Walking amongst the dead: The York Death and Culture walk
Wherever you walk in the ancient walled city of York you are never too far away from the deceased. By walking through spaces and places in York you can explore and reflect upon human mortality. Walking is a distinct method which introduces people to the rich history of death, dying and disposal of the dead in evocative ways across time.
The Promise and Perils of Researching Sensitive Issues
Research concerning sensitive and emotionally demanding issues is vital but challenging work in which the onus of care tends to be placed directly on the researcher. Book your place at this BSA funded symposium.
Death & Culture II
This biennial conference focuses on the impact of mortality on culture and the ways in which the very face of death has shaped human behaviour.
RoSII is DaCNet's interdisciplinary research forum for postgraduate research students and early career researchers. It offers a place for peer-support and discussion regarding the researching of sensitive issues.
Annual Cemeteries Colloquium
The Cemeteries Colloquium is the annual event hosted by the Cemetery Research Group for academics across all disciplines to meet and discuss new and emerging research on the places of burial.
A one day symposium exploring the intersections between death, culture and play
Marginal Death Research: Doing Edgework
There is a sustained western cultural fascination with death, dying, dead bodies and wounds that includes, but is not limited to film, television, artwork, music and literature making death one of the most fertile areas to conduct research.
Mourning and Morbidity: Death and British Art
Art in Britain has always been concerned with mourning and morbidity, and with death as a social, cultural and ritualistic process. This event will consider the extent to which death and its visual cultures have impacted the production and reception of art in Britain and beyond.
A multi-disciplinary seminar.
Negotiating Morbid Spaces: a symposium
Combining an interest in the use and interpretation of space and morbidity the purpose of this event is to critically explore these issues through an interdisciplinary approach.