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(2022-06-13) - Thesis
(2022-05-20) - ThesisThis study considers the underexplored uses of nostalgia by filmmakers from the Chinese New Waves. Over the last few decades, Svetlana Boym, Paul Grainge, and many other scholars have argued that nostalgia can be exploited ...
(2022-06-13) - ThesisThe main idea of this thesis is multi-descriptional physicalism. According to it, only physical entities are elements of our ontology, and there are different ways to describe them. Higher-level vocabularies (e.g., mental, ...
The Baya and the Mulao : family, gender and ancestral traditions in Luocheng Mulao Autonomous County, China (University of St Andrews, 2022-06-13) - ThesisThe villagers in Shangnan’an and Xianan’an, two villages in Luocheng Mulao Autonomous County of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, come mainly from an ethnic minority group named the Mulao; further, most of these ...
(University of St Andrews, 2022-06-13) - ThesisIn the age of Big Data Analytics and Covid-19 Apps, the conventional conception of privacy that focuses excessively on the identification of the individual is inadequate to safeguard an individual’s identity and autonomy, ...