Announcements - Calls for Papers

15th Global Conference on Ageing: Rights Matter

As a response to the unprecedented times and challenges the Covid-19 pandemic has brought, the IFA announces, the first virtual and in-person15th Global Conference, entitled “Rights Matter”.  “Rights Matter” represents a critical point of connection for all those fighting for the rights of older people in a time when their value…

CfP: Doing Ageing Research Together (Edited Volume)

Anna Urbaniak and network member Anna Wanka invite you to submit a chapter proposal for our new book project (to be submitted for publication by Routledge): Doing Ageing Research Together: Innovative Perspectives on Participatory Approaches The aim of the book is to take a closer look at what it means…

CfP: Social, Technological and Health Innovation: Opportunities and Limitations for the Social Policy, Health Policy, and Environmental Policy

In collaboration with the Open Access journals of Frontiers (www.frontiersin.org) we are bringing together a selected group of international experts to contribute to an article collection on: "Social, Technological and Health Innovation: Opportunities and Limitations for the Social Policy, Health Policy, and Environmental Policy" Submission Deadlines: 13 December 2020 -…

Contribute a chapter to the Open Access book “Demographic Analysis – Selected Concepts, Tools, and Applications”

The book Demographic Analysis - Selected Concepts, Tools, and Applications, aims to present basic definitions, practical techniques, and methods as well as examples of studies based on usage of demographic analysis in various institutions and economic entities. The authors are welcome to introduce the specifics of demographic information, data collection,…

CfP: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Socio-Economic Systems in the Post-Pandemic World

Deadline - November 15, 2020 / 15/11/2020In collaboration with the Open Access journals of Frontiers (www.frontiersin.org) we are bringing together a selected group of international experts to contribute to an article collection on: "Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Socio-Economic Systems in the Post-Pandemic World: Design Thinking, Strategic Planning, Management, and Public Policy"   Submission Deadline: 15 December 2020…

CfP: Citizen Science and Social Innovation: Mutual Relations, Barriers, Needs, and Development Factors

Deadline - November 15, 2020 / 15/11/2020In collaboration with the Open Access journals of Frontiers (www.frontiersin.org) we are bringing together a selected group of international experts to contribute to an article collection on: "Citizen Science and Social Innovation: Mutual Relations, Barriers, Needs, and Development Factors"   The manuscript submission deadline is 15 December 2020.   Visit…

Call for Papers for the IJAL Special Issue “Ageing with Digital Technologies: From Theory to Agency and Practice”

Deadline - August 31, 2020 / 15/11/2020Guest Edited by Magdelane Kania-Lundholm (Dalarna University College, Sweden) & Helen Manchester (University of Bristol, UK)Scholars agree that information technologies, digital devices and mediated systems of communication have profoundly shaped societies on all levels and later life is no exception. However, to date, the majority of scholarship addressing old age and digital technologies has focused either on issues pertaining to inequalities and digital divides or…
Guest Edited by Magdelane Kania-Lundholm (Dalarna University College, Sweden) & Helen Manchester (University of Bristol, UK) (2021).Call for Papers for the IJAL Special Issue “Ageing with Digital Technologies: From Theory to Agency and Practice”. International Journal of Ageing and Later Life . ():

CfP for a Research Topic in Frontiers in Sociology: New Pathways in Retirement Research: Innovative Perspectives on Social Inequalities and the Distribution of Transitional Risks

Conference/Meeting - New Pathways in Retirement Research: Innovative Perspectives on Social Inequalities and the Distribution of Transitional Risks (Research Topic)Deadline - July 31, 2020 / 15/11/2020Editors: Anna Wanka, Moritz Hess, David Lain  About this Research Topic The transition from work to retirement remains one of the major turning points within an individual's life course, as it entails a variety of significant changes. Income and occupational prestige may decrease, but so does work-related stress; similarly, work-related social networks may loosen, but private…
Editors: Anna Wanka, Moritz Hess, David Lain ().CfP for a Research Topic in Frontiers in Sociology: New Pathways in Retirement Research: Innovative Perspectives on Social Inequalities and the Distribution of Transitional Risks. Frontiers in Sociology. ():

CfP PhD Workshop: An exploration of methodological issues in the study of age and ageing

Conference/Meeting - PhD Workshop: An exploration of methodological issues in the study of age and ageingDeadline - April 16, 2020 / 15/11/2020Call for applications PhD workshop,  24.-26.8. Jyväskylä, Finland An exploration of methodological issues in the study of age and ageing Organized by the ESA Research Network on Ageing in Europe and the Centre of Excellence in Research on Ageing and Care (CoE AgeCare). Overview We invite PhD students and early-career…

Call for Abstracts: Sustainable Care International Conference 2020

Conference/Meeting - Sustainable Care International Conference 2020Deadline - September 16, 2019 / 5 PM BSTCare: challenges and solutions for a sustainable future Around the world, arrangements for the care of people who need help to manage daily life are evolving. Care is needed ‘at home’ and ‘across continents’; it must meet the needs of individuals and of families and communities; it must be possible…