AGENET 2021 AVA Award and Slow Conference

AGENET, the AAGE sister organization in the European Association of Social Anthropology (EASA) will be wrapping up its Slow Conference (October-November) with a special event featuring the AVA Award Inaugural Keynote by Professor Paolo Favero (University of Antwerp/VANEASA). The announcement of the winner of the first ever AVA Award for Best Visual Ethnographic Material Addressing Aging and the Life Course will happen at a separate event on Dec 1. All registrants are welcome to both events!

The AVA Award is a collaborative effort of the EASA’s Age and Generations Network, Association for Gerontology, Aging and the Life Course and EASA’s Visual Anthropology Network. To learn more about the Award, click here. The even will take place on 29th November (4pm CET/ 3pm GMT).

If you are registered for the Slow Conference, you will receive a link to view the Official Selections for a limited time. If you are not registered, you may still join the conference for free Click here to register for the Agenet Slow Conference 2021

Browse the AVA 2021 Official Selections to see some of the amazing creative and powerful work by anthropologists, artists and filmmakers engaging with age.

 

About the author

Jason A Danely

Jason Danely is Past-President of AAGE (2016-18). He is Senior Lecturer of Anthropology at Oxford Brookes University. His book, Aging and Loss: Mourning and Maturity in Contemporary Japan was published in 2014 by Rutgers University Press. He is also editor of Transitions and Transformations: Cultural Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course (Berghahn 2013). From 2011-2015, he served as Editor-in-Chief of Anthropology & Aging, the journal of AAGE. He has served as convenor of the AAA Anthropology of Aging and the Life Course Interest Group (2017-2020) and the EASA Age and Generations Network (2018-20) and from 2020 will become Chair of the Commission on Aging and the Life Course (IUAES). His current research projects look at older ex-offender resettlement; unpaid family carer subjectivities; and transdisciplinary perspectives on frailty.

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