Anna Wanka

Anna Wanka

Postdoc researcher Goethe-University Frankfurt Communications Officer


Contributions by Anna Wanka

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…


RC-11 Workshops at the ISA FORUM 2021  

In the course of the ISA FORUM 2021 (online) the RC11 offers two workshops for interested early career scholars:  Please note that because ISA were unable to accommodate a longer session at the ISA FORUM online, we have created our own zoom link for this workshop. We anticipate that colleagues…


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…


Postdoctoral Researcher Opportunities Society and Health Research Center at Universidad Mayor

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER OPPORTUNITIES SOCIETY AND HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER AT UNIVERSIDAD MAYORPostdoc_Society_and_Health_Research_Center_UM_2020 The Society and Health Research Center at Universidad Mayor (http://ciss.umayor.cl/en/) is seeking to sponsor postdoctoral researchers funded through FONDECYT. The overarching mission of the Society and Health Research Center is to advance well-being at the individual, social, and institutional…


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

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…


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

  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…



Happy New Year & Newsletter 2020

RC11 wishes you a Happy New Year! As we know, most of you are looking forward to a very busy and hopefully equally exciting 2020. Do you want to share some of your activities with the RC11 community? We are currently preparing our winter newsletter, and as you know, the…


CfP: Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research – Annual Volume on “Aging and the Family: Understanding Changes in Structural and Relationship Dynamics”

Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research is an annual volume which publishes cutting-edge family research.   The 2020 volume of CPFR will focus on the theme of "Aging and the Family: Understanding Changes in Structural and Relationship Dynamics."  We are interested in a wide variety of topics related to aging and family issues, and…