Tag: death

What is the good life? It’s a question which preoccupied me in my past life as a trainee political philosopher and it’s one which still concerns me as a sociologist. It’s rarely addressed within the discipline for reasons that cut through a number of trends within the field: a hostility towards normativity, an admission of […]

REGISTRATION OPEN Death Online Research Symposium 2pm Wednesday April 9th – 6pm Thursday April 10th, 2014 Co-hosted by the Death Online Research Network and Durham University’s Centre for Death and Life Studies Collingwood College, Durham. As digital media have become an integral part of our everyday life, so have death and our afterlife become inextricably interwoven with […]

CALL FOR PAPERS Death Online Research Symposium Wednesday April 9th – Thursday April 10th, 2014 Durham University Centre for Death and Life Studies, Durham University, UK. Keynote speaker:  Professor Tony Walters, Director of the Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath, UK. As digital media have become an integral part of our everyday life, […]