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CfP: Media Discourses on Inequalities in Old-Age Care

Guest 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 the IMISCOE ‘Ageing Migrants’ Standing Committee (https://www.imiscoe.org/what-imiscoe-does/research/standing-committees/149-ageing-migrants-demography-welfare-and-agency) This special issue aims to…

Call for a PhD position (4 years) to work on ageing and migration within a big NCCR network in Switzerland

The National Center of Competence in Research nccr – on the move aims to enhance the understanding of contemporary migration patterns. Transcending disciplines, the NCCR brings together research projects from the social sciences, economics and law. Managed from the University of Neuchatel, the network comprises eleven Higher Education Institutions in…

RC11 Emerging Scholar Paper Award for Aging Research

The Executive Committee of RC11 is pleased to announce that the winners of the Emerging Scholar Paper Award are:   Patricia Homan "Rethinking the role of childhood SES in adult health: Integrating existing theories with life course perspectives on the disablement process" Ella Schwartz "The reciprocal relationship between social connectedness…

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,…

Marie Jahoda Winter School of Sociology / Doing Age – The Practices of Age and Ageing / November 1-3, 2018

Against the backdrop of demographic ageing, ageing research itself is transforming. While widely used concepts such as models of disengagement and active ageing have been heavily critizied for their “crypto-normativity” (Kolland & Amann, 2014), more recent approaches within a ‘cultural gerontology’ put emphasis on the subjective experience, identity construction and…

Final Conference Cost Action IS1409 – Call for Papers Institute for Lifecourse & Society November 22-23, 2018 Galway, Ireland.

Extending working life is one of the most important policy measures recommended to respond to population ageing, and the sustainability of social protection systems, in particular pension and health care systems. However, the differential impacts of these policies for various social groups and across different social policy regimes have yet…


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

Generations, intergenerational relationships, generational policy: A multilingual compendium – Edition 2017

Kurt Lüscher, Andreas Hoff, Andrzej Klimczuk, Giovanni Lamura, Marta Renzi, Paulo de Salles Oliveira, Mariano Sánchez, Gil Viry, Eric Widmer, Ágnes Neményi, Enikő Veress, Cecilia Bjursell, Ann-Kristin Boström, Gražina Rapolienė, Sarmitė Mikulionienė, Sema Oğlak, Ayşe Canatan, Ana Vujović, Ajda Svetelšek, Nedim Gavranović, Olga Ivashchenko, Valentina Shipovskaya, Qing Lin, Xiying WangThe members of the International Network for the Analysis of Intergenerational Relations (Generationes) proudly present the most recent issue of the jointly produced compendium "Generations, Intergenerational Relations and Generational Policy". This new version includes 17 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Hungarian, Turkish, Romanian, Lithuanian, Slovenian (new),…
Kurt Lüscher, Andreas Hoff, Andrzej Klimczuk, Giovanni Lamura, Marta Renzi, Paulo de Salles Oliveira, Mariano Sánchez, Gil Viry, Eric Widmer, Ágnes Neményi, Enikő Veress, Cecilia Bjursell, Ann-Kristin Boström, Gražina Rapolienė, Sarmitė Mikulionienė, Sema Oğlak, Ayşe Canatan, Ana Vujović, Ajda Svetelšek, Nedim Gavranović, Olga Ivashchenko, Valentina Shipovskaya, Qing Lin, Xiying Wang (2017).Generations, intergenerational relationships, generational policy: A multilingual compendium – Edition 2017, Konstanz: Universität Konstanz

Call for papers and sessions. Conference of the ESA Research Network (RN01) on Ageing in Europe

CALL FOR PAPERS AND SESSIONS 4th Mid-Term Conference of the ESA Research Network (RN01) on Ageing in Europe "AGEING IN EUROPE: AGENCY, CITIZENSHIP AND THE DYNAMICS OF POWER" Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, 5 - 7 September 2018 Conference website: http://esaageing-conf.fss.muni.cz Conference email: esaageing.conf@gmail.com  Conference Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/346869709120565 The major…