Selected publications of our consortium.

Below are some examples to represent our research findings.
Selected publications

Harju AA. Theorising Digital Afterlife as Techno-Affective Assemblage: On Relationality, Materiality, and the Affective Potential of Data. Social Sciences. 2024; 13(4):227.

O’Connor M. Grief Universalism: A Perennial Problem Pattern Returning in Digital Grief Studies? Social Sciences. 2024; 13(4):208.

Sumiala J, Jacobsen MH. Digital Death and Spectacular Death. Social Sciences. 2024; 13(2):101.

Nowaczyk-Basińska K, Kiel P. Exploring the Immortological Imagination: Advocating for a Sociology of Immortality. Social Sciences. 2024; 13(2):83.

Toplean A. Global Digital Death and Glocal Dying: Theoretical Challenges and Possible Research Directions. Glocalism. 2024; (1).

Toplean A. Socio-Phenomenological Reflections on What Digital Death Brings and Denies in Terms of Relational Experiences to Orthodox Romanians. Social Sciences. 2023; 12(12):686.

Altaratz D, Morse T. Digital Séance: Fabricated Encounters with the Dead. Social Sciences. 2023; 12(11):635.

Harju AA, Huhtamäki J. Streaming Death: Terrorist Violence, Post-death Data and the Digital Afterlife of Difficult Death. In S. Coleclough, B. Michael-Fox & R. Visser (Eds.), Difficult Death, Dying and the Dead in Media and Culture 2023; 26: 53-68. Cham: Springer International Publishing.

Sumiala J, Death, Spirituality, and Digital Afterlife. In Cohen, Y. & P. A. Soukup (Eds.), The Handbook on Religion and Communication 2023; 7: 399-413. Wiley Blackwell.

Digital Death Special Issue

Digital Death: Transforming History, Rituals and Afterlife – the Special Issue of Social Sciences aims to shape a joint foundation for the study of digital death (1) by exploring the interrelations of death and the digital and reflecting on the various formations these interrelations might have for the present day society and (2) by reflecting on the challenges of studying digital death as an interdisciplinary research field. The ambition of this Special Issue is to become an authoritative contribution to the field and to make an essential reading for students and fellow researchers in this rising research area.

The Special Issue will include texts that are theoretical, empirical, and/or reflective. The authors have been invited and picked by the editors