Cremation: Italy

Breschi, M., Ruiu, G. & Francini, M. 2018

‘“Ashes to ashes…”: could the recent evolution of the cremation practice in Italy be interpreted as an indicator of secularisation?’, Review of Religious Research, 60:519-533.

Malone, H. 2014

‘Secularisation, anti-clericalism and cremation within Italian cemeteries of the nineteenth century’ Modern Italy, 19: 4, 385-403.


The Cemetery Research Group runs two events a year: in May and in November. Follow the links and send in an abstract