Essays about: "orientalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 essays containing the word orientalism.

  1. 1. To portray the beautiful, exotic and feminine land of cheap export : How Sweden imagined Japan during Japonism, from 1858 to 1914

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Hugo Ingemarsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Japan studies; image of Japan; Japonisme; Sweden; Orientalism; Ethnocentrism; Colonialism; digital archives; Julia Beck; Richard Bergh; Leander Engström; Gustavsberg; Einar Jolin; Nils Kreuger; Carl Larsson; Karl Nordström; Jenny Nyström; Helmer Osslund; Rörstrand; Alf Wallander; Carl Wilhelmson; Anders Zorn;

    Abstract : This master thesis explores the image of Japan in the artistic creations during Japonism in Sweden. Japan and Sweden first started trading in 1868 and knowledge about Japan in Sweden were limited at best. With the emergence of the Western art movement known as Japonism, ranging from 1858 to 1914, fascination for the unknown country grew in Europe. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evil Monsters and Machines : A Techno-Orientalist Perspective on Threat Perception in the United Kingdom

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Lisa Bergsten; [2021]
    Keywords : techno-orientalism; orientalism; security; threat perception; United Kingdom; China; discourse analysis; poststructuralism;

    Abstract : This thesis looks at the construction of China as a security threat in the United Kingdom, through the theoretical lens of techno-Orientalism. The main argument is that techno-Orientalist ideas influence the Western perception of China as a security threat, which leads to the creation of certain fears regarding China which affects the identity creation of both the United Kingdom and China. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fälten där livet utspelar sig : en studie av jordbrukets sociala och kulturella betydelser på Västbanken

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Amanda Björksell; [2020]
    Keywords : jordbruk; Palestina; Västbanken; orientalism; identitet; klassificering; olivträd;

    Abstract : Jordbruket är en praktik som i 10 000 år har format samhällens struktur och utveckling. Jordbruket ger försörjning för enskilda hushåll men är även en viktig ekonomisk faktor för många länder. READ MORE

  4. 4. Restructured heteronormativity : An analysis of Australian Immigration guidelines for assessing  LGBT+ asylum seekers

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Ursula Jondorf; [2020]
    Keywords : Critical Race theory; Heteronormativity; Queer asylum; Gender binary; Australia;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses materials – a set of guidelines and a presentation – provided for officials  who assess claims related to sexual orientation and gender identity within the Australian  government’s Department for Immigration and Border Protection. The analysis is conducted  using critical discourse analysis to see if the lexicon shows a white heterosexual bias, and if it  does, how the bias is manifested within the guidelines, especially within the context of the  gender binary. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Greenlandic Paradox - Greenlandic autonomy under Danish monarchy

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Lola Klint; [2020]
    Keywords : Monarchy;

    Abstract : While the general attitude towards Danish influence in Greenland is negative, the generalattitude towards the Danish royal family is positive. This thesis seeks to uncover theparadoxical Greenlandic discourses by tracing the emergence and development ofroyalism in Greenland from the early colonial period until today. READ MORE