Month: April 2014

AAGE member panels at the IUAES Inter-Congress, May 15-18, 2014 in Chiba, Japan

The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Studies will be holding its annual Inter-Congress in Chiba, Japan from May 15-18. It will be held in conjunction with the 50th anniversary meeting of JASCA (Japanese Association of Social and Cultural Anthropology). According to the IUAES Commission on Aging and the Life Course, co-chaired by Leng Leng […]

AAGE at AAA 2014, Washington DC, December 3-7 2014

April 15th is the deadline for submitting poster and panel abstracts for the 113th  AAA Annual Meeting. The theme of the meeting is “Producing Anthropology,” which,  the Program Chairs note, also produces a wealth of questions about anthropology: “what are our epistemological commitments to the ways we make  scientific knowledge today? What impact do our […]

New Book: UNFORGOTTEN Love and the Culture of Dementia Care in India Bianca Brijnath

UNFORGOTTEN: Love and the Culture of Dementia Care in India Bianca Brijnath Announcing Volume 2, Life Course, Culture and Aging: Global Transformations series edited by Jay Sokolovsky in cooperation with AAGE. Bianca Brijnath’s first book, “Unforgotten: Love and Culture of Dementia Care in India” is due for release in July 2014. Here is what readers […]

Aging in an Age of Climate Change: Part 4, by Janelle Christensen

         Janelle Christensen, PhD, MPH (AAGE member since 2006). Janelle’s research interests lie at the intersection of disaster management and aging studies, exploring how community dwelling families respond to emergency preparedness and disaster planning while simultaneously providing care for family members with Alzheimer’s disease.  She completed both PhD in Applied Biocultural Medical Anthropology and a Masters […]

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