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NEW issue of AAGE's journal!

The latest issue of Anthropology & Aging (vol 42 no 1) is now available free to download!

This issue features a special issue collection on aging, biological clock and the moral-cultural tensions associated with reproduction guest edited by Anindita Majumdar.

The new issue also features a regular submission article on Muslim immigrants and the Danish welfare state, a commentary on euthanasia in Netherlands, and a brilliant portfolio interview with Sophie Sartain.

Finally, catch up on the latest publications with over a dozen new book reviews. Join AAGE and keep the journal free!

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.

Surviving COVID-19 in Peru

By Magdalena Zegarra Chiappori, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Survival. Perhaps the word carries more weight today than ever. We are all engaged in this exercise of collective survival. Many of us have found ourselves forced to become accustomed to the unwelcome novelty of the burden of extreme uncertainty. And it is only now that […]

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: AVA 2021 BEST VISUAL ETHNOGRAPHIC MATERIAL AWARD

CALL FOR ENTRIES: AVA 2021 BEST VISUAL ETHNOGRAPHIC MATERIAL AWARD ADDRESSING AGING AND THE LIFE COURSE AGENET, AAGE and VANEASA are inviting anthropological works which through the employment of visual methods address the issues surrounding aging and the life course in creative ways, offering new modes of engagement and understanding.The jury will award up to […]