Jay Sokolovsky has once again compiled a complete guide to the AAA meeting for the Interest Group, complete with all the information you need to make the most of your time in Seattle. This year, we’ll be passing on the ceremonial gavel to our new AAGE President, Cati Coe, and celebrating the winners of the […]
Best places to study the anthropology of aging, 2022 edition
AAGE posted its first list of places to study the anthropology of aging in 2014, and followed this with another in 2018. Following our pattern, we’re now proud to bring you our third edition of the directory, compiled with the help of AAGE members. The situation has not changed much in those four years, and […]
AGENET 2021 AVA Award and Slow Conference
AGENET, the AAGE sister organization in the European Association of Social Anthropology (EASA) will be wrapping up its Slow Conference (October-November) with a special event featuring the AVA Award Inaugural Keynote by Professor Paolo Favero (University of Antwerp/VANEASA). The announcement of the winner of the first ever AVA Award for Best Visual Ethnographic Material Addressing […]
Anthropology & Aging 41(2) Special issue on “The Ends of Life” and COVID-19 and Aging Bodies
Table of Contents Anthropology & Aging 41(2) December 2020 Special Issue Articles INTRODUCTION. The Ends of Life: Time and Meaning in Later Years Iza Kavedzija PDF 1-8 “Yesterday is History, Tomorrow is a Mystery”: Dying in South African Frail Care Casey Golomski PDF 9-23 Family, Time, and Meaning toward the End of Life in Japan […]
News and announcements 29 April, 2019
Jobs and Studentships 2 x Research Posts at the University of Sheffield Closing date: Monday 29th April We have two exciting opportunities at the University of Sheffield for social science researchers to work in our multi-disciplinary Sustainable Care Programme, within teams working on Achieving sustainability in care systems: the potential of technology and Combining work […]
Where can I study the anthropology of aging and the life course?
Four years ago, AAGE posted its first list of places to study the anthropology of aging, particularly for graduate students. The situation has not changed much in those four years, and students interested in aging have to do quite a lot of work to slowly sift through the profiles of faculty pages in anthropology, gerontology, […]
AAGE and Aging and the Life Course Interest Group at #AAA2017
AAGE is proud to once again partner with the Aging and the Life Course Interest Group at #AAA2017 in Washington D.C. November 29-December 3. We’ll be hosting events, panels, networking, mentoring events this year, and you can find ways to get more involved by attending our joint business meeting, where you can also learn about […]
New publications (April-June 2017)
This list of new publications in aging and life course anthropology is a member-only resource intended to keep everyone updated on the latest developments from the most popular journals in the fields of anthropology and aging. We also recognize the contributions by our membership by including full abstracts for member publications. Collected and organized by...
New Publications Spotlight: Translating anthropology to medical practice
For a list of all new publications from the first quarter of 2017, click here At the closure of this new quarter we have tried to trace the articles published by members and non-members again. The sheer number of articles identified alone already testify to the relevance of our topic of interest. In this post […]
Mentoring in AAGE (restricted to members)
Our student and membership coordinators have been busy putting together a list of mentors and mentees that we hope will provide chances for the different generations of scholars to start a long and productive relationship. In an unusual field like anthropology and aging, we are each other’s best resources! If you are interested in becoming...