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Upcoming:

All upcoming events for the Death, Dying and Bereavement Research Group will be listed here, with details available on the Faculty Events page.

Refugees’ Experiences of Grieving the Dead 

Taking place at 83 Pall Mall, London, 7th February 2019 

Further information and registration can be found here

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End of life care: understanding the issues and meeting the challenges

Held at The Open University, Milton Keynes, March 21 2018

The conference focused upon inequalities, tackling variations and addressing the practical issues in meeting the needs of individuals towards the end of their life.
 

Death & Dying seminar series

Held at The Open University, Milton Keynes, 2017

This series of 11 seminars covered a range of topics from end-of-Iife care around the world, to assisted dying, to grieving after a pet dies. Video and reports from the seminars can be found on our Resources page.
 

Researching end of life care from social science perspectives

Held at The Open University, Milton Keynes, November 2017

This two day workshop (funded by the Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness and the Association for the Study of Death and Society) brought together social scientists from around the globe to discuss the impact of their work and future collaborations. The workshop was organised by Erica Borgstrom (The Open University), Sarah Hoare (University of Cambridge), and Natashe Lemos Dekker (University of Amsterdam). For further information see the Researching end of life care from a social sciences perspective web page.
 

DDD11

Held at The Open University, Milton Keynes, September 2013

In September 2013, The Open University hosted the bi-annual international and interdisciplinary Death, Dying and Disposal (DDD) conference on the theme of ‘Where Theory Meets Practice’, which attracted hundreds of delegates. The conference is held in association with the Association for the Study of Death and Society (ASDS).