Can we make talking about death and dying any easier?

‘Death and Dying’ has almost disappeared from everyday life. They are hidden away in hospitals or hospices and often take place away or outside the inner family circle and yet, we have to learn to cope and live with loss.

Bishop Grosseteste University’s (BGU) annual ‘Academic and Creative Responses to Death and Dying’ conference will aim to provide an open and interactive forum to bring these discussions back into the mainstream.

The Conference is being held at the Lincolnshire Research & Innovation Centre (LORIC) and The Chapel at BGU in Lincoln and will include interdisciplinary lectures, workshops and a concert.

Taking place across two weekends (1 and 2 February and 8 and 9 March 2019), the Conference will bring together members of the public, practitioners, creative artists and scholars working across the arts, humanities, and sciences, whose work, research and working/creative practices relate to death and dying.

Organisers Revd Dr Peter Green, Dean of Chapel BGU, and Dr Sibylle Erle, Reader in English Literature BGU, described the discourse they hoped the Conference would create:

“Our intention is to explore how approaches to mortality and the afterlife have changed since the early modern period – as reflected in the literature, art, history and sciences, as well as in funereal and mourning practices and rituals.

Our aim is to engage with a difficult topic academically as well as creatively and through conversation. We do not offer any solutions or remedies.”

Full details of the programme of activities, bookings and dates can be found on the conference website. To register for your place please click here.

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