Cunningham, K. 2005

‘Navajo, Mormon, Zuni graves: Navajo, Mormon, Zuni ways’, in R. Meyer (ed.) Cemeteries and Gravemarkers: Voices of American Culture, Utah State University Press: Logan, UT, 197-216.

Hunter, A. 2016

‘Deathscapes in diaspora: contesting space and negotiating home in contexts of post-migration diversity’, Social and Cultural Geography, 17: 2, 247-261.

Kadrouch-Outmany, K. 2016

‘Religion at the cemetery: Islamic burials in the Netherlands and Belgium’, Contemporary Islam, 10, 87-105.

Klapetek, M. 2017

‘Muslim areas at municipal cemeteries in Germany and Austria’, Studia Religiologica, 50:3, 203-220.

Klapetek, M. 2019

‘Şehitlik Mosque and the Islamic Cemetery at Columbiadamm: Islam in public space.” Studia Religiologica. Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego 52:1, 63-77.

Maddrell, A., Beebeejaun, Y., McClymont, K. & 2 others 2022

‘Remembering, forgetting and (dis)enfranchised grief in everyday settings in English and Welsh towns: migrants’ and minorities’ translocal and local memories associated with funerary spaces and practices’, Emotion, Space and Society, 44, 100895.

Maddrell, A., Beebeejaun, Y., McClymont, K. & 3 others 2018

‘Deathscapes and diversity in England and Wales: Setting an agenda’, Revista D’Etnologia de Catalunya, 43, 38–53.


Maddrell, A., McNally, D., Beebeejaun, Y. & 2 others 2021

‘Intersections of (infra)structural violence and cultural inclusion: the geopolitics of minority cemeteries and crematoria provision’, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 46:3, 675-688.

Matthey, L., Felli, R. & Mager, C. 2013

‘“We do have space in Lausanne. We have a large cemetery”: the non-controversy of a non-existent Muslim burial ground’, Social and Cultural Geography, 14, 4, 428-445.

McClymont, K. 2018

‘“They have different ways of doing things”: cemeteries, diversity and local place attachment’, Journal of Cultural Studies, 39: 267-85.

McClymont, K., Beebeejaun, Y., Maddrell, A. & 3 others 2023

‘There’s no place like home: minority-majority dialogue, contestation, and ritual negotiation in cemeteries and crematoria spaces’, in D. House & M. Westendorp with A. Maddrell (eds) New Perspectives on Urban Deathscapes: Continuity, Changes and Contestation, Northampton MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 61-80.

Rashid, S. 2019

‘Meaning and rituals of death: an insight into selected ethnic and religious communities of Bangladesh’, Vietnam Social Sciences, 5:193, 75-92.

Swensen, G. & Skår, M. 2019

‘Urban cemeteries’ potential as sites for cultural encounters’, Mortality, 24:3, 333-356.

Tarrés, S., Arrás Solé, A. & Moreras, J. 2018

‘Diversity within cemeteries: the otherness in the expression of funerary heritage in Spain’, in P. Havik, J. Mapril & C. Sariva (eds) Death on the Move: Managing Narratives, Silences, Constraints in a Trans-National Perspective, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 75-97.

Tarrés, S., Arrás Solé, A. & Moreras, J. 2018

‘The other dead. An ethnohistorical approach to religious diversity in Spanish cemeteries’, Diversité Urbaine, 18, 11-29.

Van den Breemer, R. 2021

Governing Cemeteries: State Responses to New Diversity in The Netherlands, Norway and France, Göttingen: V&R.

Westendorp, M. & Kmec, S. 2023

‘Cemeteries as translocal contact zones: navigating regulations, unwritten rules and divergent expectations in Luxembourg City’, in A. Maddrell, S. Kmec, T. Uteng, & M. Westendorp, (eds) Mobilities in Life and Death: Negotiating Room for Migrants and Minorities in European Cemeteries, Springer, 43-64.


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