AAGE was established in 1978 as an international network of anthropologists, sociologists, and other scientists working on issues of aging and the life course globally and cross-culturally. Learn about us and how to join our network

NEW issue of AAGE's journal!

The latest issue of Anthropology & Aging (vol 42 no 2) is now available free to download!

This issue features new research articles on everything from aging in the Bible-belt of the Netherlands, to sleep ‘homework’ in Denmark. Plus, you can read the winning articles from the 2020 Margaret Clark Award for best student essay and a conversation between the AAGE student liaison Brookes Jesperson and current President, Aaron Seaman.

Finally, catch up on the latest publications with ten new book reviews, featuring new titles from Gamburd, Aulino, Gatta and Coe.
If you want to review a book for Anthropology & Aging, you can view our list of available books here
To submit your own article, commentary, research report or ‘portfolio’ visual work, visit the journal website
Please join or renew your membership with AAGE to keep the journal free and open access!

Berghahn Books LogoBerghahn Books now offers, for all AAGE members, a 50% series discount on all print titles in their Life Course, Culture and Aging series, edited by Jay Sokolovsky.

There are 7 volumes in the series, including monographs and edited volumes.
If you are interested in contributing to the series, all submissions as well as any queries about the formal procedure, should be sent to Berghahn.

AGENET 2021 AVA Award and Slow Conference

AGENET, the AAGE sister organization in the European Association of Social Anthropology (EASA) will be wrapping up its Slow Conference (October-November) with a special event featuring the AVA Award Inaugural Keynote by Professor Paolo Favero (University of Antwerp/VANEASA). The announcement of the winner of the first ever AVA Award for Best Visual Ethnographic Material Addressing […]

AAGE at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting (Nov 17-21, 2021), Baltimore

The Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association begins this week (17th-21st November).The hybrid format includes asynchronous, ‘view-on-demand’ library of podcasts and videos, synchronous ‘virtual sessions’, live broadcast sessions from Baltimore, and non-broadcast in-person events for attendees. A little of something for everyone? AAGE members are, as usual, well represtented at the conference, but not […]