• Date and time: Wednesday 14 May 2014, 6.30pm
  • Location: Room AEW/003, Alcuin East Wing, Alcuin College
  • Admission: is by free ticket only. Please book below.

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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:

Alice Bennett, Centre for Lifelong Learning
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