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The maritime man

Date: 1.1.1990-31.12.1997
Code: K1625
Department: Åbo Akademi University / Faculty of Arts (HF), Dept. of Ethnology
Address: Biskopsgatan 13, FIN-20500 Åbo
Phone +358-2-2154 151
Project leader: FD Nils Storå, professor (1.1.1990-31.12.1997)
Researchers: FL John Hackman (1.1.1990-)
FL Monica Nerdrum (1.1.1990-)
FL Kim Montin (1.1.1990-)
Type of research: 0 (0=Within duty, 1=Ordered research, 2=Co-operation)
- basic research 90 %
- applied research 10 %
Finnish funding organizations: Stiftelsen för Åbo Akademi forskningsinstitut () FIM
Man months: Totally: 15 months
Contacts: Projektet "Samhälle i förändring", Åbo universitet/Åbo Akademi; Etnologiska institutionerna i Uppsala, Umeå och Göteborg; Centre for Maritime Studies, Univ. of Exeter, U.K.
Keywords: maritim livsmiljö, modernisering, merellinen elinympäristö, uudenaikaistuminen, maritima livsformer, modernisering, identitet, kognitiv antroplogi, kulturekologi, maritime life mode, modernization, identitity, kognitive anthropology, cultural ecology, island women,

To its general character, this research project can be characterized as maritime-ethnological.It is associated with the maritime-anthropological research which, particularly, has come to deal with the modernization processes within the North-Atlantic maritime communities.The line of study is focused on the maritime man and the life mode he has established in interaction with his maritime milieu.


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