Anna Wanka

Postdoc researcher Goethe-University Frankfurt Communications Officer


Contributions by Anna Wanka

PhD Position in Sociology Uppsala University, the Department of Sociology

Uppsala University welcomes applications for a doctoral student position in sociology with a specialization in social gerontology, i.e. social scientific studies focusing on older people, aging and/ eldercare. The Department seeks to appoint one candidate with excellent academic merits who can demonstrate their potential for research in this specific area…


Calls for Participation: How Methods Matter in Childhood and Age(ing) Research – Interdisciplinary Methods Conference for Early Career Researchers (PhD & Postdoc)

Both childhood and age(ing) research have gained momentum during the past decades and have developed a range of conceptual frameworks and methodological approaches. However, even though both work on the ‘margins of the life course’, exchange between them is still scarce. The Linking Ages initiative hence wants to initiate a…



Join the Ageing & Society Editorial Team

Ageing & Society is a leading interdisciplinary and international peer-reviewed journal devoted to the understanding of human ageing and the circumstances of older people in their social and cultural contexts. It draws contributions and has readers from many disciplines including gerontology, sociology, demography, psychology, economics, medicine, social policy and the…


Call for 2 postdoctoral fellow positions at Goethe University, Frankfurt/Germany

The DFG-funded Research Training Group ‘Doing Transitions’ at Goethe University Frankfurt and Eberhard Karl University of Tübingen is inviting applications for 2 postdoctoral fellows (f/m/d) (Full-time position at the level of E13 on the German Public Service pay scale) for fixed four-year term beginning October 1, 2021. The Research Training Group ‘Doing Transitions’ investigates how transitions are constituted across the…


CfP: Older Women in Europe. A Human Rights based approach (edited collection)

editor Isabella Paoletti PhD, Centro Ricerca e Intervento Sociale NGO, Perugia, Italy www.crisaps.it Realizing the economic, social and cultural rights of older women, as well as their civil and political rights, results in more inclusive and equitable outcomes and helps to tackle more effectively factors driving the social marginalization and exclusion…


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…