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Contested Futures: Research into the Material Culture of Cemeteries
Maren Deepwell-Kurz, Department of Anthropology, UCL This research is focused on the material culture of cemeteries, from architectural structures and monuments, to tombs, coffins and funeral paraphernalia. The main fieldwork site was West Norwood Cemetery, which is located in South London. This Victorian cemetery has the largest number of individually listed monuments of any cemetery…