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vineri, 8 mai 2009

call for papers

Call for Papers

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are pleased to invite you to attend the second edition of Dying and Death in 18th-21srt centuries Europe, to be held between 25 – 27th of September 2009, in Alba Iulia, Romania.

The organizers are: National Museum of Unification, Alba Iulia, Romania, “1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia, Romania, Ariodante Fabretti Foundation, Turin, Historical Anthropology Seminar, “Babes-Boylai” University of Cluj Napoca.

The aim of the 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. History of death
2. Suicide and euthanasia. Legal Aspects of Death
3. End of life and palliative cares
4. Definitions of Death and the problems of the biomedicine
5. Practice of commemorations and the place of the dead
6. Practices of Mourning in modern and post-modern society
7. The issues of cremation and scattering of ashes.
8. The cemeteries and their destiny.
9. Culture and Death
10. Atheism

Scientific Committee:
Tony Walter (UK)
Marina Sozzi (Italy)
Enrico Cazzaniga (Italy)
Glennys Howarth (UK)
Peter C. Jupp (UK)
Marco Marzano (Italy)
Marius Rotar (Romania)
Toader Nicoara (Romania)
Victor Tudor Rosu (Romania)

Organizing Committee:
Marius Rotar
Victor Tudor Rosu
Corina Rotar
Liviu Zgarciu
Paul Nanu
Luca Prestia
Authors should submit an abstract before April 15, 2009 at the following addresses: crotar@uab.ro or mrotar2000@yahoo.com . Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings.
The cost of accommodations will be covered by the organizers, excepting the travel expenses.

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