Researching cemeteries: Exploring a shared and living heritage
The seminar will provide an introduction to cemetery research, with emphasis on Victorian cemeteries, the early history and development of Brookwood Cemetery, and the particular role of minority burial grounds in contemporary cemetery landscapes.
Woking Asian Business Forum has the pleasure of inviting you to a Zoom‐generated seminar on cemetery research, on Saturday 23rd January. The seminar forms part of the Lottery funded project The living and the dead: Exploring minority burial grounds in Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey, and is open to everyone with an interest in Brookwood Cemetery.
Speakers will include:
Julie Ruggs, leader of the Cemetery Research Group, University of York.
John Clarke, foremost authority on Brookwood Cemetery, and author of ‘London’s Necropolis: A guide to Brookwood Cemetery’.
Avril Madderel, Reading University, leader of research project on ‘Deathscapes and diversity: Making space for death and remembrance in multicultural England and Wales’.