Dissemination

Natural Burial Project Outputs


Publications:


Clayden, A. (2010) ‘Reclaiming and reinterpreting ritual in the woodland burial ground’, in
Arie L. Molendijk, Paul Post  (eds.) Holy Ground: Re-inventing Ritual Space in Modern Western Culture , Published by Peeters.ISBN: 9042921781

Clayden, A. Green, T. Hockey, J. and Powell, M.  (2010) ‘From Cabbages to Cadavers: natural burial down on the farm’ in A. Maddrell and J. Sidaway (eds.) Deathscapes, Aldershot, Ashgate.  ISBN:978-0-7546-7975-2

Clayden, A. Hockey, J. Green, T. and Powell, M. (2009) ‘Living with the Dead’ in Thinking Eye: Journal of Landscape Architecture, Autumn 2009: 48-55 ISSN 1862-6033

Clayden, A., Hockey, J. and M. Powell (2010) ‘Natural Burial: the de-materialising of death?’, in J. Hockey, C. Komaromy and K. Woodthorpe (eds.) The Matter of Death: space, place and materiality, London: Palgrave . ISBN 0-230-22416-4, 978-0-230-22416-2
Hockey, J.  ‘New Cultures of Memorialisation: blending social inventiveness and conformity?’ in S. Conway (ed.) (forthcoming) Governing Death and Loss: empowerment, involvement and participation, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Conference papers:


J. Hockey, ‘When Life Ends: Relationships, Roles and Responsibilities’, plenary paper delivered at ‘Personal and Public Lives: Exploring relationships, Roles and Responsibilities Conference, University of Huddersfield, September 2010.

A. Clayden, T. Green and J. Hockey, ‘The End of Tradition: Back to Nature through Natural Burial?’, poster presentation, The Commons Conference, University of Sheffield Hallam, September 2010.

A. Clayden, T. Green and J. Hockey, ‘”I just think all the water and the rain is washing through him”: Post-mortem imaginings and the practice of natural burial’, presented at the Realities: Vital Signs 2 Conference, University of Manchester, September 2010.

A.Clayden, T. Green and J. Hockey, ‘Emerging Deathscapes’, presented at the Emerging Landscapes Conference, University of Westminster, June, 2010.

A.Clayden, T. Green, and J. Hockey, ‘Natural Burial: its local interpretations and implications for a good send-off’, presented at the Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath, June, 2010.

A.Clayden, T. Green, and J. Hockey, ‘Visualising absence, materialising presence’, presented at the British Sociology Association Annual Conference, Glasgow Caledonian University, March 2010.

A.Clayden, ‘Natural Burial: Distribution and Diversity’, delivered at the 1st National Conference on Natural Burial, University of Sheffield, March 2010.

 J. Hockey, ‘Natural Burial through the eyes of bereaved people’,  delivered at the 1st National Conference on Natural Burial, University of Sheffield, March 2010.
T. Green ‘Natural burial, a wider perspective: Funeral Directors, Celebrants and the Local Community’, delivered at the 1st National Conference on Natural Burial, University of Sheffield, March 2010.

A.Clayden, T. Green and J. Hockey, ‘Following Footsteps: Using visual methods in the natural burial ground’, delivered at the 1st  International Visual Methods Conference, University of Leeds, September, 2009.

A.Clayden, T. Green and J. Hockey, ‘Natural Burial and the Materialisation of Absence’, delivered at the 9th Death, Dying and Disposal Conference, University of Durham, September, 2009.

A.Clayden, T. Green and J. Hockey, ‘Going back to Nature: Routes to disposal in the natural burial ground ‘, delivered at the Cemeteries Colloquium, University of York, May, 2009.
A.Clayden, J. Hockey and M. Powell, ‘Natural Burial: the de-materialising of death?’, delivered at the Centre for the Study of Death and Society, University of Bath (seminar series) 2008
A. Clayden, J. Hockey and M. Powell, ‘” I bury boxes, not bodies”: identity dilemmas at the open grave side’, delivered at British Sociology Association  Annual Conference, September, 2008.
A. Clayden, J. Hockey and M. Powell, ‘Keeping the contradictions: researching death, dying and care of the deceased’, delivered at the Cemeteries Colloquium, University of York, 2008.
A.Clayden, J. Hockey and M. Powell, ‘Back to nature? The cultural, social and emotional implications of natural burial’, delivered at Continuities and Changes in Representing Death and Loss in Images and Landscape Workshop, Oxford Brookes University, September 2007.

Other outputs:


Natural Burial Project Website http://www.naturalburialresearchproject.group.shef.ac.uk/
ESRC Festival of Social Sciences Event, Sheffield Winter Gardens and Millennium Gallery
Saturday, March 11 – 14, 2009.
Display of images from the project as part of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities Curious festival , April 2010.
Natural Burial Database, which has now been passed to the ANBG.
Articles in progress:

 ‘I bury boxes, not bodies’: Emotionality at the open grave side’, submitted to  ASA Online.
Visualising Absence, Materialising Presence, intended for submission to Journal of Material Culture.
Natural Burial: A new arena for deathcare professionals, intended for submission to Mortality.
Designing the new cemetery, intended for submission to Journal of Landscape Architecture.


Two articles will be submitted to practitioner journals:


Funeral Service Journal ; ICCM Journal (Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Managers).

 

Natural Burial Project Conference, University of Sheffield
March 24 - 26th 2010, Department of Landscape, Crookesmoor Building, Conduit Road, Sheffield, S10 1FL