The Presence of the Absent. Memorials and Places of Ritual.

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Memorials and places of ritual, such as funeral monuments, roadside memorials and cemeteries, can be said to reveal the politics of religious space as in the tension between sacred and secular and between private and public interests. At the same time they also reflect a given society’s religious structures, cultural differences and social orderings, as well as the changes in these matters over time.
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • Department of Architecture and Built Environment
  • Ståhl, Lars-Henrik, Supervisor
ISBN (Print)91-7740-072-0
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Bibliographical note

The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015.
The record was previously connected to the following departments: Theoretical and Applied Aesthetics (011036008)

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Design

Free keywords

  • memorial
  • death
  • cemetery
  • space
  • profane
  • praesentia
  • symbol
  • place
  • private
  • sacred
  • public
  • ritual
  • body


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