ABDD International Conference, Alba Iulia Romania

Draft Conference Program ABDD07

3th of September 2014

20:00 Welcome Dinner “1 Decembrie 1918” University Restaurant

4th of September 2014

10:00
Opening Ceremony (Aula Mica Room) + Cofee

11:00

A. Panel: Holding life and death in one’s hands. A foray throughout the deadly sacrifices of rural Europe (Chair: Ileana Benga, Bogdan Neagota) Aula Mica Room
Astrid Cambose (Italy), “Death is a thing to be learned”: from the refusal of dying, in Abraham’s Will, to the acceptance that transfigures death, in Romanian ballad/carol Miorița
Anamaria Iuga (Romania) Dead Commemoration on Pentecost, Tufeni (Olt)
Bogdan Neagota (Romania), Cultural aliment and sacrificial healing within the ritual-narrative complex of Rudar Gurban in Oltenia, Romania
Alin Rus (Romania), Thanatological secular vision versus vision upon death: a comparative perspective
Ileana Benga (Romania), The right and rites by which irregular dead pass into culturally controlled regular dead: some considerations based on Romanian ceremonial field material

B. History/Literature/ Philosophy (chair Asher D. Colombo) (Sala Senatului Room, Apor Palace)
Alexandru Rusu (Romania), Death by exorcism: Anneliese Michel (Leiblfing, Germany) vs Irina Cornici (Tanacu, Romania)
Helen Frisby (UK), “These relics of heathendom will disappear”: magic and modernity in the urban English funeral, c.1850-1930
Olga Grădinaru (Romania), The Dilemmatic Heroic Death in World War 2 in Soviet Union: V. Bykov’s Obelisk and R. Viktorov’s Film Adaptation
Mihai Stelian Rusu (Romania), Thanatic Nationalism, Sacrificial Patriotism: Dying for the Country in the Nationalist Century of Romanian Historical Existence (1848-1947)

13:30-15:30
Lunch Pub 13

16:00

D. History/Literature/ Philosophy (chair Aleksandra Pavicevic) (Sala Senatului Room, Apor Palace)

Daniela Maci (Romania), From the Death as a Philosophical Issue to the Death of the Philosophy as an Issue (the Romanian Case)
Constantina Raveca Buleu (Romania), SYMBOLS AND MEANINGS OF DEATH IN THE EUROPEAN INTERWAR RIGHT WING IDEOLOGY (1919-1938)
Stefan Bolea (Romania), Death Without Death: Kierkegaard and Cioran About Agony

17:30 Coffe

17:45

E. History/Literature/ Philosophy (chair Tamara Ingels) (Sala Senatului Room, Apor Palace)

Stefan Borbely (Romania), THE DEATH OF AN OLD WANDERER: HERMANN HESSE’S KNULP
Cristina Douglas (New Zeeland), Elixir of Life. The Imagery of Immortality in Medical and Cosmetic Advertising
Adriana Teodorescu (Romania), A Sartrean perspective upon death and symbolic immortality in Milan Kundera’s “Immortality”

20:00 Preciosa Restaurant Dinner + Karaoke Party (optional)

5th of September

10:00 AM

F. Dying/Suicide/Euthanasia/Medicine (Chair Enrico Cazzaniga) Aula Mica Room

Jessie Cooper (UK), Donating organs in the UK: contested decision-making and the negotiation of death
Catalina Ghemes (Romania), Perinatal death: maternal and family response
Livia Căciuloiu, Alex Căciuloiu (Romania), Therapeutic camp for young widows
Albert-Lorincz Csanad, Gorog Ileana, Albert-Lorincz Eniko (Romania), Experience of patients in dealing with an incurable illness

G. Cremation and Burial/Cemeteries (chair Hilary Grainger) Sala Senatului Room, Apor Palace

Asher D. Colombo (Italy), The fall and the rise of cremation in Europe: 1876-1939
Martin Robert (Canada), The Birth of Cremation in Quebec (1874-1901)
Marius Rotar, The Romanian Orthodox Priests and the Issues of Cremation: Vehemence and Inconsistency
Peter C. Jupp (UK), ‘From public scandal to social acceptance: Scotland’s first publicly-owned crematorium: Kaimhill 1938 – 1975′

