Category: Calls for Proposals

The 2019 Margaret Clark Award winners

The Margaret Clark Award brings a cash prize of $300 and honors the legacy of Margaret Clark’s work in socio-cultural gerontology and medical anthropology as well as her commitment to mentoring younger colleagues. In 2019, the award went to undergraduate student Olivia Brophy (St. Mary’s College of California) and Ph.D. student Yifan Wang (Rice University). […]

Request for Abstracts and Chapters: Anthropological Perspectives on Aging

This announcement comes from AAGE member Britteny Howell, who will edit this volume along with Ryan P. Harrod. Overview Globally, nearly 15% of the world’s population is over 65 years of age. As this number continues to grow, there is increasing need to incorporate a holistic perspective of the aging process into academic and other […]

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 […]

CFP: Growing old with and via media

 MedieKultur vol. 33, no. 63 Submission deadline: November 1st, 2016 Publication: Fall 2017 Guest editors: Anne Leonora Blaakilde, ablaa@hum.ku.dk, University of Copenhagen; Monika Wilińska, Monika.Wilinska@ju.se, Jönköping University Issue editor: Sara Mosberg Iversen, siv@sdu.dk, University of Southern Denmark http://ojs.statsbiblioteket.dk/index.php/mediekultur/announcement “Media researchers hate old people” claims the polemic title of an article by Norwegian media scholar Trine […]

Call for Book Chapter Proposals: The Aging/Disability Nexus, 1-December deadline

Abstracts should be 350 words in length, 12 point font, double-spaced and saved in a .doc (not .docx) WORD file. Please also include a 50 word biography with your submission. Abstracts and bios should be sent via email to co-editors Katie Aubrecht (katie.aubrecht@msvu.ca), Christine Kelly (christine.kelly@uottawa.ca) and Carla Rice (carlar@uoguelph.ca). Abstracts must be received by […]

CFP Care and the End of Life Project, London, UK, January 18-20, 2016

SEE FULL CFP ANNOUNCEMENT DETAILS HERE This inclusive interdisciplinary event aims to explore the connections between health care systems at work across the world, matters of public, social and legal policy, caregivers and care providers, and people (‘patients’) who strive to make sense of suffering and find themselves at the end-of-life. The meeting specifically aims […]

New Berghahn Book Series: Aging, Culture and the Life Course: Global Transformations

Seeking manuscript proposals for publication in the 2013-2015 period. This can include both monographs and edited volumes. The first volume, TRANSITIONS AND TRANSFORMATIONS: Cultural Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course, Edited by Caitrin Lynch & Jason Danely is now in production and other volumes in various stages of development include: The Digital Life Course […]

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