International Conference "Dying and Death in 18th-21st century Europe"

Страна: Румыния

Город: Iulia

Тезисы до: 20.07.2017

Даты: 26.09.17 — 28.09.17

Е-мейл Оргкомитета:

Организаторы: University of Alba


Our inter and multidisciplinary conference wishes to bring together academics and practitioners from various fields, historians, sociologists, anthropologists, psychologists, physicians, architects etc. to explore and shed new lights on themes such as the followings:

  • Socio-anthropological aspects of death and dying (representations, beliefs, attitudes)
  • Grief, mourning and bereavement (communication, practices, therapies, theories)
  • End-of-life and palliative care
  • Close to death: ageing, dementia, illness
  • Disposal of the body (burial, cremation, traditional and postmodern funerary rites)
  • Cultural representations of death (art, music, literature, philosophy, architecture)
  • Narratives of death, dying and losing (testimonials, diaries, fiction, photo albums)
  • Ethical aspects of death (euthanasia, organ donation, death penalty, prolonging life)
  • Death and violence (suicide, murder, terrorism, wars)
  • Religion and spirituality
  • Historical and comparative perspectives on death and dying
  • Afterlife, post-self, literal and symbolic immortality
  • Death in popular culture (death cafés, virtual wakes, death in movies, newspapers or pop art).

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