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 […]

Meet the 2020 AAGE Margaret Clark Award Co-Winners

What do we do when the two top papers both excel in originality, rigor and outstanding writing? We award them both! The co-winners of the 2020 Margaret Clark Award for best student paper were Francesco Diodati of the University Milano Biccoca and Yan Zhang of Case Western University. Our congratulations to both of you! AAGE’s […]

AAGE Elections – Call for nominations!

Dear AAGE folks, Like most scholarly organizations, AAGE continues to thrive and grow thanks to members’ willingness to step forward and contribute their energies and ideas. One key way to do so is through leadership service. Serving on the Board is a great way to help shape the future of research in anthropology and aging […]

Welcome to the new Co-Editors of Anthropology & Aging!

Along with our new Student Liaison, Brooke Jespersen (see the announcement), we are very excited to welcome Amy Clotworthy and Tannistha Samanta, the new Co-Editors of the AAGE journal, Anthropology & Aging!! Amy and Tannistha accepted the position in December 2020 and since have been working to smoothly transition into their roles. Amy Clotworthy holds […]

Welcome to Brooke Jespersen, AAGE’s New Student Liaison!

We are excited to welcome Brooke Jespersen as AAGE’s next Student Liaison! Brooke is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Case Western Reserve University, specializing in the study of aging and migration. Her dissertation research examines how im/mobility regimes—or power structures enabling, promoting, and restricting migration—relate to older Puerto Rican adults’ conceptualizations, […]

‘Weather-ing’ the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in the UK

By Brianne Wenning, Lisa Dikomitis, Kay Polidano and Christian Mallen, Keele University Few things are more stereotypically British than discussing the weather. A sense of national pride seems to pervades this discussion. In fact, during our time in the UK (as three of the co-authors grew up outside the UK), we have viewed it as […]

Book Review: Gilleard, Chris and Paul Higgs. Social Division and Later Life: Difference, Diversity and Inequality. Bristol Policy Press. 2020. pp 216. Price: $103.75 (Hardcover); $37.55 (eBook and Paperback)

Reviewed by Ashwin Tripathi (ashwin.tripathi@iitgn.ac.in) Humanities and Social Science; Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, India In Social Division and Later Life: Differences, Diversity and Inequality, Chris Gilleard and Paul Higgs (2020) emphasize the increasing heterogeneity of a growing group of older adults, here looking through the lens of social divisions to interrogate the diversity of […]

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