The current pandemic has forced us to confront many harsh realities, not least grief. We have seen the sad reality of lone-dying; we’ve seen minimalist funerals. But how will this change how we think about death and grief in the future?
Douglas Davies is an anthropologist and Professor in the Department of Theology and Religion, Durham University.
New Ideas for the New Normal is a series of newly commissioned video essays from leading researchers and academics at Durham University. Each ten–minute piece considers how we might live now in a post-pandemic world, offering hope and fresh new ideas across a range of disciplines.