Good Grief: Historical Perspectives on the Regulation of Mourning

Dawson, L. D. (Organiser), Naomi Baker (Organiser)

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What are the debates surrounding grief? Are there forms of grief that are perceived as healthy and unhealthy, natural and unnatural? What are the drivers for changes in conceptions of grief and wider mourning practices? What are the forms of consolation available to early modern mourners and in what ways are these resisted and contested?
Period25 May 2018
Event typeConference
LocationManchester, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational