Monday, December 23, 2013

Call for Papers: First International Death Online Research Symposium

Call for Papers: First International Death Online Research Symposium


April 9th - 10th, 2014 University of Durham, United Kingdom


The First Death Online Research Symposium will be held at the University of Durham, England, April 9th – 10th, 2014.


We invite contributions presenting ongoing or recently completed research within the following areas: memorial sites online; explorations of new ways of grieving though social media; the use of mobile technologies in graveyards; and the discussion of pertinent problems related to the digital afterlife and people’s digital inheritance. In addition, we welcome other relevant perspectives on the impact digital technology has on everyday practices in the context of death in the 21st century.


Abstract submission deadline: January 5th, 2014.