I met digital historian Sharon Slater (http://limerickslife.com/) for coffee yesterday and she briefed me on plans for the Beyond the Grave conference to be held in Limerick next year. See you there!
Call for Papers
Beyond the Grave ; The social and physical acts surrounding death and burials in both modern and ancient Ireland.
Limerick City Archives and Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, are holding a conference on the rituals and physical aspects of death and burials in Ireland. The conference will take place on the 25th -27th April 2014 in Limerick City, Ireland.
This conference aims to explore various aspects of death and burial. Subjects ranging from social, political and religious view points; the physical act of burial; graveyard studies; genealogy; iconography; typography; cartography; cultural heritage; how to conserve and develop graveyards for our future. Read more »