Grave re-use

Blagojević, G. 2013

‘Problems of burial in modern Greece: between customs, law and economy’, Гласник Етнографског института САНУ, 43-57.


Ferreira, M. T., Coelho, C. & Gama, I. 2017

‘Application of forensic anthropology to non-forensic issues: an experimental taphonomic approach to the study of human body decomposition in aerobic conditions’, Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, 51:2, 149-157.

Francis, D. & Kellaher, L. 2000

‘Sustaining cemeteries: the user perspective’, Mortality, 5:1, 34-52.


Francis, D., Kellaher, L. & Neophytou, G. 2000

‘Sustaining cemeteries: the user perspective’, Mortality, 5, 1, 34-52.

Kenna, M. 1991

‘The power of the dead: changes in the construction and care of graves and family vaults on a small Greek island’, Journal of Mediterranean Studies, 1, 101-19.

Kenna, M. 2015

‘Rituals of forgiveness and structures of remembrance: memorial service and bone-depositories on the island of Amalfi, Greece’, History of Religions, 54:3, 225–259.

Klaufus, C. 2016

‘Deathscape politics in Columbian metropolises: conservation, grave recycling and the position of the bereaved’, Urban Studies, 53:12, 2453-68.

Sarris, M. 1995

‘Death, gender and social change in Greek Society’, Journal of Mediterranean Studies 5:1, 14-32.

Ulrich, M. 2020

Highgate Cemetery at a crossroads: how to take the right turn? A contribution based on the economic theory of clubs’, in M-T. Mäder, A. Saviello & B. Scolari (eds) Highgate Cemetery: Image Practices in Past and Present, ebooks, Nomos, 197-213

Weiss-Krejci, E. 2016

‘“Tomb to give away”’: the significance of graves and dead bodies in present-day Austria’, in H. Williams and M. Giles (eds) Archaeologists and the Dead, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 345-366.


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