The program included a visit to Skogskyrkogården, The Woodland Cemetery (a UNESCO World Heritage site) and a special guided tour of the Royal Armoury exhibition Theatre of Death. The participants came from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, England, Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Lebanon, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Sweden, Taiwan, The Netherlands and USA.

The conference was a collaboration between The Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender studies and The Critical Heritage Studies Network at Stockholm University, CHAMP/Collaborative for Cultural Heritage Management and Policy at the University of Illinois, and Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage at the University of Birmingham, UK.

Ida Hughes Tidlund, Ann Grönhammar (The Royal Armoury in Stockholm)

Mattias Frihammar (organizer)

Name tags awaiting the conference participants

Professor Heleine Silverman (organizer from CHAMP, Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois), Catharina Nolin (Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University)

Karla Rothstein (Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture's DeathLAB, USA), Mona Friedrich (Institute for Dark Tourism Research, University of Central Lancashire, UK), Ann Grönhammar (The Royal Armoury in Stockholm)

Lydia Smith, USA, Professor Mike Robinson (Key note speaker, Director, Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, UK), Professor Helaine Silverman (CHAMP, University of Illinois)

Alexander Engström (Uppsala universitet), Lee Mellor (Concordia University, Montreal, Canada)

Olof Sundqvist (Deputy Head, Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender studies, Stockholm university), Annika Olsson (Head of Department, Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender studies, Stockholm university)

Professor Mike Robinson

Anna Bergman (Stockholm City Museum), Susanne Höglin (Stockholm City Museum)

Professor Mike Robinson, Lydia Smith

Eva Silvén (Nordiska museet in Stockholm)

Professor Helaine Silverman, Amitha Sinha (Professor of Landscape Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA)

Mattias Frihammar, Magdalena Banaszkiewicz (Institute of Intercultural Studies, Jagiellonian University i Kraków, Poland)

Participants arriving at Stockholm University

Participants arriving at Stockholm University

Mattias Frihammar and Helaine Silverman welcome the conference participants

Mattias Frihammar and Helaine Silverman welcome the conference participants

Karin Helander, Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Humanities and Social Sciences at Stockholm University, opens the conference

Professor Helaine Silverman

Group picture at Skogskyrkogården, The Woodland Cemetery in Stockholm

Eva Larson from Stockholm City Museum guiding at Skogskyrkogården

Börje Olsson, Graduate Engineer at Stockholms Cemeteries Administration, guiding at Skogskyrkogården

Rasul A. Mowatt (Indiana University, USA)

Mattias Frihammar

Tiina Tuulik (Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonia)

Reception at City Hall with Mats Berglund, Second Vice President of the Stockholm City Council

Group picture at City Hall