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Exploring creative geographies : urban art and the cultural uses of public spaces
(Turun yliopisto, 2018-04-03)
In this thesis, I study various kinds of creative, artistic, and cultural activities that take place in the public spaces of cities. I focus on the ways in which public spaces constitute opportunities for art and culture, ...
Creative landscapes : events at sites of encounter
(Turun yliopisto, 2018-10-23)
In this dissertation, I study the concept of creative landscape by exploring the concept of landscape and event philosophy side by side. I have conceptualized creative landscape as part of my dissertation process. By way ...
From Tibet to India and further : transit journeys and onward-migration aspirations of tibetan-born Tibetans in Dharamsala
(Turun yliopisto, 2019-06-05)
In this PhD dissertation, I explore the migratory settings, processes and aspirations of the Tibetans who have migrated from Tibet via Nepal to Dharamsala, a town in the Indian Himalayas. The main overall research questions ...
Rapakivi-related In-rich mineralisations in southeastern Fennoscandia
(Turun yliopisto, 2019-06-14)
Indium is a critical metal for the world’s electronic industry due to its use in flat panel devices such as liquid crystal displays, plasma display panels and OLED displays. Thus, indium is used in televisions, mobile ...
New insights into the sedimentological-geophysical research of interlobate glaciofluvial complexes in western Finland
(Turun yliopisto, 2019-06-06)
Interlobate eskers are the largest esker landforms in Finland. They formed in complex depositional conditions during the deglaciation of the Scandinavian ice sheet ca. 10 000 years ago. Their deposits can be 100 m thick, ...
Village landscape from near and far : Participatory geospatial methods to integrate local knowledge into formal land use planning in Tanzania
(Turun yliopisto, 2020-06-25)
In this dissertation, I explore the use of participatory geospatial methods in improving local knowledge integration and inclusiveness in formal land use planning in Tanzania. Communities and governments in the Global South ...
Confined to space : Perspectives on carceral geograph
(Turun yliopisto, 2020-08-01)
The recent discussions about mistreatment in elderly care and psychiatric care have increased the importance of expanding our knowledge about these spaces in order to ensure that these institutions provide a good quality ...
Genesis and Emplacement of Carbonatites and Lamprophyres in the Svecofennian Domain
(Turun yliopistoAnnales Universitatis Turkuensis A II 252, 2010-08-31)
A small carbonatite dyke swarm has been identified at Naantali, southwest Finland. Several swarms of shoshonitic lamprophyres are also known along the Archean-Proterozoic boundary in eastern Finland and northwest Russia. ...
Spatiotemporal Aspects of Environmental Monitoring in the Complex Coastal Region of Southwest Finland
(Turun yliopisto, 2008-06-16)
The management and conservation of coastal waters in the Baltic is challenged by a number of complex environmental problems, including eutrophication and habitat degradation. Demands for a more holistic, integrated and ...
The Age of Planetary Space: On Heidegger, Being, and Metaphysics of Globalization
(Turun yliopistoAnnales Universitatis Turkuensis A II 257, 2011-01-28)