Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

Master Theses in Cultural Anthropology, 2005-

Here is a list of thesis successfully defended at the department. The more recent ones are available online at DiVA (ISSN 1653-2244).

1. Levin, Ulf: Mayaness Through Time: Challenges to ethnic identity and culture from the past to modernity, June 2005

2. Berg, Angelica: Oligarkins järnlag – om demokrati i en frivilligorganisation, juni 2005

3. Tjernström, Hanna: Parents Wishes and Children‟s Lives – Where Does the Education Lead? Social Change among Young People in West-Central Tanzania, June 2005

4. Hajo, Sirin: En länk till Gud i cd-format? Om qawwalimusiken i rörelse och globaliseringskrafter, januari 2005

5. Blum, Rebecca: Service or Violence? Or A Violent Service: A fieldwork based study on change in attitudes towards the use of force within the South African Police Service analysed using the community concept, September 2005

6. Molin, John: The Past Is Present: Archeological sites and identity formation in Southern Africa, September 2005

7. Kristek, Gabriela: „We Are New People Now‟ – Pentecostalism as a means of ethnic continuity and social acceptance among the Wichí of Argentina, September 2005

8. Frykman, Carina: The Power of Waste: A Study of Socio-Political Relations in Mexico City's Waste Management System, January 2006

9. Bjarnesen, Jesper: Waves of Relief: An Ethnography of Humanitarian Assistance to Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka, January 2006

10. Emilsson, Malin: A Place Made out of Music: An online field study of a forum for record collectors, May 2006

11. Hellman, Erik, Battle over Reality: Medical Culture and Beyond. Report from San Pedro la Laguna, Guatemala, May 2006

12. Molina, Natalia, Collected Objects, Hidden Cultures: Colombian indigenous people in a Swedish ethnographical collection, September 2006

13. Spasenič, Jelena, Tiden i Timglas: En studie om politiskt sanningssägande i Serbien, september 2006

14. Svenfelt, Carina, Going to University, Learning on Campus: On the experiences of being university student and young in today‟s Syria, September 2006

15. Amankwaah, Clementina, Negotiating Culture: Tradition and Modernity in Elite Ghanaian Secondary Schools, December 2006

16. Sundberg, Molly, Filtering through „The White Paper‟: Conceptions of Cultural Sameness and Difference at Two Orphanages in Post-Apartheid South Africa, June 2007

17. Rosen, Franciska, At the Crossroads of Subsistence Farming and Development Initiatives: Gender and Organizational Culture among the Ovambos, Namibia, June 2007

18. Lundberg, Arvid, Memory and Imagination of Palestine, December 2007

19. Rasmussen, Annika, Om det personliga är politiskt – är sexuella praktiker offentliga? BDSM-utövare och det sexuella medborgarskapet, February 2009

20. Morton, Andrew, Accounting for Difference: Is there an “Indian” Psychiatry?, June 2009

21. Jennische, Ulrik, Civil Society and Political Debate among Drivers and Traders in Urban Ghana: The Koforidua Central Market and Taxi Station, September 2009

22. Bergander, Katrina, The Reality of Dirt: Perceptions of cleanliness, dirtiness and garbage in Kléla, a rural town in Mali, January 2010

23. Bergquist, Angela Alcalá, Parallel Perspectives: Children and adolescents in street situation in Colombia – their own views and that of their helpers, January 2010

24. Karlsson, Rebecca, She Walks With a Man: Perception and Practice of Honour Amongst Women in Egypt, June 2010

25. Baruffol, Sofia, Institutionalization and Industrialization of Organic Farming in Sweden and in France: Organic farmers between quest for authenticity and economic sustainability, June 2010

26. Rahbek, Lisa, BIOPOLITICS ON BIRTH: Experiences on Biopolitical use of Biomedicine in the Pregnancy and Birthing Arena. A Case Study from León, Nicaragua, June 2010

27. Andersson, Erika, Israeli Peace Activists; Discourse, Action and Attitudes, September 2010

28. Emitslöf, Josefin, Promises of Beach: Toursi(e)scapes, Development and Social Navigation on Lamu Island, Kenya, June 2011

29. Lindström, Josefine, House of Memories: Tourism and Local Livelihoods on a World Heritage of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, June 2011

30. Thompson, Robert Benjamin, Out of the Frying Pan, into the Freezer: Anthropological Perspectives of the Experiences and Challenges facing Sweden's growing Immigrant Population, June 2011

31. Tistedt, Lisa, Paradoxes of Doing Good in Africa: An Exploration of Identity and Power in International Volunteering in Kenya, June 2011

32. Thews, Astrid, Imaginations of Egypt and Egyptians in a Private Arabic Language Center in Greater Cairo: Cosmopolitan Imaginations of Others and Selves, September 2011

33. Harada, Yuko, The Song of Peace: Ethnicity, Development and Gender in Warfare and Peace among Gabra Camel Pastoralists in Northern Kenya, September 2011

34. Muslim, Yusuf, Backs to the Future: The Mythologizing of Modernity and the Modernizing of Magic amongst Muslims in East London, January 2012

35. Sandberg, Andreas, “Little by little”: Dealing with HIV/AIDS in Ekwendeni, northern Malawi, January 2012

36. Johansson, Fanny, It Looks Good on Paper: An Anthropological Exploration of Volunteer Tourism and English Teaching in Northeastern Thailand, February 2012

