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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

AAGE X ACYIG: Richard Zimmer on generational links in special needs families

When I was in San Diego last spring for the SPA/ACYIG Meeting (Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group), I attended a panel discussion on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (which only the USA and Somalia are yet to ratify). Many of us are involved in similar political advocacy for the […]

AAA Report from Jay Sokolovsky

San Francisco is always a big draw and this meeting had over 6000 participants and many sessions and papers on aging.  The AAA Interest Group and AAGE collaboratively organized two special events: An Interlocutor Event on Senior Activism with Anthropologist Roger Sanjek and Berkeley activist Harvey Smith being interviewed by Jay Sokolovsky and Athena Mclean. The […]

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