histoire-metiers-mort

The history of death-related professions: from antiquity to the present day

The history of the funeral industry is fascinating. It tells the story of how each society over the centuries has dealt with the inescapable reality of death. From Antiquity to the present day, death-related professions have evolved, adapting to beliefs, traditions and scientific advances. From thanatopraxy to university research, the body of the deceased is …

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Career prospects in the funeral industry: how to become a death professional?

Becoming a death professional may not come to mind when you’re asked what your dream job is. Yet the funeral industry offers many exciting and rewarding career opportunities, which go far beyond simply managing funerals. The Death Chronicles team invites you to discover the different facets of this little-known sector and how you can make …

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The emotional challenges of the death professions: how do professionals overcome them?

In a context where death is often taboo, invisible and professionalized, the funeral professions demand great emotional strength. Faced with death on a daily basis, these professionals have developed mechanisms for managing the emotions associated with their work. In this latest Death Chronicles article, we tackle this complex issue, while highlighting the crucial role these …