Muerte colectiva y covid-19apuntes para el debate

  1. Jordi Moreras 1
  2. Sol Tarrés 2
  3. David Moral 3
  4. Pilar Gil Tébar 2
  5. Ariadna Solé 4
  1. 1 Universitat Rovira i Virgili

    Universitat Rovira i Virgili

    Tarragona, España


  2. 2 Universidad de Huelva

    Universidad de Huelva

    Huelva, España


  3. 3 Universidad de Zaragoza

    Universidad de Zaragoza

    Zaragoza, España


  4. 4 Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

    Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

    Barcelona, España


Revista Andaluza de Antropología

ISSN: 2174-6796

Year of publication: 2020

Issue: 19

Pages: 109-116

Type: Article

DOI: 10.12795/RAA.2021.19.06 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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The effects of the pandemic have plunged Spanish society in a situation of collective death not experienced for decades. In addition to the saturation of medical services, excess mortality also caused a situation of collapse in funeral services. The impossibility of carrying out funeral ceremonies, or the restriction of attendance, has placed an additional emotional burden on families who have had to suspend their mourning. In this article, we will apply Gaëlle Clavandier’s notion of “collective death” to analyse the commemorative actions carried out by public administrations, paying tribute to the victims of the pandemic

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