Dying and Death 2014

ABDD International Conference, Alba Iulia Romania

Call for Papers ABDD07

The Seventh Edition of Dying and Death in 18th-21st Century Europe, International Conference (ABDD07)

On behalf of the Scientific and Organizing Committee, we are pleased to invite you to attend at the seventh edition of Dying and Death in 18th-21st Century Europe, International Conference (ABBDD06) to be held between 4th and 6th September 2014 at “1 Decembrie 1918” University of Alba Iulia, Romania.

ABDD is a traditional scientific event organized in every year in Alba Iulia and one of the main important  European conferences on dying and death. This edition conference is also a preparatory one for the main scientific event on death and dying of 2015: DDD12 (Death, Dying and the Disposal of the Body Conference “Eastern and Western Ways of Dying and Death”) hosted by “1 Decembrie 1918″ University of Alba Iulia (2nd to 5th of September 2015).

The organizers of ABDD07  are:

Alba County Council
“1 Decembrie 1918″ University of Alba Iulia, Romania
National Museum of Unification, Alba Iulia, Romania


Amurg. Romanian Cremation Association

Romanian Association for Death Studies

The main aim of this conference is to bring together anthropologists, historians, sociologists, psychologists, and physicians from all over the Europe and other countries and to attract original papers on topics including, but not limited to the following areas:

1. Humanistic Perspectives on Dying and Death (integrating in an interdisciplinary manner history, anthropology, art, philosophy, music, sociology);
2. New ritualisations of death in the 21st century;
3. Bereavement in post-modern society; End of life and palliative care;
4. Suicide, euthanasia and the law;
6. Bodily disposal: burial/ cremation;
7. Religion and the meaning of death.

Authors should submit an abstract before July the 1th, 2014 at the following addresses: mrotar2000@yahoo.com adriana.teodorescu@gmail.com

The costs of accommodation will be covered by the organizers (meals, hotel accommodation, official reception), except for the travel expenses that will have to be covered by the participants themselves.
The participation requires the payment of a 35 € per each accepted paper.

The conference fee can be paid here (after your paper will be accepted for presentation/publication):

Name of the account holder: Asociatia Cremationista Amurg

International Bank Account Number (IBAN) RO 07 BTRL 0630 4205 K646 06XX

Name of the bank: BANCA TRANSILVANIA

Bank Identification COD SWIFT (BIC): BTRL RO21 HD1

When paying report specific information: (obligatory!): Dying and Death Conference

Other information:

If your abstract proposal will be accepted for a presentation, please book your flights to Cluj-Napoca airport or Sibiu airport (these are the nearest airports to Alba Iulia).

Official website of the conference: