Lifelong Learning Lectures
The way in which a society treats the dead is an important cultural indicator. Through British history different concerns have surrounded the dead, reflected in changing practices and beliefs. This lecture offers a look at some of the burial customs of Britain, how the deaths of different individuals were approached, as well as the changing traditions in the commemoration of the deceased.
Other lectures in this series include:
- William the Conqueror and the Harrying of the North
- The Time Lord of York
- From page to place and back again: Encountering two-dimensional architecture from the Medieval
- Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?