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  • 1.
    Abdel Aziz Saad, Olivia
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Theology, Department of Theology, History of Religions.
    Islamism och antirasism: En jämförelse av Sayyid Qutbs rassyn på 1940- och 60-talen2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
  • 2.
    Abdi Ali, Dusit
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology.
    The bright hopes and desoluted dream of Ethiopian women: A study of circular migration to middle east and the gulf states2018Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 30 credits / 45 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Migration and re-migration of economically and socially marginalized Ethiopian women and girls has become a phenomenon. Based on interviews with 12 Ethiopian migrant women returned from the Middle East and the Gulf States, the primary aim of this thesis is to describe and study Ethiopian women migrants’ circular migration to the Middle East. I will mainly focus on how social dynamics in the family, gender relations and economic circumstances are intricate. The process of women’s migration and how the expectations of the family can be gender differentiated are discussed. Further, the migrant women’s power relation when class and ethnicity determine their position is discussed. Relations with the sending family and the issues related to the women who return, as well as problems affecting them at home and in the destination countries, are looked at. Various and complex issues of migration and the women’s roles are discussed with reference to the women’s experiences. Migration provides women with opportunities for social and economic mobility but can also subject them to ethnic discrimination, exploitation, and abuse. The movement is generally seen as voluntary labor migration and it has placed them in a vulnerable position both at home and abroad. Their migration is interconnected to the economic need but also the responsibilities they have towards their family and kin.

  • 3.
    Abdullahi Elmi, Salma
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of History of Science and Ideas.
    Evolutionary Ethics and Idealism: The idealists Henry Jones and Andrew Seth Pringle-Pattison in dialog with Darwinism concerning evolution and ethics.2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
  • 4.
    Adam, Jonathan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Musicology.
    Street Music, City Rhythms: The urban soundscape as heard by street musicians2018Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 30 credits / 45 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The soundscape plays a key, if often overlooked, role in the construction of public urban space. Street music – a conscious deliberate propagation of sound in public space – opens an entryway into comprehending the role of sound in the city, and what it reveals about the city’s inhabitants. Ethnographic fieldwork in Brussels and Stockholm focuses on street musicians of all kinds, exploring how their music is shaped by their personal motivations, how their practices negotiate meaning in sound and in space, and how their rhythms shape, and are shaped by, the city. These explorations give reason to question R. Murray Schafer’s philosophies on soundscape studies, particularly in the urban context. Drawing from Henri Lefebvre’s notions of the production of space, and rhythmanalysis as an analytical tool, the urban soundscape is understood as an ongoing negotiation of individual actions, where dynamics of power, identity, and ideology become audible. Street musicians and their sound cultures feature not just as a topic worthy of study, but also as a guide of how and why to listen to and analyze the rhythms of the city.

  • 5.
    Agee, Jacob
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of History, The Hugo Valentin Centre.
    Between Strategy and Utopianism: Ethnic Violence and Strategic War in Lika, 19412018Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 30 credits / 45 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This thesis proposes two separate intents lying behind the use of violence: namely, “nationalizing” (Gumz 2001) or utopian ideology, and the strategic desire to control territory. Three hypotheses are formulated on this basis, and applied to the case of Lika in 1941. The first predicts that violence exercised by actors motivated by the first type of intent will become increasingly indiscriminate, and is strongly corroborated in the case of the Ustaše. The second hypothesis, building on Kalyvas’ (2006) model, predicts that the selective or indiscriminate nature of violence executed by actors motivated by the second type of intent will correlate with the actor’s level of control: this is largely corroborated in the case of the Italians, but only partly so in the case of the Partisans. The final hypothesis, combining the arguments of Kalyvas (2006) and Dulić and Hall (2014), predicts a stark contrast in the geographical spread of violence executed by strategic and ideological actors, and is strongly corroborated. The thesis works from a micro-level approach.

  • 6.
    Ahlenius, Josefin
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Literature.
    Att driva ängeln ur huset: En komparativ analys av författarroll och genus i Virginia Woolfs ”Professions for Women” och Karolina Ramqvists Det är natten2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Syftet med denna uppsats är att undersöka synen på författarroll, skrivande och genus i Virginia Woolfs ”Professions for Women” och Karolina Ramqvists Det är natten. Författaren och den som skriver utifrån följande frågeställningar: Vilka hinder för författarskap gestaltas? Vilka er­farenhet­er av kvinnligt författarskap förmedlas? Vilka likheter och skillnader finns i Woolfs och Ramqvists perspektiv? Teorin hämtas från genusvetenskapliga perspektiv, hos främst Simone de Beauvoir och Yvonne Hirdman, samt litteratursociologiska perspektiv från Johan Svedjedal. Undersökningen utförs genom komparativ metod samt närläsning och knyter an till bland andra Anne E. Fernalds och Sue Roes forskning om Woolfs ”Professions for Women”, samt bidrar till ny forskning om Karolina Ramqvists författarskap som är relativt outforskat inom litteraturvetenskap.

    Virginia Woolf anser att författaryrket utgör ett friare alternativ för kvinnor än andra yrken, och ser sin väg till detta arbete som enkel. Hon uttrycker också att hennes val att skriva inte inneburit några problem för omgivningen och att hon inte hindrats av ekonomiska omständighet­er. Ramqvist berättar att hon inte trodde att hon det var möjligt för henne att bli författare i egenskap av kvinna och att skrivandet utgör ett problem för hennes relationer. Hade hon haft högre ekonomisk status menar Ramqvist att hon inte nödvändigtvis hade arbetat som författare. Hon kommenterar Woolfs ”Professions for Women” och menar att Virginia Woolf kunde bli författare just för att hon hade ekonomiskt kapital.

