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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Discussion about death in the Medieval.

Dear H-Death members,

Those of you interested in illness, death and grieving in the Mediterranean during the Medieval may be interested in two new papers.

Recently the writing system of a Medieval manuscript was revealed to be proto-Romance: i.e. the ancestor to Spanish and the other modern Romance languages. In addition, it is written with a proto-Italic alphabet. It is the only known document of this kind and therefore has considerable linguistic and historic importance.

New Book Announcement / A Death of One's Own: Literature, Law, and the Right to Die

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the publication (paperback and e-book) of my book, A Death of One's Own: Literature, Law, and the Right to Die, by Northwestern University Press. A 25% discount is available on paperbook orders directly from the publisher's website, using the code NUP18 (​http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/content/death-ones-own). I hope this work may be of interest to readers of this list.

Ηurt and Ηealing The 19th Annual Postgraduate Colloquium of the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies, Birmingham, UK

‘Hurt and Healing: people, texts, and material culture in the Eastern Mediterranean’.

The 19th Annual CBOMGS Postgraduate Colloquium

2nd June 2018

The Committee is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the 19th Postgraduate Colloquium of the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK.

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