Events

11 - 17 May 2020

Dying Matters Awareness Week

Dying Matters

http://www.dyingmatters.org/AwarenessWeek

This event has facilities for disabled people Wheelchair accessible

This year’s theme is Dying To Be Heard – expect tips on active listening, and reassurance for people that they don’t need to be an expert on wills, funerals or advance care planning. More at www.dyingmatters.org/AwarenessWeek

26 - 27 June 2020

Death, Dying, Technology and Human Mortality - the CDAS Conference 2020

University of Bath

South West England

CDAS

cdas@bath.ac.uk

http://www.bath.ac.uk/cdas

This event has facilities for disabled people Wheelchair accessible

Presentation abstracts invited to cdas@bath.ac.uk by 28 February 2020.

29 June - 01 July 2020

CBCE 2020

Hilton Hotel, The Ageas Bowl, Southampton SO30 3XH

Southern England

Cremation Society of Great Britain, and the Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities

http://www.cbce.org.uk

This event has facilities for disabled people Wheelchair accessible

Education event

13 - 17 July 2020

International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia

Outside British Isles

International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society

http://www.icgb2020.com

This event has facilities for disabled people Wheelchair accessible

The International Conference on Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society, held every three years, will be hosted in Melbourne, Australia, from 13-17 July 2020. The conference encourages international and multidisciplinary collaboration in research and clinical and community practice, across cultural and geographical boundaries, with opportunity to share the latest developments. Info is at www.icgb2020.com

03 - 04 September 2020

Death & Culture III

York St John University

North East England

Death & Culture Network

death-and-culture@york.ac.uk

http://bit.ly/2NpXIKq

This event has facilities for disabled people Wheelchair accessible

Keynote speakers are Dr Philip Stone (iDTR, UCLAN), Shannon Taggart (Independent Artist and Photographer), and the Creative Histories of Witchcraft project team comprising of Dr Will Pooley (University of Bristol), Poppy Corbett (Independent Playwright) and Anna Kisby-Compton (Independent Poet and Researcher).



Death & Culture III promotes the continuing engagement with the study of death, and acts as a forum for networking and the sharing of multidisciplinary death scholarship. Abstract papers are welcome with contributions on topics including, but not limited to:

• Death and the popular imagination • Work in death and death-adjacent industries • Governance of mortality • Death in the digital age • Mass death in the age of individualism • Artistic approaches to mortality

This internationally reaching conference brings together death scholars, including postgraduate students, artists, the charity sector, the professional environment, as well as those who might not consider themselves death scholars whose work overlaps with thanatological enquiry.


Thursday, September 24, 2020

Suicide Bereavement UK's 9th International Conference - Using Our Collective Voice

Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester

North West England

Suicide Bereavement UK

http://suicidebereavementuk.com/suicide-bereavement-conference

This event has facilities for disabled people Wheelchair accessible

This year's conference is set to focus on vulnerable subgroups amongst those bereaved by suicide and taboo issues directly associated with such deaths. More than 400 people from at least nine countries usually attend this annual event and it is always over-subscribed. Cost is £140 + booking fee + VAT – book on suicidebereavementuk.com/suicide-bereavement-conference

11 - 13 June 2021

National Funeral Exhibition

Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire

West Midlands

NAFD

http://www.nafd.org.uk

This event has facilities for disabled people Wheelchair accessible