    Woolf lyfter inre omständigheter och genusrelaterade attityder som centrala problem­ för kvinnliga författare medan Ramqvist redogör för yttre omständigheter, som främst är samman- kopplade med omgivningens och offentlighetens förväntningar och krav. Woolf kan sägas göra större anspråk på att hennes erfarenheter ska anses vara en kollektiv erfaren­het hos kvinnliga författare, medan Ramqvist främst diskuterar utifrån ett eget perspektiv. Ramqvist uttrycker exempelvis också en distans mellan sin egen uppfattning om moderskapets påverkan på för­fattarskap jämfört med sina kvinnliga författarkollegor. Woolf diskuterar inte moderskap i sin text men tar sin utgångspunkt i ”ängeln i huset”, som ska förstås som ett ideal och en attityd där kvinnan är insmickrande och uppoffrande mot sin om­givning, samt framstående inom hem och familjeliv. Ramqvist kommenterar Woolfs begrepp och anser det vara Woolfs egen upp­fattning om kvinnoideal. Hon diskuterar inte sina egna omständigheter utifrån ”ängeln i huset”, men det är möjligt att tolka exempelvis hennes yttrande om att göra sig otillgänglig för mäns behov som en del av vad Woolf kallar att döda ängeln i huset: enligt Woolf alla kvinnliga författares uppgift.

  • 7.
    Ahlsén, Nils
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Theology, Department of Theology, History of Religions.
    Erik de Magog och Johan av fotfolket: Haute couture och religiös propaganda i stål och sten2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This study examines four suits of armour that belonged to two Swedish kings, one protestant and one catholic, during the renaissance. The study tries to determine if it is possible to extract the religious identity of these kings based upon the decorations or other connotations of the suits of armour. Since the two kings, Erik the XIV:th and John the III, where half brothers and they succeeded each other, the suits of armour are closley matched in time and style.

     

    The study also examines the grave effigy of one of the kings, John the III of Sweden, to examine if there is a connection between crossed legs on effigys and the perception of religion during the period.

     

    The study is conducted through a archeological and historiological method and uses a combination theory of Smarts seven dimensions and the pictoral turn.

     

    The main question of the study is:

    -          What does it take to track religious bias through armour?

    The subsequent questions are:

    -          Is it possible to find the religious identity in the suits of armour?

    -          Was the Gothicism movement a religious movement?

    -          The effigy of John the III was sculpted in a style popular in the eleventh century, created in the 16:th century and placed in the 18:th century. What conclusions can be drawn from this while also tracking the discourse of effigys in the same time expance.

     

    The study concludes that if the identity of the owner of a suit of armour is known, the symbols that adorne the suit can be interpreted fairly well. It also conludes that the gothic movement in Sweden where an extremely aggressive catholic movement. Finally it concludes that the creation and placement of the tomb in Uppsala cathedral closely follows the different discourses about the meaning of crossed legs on effigys in Europe and that the makers most likely gave the position a devout religious connotation.

  • 8.
    Ahnstedt, Axel
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of History.
    Mode eller Modellering?: Svenska elitideal i 1800-talets borgerliga samhälle.2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
  • 9.
    Aldén, Maria
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages, Department of Scandinavian Languages.
    Nominalfraser i tal och skrift2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    I den här uppsatsen redovisas en jämförelse av den muntliga och skriftliga förmågan hos tolv vuxna inlärare i svenska, genom en performansanalys av texter och transkriberade samtal från testet Tisus (Test i svenska för universitets-och högskolestudier). Språkdraget som jämförs är nominalfrasen och syftet med studien är att undersöka huruvida det finns en skillnad i utbyggnad och korrekthet mellan muntlig och skriftlig produktion, samt om det finns en skillnad i testtagarnas processbarhetsnivå enligt processbarhetsteorin. Resultatet visar att andelen enkla nominalfraser är större i tal än i skrift. Även korrektheten är större i den muntliga produktionen än i den skriftliga, vilket går emot tidigare forskning. När det gäller processbarhetsnivå visar resultatet att det inte finns några skillnader testtagarnas muntliga och skriftliga processbarhetsnivå

  • 10.
    Algander, Per
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Philosophy, Ethics and Social Philosophy.
    Kris i populationsfrågan2018In: Tidskrift för politisk filosofi, ISSN 1402-2710, Vol. 22, no 1Article in journal (Other academic)
    Abstract [sv]

    Populationsetiken tycks befinna sig i något av en kris. Ända sedan Derek Parfits misslyckade försök att hitta en teori som undviker den motbjudande slutsatsen har filosofer på olika sätt befäst misstanken att det inte finns någon teori som undviker denna slutsats. I denna uppsats diskuterar jag huruvida en kontraktualistisk ansats till populationsetik kan kringgå de problem som har identifierats för konsekventialistiska teorier och argumenterar för att dessa ansatser inte har någon tydlig fördel framför konsekventialistiska teorier

  • 11.
    Ali, Nadja
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Musicology.
    Nina Simone In Concert: Identifying Activism and Self-awareness Through Interactive Qualities2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The singer and activist Nina Simone played a crucial role in the political and musical outcome of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960’s. This thesis aims to assess how Simone’s activism and self-awareness are expressed through interactive qualities by doing a case study of the performances of “Go Limp” and “Mississippi Goddam” on the live album In Concert. A relational approach has been suggested, where the focus has been on sociological elements of musical encounter such as interaction, rather than the aesthetical. Searching within four dimensions of social relations within which culture is enacted (division of labor, relations of power, tuning in and cultural embeddedness), constructed by sociologist of culture William G. Roy, shows that musical encounter is highly dependent of the social relations within which it manifests. Expressing social strategies such as irony, sing-along and humor as interactive methods shows that the performances of “Go Limp” and “Mississippi Goddam” were not solely defined by their composition and musical content, but also by how they were performed.

