versão impressa ISSN 0121-1617
This article is a reflection on fieldwork notes made during trips to various cemeteries in towns of Cundinamarca and Boyacá during March and April, 2006. This exercise was an effort to observe how the physical space of the cemetery reflects social practices related to death, thus furthering the study of the relationship between memory and space. The article recounts the observations made in each cemetery, and includes photographs to accompany the descriptions as well as drawings and maps to illustrate the spatial organization of the cemeteries. In the end, comparing the observations made in each town, it offers a brief analysis of the information gathered in order establish the relationship between the space of the cemetery and its social context.
Palavras-chave : Cemeteries; memory; space.