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Current issue of AAGE’s journal!

All of the articles in the latest issue of Anthropology & Aging (vol 44 no 2) are now available free to download! This Special Issue highlights original research articles generated from the five-year, multi-country project, the Anthropology of Smartphones and Smart Aging (ASSA), based at University College London and led by Professor Daniel Miller. Through five compelling articles (and an […]

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AAGE 2024 Conference: Enchantment and Transformation

AAGE will be holding its biennial conference in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) at the El Dorado Hotel & Spa in Santa Fe, NM on March 26-30, 2024. We are adopting the theme of SfAA’s meeting—“Enchantment and Transformation”—and adapting it to our concerns with aging, gerontology, and the

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October Book Discussion: Martins Sampaio’s Migration, Diversity, and Inequality in Later Life

Our next book discussion will be on Dora Martins Sampaio’s book Migration, Diversity and Inequality in Later Life: Ageing at a Crossroads (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022) on Friday, October 13, 12-1pm (Eastern, North America). About the book: This book is the first comprehensive ethnographic study of the diversity of living and ageing experiences of three groups of older migrants

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New Graduate Student Travel Award to AAA meetings for research on the Anthropology of Aging and the Life course

The Aging and the Life Course Interest Group of the American Anthropological Association invites applications for the first annual Christine Fry Graduate Student Travel Award. The awardee will receive $500 to be applied toward travel to the 2023 AAA/CASCA meetings in Toronto, and will be honored at the Interest Group business meeting during the conference.

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September Book Discussion: Chinese Senior Migrants and the Globalization of Retirement

The Association of Aging, Gerontology, and the Life Course (AAGE) is hosting a discussion on Zoom of Nicole DeJong Newendorp’s Chinese Senior Migrants and the Globalization of Retirement (Stanford University Press, 2020) on Friday, September 8, 2023, 12-1pm (Eastern, North America) via Zoom. About the book: The 21st century has seen growing numbers of seniors turning to migration

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