12:00 Coffe

12:10

H. Attitudes/Identities (chair Helen Frisby) Aula Mica Room

Csaba Todor (Romania), How does Unitarian funeral correlate one’s fulfillment with identity?
Aleksandra Kurowska-Susdorf (Poland), Kashubian Death Rituals – Empty Evening and its Education Dimension in Post-modern Times
Adela Toplean (Romania), IN AND OUT THE COMFORT ZONE. ADDRESSING THE IMPACT OF RELIGION AND SECULARIZATION ON CONTEMPORARY DEATH MEANINGS AND PRACTICES
Aleksandra Pavicevic (Serbia), Rulers, Martyrs, Heroes and Saints

I. Cremation and Burial/Cemeteries (chair Stefan Borbely) Sala Senatului Room, Apor Palace

Hilary J. Grainger (UK), ‘Aberdeen Crematorium 1975: Hazelhead, a modernist finale’
Tamara Ingels and Patrick VAN DEN NIEUWENHOF (Belgium), The making of: Cemetery Inventories from a Flemish point of view
Iuliana Adina Apostol (Romania),”Cenușa” Crematorium –Resurrection of the Romanian People from the Ashes of the Revolution- Memorial Museum proposal, Bucharest, Romania
Enrico Cazzaniga (Italy), Cremation and privatization of ashes: psycho-relational effects

14:15 Lunch “1 Decembrie 1918” University Restaurant

16:00-19:00 Conference Trip The Fortress (Fortified Church) of Calnic (World Unesco Heritage) – 13th Century – http://www.uncover-romania.com/attractions/culture/unesco-heritage/calnic-fortress.html

20:00 Dinner Hotel Cetate Restaurant

6th of September

9:30

j. Attitudes/Identities (chair Adriana Teodorescu) Sala Senatului Room, Apor Palace

Ioana Filipas (Romania), Perspectives on death in death metal
Ormeny Francisc-Norbert (Romania), Perforating Monads attacking the sun and re-demonizing the Black Egg of the Earth
Maria Alvanou (Greece), FEMALE SUICIDE OPERATIONS (CASE STUDY: SECOND INTIIFADA): ISSUES OF GENDER IN SOCIAL, CULTURAL, SECURITY &VIOLENCE SOCIALIZATION SETTINGS
Albert-Lorincz Csanad (Romania), Attitudes on Euthanasia among Romanian Medical Students and Social Work Students

k. Attitudes/Identities (chair Jessie Cooper) Aula Mica Room

Ana Soviany (Romania), Florin Cioabă’s death: kings and jesters in the Romanian media
Asztalos Ioan (Romania), Death in popular culture ¬– the illustrations of death and death related situations in the works of rock musicians between the 1980s and present day
Gelu Teampău (Romania), Death and Dying in Comic-books
Andreea Pop (Romania), Funeral places in testaments

11:30 Coffe

l. Attitudes/Identities (chair Peter C. Jupp) Sala Senatului Room, Apor Palace

Theodora Ormeny (Romania), Representations of violent death in cinematic productions: linguistic and philosophical implications on the husserlian Leib und Körper
Georgeta Orian (Romania)
Claudiu Stefani (Romania), Traditional culture and the succes of mourning in pastoral comunities from Pian Valley
Niloofar Ensan (Iran), The consumption models of the dead: A descriptive study

13:15 Conclusion (chair Tudor Rosu) Sala Senatului Room, Apor Palace

13:30 Lunch “1 Decembrie 1918” University Restaurant

15:00-19:00 Free Time

19:15 Dinner Chinese Restaurant in Alba Iulia

Participants:

