Month: February 2016

CFP: Ageing in Europe: Beyond the Work-Centered Life Course? (14-16 September, Frankfurt)

In modern European societies, work has become a key aspect in both structuring individual lives as well as in determining socio-economic well-being. Looking at recent ‘active ageing’ reforms, it is intended to become an even more central aspect for older individuals. This work-centred perspective – that also has been reflected in ageing research – provides […]

VITAL postdoctoral research fellowship in social studies of medicine: “Associating dementia”

“Associating dementia” (39.5 months from 15 August 2016) This is an exciting opportunity to join a new research team that will carry out collaborative ethnographic research on the making of quality of life; based in one of Europe’s most vibrant Anthropology departments at the University of Copenhagen and living in one of the world’s best […]

Aged Culture

This is the first post in the Life Course CRN blog exchange series developed in conjunction with the Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group of AAA. A complete list of published exchanges in the series is available here. Follow this link to the corresponding post on “Producing Difference” by AAGE member Jason Danely.   […]

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