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Death Day at Winchester – Sat May 14

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

The Dismal Conference season gets under way on Saturday week with Death Day at the University of Winchester — fifty quid incl lunch.

If you’re interested, the web link is here.

And this is the programme:

08.45-09.30 Registration (with refreshments)
09.30-09.45 Opening Welcome

09.45-10.45 Keynote 1 Morris (ICCM)

10.45-11.15 Morning Coffee & Biscuits

11.15-12.45 Session 1
Kahl, Račiūnaitė-Paužuolienė & Hedges (Transcending Death)
Schaeffer, Brew,& Bath (Interpreting Cemeteries)
Poore, Berman & King (Death in Literature)

12.45- 13.45 Lunch
13.45-14.45 Keynote 2 Linzey (Animal Ethics)

14.45-15.45 Session 2
Khalsa & Mogra (Death in Sikhism & Islam)
Spurgeon (Pet Death Workshop)
Brown & Talbot (Displaying Death)
Rumble (Natural Burial Film & Workshop)

15.45-16.15 Afternoon Tea & Cakes

16.15-17.15 Session 3
Harvey & Norgrove (Death & Health)
Hansford (Performing Death Workshop)
Jenner & McLachlan (Death & Humour)

17.15-17.30 Closing Thanks
17.30-18.00 Optional book reading by Michael Berman: The Island of Skeletons

3 comments on “Death Day at Winchester – Sat May 14

  1. Thursday 5th May 2011 at 7:35 am

    Well, ain’t this just the year of digital death conferences!

  2. Thursday 5th May 2011 at 12:21 am

    Wish I could be there. I’m attending Digital Death Day in Mountain View, CA this Friday:

  3. andrew plume

    Wednesday 4th May 2011 at 6:55 pm

    looks totally unmissable Charles, unmissable indeed – I’ll be at an auction at the other end of the Country with some living folk

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