The Art of Dying

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 24 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:235
  1. Upasana Tayal, Clegg scholar (
  1. BMJ

    To understand what constitutes a good death we need to think beyond medicine and explore insights from the arts and social sciences. This month has seen the end of The Art of Dying, a year long programme at King's College, London, that brought together clinicians, social researchers, philosophers, historians, lawyers, theologians, and ethicists.

    Hosted by the college's Department of Humanities, The Art of Dying comprised debates, lectures, conferences, exhibitions, and performances that provided a forum for …

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