Centre for Death & Society

Global events calendar

We are aware of a number of seminars, conferences, workshops, lectures and exhibitions relating to death, dying and bereavement that take place around the UK.

If you would like us to include information about your event, please send the details to cdas@bath.ac.uk

Dates Event Location Type of event
05.12.17 Managing Death: A Comparative Framework  CB 4.1, University of Bath  Seminar
07.12.17 Deconstructing Donation University of Bristol Conference
08-09.12.17 Encountering Corpses: Final Seminar  Manchester Metropolitan University  Seminar 
09.12.17 Pop-up Death Cafe on a Narrowboat Mystic Moon, Bradford on Avon Marina Death Cafe
09.12.17 Griefwork and Ritual The Nuture Centre, Carmarthen Workshop
10.12.17 Song, sound and silence The Nuture Centre, Carmarthen Workshop
12-13.12.17 Facilitating groups (2-days, non-residential course)  Child Bereavement UK, Buckinghamshire Workshop
23.01.18 Communicating with families when children have a life limiting condition and complex needs Child Bereavement UK, Buckinghamshire Workshop
25.01.18 Bereavement research in practice: Carers and bereavement Hospice House, London Seminar 
31.01.18 When a child dies – supporting parents and families Slater Gordon Offices, Manchester Workshop
01.02.18 8th national neonatal palliative and end of life care conference: Babies with an uncertain future Cavendish Conference Centre, London Conference 
06.02.18 Dying Matters in your Community London DMW Launch
15-16.02.18 Dark Tourism Research Group Meeting Inholland University, Netherlands Conference
22.02.18 Creative ways of working with bereaved children West Lothian Drug and Alcohol Service (WLDAS) Workshop
22-23.02.18 Life, Death (and the Rest) Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol Multi
28.02.18 Supporting parents through pregnancy loss and the death of a baby Foot Anstey – International House, Southampton Workshop
06.03.18 Scotland schools’ conference: A sudden and traumatic death in your school community – let’s talk about it Apex City Quay Hotel, Dundee Conference
09-12.03.18 Dead Good Guides: Rites of Passage Winter School nr Frome, Somerset Winter School
12.03.18 Considering the impact on healthcare professionals when a child dies Slater Gordon Offices, Manchester Workshop
14.03.18 Creative ways of working with bereaved children Child Bereavement UK, Buckinghamshire  
19.03.18 Suicide – the impact on families Foot Anstey Offices, Bristol  
22.03.18 Spiritual distress at the end of life Sobell Study Centre, Oxfordshire Course
09-10.03.18 On Memory, Spirits and Selves Derby, UK Conference
20-22.03.18 Skeletons & Social Bodies  University of Southampton Conference
21.03.18 End of Life Care: Addressing the issues and meeting the challenges Open University, Milton Keynes Conference 
27-28.03.18 The Senses and Spaces of Death, Dying and Remembering Live Art Bistro, Leeds Conference
05-07.04.18 Remember Me: The Changing Face of Memorialisation  Hull


14-21.05.18 Dying Matters Awareness Week 2018  Nationwide All
17-19.05.18 Fifth International Conference of the British Association for the Study of Spirituality Coventry University  Conference 
08-09.06.18 CDAS18: The Politics of Death  University of Bath Conference 
15-18.08.18 DORS4: Death Online Research Network University of Hull Symposium
06-07.09.18 Death & Culture Conference  Universiy of York  Conference 
28.10 - 02.11.18 VIII International Congress: Images of Death Pachuca Hidalgo, Mexico Conference