COVID-19 and the Laws of Death and Burial

In this episode, PhD candidate Paula Shilliday talks to Professor Heather Conway about the intersections between the COVID-19 pandemic and the laws of death and burial. Prof Conway outlines the ways in which COVID-19 and related restrictions have impacted upon the socially and culturally significant act of the funeral, and the implications of this – in particular in terms of the potential risk to emotional wellbeing and mental health.

You can read Heather Conway’s post for The Conversation on this issue here and you can access a longer piece by Heather on the NI specifics for (2020) 2 Folio: Northern Ireland Conveyancing and Property Law Journal 16-21 here.

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