Publications

Books

Arnold, M., Gibbs, M., Kohn, T.,  Meese, J., & Nansen, B. (eds.). (2018) Death and Digital Media. London: Routledge.

Kohn, T., Nansen, B., Gibbs, M., & van Ryn, L. (eds.). (2019) Residues of Death: Disposal Refigured. London: Routledge.

Peer-reviewed journal articles  

Gould, H., Kohn, T., & Gibbs, M. (2018) Uploading the Ancestors: Experiments with digital Buddhist altars in contemporary JapanDeath Studies

Van Ryn, L, Meese, J, Nansen, B, Kohn, T, Arnold, M, and Gibbs, M. (2018) Managing the consumption of death and digital media: the funeral director as market intermediary. Death Studies

Lambert, A, Nansen, B, and Arnold, M. (2018) Algorithmic Memorial Videos: Contextualising Automated Curation. Memory Studies, 11.2: 156-171.

Nansen B., Kohn, T., Arnold M., Van Ryn L., & Gibbs, M. (2017) Social Media in the Funeral Industry: On the Digitization of Grief, Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 61(1): 73-89.

Meese, J., Nansen, B., Kohn, T., Arnold, M., & Gibbs, M. (2015) Posthumous Personhood and the affordances of digital media, Mortality, 20(4): 408-420. 

Gibbs, M., Meese, J., Arnold, M., Nansen, B., & Carter, M. (2015). #Funeral and Instagram: death, social media, and platform vernacular. Information, Communication & Society, 18(3): 255-268.

Graham, C., Arnold, M., Kohn, T., & Gibbs, M. R. (2015). Gravesites and websites: a comparison of memorialisation. Visual Studies, 30(1): 37-53.

Meese, J., Gibbs, M., Carter, M., Arnold, M., Nansen, B., & Kohn, T. (2015). Selfies at Funerals: Mourning and Presencing on Social Media Platforms. International Journal of Communication, 9(14): 1818–1831. 

Graham, C., Gibbs, M. and Aceti, L. (eds) (2013) The Information Society Special Issue: Death, Afterlife, and Immortality of Bodies and Data,29(3): 133–202.

Gibbs M, Bellamy CArnold M, Nansen B and Kohn T. (2013) Digital registers and estate planning. Retirement and Estate Planning Bulletin, 16(3): 63-68.

Graham, C., Gibbs, M. and Aceti, L. (2013) Introduction to the Special Issue on the Death, Afterlife, and Immortality of Bodies and Data.  The Information Society: An International Journal, 29(3): 133–141.

Gibbs, M., Mori, M., Arnold, M. & Kohn, T. (2012). Tombstones, Uncanny Monuments and Epic Quests: Memorials in World of Warcraft. Game Studies,12(1): 

Book chapters

Van Ryn, L, Nansen, B, and Gibbs, M. (2019, forthcoming) ‘Adapt or Die’: the funeral trade show as a site of institutional anxiety. In Residues of Death: Disposal Refigured. Arnold, M., Gibbs, M., Hallam, E., Kohn, T., Nansen, B, and van Ryn, L (Eds.).

Kohn, T., Arnold, M., Gibbs, M., Meese, J., & Nansen, B. (2018) The Social Life of the Dead and the Leisured Life of the Living Online, in Leisure and Death: Lively Encounters with Risk, Death, and Dying, edited byKaul, A, and Skinner, J, Boulder: University of Colorado Press.

van Ryn, L., Kohn, T., Nansen, B., Arnold, M., & Gibbs, M. (2017). Researching Death Online. In L. Hjorth, H. Horst, A. Galloway, & G. Bell (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography(pp. 112-120). London: Routledge

Nansen, B., Arnold, M., Gibbs, M., and Kohn, T. (2015) Remembering Zyzz: Distributed Memories on Distributed Networks. In A. Hajek, C. Lohmeier, & C. Pentzold (Eds.), Memory in a Mediated World: Remembrance and Reconstruction(pp. 261-280). London: Palgrave Macmillan UK. 

Nansen, B., Arnold, M., Gibbs, M., and Kohn, T. (2014) The Restless Dead in the Digital Cemetary, In Christopher Moreman and David Lewis (eds.). Praeger. Digital death: Mortality and Beyond in the Online Age. 

Kohn, T., Gibbs, M., Arnold, M., and Nansen. B. (2012) ‘Facebook and the Other: Administering to and Caring for the Dead Online’, in Hage, G (ed), Responsibility, University of Melbourne Press, Parkville, Australia, pp 128–141.

Conference Papers 

Gibbs, M., Carter, M. & Mori, J. (2013) Vile Rat: Spontaneous Shrines in EVE Online (2013) Foundations of Digital Games Conference(FDG’13), 15 May, Chania, Greece.

Bellamy, C, Arnold, M, Gibbs, M, Kohn, T, Nansen, B (2013) Mediating the digital hereafter: life beyond the timeline. Prato Community informatics Research Network (CIRN) Conference Oct 28–30 2013, Monash Centre, Prato Italy.

Gibbs, M,Carter, M, Arnold, M and Nansen, B (2013) Serenity Now bombs a World of Warcraft funeral: Negotiating the Morality, Reality and Taste of Online Gaming Practices. Proceedings of Internet Research 14.0: The 14th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR),23–26 October 2013, Denver, USA.

Mori, J, Gibbs, M, Arnold, M, and Nansen, B. (2012) ‘Design Considerations for After Death: Comparing the Affordances of Three Online Platforms’. Proceedings of the 24th Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference, Swinburne University, November 26–30. ACM Press, New York, p. 395–404.

Public Reports

van der Nagel, E., Arnold, M., Nansen, B., Gibbs, M., Kohn, T., Bellamy, C., and Clark, N. (2017) Death and the Internet: Consumer issues for planning and managing digital legacies (version 2; 2017 update), Australian CommunicationsConsumerAction Network, Sydney.

Bellamy, C., Arnold, M., Gibbs, M., Nansen, B., Kohn, T. (2017) Death and the Internet: Consumer issues for planning and managing digital legacies. Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN), NSW.

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