Changing Expectations of Death (Conference, Cumberland Lodge, 23-25 November 2012)

Changing Expectations of Death
23-25 November 2012
Standard Rate: £360; Charitable/Academic Rate: £240; Student Rate: £150 or Shared Accommodation: £85. All conference fees are inclusive of registration, food and accommodation


This conference will address the medical, social and philosophical implications of our changing attitudes to death. Discussions will cover end of life care, demographic changes in life expectancy, the provision of death services, advancements in medical technologies and the changing role of spirituality both in providing end of life care and in coping with loss.

For more information please visit the conference web site or download the  Changing Expectations of Death_ePoster

Speakers confirmed include:
Professor Douglas Davies, University of Durham
Nell Dunn, Author and Playwright
Baroness Finlay of Llandaff
Professor Tom Kirkwood, Newcastle University
Bridget Lee, St Joseph’s Hospice
Dr George Leeson, University of Oxford
Baroness O’Neill of Bengarve
Eve Richardson, National Council for Palliative Care
Professor Helen Small, University of Oxford
Rose Thompson, BME Cancer Communities
Dr Adrian Tookman, Marie Curie Hospice, Hampstead
Professor Tony Walter, University of Bath
Professor Linda Woodhead, University of Lancaster
Dr Kate Woodthorpe, University of Bath
The Reverend Canon Dr James Woodward

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