Public lectures at the conference “Death and dying: between tradition and new imagination” (8-10 Dec. 2019, St.Petersburg)

Among the topics to be discussed during the conference: new trends in the funeral industry (eco-funeral, cremation, space funeral); imaginary immortality (digital immortality and cryonics); life after death and new technologies (life support and cyborgization); bioethics as well as euthanasia and suicide; death in popular culture; popularization of death and death awareness movement; palliative care and endoflifecare et al.

Working language – Russian


More detailed announcement in Russian, see here

 preliminary program (In Russian)

Public lectures

9 Dec., 19.00-20.30 Адриана Теодореску “Death Studies Matter. Some Considerations on Their Useful, Helpful and Deceitful Nature” (in English).
10 Dec., 18.00-19.30  Джулия Ругг “The ultimate destination: cemetertes and death studies”(лекция пройдет на английском языке).