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Dominic Robinson

School of Geography, University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Lecturer in Historical Geography in the School of Geography at UCD, Ireland with a research interest in the phenomenon known as Cilliní, or Children’s Burial Grounds.

Marie-Louise Rouget

Archives and Special Collections, University of Galway Library, Republic of Ireland

Marie-Louise curates thought experiments, personal histories, research and other resources about death and burial culture for South African and international readers alike under the moniker ‘Morbid Musings’.

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Dr Julie Rugg

University of York, UK

I am interested in how communities responded to the need for change in funeral practices as urban settlements expanded exponentially during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Dr Georgio Scalaci

University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy

For years I worked with the Wana people of Morowali, Indonesia, exploring and documenting their shamanic and funeral rituals. Now I am currently working on religious freedom, minorities and funerals in Italy.

Dr Dineo Skosana

Political Studies, Wits University, South Africa

My work investigates cases of exhumations and reburials because of extractive industries in South Africa.

Lee Sulkowska

Deakin University, Australia

My research explores societal conflict in nineteenth century Victorian cemeteries and suggests that the history of burial spaces in Australia offers postcolonial insights.

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Dr Hannah Thomas

Bar Convent, York

Dr Hannah Thomas is the Special Collections Manager and Research Fellow at the Bar Convent, York.

Dr Agnieszka Wedeł-Domardzka

Faculty of Law and Economics, Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz

Agnieszka Wedeł-Domaradzka is a doctor of law and an Assistant Professor (Adjunct) at the Faculty of Law and Economics, Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz. Her research interests include legal aspects of burial, voluntary and inflicted death, bioethics, the right to privacy, and the protection of human rights.

Dr Mariske Westendorp

Utrecht University, Netherlands

As an anthropologist and religious studies scholar, I am mostly interested in how diverse people experience dying, death, and spaces of disposal.

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