1. Peter C. Jupp (UK)
2. Hilary Grainger (UK)
3. Dalina Topor (Romania)
4. Alexandru Topor (Romania)
5. Helen Frisby (UK)
6. Alexandra Pavicevic (Serbia)
7. Tamara Ingels (Belgium)
8. Patrick VAN DEN NIEUWENHOF (Belgium)
9. Adela Toplean (Romania)
10. Asher D. Colombo (Italy)
11. Jessie Cooper (UK)
12. Cosmin Bodrean (Romania)
13. Mircea Dunca (Romania)
14. Iuliana Adina Apostol (Romania)
15. Ana Soviagny (Romania)
16. Stefan Borbely (Romania)
17. Constantina Raveca Buleu (Romania)
18. Gelu Teampău (Romania)
19. Stefan Bolea (Romania)
20. Robert Martin (Canada)
21. Livia Căciuloiu (Romania)
22. Alex Căciuloiu (Romania)
23. Cristina Douglas (New Zealand)
24. Astrid Cambose (Italy)
25. Ileana Benga (Romania)
26. Ana Maria Iuga (Romania)
27. Bogdan Neagota (Romania)
28. Alexandru Rusu (Romania)
29. Mihai Stelian Rusu (Romania)
30. Ormeny Francisc-Norbert (Romania)
31. Theodora Ormeny (Romania)
32. Ioana Filipas (Romania)
33. Andreea Pop (Romania)
34. Daniela Maci (Romania)
35. Ilona Gorog (Romania)
36. Olga Gradinaru (Romania)
37. Aleksandra Kurowska-Susdorf (Poland)
38. Csaba Todor (Romania)
39. Asztalos Ioan (Romania)
40. Albert-Lorincz Csanad (Romania)
41. Maria Alvanou (Greece)
42. Georgeta Orian (Romania)
43. Tudor Rosu (Romania)
44. Corina Rotar (Romania)
45. Catalina Ghemes (Romania)
46. Adriana Teodorescu (Romania)
47. Lucian Teodorescu (Romania)
48. Claudiu Stefani (Romania)
49. Marius Rotar (Romania)