    Seeking beyond aesthetical features on the album In Concert have shown that the interactive qualities within the performances of “Go Limp” and “Mississippi Goddam” are highly dependent of and defined by Simone’s activism and self-awareness.

  • 12.
    Alkarp, Lars Jesper
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology.
    Establishing a Culture of Migration: The Spatial, Economic, and Social Planning of Philippine-Korean Labour Migration2018Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 30 credits / 45 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Since the second half of the 20th century the Philippines have supplied the world with migrant workers. Today, almost one tenth of the population is residing abroad. Labour migration has become an important source of revenue to both state and private actors through remittances, for the Philippines, and a source of cheap labour battling labour shortage, in the receiving countries. Today, the global labour market is a distinct and important part of what we call globalisation. This is portrayed in this thesis through the lens of Philippine-Korean labour migration.

    The purpose of this thesis is to illustrate the emergence of migrants as a commodity for export, the institutionalised creation of migrants, the normalisation of labour migration, and containment of migrants through legal and spatial constraints, in Manila and in Seoul.

    This thesis look at the ways in which labour migration, as an economic policy, is internalised and transformed into a culture of migration. I argue that the effects of a culture of migration is felt not just by the labour migrants themselves, but also by their families and by the Philippines as a whole. As such, the reliance on remittances as a source of income has transformed domestic and global infrastructures as well as norms and social behaviour. Moreover, this thesis aims to add to the discussion on migration and remittances by exploring social dimensions and consequences of the globalisation of the labour market.

  • 13.
    Alm, Mikael
    et al.
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of History.
    Schildt, Maria
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Musicology.
    I segerns larm: Ljudlandskapet kring 1701 års troféparad2018In: Minnet av Narva: Om troféer, propaganda och historiebruk / [ed] Klas Kronberg & Anna Maria Forssberg, Lund: Nordic Academic Press, 2018, p. 79-103Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 14.
    Alonso, Kevin
    et al.
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Game Design.
    Jigvall, Erik
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Game Design.
    Thinking Outside the Lootbox: Balancing on the Scale of Gacha2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 180 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Lootboxes currently cause a frequent debate in the games industry where the discussion is often focused on the connection to gambling. In this thesis an addition to this debate is made by taking a closer look at Gacha design – a way to design games around monetization – through theory and player opinions. Conclusions point to that if Gacha is viewed as a spectrum of strength the discussion can benefit from an increased understanding of all monetization systems within games regardless of their abstract definitions. The data was collected through focus groups and analyzed based on current research of the common topics that surfaced during the focus group discussions. The thesis found that overall knowledge surrounding Gacha was lacking and by looking at Gacha as a design method opened up for a broader discussion with connections to Lootboxes.

  • 15.
    Alvmo, Amanda
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of History of Science and Ideas.
    Att materialisera (fram)tiden: Om temporalitet och modernitet i Magasin för konst, nyheter och moder2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    The aim of this thesis is to examine and analyse if it is possible to distinguish a new perception of time and temporality in the Swedish fashion magazine Magasin för konst, nyheter och moder, and in that case how it is expressed. To discover this, I have used the theories of the philosophers and historians Reinhart Koselleck and Marshall Berman. In their works they have pointed out and described how the early decades of the nineteenth century was a crucial time for our perception of the modern world, in the sense that we ever since then have experienced a gap between the past and the future where we cannot derive our expectations from our past experiences anymore. I have studied if this notion is communicated in the articles, and came to the conclusion that there is a new awareness of time articulated in the magazine. Mainly  there are three different understandings of time and temporality expressed within the magazine – first are those articles that shows a general new awareness of time in a constructive way, neither through a positive or negative perspective. Furthermore, there are also expressions for connections between the materialistic content in the magazine and the view on temporality, where the acknowledgment of a new temporality in fashion seems to also have an impact on a more ideological perception of time. Finally there are articles which portrays the discrepancy between expectation and experience as something with a negative significance for the future, but similarly puts this in a way that illuminates that the future is now something adaptable and possible to influence in a certain direction. This shows a new way of understanding how, in a Swedish nineteenth century context, material culture could affect people’s awareness of time and temporality and hence also their thoughts and outlook of the future even in more abstract issues. The upcoming becomes possible to interpret as something materialistic, and therefore also something more concrete and arguable.

  • 16.
    Alyasin, Ghaza
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.
    Genus i gester: En studie om könsbundenhet inom etruskisk begravningskonst2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Etruscan art was greatly influenced by Greek art, which is especially apparent in the Etruscan funerary art. A common motif within Greek funerary art is the prothesis, the lying in state, which appears in Etruria during the sixth and fifth centuries BCE. However, the Etruscan scenes differ from the Greek scenes in that they portray a wider flexibility when it comes to gender roles. Women and men are not limited to gestures or positions within the scenes of prothesis. This in turn, along with other factors not discussed in this paper, has led to discussions of a more gender equal Etruscan society. Yet there is a specific gesture within the Etruscan scenes that is not found in the Greek material. The gesture in question, portrayed with both hands on the chest either in fists or placed one on top of the other, appears in other funerary art outside of the prothesis scenes. The aim of this thesis is to examine this gesture and its relation to gender and whether it is gender constricted. By analyzing and comparing funerary art limited to Chiusi and Vetulonia that includes the gesture, found in reliefs, statuettes as well as sculptures, this paper sets out to deepen our understanding of Etruscan gender roles.

    Since the material being examined is extremely restricted, the only thing an analysis of this size can determine is that there is indeed a gender constriction within the funerary art from the cities of Chiusi and Vetulonia, speaking to a possible wider occurrence within the entire Etruscan society. To delve deeper into the questions of gender roles and how they affect the Etruscan art, it is necessary to broaden the scope of material – both in form and origin.

