Tag Archives: Death+Mort

Martyrs: Energy of Change inside Iran

+ + Stefanie Mabadi + + In Iran, sacrificing one’s own life is at once a religious concept and political act. During the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, the concept of martyrdom was invoked to infuse meaning into the deaths of what … Continue reading

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A celebrity as a figure for the afterlife

+ + Sarah + + Shop window, Paris. Ideas about the sort of objects that are needed to face the afterlife are indeed most interesting. In traditionally catholic France, it is common to come across portraits of Jesus or the … Continue reading

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In the press : Oxford University to return remains of the Ngarrindjeri people to Australia

The following is a press release from the University of Oxford : Oxford, 15 December 2008 The University of Oxford has agreed to a request by the Australian Government (Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs) and the … Continue reading

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