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Research interests

My PhD research focusses on music during contemporary funerals in the Netherlands. How does funeral music relate to the ways death is dealt with in the Netherlands?

Research interests

In my PhD research at Tilburg University I focus on music during funeral rituals. How is music during these rituals connected to attitudes towards death?

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  • Music
  • Death
  • Cultural Practices
  • Ritual Studies
  • Digital Humanities

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Research Output

Funeral Music between Heaven and Earth

Bruin-Mollenhorst, J., Nov 2019, Music & Death: Interdisciplinary Readings and Perspectives. Bennett, M. J. & Gracon, D. (eds.). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., p. 7-18

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Open Access
  • How to make the best funeral?

    Hoondert, M. & Bruin-Mollenhorst, J., 23 Feb 2019

    Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

    Ritual in a Digital Society

    van der Beek, S. (ed.), Hoondert, M. (ed.), Bruin-Mollenhorst, J., Matthee, N., de Kreek, M., Wenz, K., Griffiths, S. J. & Ilaihi, W., 1 Nov 2019, Amsterdam: Institute for Ritual and Liturgical Studies, Protestant Theological University and Institute for Christian Cultural Heritage, University of Groningen. 146 p. (Netherlands Studies in Ritual and Liturgy ; no. 21)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook editing

  • Asbestemming in The Way

    Translated title of the contribution: Ash disposal in The WayBruin-Mollenhorst, J., 2018, Camino Cahier 2: Cinema Camino. Camino Academie, Vol. 2. (Camino Cahiers).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

    Open Access

    De functie van muziek bij uitvaarten: voor(bij) het persoonlijke

    Bruin-Mollenhorst, J., 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperOther research output

    Open Access


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