H-Death is a scholarly network that explores the multitude of historical issues surrounding the process and experience of dying and death. The H-Death network will allow scholars to compare and contrast the processes and experiences of dying and death across time and space, including American, European and non-Western contexts.

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Death/Burial Syllabi

If you have taught a course with a concentration pertaining to death, burial practices etc. please share your syllabus with the network and your colleagues. The course could be an introduction/advanced, undergraduate or graduate. Please send them to editorial-death@mail.h-net.msu.edu (or by clicking on "Contact the Editors" on the right side of the homepage) and add them as attachments.

New Book announcement: Carved in Stone, Etched in Memory


I would like to draw your attention to my recently published book with Ashgate, Carved in Stone, Etched in Memory: Death, Tombsones and Commemoration in Bosnian Islam.

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Amila Buturovic

York University, Toronto