Research Day on Death & Dying

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University
Friday, 7th November 2014
9:30-18:00pm, JG0001

The day will feature guest talks, discussion and poster presentations by academics and health practitioners on interpretations of death, dying and mourning and contemporary approaches to end-of-life, suicide and bereavement.

Confirmed speakers:

Participants will have a chance to share their ideas in a Death Café discussion group ( and attend a specially commissioned performance on dying by Josh Whatsize (Kingston University student in Politics & Drama).

Advance booking required

Registration (incl. coffee/tea and light lunch): £20
(student reduced fee: £10)

Click here to book your place:

For further information, please contact the organisers:

Korina Giaxoglou
Department of Linguistics & Languages,

Sharon Young
Department of Politics,


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