Special Issue 2011 (Dying and Death)

Annales Universitatis Apulensis. Series Historica

Universitatea "1 Decembrie 1918" din Alba Iulia

ISSN 1453-9306



Special Issue, 2011

Editors Marius Rotar, Corina Rotar, Adriana Teodorescu

Cuprins/ Contents

Dying and Death in 18th-21st Century Europe. International Conference, Fourth Edition, Alba Iulia, Romania, 29th September - October 1st, 2011

Anthropology and Ethnology

Ilona Kemppainen, Finnish funerals customs in manners guide, pp. 9-18

Carmen Alexandrache, Death – a factor of social communication in the premodern Romanian countries, pp. 19-27

Olimbi Velaj, The meaning of death in Albanian ballad, pp. 29-37

Gabriel Roman, Rroma community`s attitude facing death, pp. 39-53

Dorel Marc, La symbolique funéraire et l'identité culturelle dans
la région multiethnique. Les comtés de Mureş et Harghita
, pp. 55-74

Evy Johanne Håland, Rituals of death, food and life in Greece, pp. 75-98

Rasa Račiūnaitė-Paužuolienė, Lithuanian funeral rites: from tradition to modernity, pp. 99-115

Cultural history of death

Agnieszka Kowalska, Joanna Popielska-Grzybowska, Ancient Egyptian burial patterns being repeated –
mannerism or specific meaning of death
, pp. 119-126

Noémi Tünde Farkas, Thoughts on dying and suicide at the turn of the 18th-19th century: a Transylvanian girl of Capulet-destiny, pp. 127-135

Anna G. Piotrowska, Commemorating death in European artistic music, pp. 137-149

Laura Pop, Categories of death in Romanian rural world of the late 19th – early 20th century after parish registers in several villages from Mureş County, pp. 151-156

Éva Kósa, Death and dying as war experience in the war-diary Doberdo. The book of a Honvéd officer from the Isonzo front of István Szabó, pp. 157-165

Olga Gradinaru, V. I. Lenin - history of a political relic, pp. 167-176

Václav Grubhoffer, Medicalisation of death at the turn of the 18th to 19th centuries. The moment of death, apparent death and attitudes towards the dead from the point of view of the history of medicine, pp. 177-191

Audun Kjus, Death and the Boogeyman, pp. 193-198

Piero Pasini, Lay saints, remains, relics and mourning in Venice after Italian Resurgence (June 1867), pp. 199-207

Franziska Rehlinghaus, The clericalisation of protestant funeral ceremonies in 19th century Germany: from silent burials to mourning acts, pp. 209-227

Manca Erzetič, Dying and death at war – concentration zone: the place of (special) dying, pp. 229-238

Monica Mureşan, Modern state and death matters: issues on Romanian legislation concerning burials and burial grounds in the 19th and at the end of the 20th century, pp. 239-251

Erika Quinn, German widows of the First World War: images of rage and repression, pp. 253-263

Luigi Bartolomei, Places for a cult of memories in the Italian post-secular city, pp. 265-278

Marius Rotar, European echoes upon Romanian cremationist movement, pp. 279-288

Literature and philosophy

Marcela Cristina Iuga, The eternal time in fairytales. (The dissemination of the Land of Youth theme in various cultures), pp. 291-303

Alexa Stoicescu, Death, suicide and mourning in Herta Müller’s Herztier. Aktionsgruppe Banat and the Securitate, pp. 305-318

Ştefan Borbély, Death and work or: death by work? A classical case study: Marx, pp. 319-326

Arja Ryhänen, I gave you wings but i couldn’t help the winds”. Child’s suicide experienced by parents in 1984-2010, Finland, pp. 327-339

New Ritualisation of Death

Andréia Martins, Audiences of death – between real and virtual funeral wakes, pp. 343-356

Radosław Sierocki, Religion, nation, media. National mourning in Poland after 1989, pp. 357-373

Aleksandra Drzał-Sierocka, Disease as the process of dying. Cultural images of AIDS at the turn of XXth and XXIst century, pp. 375-388

Federica Manfredi, Mourir en tant que migrant : thanatopolitiques et thanatopratiques de l’Italie contemporaine, pp. 389-413

Adriana Teodorescu, Symbolic immortality through children. A thanatological perspective, pp. 415-428

Maggie Jackson, Digital re-construction and durable biography, pp. 429-436

Kornelia Sammet and Franz Erhard, The observation of the unobservable: ideas of afterlife in a sociological perspective, pp. 437-445

End of Life

Dejan Donev, The term of life and the term of death as a two fundamental bioethical and thantological values, pp. 449-459

Zhaklina Trajkovska-Anchevska, End of life and palliative care, pp. 461-466

Sebastian E. Bartoş, Cristina Maria Speranza, Queering death: dying and mourning in the Romanian
gay community
, pp. 467-472

Özhan Hancılar, Suicide and euthanasia under Turkish law, pp. 473-479

Anna E. Kubiak, The discourse of biopower against disturbances of the boundary between life and death, pp. 481-490

Abstracts, pp. 491-507

List of the Authors, pp. 509-510