Announcements

CfP Social Networks and Retirement

Conference/Meeting - 4th European Conference on Social Networks (EUSN)Date - September 09, 2019Deadline - April 12, 2019The aging of societies across Europe is not only fundamentally changing the demographic composition of populations as a whole, but also the structure of the workforces within. As working populations are ageing and simultaneous shrinking, the quest of extending working lives and - as rather new phenomena - enabling post-retirement…

CfP: Workshop on Health, Morbidity and Mortality in Europe — and Beyond

Conference/Meeting - Health, Morbidity and Mortality in Europe -- and BeyondDate - September 04, 2019Deadline - March 15, 2019On behalf of the European Association for Population Studies Working Group on Health, Morbidity and Mortality; ISA RC41 (Soiology of Population) and the local organising committee at the Medizinische Hochschule, Hanover are pleased to announce a workshop on "Health, Morbidity and Mortality in Europe – and Beyond”, to be held…

LKAS PhD Scholarship

Employer - University of GlasgowDeadline - January 11, 2019 / 05:00 PMINNOVATION IN COMMUNITY MODELS OF ‘HOUSING WITH CARE' Project Summary: Ageing is often depicted as a burden for society, but there is now a growing realisation that it also provides many opportunities for economic growth and innovation in housing, care and co-production. Aligned to this, a shift in thinking can be…

CfP BSG 2019 48th Annual Conference

Conference/Meeting - BSG 2019 48th Annual ConferenceDate - July 10, 2018Deadline - January 24, 2019 / 05:00 PMOur Conference theme aligns to that aspiration: Resilience and Living Well in Local Communities . It builds on the BSG 2018 conference theme: ageing in an unequal world, focusing in on local communities. Research into ageing is a priority for the University of Liverpool and it has a multi-disciplinary approach…

Research Seminar: Creative Ageing: Has our time come?

Price - freeDate - February 05, 2019The University of Derby's Creative Ageing Research Cluster invite you to attend a seminar on 'Creative Ageing: Has our time come? Developments in politics, policy and understanding' with Paul Cann (Age UK Oxfordshire) and Alexandra Coulter (Arts & Health South West). We've added years to life but have we added life to…

CfP Thinking Ageing and Older Age

Conference/Meeting - Thinking Ageing and Older Age MICRA PhD and Early Career ConferenceDate - June 13, 2019Deadline - April 01, 2019 / 05:00 PMWith an ageing global population, research about ageing and older people is increasingly important. This one day conference aims to showcase the range of research among postgraduate and early career researchers from across disciplines taking ageing as its focus. We welcome researchers interested in and working on ageing and older…

Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Position 2018, Santiago de Chile

Employer - Millennium Center for the Study of the Life Course and Vulnerability (MLIV)Deadline - October 30, 2018 / 05:00 PMThe Millennium Center for the Study of the Life Course and Vulnerability (MLIV) is an interdisciplinary research center publicly funded by the Millennium Scientific Initiative by the Ministry of Economy of Chile (MINECON) based in Santiago de Chile. The MLIV brings together sociologists, economists, demographers, and physicians from several Chilean…

CfP: Media Discourses on Inequalities in Old-Age Care

Conference/Meeting - Special Issue in the Journal of Ageing and Later Life (IJAL)Deadline - November 01, 2018 / 05:00 PMGuest Edited by EVA SOOM AMMANN (Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland) Call for contributions for an upcoming special issue in the Journal of Ageing and Later Life (IJAL): MEDIA DISCOURSES ON INEQUALITIES IN OLD-AGE CARE Guest Edited by EVA SOOM AMMANN (Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland) in collaboration with…

CfP: Perspectives and Theories of Social Innovation for Ageing Population

Deadline - June 27, 2018 / 27/06/2018In collaboration with the journals Frontiers in Sociology & Frontiers in Public Health (www.frontiersin.org) we are bringing together a selected group of international experts to contribute to an open-access article collection on: "Perspectives and Theories of Social Innovation for Ageing Population"   Guest Editors: Andrzej Klimczuk, Warsaw School of Economics,…

Selected Contemporary Challenges of Ageing Policy

Łukasz Tomczyk, Andrzej Klimczuk, Ruta Braziene, Giovanna Del Gobbo, Glenda Galeotti, Gilda Esposito, Angelika Felska, Jaroslava Hasmanová Marhánková, Valentina Hlebec, Tatjana Rakar, Krystyna Kamińska, Magdalena Leszko, Beata Bugajska, Liga Rasnača, Endija Rezgale-Straidoma, Doga B. Sariipek, Seyran G. Çuhadar, Erik Selecký This volume-"Selected Contemporary Challenges of Aging Policy"-is the most international of all published monographs from the series "Czech-Polish-Slovak Studies in Andragogy and Social Gerontology." Among the scholars trying to grasp the nuances and trends of social policy, there are diverse perspectives, resulting not only from the extensive knowledge of the…
Łukasz Tomczyk, Andrzej Klimczuk, Ruta Braziene, Giovanna Del Gobbo, Glenda Galeotti, Gilda Esposito, Angelika Felska, Jaroslava Hasmanová Marhánková, Valentina Hlebec, Tatjana Rakar, Krystyna Kamińska, Magdalena Leszko, Beata Bugajska, Liga Rasnača, Endija Rezgale-Straidoma, Doga B. Sariipek, Seyran G. Çuhadar, Erik Selecký (2017).Selected Contemporary Challenges of Ageing Policy, Kraków: Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny w Krakowie