Accepted Papers at ABDD07

1. Jessie Cooper (UK), Donating organs in the UK: contested decision-making and the negotiation of death
2. Peter C. Jupp (UK), ‘From public scandal to social acceptance: Scotland’s first publicly-owned crematorium: Kaimhill 1938 – 1975′
3. Hilary J. Grainger (UK), ‘Aberdeen Crematorium 1975: Hazelhead, a modernist finale’
4. Erzetič Manca (Slovenia), A CONCENTRATION CAMP AS THE ZONE OF EVIL – THE HERMENEUTICS OF A WITNESS AND LITERARY TELLING (The Phenomenon of Place for Evil)
5. Ioana Filipas (Romania), Perspectives on death in death metal
6. Ormeny Francisc-Norbert (Romania), Perforating Monads attacking the sun and re-demonizing the Black Egg of the Earth
7. Laura Cotofean (Romania), Thoughts in the Closeness of Death
8. Ana Soviany (Romania), Florin Cioabă’s death: kings and jesters in the Romanian media
9. Sofia CHATZIPETROU (Greece), A Stranger in a Trial: Camus and Kafka in front of death penalty
10. Asztalos Ioan (Romania), Death in popular culture ¬– the illustrations of death and death related situations in the works of rock musicians between the 1980s and present day
11. Maggie Jackson (UK), Children, books and death
12. Iulia Adina Apostol (Romania),”Cenușa” Crematorium – Memorial Museum proposal, Bucharest, Romania
13. Daniela Maci (Romania), From the Death as a Philosophical Issue to the Death of the Philosophy as an Issue (the Romanian Case)
14. Paul Nanu (Romania –Finland), resurrecting celebrities through holograms overview of a growing trend
15. Constantina Raveca Buleu (Romania), SYMBOLS AND MEANINGS OF DEATH IN THE EUROPEAN INTERWAR RIGHT WING IDEOLOGY (1919-1938)
16. Stefan Borbely (Romania), THE DEATH OF AN OLD WANDERER: HERMANN HESSE’S KNULP
17. Helen Frisby (UK), “These relics of heathendom will disappear”: magic and modernity in the urban English funeral, c.1850-1930
18. Niloofar Ensan (Iran), The consumption models of the dead: A descriptive study
19. Adela Toplean (Romania), IN AND OUT THE COMFORT ZONE. ADDRESSING THE IMPACT OF RELIGION AND SECULARIZATION ON CONTEMPORARY DEATH MEANINGS AND PRACTICES
20. Aleksandra Kurowska-Susdorf (Poland), Kashubian Death Rituals – Empty Evening and its Educationa Dimension in Post-modern Times
21. Fabiana Dicembre (Italy), “And just like that it came”, representation of death in Tom Ford’s adaptation of A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood
22. Aleksandra Pavićević (Serbia), Four Funerals Rulers, Martyrs, Heroes and Saints
23. Asher D. Colombo (Italy), The fall and the rise of cremation in Europe: 1876-1939
24. Robert Martin (Canada), The Birth of Cremation in Quebec (1874-1901)
25. Albert-Lorincz Csanad, Gorog Ileana, Albert-Lorincz Eniko (Romania), Experience of patients in dealing with an incurable illness
26. Alexandru Rusu (Romania), Death by exorcism: Anneliese Michel (Leiblfing, Germany) vs Irina Cornici (Tanacu, Romania)
27. Tamara INGELS and Patrick VAN DEN NIEUWENHOF (Belgium), The making of: Cemetery Inventories from a Flemish point of view
28. Luca Meloni (Italy), Commemoration and Memorialization in Francis Ford Coppola’s Twixt
29. Gelu Teampău (Romania), Death and Dying in Comic-books
30. Enrico Cazzaniga (Italy), Cremation and privatization of ashes: psycho-relational effects
31. Arja Ryhänen (Finland), SUICIDES OF CHILDREN UNDER 15 YEARS DURING 1917-1939 IN FINLAND
32. Stefan Bolea (Romania), Death Without Death: Kierkegaard and Cioran About Agony
33. Albert-Lorincz Csanad (Romania), … title
34. Marius Rotar (Romania), title
35. Adriana Teodorescu (Romania), A Sartrean perspective upon death and symbolic immortality in Milan Kundera’s “Immortality”
36. Cristina Douglas (New Zeeland), Elixir of Life. The Imagery of Immortality in Medical and Cosmetic Advertising
37. Livia Căciuloiu, Alex Căciuloiu, Tabăra terapeutica pentru văduve tinere
38. Theodora Ormeny (Romania), Representations of violent death in cinematic productions: linguistic and philosophical implications on the husserlian Leib und Körper
39. Andreea Pop (Romania), Funeral places in testaments
40. Maria Alvanou (Greece), FEMALE SUICIDE OPERATIONS (CASE STUDY: SECOND INTIIFADA): ISSUES OF GENDER IN SOCIAL, CULTURAL, SECURITY &VIOLENCE SOCIALIZATION SETTINGS
41. Olga Grădinaru (Romania), The Dilemmatic Heroic Death in World War 2 in Soviet Union: V. Bykov’s Obelisk and R. Viktorov’s Film Adaptation
42. Csaba Todor, How does Unitarian funeral correlate one’s fulfillment with identity?
43. Mihai Stelian Rusu (Romania), Thanatic Nationalism, Sacrificial Patriotism: Dying for the Country in the Nationalist Century of Romanian Historical Existence (1848-1947)

Panel: Holding life and death in one’s hands. A foray throughout the deadly sacrifices of rural Europe
44. Astrid Cambose (Italy), “Death is a thing to be learned”: from the refusal of dying, in Abraham’s Will, to the acceptance that transfigures death, in Romanian ballad/carol Miorița
45. Anamaria Iuga (Romania) Dead Commemoration on Pentecost, Tufeni (Olt)
46. Bogdan Neagota (Romania), Cultural ailment and sacrificial healing within the ritual-narrative complex of Rudar Gurban in Oltenia, Romania
47. Gianfranco Spitilli (Italy), La morte dei buoi. Tabù alimentare e uccisione rituale in un complesso festivo dell’Italia centrale
48. Alin Rus (Romania), Thanatological secular vision versus vision upon death: a comparative perspective

Call for Papers ABDD07

The Seventh Edition of Dying and Death in 18th-21st Century Europe, International Conference (ABDD07), 4th-6th of September, 2014, Alba Iulia, Romania

New deadline for abstracts: 26th of July 2014!

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

Partners:

CNCS-UEFISCDI, 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 First, 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
HUNEDOARA

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:

www.death-studies.ro

Information about Alba Iulia: http://www.apulum.ro/index-en.htm

Some results of this conference can be found here: Marius Rotar, Adriana Teodorescu (eds.), Dying and Death in 18th-21st Century Europe, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011 – http://www.amazon.com/Dying-Death-18th-21st-Century-Europe/dp/1443832081