Death, dying and disposal conference: Registrations now open

Registrations are now open for the 11th biennial death, dying and disposal conference: Where theory meets practice, which is being hosted by The Open University in partnership with the Association for the study of death and society (ASDS).
The underpinning rationale of the conference theme is to encourage a more overt engagement between theory and practice which moves beyond the notion that theoretical ideas are relevant to practice to highlight the iterative nature of death and dying studies. Indeed it is only through practice in all its forms, that theories can be developed, challenged and their usefulness evaluated.

We are delighted to offer a range of conference packages for this exciting event, from single day admission to full 4 day packages.  We are also offering the choice of 2 optional excursions/guided tours to either the Olney Green Burial Ground, or Crownhill Crematorium.

To find out more/book your place please visit our website 

Call for Abstracts
Papers are welcomed from a range of disciplines/areas on this theme.  Abstracts should be 250-300 words and should be sent to  We have 2 deadlines for abstracts 3rd December 2012 and 4th March 2013, which we hope will maximise submissions by accommodating both those who need an early decision as well as those who are happy to submit papers in 2013.
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