  • 17.
    Andersson, Cajsa-Stina
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Archaeology.
    A Comparative Study of Mayan Archaeology: A Case Study of the Regional Spatial Differences in the Mayan Natural- and Urban Landscapes2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Under lång tid har mayafolkets landskap, av arkeologer, ansetts vara homogent. Detta har bidragit till tolkningen att det förhållande som mayabefolkningen hade till sin urbana levnadsmiljö respektive omgivande topografi, likväl som förhållande till det kulturella livet har sett likadant ut oberoende av region. I realiteten är det naturliga landskapet i Mesoamerika heterogent, vilket då även resulterar i urbana och kulturella skillnader mellan regionerna.

    I denna uppsats kommer undersökas och diskuteras de skillnader som finns mellan de olika mayakulturerna och hur detta kan ha påverkat jordbruket inom regionerna. Dessutom kommer regionerna jämföras med avseende på potentiella skillnader i kultur likväl som rumsliga skillnader i topografi och det urbana landskapet. Den klassiska tidsepoken (250-950 e.Kr.) kommer vara i fokus, men som referenspunkter och med grund i att olika städer uppstod vid olika epoker kommer även andra tidsperioder att behandlas i uppsatsen. Denna uppsats är baserad på litteratur studier och är en kvalitativ undersökning.

  • 18.
    Andersson, Elin
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Archaeology.
    De första jordbrukarna och gånggrifterna på Falbygden.: Immigranter eller lokal uppfinningsrikedom, det är frågan?2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This essay will discuss where the people who built the passage graves and the first farmers at the Falbygden area in Sweden came from. That the first farmers built the passage graves is today a given fact, but how did the Neolithic transition take form in Scandinavia? Two theories have been put forward over the past century, that they learned through cultural diffusion, or that the first farmers were immigrants. Recent DNA- and Strontiumanalyses have been made on skeletons from passage graves from Falbygden and on skeletons from different regions across Europe, both from Mesolithic and Neolithic people. These results show that the Mesolithic hunter-gatherers shares no or little continuity with the Neolithic farmers, even in cases where the two groups lived in close neighbouring for a long time.

  • 19.
    Andersson, Helen
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Theology, Department of Theology, Studies in Faith and Ideologies, Ethics. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Theology, Department of Theology, History of Religions. Human Rights.
    Att skriva uppsats i mänskliga rättigheter (andra rev. utgåvan)2018Report (Other academic)
  • 20.
    Andersson, Helen
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Theology, Department of Theology, Studies in Faith and Ideologies, Ethics.
    Rätten att ha rättigheter: Arendts och Kafkas politiska tänkande2018In: Filosofiska metoder i praktiken / [ed] Mikael Stenmark m.fl., Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 2018, p. 305-323Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 21. Andersson, Joacim
    et al.
    Garrison, Jim
    Östman, Leif
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Educational Sciences, Department of Education.
    Empirical Philosophical Investigations in Education and Embodied Experience2018Book (Refereed)
  • 22.
    Andersson, Johanna
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of History.
    "Den Katolska Faran" i Svensk-Amerika: En diskursanalys av antikatolicismens betydelse för det svenskamerikanska identitetsskapandet 1910–19202018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Syftet med denna studie är att med en diskursanalytisk ansats undersöka hur antikatolicismen inverkade på det svenskamerikanska identitetsskapande mellan åren 1910 och 1920. Källmaterialet består av artiklar från den svenskamerikanska tidningen Svenska Amerikanaren. Genom en textnära och språkligt fokuserad analys av tidningens konstruktioner av katolicismen kan en antikatolsk diskurs identifieras. För att förstå hur den antikatolska diskursen inverkade på svenskamerikanernas identitet är det centralt att urskilja vad katolicismen kontrasterades mot. Två huvudsakliga identiteter som svenskamerikanerna tillskrev sig själva kan urskiljas i materialet – en protestantisk och en nationell identitet. Avslutningsvis behandlas frågan om varför antikatolicismen var viktig för det svenskamerikanska identitetsskapandet.

  • 23.
    Andersson, Michaela
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Literature.
    Allting är mycket osäkert och det är det som lugnar mig: Dystopi i Tove Janssons muminvärld2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
  • 24.
    Andersson, Oskar
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Theology, Department of Theology.
    Svenska kyrkan och krishanteringen: En studie om Svenska kyrkans roll inom kommuners kris- och beredskapshantering2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Denna studie undersöker Svenska kyrkans roll inom den kommunala kris- och beredskapshanteringen. Att jag valt detta ämne beror på att det inte finns något skrivet just om detta. Att förstå Svenska kyrkans roll och varför Svenska kyrkan vill ha en roll inom den statliga krishanteringen är intressant. Svenska kyrkan har tagit ansvar och agerat vid kriser tidigare, vid händelser som Estoniakatastrofen, tsunamin i Thailand och nu senast 2015 års flyktingkris. Dessa är bara några exempel. Religionens och Svenska kyrkans roll har förändrats under hela 1900-talet. Tidigare ansågs det att sekulariseringsprocessen helt skulle slå ut religionens plats inom den statliga offentliga sektorn. Detta har inte skett. Under 2000-talet har teorin snarare radikalt förändrats. Idag talas det om religionens återkomst och att Sverige snarare har blivit postsekulärt.[1] Svenska kyrkan har idag nya möjligheter till att agera som tjänsteproducent i välfärden och hon kan göra detta då hon inte längre är bunden genom en statlig reglering som förhindrar detta. Därför är det intressant att utreda Svenska kyrkans roll inom den kommunala kris- och beredskapshanteringen för att förstå varför Svenska kyrkan vill ha en roll inom detta område, och varför hon får en roll utav kommunerna.

