20 June 2017

The advent of medically assisted death is leading families to mourn differently. Shortly after learning of her grandfather’s planned death, author Emanuelle Dufour decided to create a comic book about his life. 2016 scholar Samuel Blouin contributed to the book. As an expert, he provided the backdrop. 

Read the comic (in French only)

Samuel Blouin

Samuel Blouin (sociology and religious studies, Université de Montréal and Université de Lausanne): Drawing on field research, Samuel is analyzing how two approaches to assisted dying – Quebec’s and Vaud, Switzerland’s – are testing boundaries in medicine, law, and life itself.

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