Identities, and Political Legitimacy in Post-Genocide Rwanda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Gustaf Hallström; [2023]
    Keywords : Rwanda; Genocide; narratives; memory politics; ethnicity; identity; collective identity; power struggle; Paul Kagame; social psychology; collective memory; politics of memory; memory consumers; politicised identities; reconciliation; official narratives;

    Abstract : This thesis offers an analysis on the memory politics in post-genocide Rwanda, and examines the official narratives regarding history, ethnicity, and identity in order to analyse how political elites in Rwanda politicises collective identity and transforms the social environment of its population through establishing power struggles. By adopting of a qualitative content analysis, the thesis focuses on the speeches by the president Paul Kagame held at the start of each year’s commemorative event of the genocide, known as Kwibuka. READ MORE

  3. 3. U-Pb geochronology of brittle deformation using LA-ICP-MS imaging on calcite veins

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Geologiska institutionen

    Author : Gebreselassie Gebremicheal Gebremedhin; [2023]
    Keywords : LA-ICP-MS imaging; U-Pb geochronoloy; tectonic carbonates; Brittle deformation; Calcite veins; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Absolute age dating of a brittle deformation using radiometric techniques is often problematic. Unlike ductile deformation, suitable minerals with high parent/daughter and low common Pb are rare. Nevertheless, U-Pb dating of carbonate minerals has become one of the most conceivable geochronometers despite low U and high initial Pb in carbonates. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fashioning the Art Gallery : Illusion, Commodity and Death in Martin Margiela at Lafayette Anticipations; A Digital Study of Interdisciplinary Artistic Practices

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Konstvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jacob Varnauskas; [2023]
    Keywords : Martin Margiela; Lafayette Anticipations; Exhibition Studies; Performance Studies; Walter Benjamin; Nicolas Bourriaud; Contemporary Art; Visual Art; Interdisciplinary Art; Fashion Theory; Creative Practice; Artistic Practice; Digital Art History; Art History; Postproduction; Commodifying the Body; Appropriation of Forms; Ready-made; Pop Art; Dadaism; Memento Mori; Vanitas;

    Abstract : A study of the shift within the practice of Martin Margiela's creative practice based on his solo exhibition at Lafayette Anticipations from Oct. 20 to Jan. 2 2022 in Paris, France. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Consequences of Trauma in Toni Morrison’s Beloved : A Psychoanalytic Reading of Sethe and Denver

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Tina Eriksson; [2023]
    Keywords : Anxiety; Core issues; Defence mechanisms; Feminism; Freud; Narrative; Psychoanalysis; Repression; Slavery; Trauma;

    Abstract : This essay’s main focus is on Sethe and her daughter Denver in Toni Morrison’s Beloved (1987) and how they try to survive the trauma that comes from slavery. By using psychoanalysis as a theoretical framework, the essay examines what psychological reactions Sethe and Denver have as two traumatised characters, and what happens to them psychologically when they are forced to face the repressed. READ MORE