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Press Release - 30 August 2007

Expert comment for anniversary of Princess Diana’s death

An expert on the social impact of the death of Princess Diana will be available for interview and comment ahead of the tenth anniversary of her death (31 August 2007).

Professor Tony Walter is the course director for the MSc in Death & Society at the University of Bath and edited a book on the sociology of Diana’s death (The Mourning for Diana, Berg, 1999).

His research interests are in the sociology of death, dying and bereavement and funerals. He also works with the churches and Civil Ceremonies Ltd. training funeral celebrants.

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