  • 25.
    Andersson, Sofie
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages, Department of Scandinavian Languages.
    En läromedelsanalys med fokus på etnisk mångfald2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Allt fler elever i skolan är flerspråkiga och elevgrupper i gymnasieämnet svenska som andraspråk har en allt bredare etnisk mångfald. Syftet med denna uppsats är att undersöka hur den etniska mångfalden ser ut i gymnasieämnets läromedel och synliggöra migranter och minoriteter. Ett ytterligare syfte är att undersöka om läroplanen följs. Frågeställningarna har besvarats med hjälp av en kvantitativ- och kvalitativ textanalys. Två läromedels autentiska texter har räknats och diskursivt analyserats för att få fram ett så tillförlitligt analysresultat som möjligt.      Resultatet visar att läromedlen uppfyller läroplanens riktlinjer gällande ett textinnehåll från olika delar av världen, även om den etniska mångfalden till störst del är centrerad vid Europa. Läromedlen framställer migranter och minoriteter problematiserat och belyser problem som kan uppstå inom mötet mellan majoritets- och minoritetskulturer. Slutligen visar resultatet att läroplanens värdegrundsarbete gällande motverkandet av etnisk diskriminering främjas till viss del, även om kunskap om andra människor finns.

     

    Nyckelord: svenska som andraspråk, läromedel, etniskt perspektiv.

  • 26.
    Andre, Rasmus
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Theology, Department of Theology.
    The Nonracist Racist: A Discursive Psychology Approach to Anti-immigration Sentiment in Sweden2018Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Immigration is one of the effects, one of the symptoms of the ill-functioning and outdated machine that is the elite. Immigration and asylum-seeking have been frequent topics in public debates for years. The number of refugees making their way from war-torn regions of the world to Sweden makes the citizen versus asylum-seeker dichotomy highly relevant for social psychology research about discursively constituted identities. That is to say: how social-categorizations, emotions and attitudes are created in text and talk. Today, public opinion is largely produced online, this makes it possible to explore the motivations, strategies and goals of “the nonracist racist” on Facebook. This study utilizes a dual-edged approach in that coding is done both from an inductive- and a deductive direction. It adheres to a discursive psychology approach and follows Potter and Edward’s (2001) situated, action-oriented and constructed features of discourse. These theoretical features inform the deductive coding and are contextualized using Sakki and Pettersson’s (2016) three representation of otherness with subsequent six discourses produced by the populist radical right.

    Findings indicate that cultural comparison constructing cultural incompatibility is the main rhetorical resource for constructing the citizen versus asylum-seeker dichotomy. However, this dichotomy is not the most dominant “us and them” construction by the “nonracist racist”. “The elite versus the people” is the most common “us and them” construction. It carries significant weight that the seemingly unfiltered expressions of hatred on anti-immigration pages on Facebook are more concerned with what “we” are doing wrong rather than what is wrong with any “deviant others”. It is more about an internal clash of moral compasses than it is about a supposed clash of civilizations. Along with the occasioned feature of discourse, this partly explains why anti-immigration advocates for example position themselves as victims or defenders.

  • 27.
    Andreasson Larsson, Elin
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology.
    Genomgår basker en identitetsförändring?: En antropologisk studie om nationalism och unga baskers identitetsskapande i spanska Baskien2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Länge har den nationella idén varit representerad och dominerande i Baskien tillsammans med den nationella identiteten. Baskerna håller fortfarande fast vid en gammal romantiserad bild av att vara en enad och självständig nation och föreställningen om en etnisk särskildhet förstärks av etniska och kulturella markörer såsom ett gemensamt språk, tillhörighetkänsla till plats, historiska anor, gemensamma traditioner och samhörighetskänsla mellan spanska och franska basker. I denna studie belyses och analyseras dessa markörer samt sätts i samband med några av de diskurser som råder i spanska Baskien då de är den symboliska basen för hur basker uttrycker, upprätthåller och skapar föreställningar kring baskisk identitet och nationalism. I takt med en alltmer globaliserad värld utmanas dock den nationella idén och en kulturell förändring sker i Baskien som påverkar åtminstone den yngre generationen spanska baskers sätt att uttrycka sin identitet och nationalism. Ett växlande mellan två identiteter väcker ambivalenta känslor då framtiden diskuteras. Å ena sidan vill man fortsätta vara världsmedborgare, leva i ett gränslöst EU och vara en del av den inre marknaden. Å andra sidan vill man vara en del av ett lokalt kollektiv och samhälle. Den nationella idén, myten och stereotypen av baskerna som tidigare beskrivits som något homogent och endimensionellt är i själva verket heterogent och mångdimensionellt.

  • 28. Anonby, Erik
    et al.
    Asadi, Ashraf
    Bakhtiari Studies II: Orthography2018Book (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The Bakhtiari language is spoken by members of a traditionally nomadic society, numbering over a million people, across several provinces in the Zagros Mountains of Iran. This study provides an account of the emergence and development of an orthography for Bakhtiari – the migration of the Bakhtiari language into the world of letters. Bakhtiari poetry has been transcribed for many decades, and other genres are now appearing in print, but codification of the language is heterogeneous and often difficult for readers to decipher.

