Wed 12 Sep – Sat 15 Sep 2007
University of Bath
The Social Context of Death, Dying and Disposal was a major multi-disciplinary conference covering all aspects of death, dying and bereavement. DDD8 drew together established and new scholars and practitioners from around the globe. DDD8 was collaboration between ICIA and the Centre for Death and Society (CDAS) at the University of Bath The conference brought together scholars and researchers from both of these fields in a way that is rarely realised.
The conference covered all aspects of death, dying and bereavement, including a rich range of arts-related contributions. It was a multi-disciplinary residential conference for anthropologists, archaeologists, art and architectural historians, artists, bereavement counsellors, cultural geographers, deathwork practitioners, historians, literary theorists, medical and health practitioners, palliative care workers, philosophers, psychologists, students of religion, social policy analysts, sociologists and those in the legal professions.