All planned events are unfortunately on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Keynote presentation by Yasminah Beebeejaun and Avril Maddrell, ‘Decolonising the Cemetery and Crematorium‘ at the Death, Dying and Disposal 15 international conference, Friday 3 September 2021

Team member Eric Venbrux was interviewed on cultural and religious diversity in dealing with death during the All Souls’ Day/Día de Los Muertos programme in film arthouse Lux in Nijmegen on Saturday 2 November 2019

Journalistic Articles

Patrick Jacquemot, ‘Les cimetières ne respirent pas la diversité‘, Luxemburger Wort, December 14th 2021 

Jérôme Favre, ‘Ces morts que l’on garde pour soi‘, Echo Magazine, October 28, 2021 p. 16-18.

Newspaper article citing Avril Maddrell: ‘150,000 Painted Hearts, Each for a Life Lost to Covid-19 in Britain‘, The New York Times, April 1st 2021

Newspaper article citing Avril Maddrell: ‘Giving Hope, and a Place to Mourn: Memorials to the Pandemic‘, The New York Times, February 22nd 2021

Ljouwert Leeuwarden Cemetery september 2019 the Netherlands

Elsa Trindade, ‘Les liens sociaux ne s’arrêtent pas avec la mort’Faire société ensemble – CLAE nr 22, April 2020, p. 2-3.

Festival des Migrations, des Cultures et de la citoyenneté Luxembourg 5

‘Diversity in Death’Delano – Luxembourg in English, March 8th 2020

Eric Venbrux

‘Sekularisering er ønsketenking’Vårt Land, June 16th 2019

Chinese cemetery Tongerseweg Zwolle, the Netherlands

Diversiteit en de dood: de Nederlandse uitvaartcultuur is aan het veranderen‘, De Kanttekening, August 21st 2019

Popular Articles


Alissa Kivits, “Door Liefde Verbonden: De Syrisch-Orthodoxe Begraafplaats in Glane.” Terebinth: Tijdschrift voor Funerair Erfgoed 35.2 (2021): p. 24-25

Mariske Westendorp and Eric Venbrux, “Introductie HERA-Project.” Terebinth: Tijdschrift voor Funerair Erfgoed 33.4 (December 2019): p. 24

Mariske Westendorp and Christoph Jedan, “Hera-project: Het behouden waard: islamitische graven in Maastricht.” Terebinth: Tijdschrift voor Funerair Erfgoed 34.1 (March 2020): p. 26-27