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Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things (The Age of COVID-19)

Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things: Eldercare in Wuhan under COVID-19 By Zhe Yan, University of Würzburg When the pernicious effects of COVID-19 manifested clearly first in Wuhan, the entire city and the whole of Hubei Province came to a standstill. The lockdown of Wuhan brought unprecedented suffering and life-threatening challenges for millions of people resident […]

Call for posts: The Age of COVID-19

Series Title: The Age of COVID-19 As a scholar of aging and gerontology… What do you know, wonder, or worry is happening in your field site during this pandemic? What lessons might the study of aging have to offer to the world, in the face of this crisis? The Association for Anthropology, Gerontology, and the […]

AAGE 2020 conference CANCELLED

On behalf of the AAGE officers and program committee, I am writing to let you all know that in light of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic we have decided to suspend planning for this summer’s conference on “Aging and Social Justice” in Toronto. We were very much looking forward to this gathering, but calling it off […]

AAGE 2020 conference planning in light of COVID-19

Dear AAGE folks,   As you know, AAGE is busy planning our 2020 standalone conference in Toronto this summer, June 27-28, on the theme of “Aging and Social Justice.” A number of excellent abstracts have been submitted, and our review committee is just now in the process of assessing them. We are excited about the […]

AAGE’s new President-Elect: Aaron Seaman

Dear AAGE folks, Thank you to all who voted in the recent special election for a new President-Elect. We were fortunate to have two stellar candidates willing to step up to this rewarding work on behalf of our organization: Catie Coe and Aaron Seaman. Warm thanks to both of them, and to Past-President Jason Danely who organized the […]

Preview of Anthropology & Aging, Vol 41, no.1 (Feb/March 2020)

Anthropology & Aging Vol 41 no. 1 is nearly ready! Here is a quick preview of some of the exciting contents. Debating “Good” Care: The Challenges of Dementia Care in Shanghai, China Yan Zhang The increasing number of dementia sufferers in China has transformed dementia care from a private issue to a public concern. Nationwide […]

Good news from AAGE!

Greetings AAGE folks! Want some positive news on this Brexelection day? Read on…  CFP: June 27-28 2020, AAGE Conference! Save the date! AAGE will be holding a standalone conference on “Aging and Social Justice” at the University of Toronto, June 27-28 2020! Please respond to our CFP by February 17th. 2020, and please share widely! Conference committee members: Jason Danely, Jean […]

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