Death, Hospices and Palliative Care through history - marks the 25th anniversary of Hospices i Denmark

Event Date

Monday, 23 October 2017

Due to the fact that hospice as a modern institution this year has 25 years anniversary in Denmark and 50 years anniversary in England, REHPA focuses on the historical development of society's view on mortality and immortality, care for dying, hospice and palliation over the last 200 years. To inform us, we have invited two capacities in the area; professor, sociologist and historian David Clark from Glasgow University and professor and sociologist Michael Hviid Jacobsen from Aalborg University. The target group for the seminar is researchers, students, professionals, leaders, politicians and others with an interest in the historical development of the view and efforts for ill dying. Date: The seminar will be held Monday 23rd October at. 13-16. Location: REHPA, Copenhagen: Øster Farimagsgade 5A, 1st floor. PROGRAM 13.00 - 13.15 Welcome and background for the seminar Helle Timm, Professor, REHPA, SDU 13.15 - 14.00 Mortality and immortality through the last couple of hundred years Michael Hviid Jacobsen, Professor, Aalborg University 14.00 - 14.30 Coffee break 14.30 - 15.15 Hospice and palliative medicine through history David Clark, professor, Glasgow University 15.15 - 15.55 What can we learn from history and what are the biggest challenges ahead? Common debate and discussion 15.55 - 16.00 Rounding The seminar is in Danish, except for David Clark's speech in English. David Clark participates in the debate through an interpreter. REGISTRATION Registration is closed, but you can live the day's presentation. LIVESTREAM IN THE DAY You can also follow the seminar via live stream on your computer Monday, October 23 at. 13-16 at


  • Country: Denmark
  • City: Copenhagen


  • Organiser: REHPA - Danish Knowledge Centre for Rehabilitation and Palliative Car
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