Symbolic Death

Wednesday 15 October 2014, 12.00PM to 2.00pm

With short presentations from: Geoff Cubitt (History), Dorothy Nott (History of Art), Ruth Penfold-Mounce (Sociology) and Jim Sharpe (History)

This informal meeting will discuss aspects of symbolic death, comprehending a wide range of suffering, experiencing, or even embracing death, such as martyrdom, suicide bombing, exemplary and edifying deaths, and assassination.

The meeting is part of the Death research strand.

Directions to the Centre for Housing Policy seminar room 

Lunch will be included, so if you are planning to come please contact julie.rugg@york.ac.uk

Location: Centre for Housing Policy Seminar Room, Alcuin

Admission: All are welcome