Burial need in a multi-faith, multi-cultural society

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventSeminar/workshop/course


Part of the ESRC seminar series: 'On encountering corpses: political, socio-economic and cultural aspects of contemporary encounters with dead bodies'. This seminar series aims to critically explore various forms of contemporary encounters with the dead body to develop theoretical perspectives and draw out the policy and practitioner implications for managing and regulating dealing with the dead. Principal Investigator: Craig Young, Manchester Metropolitan Univeristy (MMU) Co-Investigators: Dr John Troyer (Bath), Prof Douglas Davies (Durham), Dr Trish Green (Hull), Dr Phillip Stone (UCLAN), Dr Duncan Sayer (UCLAN), Dr Julie Seymour (Hull), Dr Julie Rugg (York) Funder: ESRC, Seminar series Dates: 01 October 2014 - 30 September 2017
Period20 Mar 2015
Event typeSeminar
LocationYork, United KingdomShow on map


  • death
  • Corpse
  • funerals