Author Archives: Dr Hannah Rumble

Diving into the world of the dead

TweetFor those of us who spend our academic lives researching the sociological and anthropological dimensions of dying, death, mourning, grief and mortuary rituals, this is an insightful piece of BBC journalism, which I want to share with you. The tsunami … Continue reading

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A contemporary long barrow for cremated remains

TweetYesterday I had the pleasure of meeting Tim Daw, a farmer and the owner and mastermind behind a newly built long barrow at All Cannings in Wiltshire (UK) for housing cremated remains, located in one of his fields.   It’s a magical … Continue reading

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Bath University’s Centre for Death and Society (CDAS) is 10!

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Design for Death Workshop

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Natural Death Salon

Tweet    Natural Death Salon The benefits of family-led, ‘green’ funerals versus funeral director-led funerals Sunday 24 May 2015 2.30pm  – 5.30pm 20 Heber Road, London NW2 6AA £15 (prebooking only) Places are limited. To attend please contact Josefine at josefine@josefinespeyer.com … Continue reading

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Cemeteries Colloquium

TweetSIXTEENTH COLLOQUIUM ON CEMETERIES Friday, 15th May 2015 The Sixteenth Colloquium on Cemeteries will take place at the University of York on Friday, 15th May. This day event comprises an informal meeting of researchers in all disciplines with an interest … Continue reading

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