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"When you cannot do anything, that's the greatest problem in life" - Place and identity, power and agency among Karen refugees on the Thai-Burmese border
(The University of Bergen, 2010-06-17)
In this thesis, identity formation processes among refugees from the ethnic group of Karen from Burma, in camps along the Thai-Burmese border are explored. Questions related to subjectivity formation are discussed, such ...
Identity, migration and diaspora from the perspectives of French speaking West Africans in Bergen and Oslo – their thoughts and their stories.
(The University of Bergen, 2009)
Identity, migration and diaspora from the perspectives of French speaking West Africans in Bergen and Oslo - their thoughts and their stories. The research for this thesis has been conducted among the French-speaking West ...
Performing us and the others. Latino identification through expressive culture in a Texan theater company
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-14)
When represented in media, Latinos in the United States are often associated with immigration, border control, drug dealing, gangs or the rising use of Spanish in the U.S. The large and heterogeneous Latino population has ...
"Keeping it real in Beijing"; Exploring identity, authenticity and music as a 'technology of the self' among urban middle-class youth
(The University of Bergen, 2014-11-27)
Abstract: With this anthropological master-thesis I am exploring urban middle-class youth in Beijing, born during the 1980s, and how they navigate and express themselves as individuals and as part of collectives. I spent ...
"If you don't vote VMRO you're not Macedonian" A study of Macedonian identity and national discourse in Skopjee
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-17)
Abstract If you don't vote VMRO you're not Macedonian" In this thesis my aim has been to take a closer look at the connection between ethnicity, identity and political power in Macedonia. I have tried to achieve this by ...
The social meanings of hula - Hawaiian traditions and politicized identities in Hilo
(The University of Bergen, 2010)
The social meanings of hula, the Hawaiian dance and tradition, are many and diverse. While originally having the function of preserving stories, legends and myths of the past, it has faced many interpretations and ascribed ...
Identities in the Making: Cultural Pluralism and the Politics of Imagined Communities in the Lowlands of Nepal
(The University of Bergen, 2000)
Challenging the Gaze. The study of a Socially Conscious Photographic Initiative based in Dhaka, Bangladesh
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-23)
The aim of this thesis is to consider the real life interplay between ambitions and restrictions to aDhaka based photographic initiative, with the core objective to contest stereotypicalrepresentations of Bangladesh in ...
Becoming a returnee Cubarawi. Politics, Personhood and memory in 'Africa's last colony'
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-17)
For nearly 40 years, an estimated 165.000 Sahrawi have been living in refugee camps in the Algerian part of the Sahara desert, known as hamada. The refugee camps are under the government of the Polisario Front -the Sahrawi ...