A plenary panel chaired by Professor Nigel Llewellyn, former Head of Research, Tate, will discuss “Death after the Reformation – what do we still need to understand about continuity and change in beliefs, attitudes and practices?”
The theme for 2016 is death and identity. Papers are invited to explore this subject within any period from the medieval into the modern day from any disciplinary perspective. Established research and work-in-progress welcomed.
Papers are particularly welcome on the subjects of: The Effect of the Reformation upon Scottish Death practices and beliefs; Death in the Scottish Diaspora; Folklore, customs and rituals; Death, grief and mourning; Death, poverty, age, gender and status; Childhood death; Architecture, ladscape and monuments; Death in literature and the visual arts; Legal and medical aspects of death; Theology, liturgy and funeral ministry.
Abstracts of 200 words max should be sent by 16 October 2015 to: firstname.lastname@example.org