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Research synopsis

Creating space for change: The story of funeral practices in Cape Town. In Cape Town, South Africa on average some 1600 bodies are put to rest every month, of which 60% are being buried. Not only are most traditional burials damaging for the environment; older public cemeteries are running out of space. (more…)

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August 2014

The collaboration with the Netherlands is emerging. Developments are underway for an interfaith/intercultural farewell center in De Bijlmer, one of the most intercultural neighborhoods of Amsterdam, whereas Dutch universities in Wageningen and Delft might offer research into sustainable solutions regarding environmentally friendly (semi) cremations. (more…)

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March 2014

A one year pre research into the death care industry is now embedded in the Graduate School of Business in Cape Town. Focus of the research is: Creating Space for Change, a multi actor intervention in the death care industry. (more…)

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