    Building on the foundation of the work, Bakhtiari studies: Phonology, text, lexicon (Anonby & Asadi 2014), the present volume responds to the pressing need to elaborate a systematic orthography that faithfully reflects the language’s phonological structure and serves speakers from various contexts across the language area. It examines the social and linguistic background for such an orthography and, despite major functional drawbacks, concedes that a writing system based on Arabo-Persian script is the only realistic option for the Bakhtiari language community. Following on a presentation of the orthography’s elements, issues associated with the Persian model are addressed: word recognition, underrepresentation of vowels, overrepresentation of consonants, and graphic possibilities for compounding and affixation are discussed in depth; mitigating strategies as well as improvements are proposed. Several innovative but intuitive conventions that respond to distinctive features of Bakhtiari pronunciation are also introduced. Orthographic choices, which have been tested with a wide cross-section of Bakhtiari speakers, are illustrated and applied to the transcription of a traditional text as well as a 1500-word lexicon.

    The results of this study are relevant for Bakhtiari writers, for scholars working in development of Arabic-based orthographies for other languages which have not been standardized, and for strengthening conventions in standardized languages, such as Persian, that use a related script.

  • 29.
    Apel, Jan
    et al.
    Lund Univ LUX, Dept Archaeol & Ancient Hist, Box 192, Lund, Sweden.;Stockholm Univ, Dept Archaeol & Class Studies, Osteoarchaeol Res Lab, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Wallin, Paul
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Archaeology.
    Stora, Jan
    Stockholm Univ, Dept Archaeol & Class Studies, Osteoarchaeol Res Lab, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Possnert, Göran
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, För teknisk-naturvetenskapliga fakulteten gemensamma enheter, Tandem Laboratory.
    Early Holocene human population events on the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea (9200-3800 cal. BP)2018In: Quaternary International, ISSN 1040-6182, E-ISSN 1873-4553, Vol. 465, p. 276-286Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The summed probability distribution of 162 radiocarbon dates from Gotland was analysed with reference to archaeological and environmental data in order to evaluate possible variations in settlement intensity on the island. The data indicated variations in demographic development on the island, with probably several different colonization events and external influences; the pioneer settlement reached the island around 9200 cal. BP. After the initial colonization, the radiocarbon dates were rather evenly distributed until around 7700-7600 cal. BP, then there was a drop in the number of dates between 8300 and 8000 cal. BP that may be associated with the 8200 cold event. A marked decline in the number of dates between 7600 and 6000 cal. BP may be associated initially with the Littorina I transgression, but this transgression cannot explain why the Late Mesolithic period is not well represented on Gotland: the climatic development was favourable but did not result in increased human activity. The number of radiocarbon dates indicated that the population size remained low until around 6000 cal. BP, after which there was a gradual increase that reached a first 'threshold' after 5600 cal. BP and a second 'threshold' after 4500 cal. BP. The first apparent population increase was associated with the appearance of the Funnel Beaker Culture (FBC) and the second with Pitted Ware Culture (PWC) complexes. A decline in the number of dates occurred after 4300 cal. BP, i.e. towards the Late Neolithic. There was an association between the frequency distributions of the radiocarbon dates and the number of stray finds from different time periods but any correlation was not straightforward. (C) 2017 Elsevier Ltd and INQUA. All rights reserved.

  • 30.
    Appelbaum, Robert
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages, Department of English. Uppsala Univ, Uppsala, Sweden..
    Book Review: Culinary Shakespeare: Staging Food and Drink in Early Modern England2018In: Modern philology, ISSN 0026-8232, E-ISSN 1545-6951, Vol. 115, no 3, p. E149-E153Article, book review (Other academic)
  • 31.
    Atutu, Theresa
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.
    The historical ecology of oil in Nigeria.: The social, economic and environmental impact in the Niger Delta and how the Nigerian government, oil companies and local communities interact because of oil.2018Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 40 credits / 60 HE creditsStudent thesis
  • 32.
    Avgerinou Djangoi, Ilektra
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.
    Fem antika källor om gallerna2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
  • 33.
    Ax, Olle
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages, Department of Scandinavian Languages.
    Läromedelsval inom SFI: En intervju- och enkätbaserad undersökning om SFI-lärares syn på valet av läromedel2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
  • 34.
    Axelsson, Gunilla
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Literature.
    Brott och straff i Valleby: En kvantitativ undersökning av brott, gärningsmän, motiv och påföljder i Martin Widmarks och Helena Willis’ LasseMajas detektivbyrå2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Syftet med den här uppsatsen är att studera brott och straff i Martin Widmarks och Helena Willis’ barndeckarserie om LasseMajas detektivbyrå för att undersöka vilka normer gällande kriminalitet och vilka didaktiska samt moraliska värderingar som verken kan sägas förmedla. För att tydliggöra seriens relation dels till deckargenren överlag, dels till den verklighet i vilken böckerna skrivs och läses görs jämförelser också med kriminaliteten i deckare för vuxna och med verklig brottsstatistik.

  • 35.
    Backeman, Daniel
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of History.
    Frirummet i turbulensen: En granskning av Gluntens Montessoriskolas handlingsutrymme från 1990-talet till 2018.2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
  • 36.
    Backlund, Viktor
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Theology, Department of Theology.
    Kravet på godhet: en analys av etiska krav inom kristen etik2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This thesis will discuss the ethical demands that are given by Stanley Hauerwas and William Schweiker in their theory about Christian ethics. The question at issue being discussed is which ethical demands to act good is revealed in Hauerwas and Schweikers understanding of Christian ethics and do they put a stronger demand on Christians to act good? This thesis finds out that both of them put some special ethical demands for Christians that are not the same as to other people. In their writing about the special claims for Christians, when it comes to moral behavior, they have their own way of understanding what these claims are.

    Hauerwas claims that Christians should act good because of Jesus Christ. To learn to be like him humans need to develop their virtues in a community of virtues. The church is the place where your person and character can develop in a certain way. This view is, according to this thesis, not reasonable in a world with global dynamics. Schweiker claims that the agent and his actions have a special relation and that humans as agents needs to take responsibility and use it as a moral imperative. For Christians responsibility gets more important because of their belief. Schweiker presents an ethic that is both reasonable and applicable to other worldviews in a world with global dynamics.  

