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The Senses and Spaces of Death, Dying and Remembering: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (CfP, Leeds, 27-28 March 2018)

Bringing together artists, academics and professionals working in a range of services relating to end of life, this conference will consider how space plays a role in practices of remembrance in the past and present, and in different cultures across the world. Through talks, performances and opportunities for discussion, we’ll Read more…

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‘Death in Scotland, from the medieval to the modern: beliefs, attitudes and practices’ (CFP, Conference, Edinburgh, 31 Jan–2 Feb 2014)

‘Death in Scotland, from the medieval to the modern: beliefs, attitudes and practices’ New College, University of Edinburgh, Friday 31 January 2014 – Sunday 2 February 2014 Plenary speakers include: • Professor Jane Dawson, John Laing Professor of Reformation History, Edinburgh University: “‘With one foot in the grave”: death in life and Read more…

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Malady & Mortality: Illness, Disease & Death in Literary & Visual Culture (CFP, Conference, Cornwall, 19-20 September 2013)

MALADY AND MORTALITY: ILLNESS, DISEASE AND DEATH IN LITERARY AND VISUAL CULTURE Thursday 19th – Friday 20th September 2013 Falmouth University, Cornwall Conference website Keynote Speakers: Professor Tony Walter, Centre for Death & Society, University of Bath Professor Alan Bleakley, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry Dr Michele Aaron, Dept. Read more…

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CFP – “And now, the end is near”: geographies of dying and death – Edinburgh, 3-5 July 2012

“And now, the end is near”: geographies of dying and death RGS –IBG Annual International Conference Edinburgh, 3-5 July 2012 Session convenors: Charlotte Kenten, King’s College London, Olivia Stevenson, University of Glasgow and Sarah Deedat, King’s College London One of life’s certainties is that everyone will die. When people die, Read more…

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