Essays about: "war studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 255 essays containing the words war studies.

  1. 1. The effects of mining on a community in rural Syria : a case Study of mining in the region of ArRuhayba, Syria

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

    Author : Mohamad Turkman; [2023]
    Keywords : rural; mining; livelihoods; development; sustainability; participation; governance; Syria; ArRuhayba;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the effects of mining activities on the livelihoods of rural people and their environment in ArRuhayba, close to Syria’s capital Damascus. A public and political debate about such potential effects has not existed yet in Syria, probably because of the ongoing civil war in the country, which leaves a research gap to be filled. READ MORE

  2. 2. What Role for Europe? : An analysis of the political discourse of the heads of state or government of the European Union on Twitter during the first thirty days of the Russian invasion of Ukraine

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Camille Robert van Hees; [2023]
    Keywords : Europe; EU; political discourse analysis; 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine; Twitter;

    Abstract : On 24 February 2022, war returned to Europe, and the EU faced an enormous external crisis at its doorstep. As leaders' words and political discourse play a significant role during crises, it is crucial to study the reaction of EU leaders to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. READ MORE

  3. 3. Between East and West: How Serbian journalists cover the war in Ukraine : A qualitative study investigating how journalism culture shapes Serbian coverage when framing the conflict in Ukraine

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Journalistik

    Author : Julia Alexandra Andersson Milenkovic; [2023]
    Keywords : conflict; journalism culture; Russia; Serbia; Strategies; tactics; Ukraine; war reporting;

    Abstract : The press coverage of any armed conflict has traditionally played a crucial role during times of war since major abuses of human rights and war crimes are brought to the public due to journalists’ coverage. When Russia invaded Ukraine on the 24th of February 2022, it dominated the news for weeks since many parts of the world were heavily affected. READ MORE

  4. 4. Forgotten Times and Forgotten Crimes: a qualitative cross-case comparison on why certain actors systematically target cultural heritage during conflict, while others do not.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Mathias Olsen Norgren; [2023]
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    Abstract : Why do certain actors systematically target cultural heritage during conflict, while others do not? This is the puzzle examined in this study. Previous research on the phenomenon is scarce and few if any cross-case comparisons have been made. READ MORE

  5. 5. Never Again Alone - A Framing Analysis of How the Finnish Government Representatives Construct a NATO Membership as Finland's Security Interest

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Sanni Laine; [2022]
    Keywords : Finland; Russia; NATO; Finnish security and foreign politics; state security interest;

    Abstract : This study investigates the Finnish government members’ argumentation prior to Finland’s strikingly unanimous parliamentary vote in favour of NATO membership on May 17, 2022. By focusing on the government representatives’ accounts, the study aims to shed light on how the NATO membership decision is crafted to represent Finland’s security interest after a decades-long tradition of military non-alignment as a cornerstone of the country’s securityand foreign policy. READ MORE