  • 37.
    Backman, Helena
    Uppsala University, University Library.
    Handeln med böcker på 1700-talet - exemplet Bergius2018In: Kulturarvsperspektiv: texter från en seminarieserie om specialsamlingar i Sverige / [ed] Peter Sjökvist, Uppsala: Uppsala universitetsbibliotek , 2018, p. 131-139Chapter in book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 38.
    Backman, Helena
    Uppsala University, University Library.
    Pressade växter i tryckta böcker: Fynd av växtfragment i äldre samlingar2018In: Biblis, ISSN 1403-3313, no 82, p. 64-72Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 39.
    Badani Zuleta, Paola
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.
    That which was before of time: Night, Evening and Everynight-life in Ancient Egypt2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    This thesis is to present the ancient Egyptian perception of night and darkness, a framework within which the description of nocturnal practices is to be contextualised. A phenomenological analysis was employed in the study of ancient Egyptian written records all hinting to the words of “night”, “evening” and “darkness”. Sometimes more than one word was employed for the same phenomenon, hinting to a wide contextual understanding of the night. In some cases, this is visible in the hieroglyphs themselves, in how a sign depicting a lying mummy in the ancient Egyptian word for “to spend the night” might exclude the mummy when making reference to a sleepless night, when the body remained in a vertical state throughout the night; or in how the falling night is depicted as supported by a pillar, shown broken due to the pressure it endures when night falls.  Thus, night falls upon day, visible epigraphically, and what was visible during the day becomes blinded and dimmed, darkness turns the once polychromatic day-world into a monochromatic night-world, spearheading the use of artificial lightning, an important and almost ritual practice in terms of darkness. This darkness also limits to some extent the human trajectory, bringing matters inwards into the home, towards physical intimacy, closeness and safety. The human body falls into horizontality – into sleep with its accompanying silence, stillness and non-consciousness, elements in many instances associated with death. Time’s day-time linearity gives way to a nightly non-linearity, as narrated in the mythological discourse. The duality between day and night is further conveyed in how the break of dawn literally breaks the darkness of night, the silence associated with sleep, and scares the attributed dangers away. With the start of the day, the human body stands into verticality, movement and consciousness. Although the preconceived notions of night and darkness were ones of danger and negative associations, the analysed texts present high levels of activity during the nightly hours, describing nocturnal walks, busy streets, moon-light hunts, love turning night into a spectrum of positivity, sleepless and restless nights, drunken nights and nocturnal readings. Egyptians lived their nights, all twelve hours and the several grades of darkness, by working, loving, dreaming and interacting, in ways both contrasting and reinforcing the daily practices. As such, in a true spirit of duality, night constituted a highly vivid experience.

  • 40. Balóch, Táj
    Sarámad2018Book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 41.
    Bane, Elsa
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of History.
    En splittrad gemenskap: Nationalföreningen mot emigrationen ur ett svensk-amerikanskt perspektiv2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Kring sekelskiftet 1900 hade emigrationen från Sverige till Amerika pågått i ett halvt sekel, och resulterat i ett stort antal svenskar och svenskättlingar på andra sidan Atlanten. 1903 nådde utflödet ett kritiskt läge, och emigrationsdebatten intensifierades på flera plan i samhället. Frågor om vad emigrationen och den svensk-amerikanska gruppen betydde för Sveriges väl blev brännande ämnen, inte minst mot bakgrund av de nationalistiska strömningar som genomsyrade dåtidens Europa. Vid denna tid bildades Nationalföreningen mot emigrationen, en sammanslutning som ville värna om fosterlandets resurser och verka för en samlad svensk identitet genom emigrationsbekämpning. 

    Föreningens visioner i emigrationsfrågan var tydliga; utvandringen skulle stoppas och svenskarna samlas inom landet.  Det är dock inte lika tydligt hur svenskarna i USA ställde sig till deras verksamhet. Hur bemöttes Nationalföreningen, dess förgrundsgestalt Adrian Molin och de uttalade ambitionerna att verka för återinvandring? Hur såg man på föreningens framställningar av svensk-amerikaner, och vad kan detta säga om hur utvandrade svenskar såg på sin nationella identitet och relation till Sverige under denna tid? Den här uppsatsen tar utgångspunkt i dessa frågor, och studerar svensk-amerikanernas åsikter kring Nationalföreningen mot emigrationen utifrån teorier om föreställd gemenskap och nationellt identitetsskapande. 

  • 42.
    Baranowski, Krzysztof J.
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages, Department of Linguistics and Philology.
    Review of The Raging Torrent: Historical Inscriptions from Assyria and Babylonia Relating to Ancient Israel by Mordechai Cogan2018In: Review of Biblical Literature, ISSN 1099-0321, E-ISSN 1099-0321, no 1, p. 1-5Article, book review (Other academic)
  • 43.
    Basirat, Ali
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages, Department of Linguistics and Philology.
    Principal Word Vectors2018Doctoral thesis, monograph (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    Word embedding is a technique for associating the words of a language with real-valued vectors, enabling us to use algebraic methods to reason about their semantic and grammatical properties. This thesis introduces a word embedding method called principal word embedding, which makes use of principal component analysis (PCA) to train a set of word embeddings for words of a language. The principal word embedding method involves performing a PCA on a data matrix whose elements are the frequency of seeing words in different contexts. We address two challenges that arise in the application of PCA to create word embeddings. The first challenge is related to the size of the data matrix on which PCA is performed and affects the efficiency of the word embedding method. The data matrix is usually a large matrix that requires a very large amount of memory and CPU time to be processed. The second challenge is related to the distribution of word frequencies in the data matrix and affects the quality of the word embeddings. We provide an extensive study of the distribution of the elements of the data matrix and show that it is unsuitable for PCA in its unmodified form.