37. Modin, Maja, “Thank God, Pythagoras was not from Bosnia” A study about the dynamics of categorizations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 2012

38. Cakinel, Hande, One Nation, One Discourse. A Study of Nationalization and National Identity Formation in Two Syriac Ethno-religious Communities in Turkey, May 2012

39. Miller, Nina, Women's Access to Subsidized Antiretroviral Treatment in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, September 2012

40. Hultqvist, Hugo, Running for Modernity: Athletics, Social Change, and Replacing Kenyan Traditionalism with a Modern Consciousness, September 2012

41. Fendel, Benedikt, Process Work, Dreambody, and Shamanism: A Study of Neoshamanism at the Process Work Activists‟ Community and the Theories of Process Work as Laid Down by Arnold Mindell, June 2013

42. Obaid-ur-Rehman, Ethical-Formation of Self In Islamic Discursive Practices Amongst Muslim Youth: An Ethnography of the Uppsala Mosque, June 2013

43. Sanogo, Aïdas, Behind the Scenes: Urban Planning and Resettlement of Displaced People Following the Flooding of the 1st September 2009 in Burkina Faso, September 2013

44. Liggins, Arlena Siobhan, “They Say It Has No Cure”: Illness Narratives of Diabetes Patients in Uganda, September 2013

45. Karcsics, Ann-Marie, “My Friends Are My Safety Net”: Friendship Amongst Young Adults in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, September 2013

46. Baumann, Amelie, OLD AIDS, NEW AIDS: A Study on the Effects of Antiretroviral Treatment on Non-Governmental Support Communities for HIV-Positive People in Germany, September 2013

47. Maurin, Beatrice, “The Filipina is a fighter, a fighter for her rights, a fighter for her freedom to work and freedom to express herself”: An anthropological study about the feminization of migration in the Philippines, June 2014

48. Woldegiorgis, Birhanu Desta, A Blue Print or a Mirage: An Anthropological Study of agricultural and institutional practices, engagements and development discourse in Ethiopia, June 2014

49. Provenzano, Fabio, “It is all about territory”: A study of a segregated group of Roma in Rome, Italy, June 2014

50. Zauq, Ibrahim, An Ethnographic Study of 2010 Flood Affected People: “The Case of Kot-Addu village in Southern Punjab of Pakistan”, June 2014

51. Emitslöf, Emma, „The way we are speechless doesn‟t mean our heads are empty‟- an analysis of Rwandan hip-hop and its ambivalences as a youth cultural expression tool in Kigali, September 2014

52. Källström, Dan, The Ladies‟ Chairman: Male Headship and Gender Equality in Pentecostal Ghana, June 2015

53. Landström, Katarina, Financial Crisis and Experience Itself: The Beginning of a Redeeming Story in Iceland, June 2015

54. Lundqvist, Kee, Stories of Significance: The Process and Practices of Sense-Making in the Sherlock Fan Community, June 2015

55. Sörner, Sofia, Accountability, Sovereignty, Friendship: Inter-cultural Encounters in a Ugandan-Swedish Municipal Partnership, September 2015

56. Helmisaari, Tommi, Changing food choices in a changing city: Vietnamese youth in contemporary Hanoi, September 2015

57. Caballero, Adelaida, The Rebellion of the Chicken: Self-making, reality (re)writing and lateral struggles in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, September 2015

58. Gómez, Andrés, Resisting abandonment: an ethnography of oil workers‟ resistance to political violence and capital accumulation in rural Colombia, February 2016

59. Bädeker, Lars, “They want to control everything”: discourse and lifestyle in contemporary Turkey, February 2016

60. Post, Rosalie A., “God will help me”: of hopes and uncertainties, tactics and futures among Kampalan A-level students, February 2016

61. Campanella, Mariapia Rosa, “The proof is in the pudding steak”: Halal food consumption, moral overtones and re-negotiation of categories among Muslim believers in Stockholm County, February 2016

62. McEvoy, Caitlin, One-size-(does not)-fit-all: adult immigration students‟ understanding of the determinants for success in learning Swedish as a second language, February 2016

63. Azis, Georgios, Rising up against the subordination of life in Barcelonès: an ethnography of the struggle of the afectadas for a future without debt chains, February 2016

64. Garcia, Jennifer, New system, same problems: a study on the effects of unattainable healthcare and a non-government funded organization in New York City, February 2016

65. Sandberg, Nanna, “Engineers optimize everything” – socialization and control in software development work, June 2016

66. Nilsson, Sara, Coloured by Race: A study about the Making of Coloured Identities in South Africa, June 2016

67. Bilal, Muzammal, Policy and Access: A Story of Marginalized Fishing Community in Pakistan, August 2016

68. van der Bent, Maarten, “It’s two things mixed together!” A Baptist missionary nurse and her symbiotic relationship with Ndyuka medicine, January 2017

69. Mallow, Stefanie, Between Dark Days and Light Nights: International PhD Students’ Experiences in Uppsala, January 2017

70. Ståhlkrantz, Nils, The Tiger in the Cage: Discourse Surrounding China's Engagement in Kenya, June 2017

71. Drew, Liesl, 'I'm from Barcelona': Boundaries and Transformations Between Catalan and Spanish Identities, June 2017

72. Engberg, Anna, Ecocertifications and quality labels: For whom and why, in the case of Laponia, June 2017