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Université de Neuchâtel

La costruzione dell'immaginario imperiale : Halford Mackinder e il Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee

Bonollo, Leonardo ; Söderström, Ola (Dir.) ; Fall, Juliet (Codir.) ; Panese, Francesco (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2018.

This thesis investigates the factors, the logics and the modalities that activate the imagination of an era and determine the specificity of its forms and functions. The period considered is the Age of Empire, in the belief that the historical and social events linked to imperialism were decisive in constructing the imagination, on a global scale, of an essentially closed world, as the...

Università della Svizzera italiana

"Media in China" : la storia e i modelli di produzione e diffusione dell’animazione in Cina

De Masi, VIncenzo ; Richeri, Giuseppe (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2015 ; 2015COM010.

During the last decade China has experienced a moment of great commercial expansion into international markets. In this context of constant growth there are also the creative industries and in particular the animation sector that has significantly evolved over the years. The Chinese animation industry is able to produce contents for both the domestic and abroad market for job orders coming ...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Dalle apparenze alle inferenze: i predicati sembrare e apparire come indicatori argomentativi

Musi, Elena ; Rocci, Andrea (Dir.) ; Miecznikowski, Johanna (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2016 ; 2016COM001.

This dissertation focuses on the role played by evidential strategies in argumentative discourse, taking as a case the Italian verbs of appearance sembrare and apparire. It contributes to the stream of research on argumentative indicators, i.e. those linguistic clues which can be exploited by an analyst to reconstruct the unfolding of arguments in a text. Evidential strategies are linguistic...