Month: August 2015

After Critical Gerontology?: Provocation to PAAGE Discussion Piece #1

Consideration of institutions as concretized and semi-permanent systems of knowledge production has by now sunk into the general parlance of anthropology, gerontology, and other social scientific fields of study. The rule of science, naturalizing objects of knowledge into universal fact, has transformed the policy environment in many modern nations. Scientific research, statistical projections, and public […]

Right to Die: Provocation to PAAGE Discussion Piece #2

Right to Die In the United States our supposed inalienable human rights include, among others, freedom from torture, slavery, freedom of speech, religion, and the right to life. But what of death? If we possess the right to life, do we not also have the right then to choose how and when to dispossess that […]

Aging and the Life Course at #AAA2015

  AAGE and the AAA Interest Group on Aging and the Life Course are gearing up for #AAA2015 in Denver, Colorado, November 18-22! Jay Sokolovsky has started compiling a 2015 Guide to the Meetings and a Guide to Core Anthropology of Aging and the Life Course Resources (The 2014 Research Guide is at: http://faculty.usfsp.edu/jsokolov/ageguide14.htm). Here […]

CFP Care and the End of Life Project, London, UK, January 18-20, 2016

SEE FULL CFP ANNOUNCEMENT DETAILS HERE This inclusive interdisciplinary event aims to explore the connections between health care systems at work across the world, matters of public, social and legal policy, caregivers and care providers, and people (‘patients’) who strive to make sense of suffering and find themselves at the end-of-life. The meeting specifically aims […]

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