Monthly Archives: October 2013

Guatemalan exhumations

TweetA stunning photography assignment on the exhumation of bodies in Guatemala called De las tinieblas hacia la luz was bought to my attention today by a doctoral student in my department at the University of Aberdeen. Thank you Paolo Gruppuso!

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Poetry inspired by cemeteries

Tweet   Rosina Hill

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Pebbles: a design for death

TweetThe material culture associated with death and mortuary rites never ceases to amaze and occasionally delight me, as is the case with this designer’s coffin; a birch-ply pebble! Pebblewood Coffins  

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The Price of Death in South Africa

Tweet  If I weren’t living so far away up in Aberdeen I’d be at this film screening and talk by Dr Rebekah Lee,  in History Department at Goldsmiths, in an instant.  I encourage you to go nonetheless as it sounds … Continue reading

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