1st Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Suicide
Friday 5th November – Sunday 7th November 2010
Prague, Czech Republic
Call for Papers
The conference seeks to examine and explore why it is people choose, quite deliberately, to end their own lives – or why it is that people value death more than they value life. Biological, mental, medical, social, economic, religious and other factors will be considered along with an assessment of the contexts within which acts of suicide take place. The 'meaning' of suicide will assessed, particularly in relation to narrative, cultural, and existential influences.
Papers, workshops and presentations are invited on any of the following themes: