Category: Conference

AAGE @ #SfAA2016

AAGE members have been accepted to present a special SMA-sponsored panel at this year’s meeting of the Society of Applied Anthropology.   (TH-136) THURSDAY 3:30-5:20 Coquitlam The Value of Applied Anthropology in Gerontology: Imagining Career Paths at the Intersection of Anthropology, Health, and Aging (SMA) CHAIR: MARTINEZ, Iveris L. (FIU) STAMEY MCALVAIN, Megan (NMSU) Quality of Life: A Qualitative Examination of […]

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 […]

Aging and the Life Course at #AAA2015, update

AAGE will have a booth at the meeting of the American Anthropological Association (#AAA2015) starting this week in Denver. Stop by booth 222 (the photo below is an artistic representation of what we think it should look like). (Well actually, it is 72 year old Ruth Flowers, a real DJ) Stop by the booth and […]

Intergenerations, temporalities, and medical anthropology (23-24 June 2016, Univ. Lisbon)

*​​Abstract Deadline: 7 February 2016* Abstract submission at <>* Notification of acceptance: 6 March 2016 Deadline for paper submission: 1st June 2016 Emerging from the field of medical anthropology, the Medical Anthropology Young Scholars (MAYS) 2016 conference will explore the temporal and intergenerational dynamics of health, illness, and medicine. Illnesses, health diagnostics, aging, and […]

AAGE at #GSA15

The annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America is just around the corner! As always, several AAGE members will be there, November 16-22 in Orlando, Florida, presenting posters and papers on the state of the art in anthropology and gerontology. This itinerary if for anyone who would like to see what kind of […]

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 […]

AAGE at #MAGic2015conference, Brighton, UK

Global epidemics, malnutrition, inequality, infant mortality, inaccessible healthcare. It is not surprising that “Global Health” has becoming a prevailing brand associated with international aid organizations, NGOs, charitable foundations and big-name donors. The health of people even in relatively remote areas has increasingly become an object of global concern, as drug-resistant diseases, population displacement, and medical […]

Aging and the Life Course at #AAA2015

  AAGE and the AAA Interest Group on Aging and the Life Course are gearing up for #AAA2015 in Denver, Colorado, November 18-22! Jay Sokolovsky has started compiling a 2015 Guide to the Meetings and a Guide to Core Anthropology of Aging and the Life Course Resources (The 2014 Research Guide is at: Here […]

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 […]