Conference Programme

The End of Life Experience

3rd Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

6th February 2021 – 7th February 2021

Conference Programme

Saturday 6th February 2021
Platform will open at 14:00

14:15 – 14:45 Welcome to Event and Opening Words: Nate Hinerman.

14:45 – 16:00 Session 1: 21st Century Visions of Care
Chair: Donald Felipe

Reflections on a ‘Master Plan’ for Aging
Nate Hinerman

Engaging Students as Caregivers to Hospice Patients in Community-Run Residential Care Homes
Carol Weisse

Towards a Death Friendly Society
Marieke Sonneveld

16:00 – 16:15 Break

16:15 – 17:.30 Session 2: Perspectives in Truth-Telling
Chair: Luísa Flora

Is Fictional Death Really a Fiction? Death, Readers and Comic Book Superheroes
Giorgio Scalici

Dying with a Learning Disability in the UK: A Qualitative Exploration of the experiences of Commissioners & Service Providers
Rebecca Chandler

Attitudes and Cultural Outlooks of Indians in Telling the Truth to Terminal Stage Patients
Souvik Mondal

17:30 – 18:00 Long Break

18:00 – 19:15 Session 3: Coping and Supporting
Chair: Cerasela Ganicenco

How do Nurses Make Sense of their Experience of Providing End of Life Care for People with Dementia: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis?
Griffin Ganga

Mourning Online: Digital Mutation of Grief During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Yash Gupta

Embodied Care, Infrastructural Care: Temporality, Affect, and Labor in Neoliberal Mumbai
Proshant Chakraborty

19:15 – 19:30 Break

19:30 – 20:45 Session 4: Depictions
Chair: Raluca Balan

Netflixing Dark Tourism: when darkness passes from place-dependent to person-Dependent
Konstantina Zerva

“It may be a cliché, but it didn’t feel like one to me”: Reading through ‘the second spell of darkness’ in Julian Barnes’s Nothing to Be Frightened Of
Elena Bollinger

(Still) Life. A Passing Meditation on Julian Barnes and Grief
Luísa Flora

20:45 – 21:15 End of Opening Day Cross Session Discussion and Consolidation