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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 […]

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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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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

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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: http://faculty.usfsp.edu/jsokolov/ageguide14.htm). Here

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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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AAGE guide to the meetings: American Anthropological Association, Dec 3-7, 2014

Every five years or so, the AAA meetings fall a little later in the year, making us wish the meetings were some place warm (remember New Orleans 2010?) rather than a city with an average December HIGH of about 47F degrees (remember Philadelphia 2009?). Nonetheless, it is sure to be a good turnout this year,

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AAGE guide to the meetings: Gerontological Association of America, Nov 5-9,2014

October is quickly upon us, and for many of us that means that it is time to start thinking again about those fall conferences we submitted abstracts for back in March. While AAGE has not had its own booth at the meetings in recent years, it still holds its annual business meetings at the two

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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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AAGE member panels at the IUAES Inter-Congress, May 15-18, 2014 in Chiba, Japan

The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Studies will be holding its annual Inter-Congress in Chiba, Japan from May 15-18. It will be held in conjunction with the 50th anniversary meeting of JASCA (Japanese Association of Social and Cultural Anthropology). According to the IUAES Commission on Aging and the Life Course, co-chaired by Leng Leng

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AAGE at AAA 2014, Washington DC, December 3-7 2014

April 15th is the deadline for submitting poster and panel abstracts for the 113th  AAA Annual Meeting. The theme of the meeting is “Producing Anthropology,” which,  the Program Chairs note, also produces a wealth of questions about anthropology: “what are our epistemological commitments to the ways we make  scientific knowledge today? What impact do our

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Global Aging Forum at GSA Annual Scientific Meeting, Nov. 24

PDF of this Flyer: FINAL Global Aging Forum at 2013 GSA-flyer Sun, Nov 24 I 11:45 am-5:00 pm I Sheraton Hotel, Oak Alley Room I $30 (Lunch included). Focus on transnational research and educational efforts concerning global aging and health. A stellar cast of speakers will advance our understanding of ongoing activities and outline future

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