On behalf of the Scientific and Organizing Committee, we are pleased to invite you to attend the fifth edition of Dying and Death in 18th-21st century Europe, International Conference (ABBDD04) to be held between 6th and 8th September, at Alba Iulia, Romania.
The organizers of this conference are:
Alba County Council
“1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia, Romania
National Museum of Unification, Alba Iulia, Romania
Amurg. Romanian Cremation Association
Romanian Association for Death Studies
The main aim of this conference is to bring together historians, sociologists, psychologists, and physicians from all over the Europe and to attract original papers on the following topics:
1. Cultural history of death (history, art, philosophy, music, sociology);
2. New ritualisations of death in the 21st century;
3. Bereavement in modern and post-modern society; End of life and palliative care;
4. Suicide, euthanasia and the law;
5. Definitions of death in terms of biomedicine;
6. Bodily disposal: burial/ cremation;
7. Religion and the meaning of death.
Peter C. Jupp (UK)
Illona Kemppainen (Finland)
Helen Frisby (UK)
Adriana Teodorescu (Romania)
Marius Rotar (Romania)
Tudor Rosu (Romania)
Authors should submit an abstract before June 20, 2012 at the following addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings.
These proceedings are edited as supplement of Annales Universitatis Apulensis. Series Historica, the journal of History Department of “1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia, Romania, indexed in CEEOL (Central and Eastern European Online Library, international Database).
The costs of accommodation will be covered by the organizers (meals, hotel accommodation, official reception), except for the travel expenses that will have to be covered by the participants themselves.
If your paper will be accepted for presentation/publication in the conference proceedings, there is a publication fee: 30 EUR per each accepted paper. This fee could cover other expenses of the conference.
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