Calls for Proposals

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 […]

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CFP: Anthropology & Aging special issue on “aging in place and on the move”

Demographers report that older people are more mobile today than they have ever been. Retirement migration is no longer the luxury of the wealthy elite, and is often undertaken as an economic strategy for those unable to afford aging at home. Aging can activate north to south migration for those in search of warmer climes

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Announcing the Life Course Collaborative Research Network

AAGE, working together with the Anthropology of Aging and the Life Course Interest Group (AALCIG) and the Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group (ACYIG) of the American Anthropological Association have now established a joint Collaborative Research Network (CRN) for those interested in exploring connections (e.g., physical, political, developmental, symbolic, etc.) between childhood/youth and adulthood/old

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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

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The British Society of Gerontology 45th Annual Conference, University of Stirling, 6-8 July 2016

Abstract call: you are invited to submit an abstract for presentation in the oral paper sessions, poster exhibitions or as symposia. The submission deadline is 29th January 2016. The conference welcomes submissions from researchers, practitioners, educators, policy-makers, the third sector, students, and all other stakeholders interested in ageing. To promote interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives of ageing, the conference

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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

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Special issue ideas for Anthropology & Aging

Anthropology & Aging are already at work brainstorming ideas for the next special issue for Fall 2016! Here are some of the suggestions from the last AAGE meeting held at AAA Confernece in Washington DC last December: The old old(1) Emotion and Aging Age identification Caregiving of and by elderly persons (4) Gendered Aging (1)

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Anthropology & Aging Vol.36 no.1

The June 2015 issue of Anthropology & Aging features the latest commentaries, articles, and reviews, available free now through our open-access agreement. In addition to our usual content, this issue includes a commentary/response format first introduced in the special issue on the body (33.3) and reintroduced in this issue by Maruta Vitols and Caitrin Lynch’s piece

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CFP Aging the technoscape: Anthropology & Aging- June 1 deadline

The technoscape, as described by Appadurai (1990) in his seminal work on globalization, refers to the “global configuration, ever fluid, of technology,” as well as the permeations of technology through other domains of economic and social life. Over the last 25 years, the technoscape has become dominated by an array of digital technologies, virtual worlds,

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How Anthropology & Aging became Open-Access: some thoughts on transitions and trajectories

Link to the new Anthropology & Aging website here On days like today, I will most likely spend several hours at the computer, mostly reading. When I have a moment away from other work, I will open some links to articles that google scholar sent me, or scroll through the updates on blogs I follow,

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Call for Submissions for the new Anthropology & Aging

http;//anthro-age.pitt.edu/ anthro-age@mail.pitt.edu Anthropology & Aging published by the Association for Anthropology & Gerontology (AAGE) in cooperation with the University of Pittsburgh, is now an open-access peer-reviewed scholarly journal. We welcome submissions on a rolling basis through the journal website, where detailed author information is available. Issues are published twice per year (May and November). Original

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Call for papers: 2015 AAGE conference Health Disparities in Aging

We are pleased to announce thenext Workshop Conference of the Association for Anthropology and Gerontology, to be held at Florida International University in Miami, February 5-7, 2015. This year’s conference theme is: “Health Disparities in Aging.”  We will consider entries on aging among minority groups, the experience of aging among immigrants, and other vulnerable populations

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