The Mitori Project: A Week of Events in March 2019

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We present three events in Dumfries and Galloway to initiate The Mitori Project, a new research collaboration focussed on end of life issues in the UK and Japan.

Hirobumi Takenouchi, Haruka Hikasa, Yoshinori Takata, and Miho Tanaka will join us at the University of Glasgow, Dumfries Campus  for the first project workshop, and we have also curated a series of three special public events to welcome more voices into our conversations.

To find out more about The Mitori Project, please visit: 

All three events are free to attend, please see below for information. Booking is required for the event on 27th March.


26th March 2019: Death Café at Thomas Tosh, Thornhill

An evening of conversation about death, dying, grief, loss, and bereavement.

26th March 2019

6.30pm– 8pm

Thomas Tosh
Thornhill
Dumfries and Galloway
DG3 5LZ

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See More on the Death Cafe Website


27th March 2019: The Mitori Project at the World Peace Sanctuary, Allanton

The Glasgow End of Life Studies Group is delighted to invite you to this very special event. Everyone is welcome to join us at the Allanton Peace Sanctuary, Dumfries, as we introduce The Mitori Project: End of life care in the UK and Japan – intersections in culture, practice and policy. Places are limited so please ensure you book your ticket.

Professor David Clark and Professor Hirobumi Takenouchi will give short presentations introducing the project and end of life care issues in the UK and Japan, followed by a short presentation from local filmmaker Emma Dove.

An open space for questions and discussions will follow, concluded by a tour around the facilities and grounds of the Allanton Peace Sanctuary. Please see below for the complete timetable:

12.30pm – 1.00pm
Arrivals and Welcome at Allanton

1.00pm – 1.30pm
Buffet Lunch with supporters and friends of the World Peace Sanctuary

1.30pm – 2.30pm
Welcome from the Centre Manager
Short presentations from Professor David Clark and Professor Hirobumi Takenouchi: An Introduction to the Team and The Mitori Project, and key end of life issues and research in the UK and Japan
Short presentation from Emma Dove and Team
General discussion

2.30pm – 4.00pm
Tour of the grounds and facility

Allanton Peace Sanctuary
Allanton House
Auldgirth
Dumfries
DG2 0RY

Wednesday 27th March 2019
12.30pm – 4.00pm

Buffet Lunch Provided

Free but ticketed. Places are limited so please ensure you book your ticket: https://mitori-project-at-allanton.eventbrite.co.uk


28th March 2019: The Mitori Project: Death, Dying, End of Life Care, and Bereavement in the UK and Japan

Beginning with a musical interlude by Michael Muir, Professor David Clark and Professor Hirobumi Takenouchi will give presentations on Death, Dying, End of Life Care and Bereavement in the UK and Japan, to include some reflections on ‘Mitori’ and ‘Watch with Me’.
Mr Andrew Walls with give vote of thanks.

Thursday 28th March 2019

11am – 1pm

R232
Rutherford/McCowan Building
University of Glasgow, Dumfries Campus
Bankend Road
Dumfries
DG1 4ZL

Refreshments Provided

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University of Glasgow, Dumfries Campus

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