    We overcome the two challenges in principal word embedding by using a generalized PCA method. The problem with the size of the data matrix is mitigated by a randomized singular value decomposition (SVD) procedure, which improves the performance of PCA on the data matrix. The data distribution is reshaped by an adaptive transformation function, which makes it more suitable for PCA. These techniques, together with a weighting mechanism that generalizes many different weighting and transformation approaches used in literature, enable the principal word embedding to train high quality word embeddings in an efficient way.

    We also provide a study on how principal word embedding is connected to other word embedding methods. We compare it to a number of word embedding methods and study how the two challenges in principal word embedding are addressed in those methods. We show that the other word embedding methods are closely related to principal word embedding and, in many instances, they can be seen as special cases of it.

    The principal word embeddings are evaluated in both intrinsic and extrinsic ways. The intrinsic evaluations are directed towards the study of the distribution of word vectors. The extrinsic evaluations measure the contribution of principal word embeddings to some standard NLP tasks. The experimental results confirm that the newly proposed features of principal word embedding (i.e., the randomized SVD algorithm, the adaptive transformation function, and the weighting mechanism) are beneficial to the method and lead to significant improvements in the results. A comparison between principal word embedding and other popular word embedding methods shows that, in many instances, the proposed method is able to generate word embeddings that are better than or as good as other word embeddings while being faster than several popular word embedding methods.

  • 44.
    Basirat, Ali
    et al.
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages, Department of Linguistics and Philology.
    Tang, Marc
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages, Department of Linguistics and Philology.
    Lexical and Morpho-syntactic Features in Word Embeddings: A Case Study of Nouns in Swedish2018In: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence: Volume 2, Setubal: SciTePress, 2018, p. 663-674Chapter in book (Refereed)
  • 45.
    Baumanova, Monika
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.
    Pillar Tombs and the City: Creating a Sense of Shared Identity in Swahili Urban Space2018In: Archaeologies, ISSN 1555-8622, E-ISSN 1935-3987Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    This paper reviews published research on Swahili pillar tombs, as a specific type of tombs built of stone, by summarising records on almost fifty sites on the east coast of Africa. Dated to the 13th–16th centuries AD, the pillar tombs represented a core component of Swahili urban space. By considering their spatial setting, characteristics and comparative case studies from Africa and the Indian Ocean world, the paper reconsiders how pillar tombs might have functioned as a type of material infrastructure for creating social ties and notions of shared identity in a society that has never formally united.

  • 46.
    Baumanova, Monika
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.
    TEMPEA final report2018Report (Other academic)
  • 47.
    Baumanova, Monika
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.
    TEMPEA technical report2018Report (Other academic)
  • 48.
    Baumanova, Monika
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.
    Tisíciletá MĚSTA na afrických BŘEZÍCH2018In: Koktejl, ISSN 1210-4353Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 49.
    Beckman, Ludvig
    et al.
    Stockholm Univ, Dept Polit Sci, S-10691 Stockholm, Sweden.
    Hultin Rosenberg, Jonas
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Government.
    Freedom as Non-domination and Democratic Inclusion2018In: Res Publica, ISSN 1356-4765, E-ISSN 1572-8692, Vol. 24, no 2, p. 181-198Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    According to neo-republicans, democracy is morally justified because it is among the prerequisites for freedom as non-domination. The claim that democracy secures freedom as non-domination needs to explain why democratic procedures contribute to non-domination and for whom democracy secures non-domination. This requires an account of why domination is countered by democratic procedures and an account of to whom domination is countered by access to democratic procedures. Neo-republican theory of democracy is based on a detailed discussion of the former but a scant discussion of the latter. We address this lacuna by interpreting the two most influential principles of inclusion, the all-subjected principle and the all-affected principle, in light of neo-republican commitments. The preliminary conclusion is that both principles are able to capture relations of domination between the democratic state and the people controlled by it in the relevant sense. Yet, the state has virtually unlimited powers to control residents, but only limited powers to interfere in the lives of non-residents. Republican aspirations are therefore more in tune with the all-subjected principle according to which only residents in the territory of the state should be granted rights to political participation.

  • 50.
    Beier, Phil
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages, Department of Scandinavian Languages.
    Hertig Fredrik av Normandie: En undersökning av textens förhållande i D3 och D4a2018Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [sv]

    Den föreliggande uppsatsen utgörs av en filologisk undersökning av den medeltida dikten Hertig Fredrik av Normandie i 1400-tals handskrifterna D3, också känd som fru Elins bok, och D4a, också kallad fru Märtas bok, samt en transkription i synoptisk form av Hertig Fredrik i dessa båda handskrifter. Målet med uppsatsen är att bidra till forskningsfrågan om handskrift D3 bör betraktas som oberoende av D4a, som Britta Olriks Frederiksens och Agnieszka Backmans aktuella undersökningar från 2006 respektive 2017 har visat. För att pröva deras resultat har en komparativ undersökning gjorts av Hertig Fredrik i D3 och D4a med avseende på att utreda, beskriva och analysera de textkritiska skillnaderna mellan texten i D3 och texten i D4a.

    Undersökningens resultat visar att Hertig Fredrik i D3 inte borde betraktas som en avskrift av D4a utan som oavhängig av denna. Därmed kan det konstateras att också texten Hertig Fredrik stöder Frederiksens och Backmans resultat som förespråkar D3:s oberoende från D4a. Studien visar dock att Hertig Fredrik i D3 är en förkortad version i jämförelse med D4a och D4.

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