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Webinar on Images, Aging, and Care: “Ethical Images: On Violence, Trust, and Care” by Roger Canals

Come for a webinar with Roger Canals on “Ethical Images: On Violence, Trust, and Care” on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 10-11:30am Eastern, North America, 16.00-17.30 Central European Time. The Zoom link is here. Meeting ID: 858 3204 6756 Passcode: 832664 About the talk: We do ethical things with images. Images are not just representations, but […]

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March Book Discussion: Andrea Freidus and Dena Shenk’s Voices of Long-Term Care Workers

We are hosting a discussion of Andrea Freidus and Dena Shenk’sVoices of Long-Term Care Workers: Elder Care in the Time of Covid-19 and Beyond (Berghahn, 2024) via Zoom on Friday, March 1, 12-1pm (Eastern North America). About the book: There were many challenges, successes, and concerns in providing long-term care to older adults during the

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Webinar on Images, Aging and Care: “She Waves at Me” with Inge Daniels

Come for the inaugural webinar on images, aging, and care with Inge Daniels on Thursday, January 25, 2024, 12-1:30pm (Eastern, North America). AAGE is co-sponsoring a series of events on this theme throughout 2024. Inge Daniels’ film “She Waves at Me” explores what it feels like to be an aging body in an aging housing

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Book Review: Pasveer, Bernike, Oddgeir Synness and Ingunn Moser, eds. Ways of Home Making in Care for Later Life. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 2020. Price: $125 (Hardcover); $101 (eBook)

Reviewed by Francisca Yuenki LAI National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Book Review: Pasveer, Bernike, Oddgeir Synness and Ingunn Moser, eds. Ways of Home Making in Care for Later Life. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 2020. Price: $125 (Hardcover); $101 (eBook) Read More »

Book Review: Cohan, Deborah, J. Welcome to Wherever We Are: A Memoir of Family, Caregiving, and Redemption. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press. 2020. pp. 184. Price: $26.95 (Hardcover; eBook).

Reviewed by Christina Barmon, Central Connecticut State University

Book Review: Cohan, Deborah, J. Welcome to Wherever We Are: A Memoir of Family, Caregiving, and Redemption. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press. 2020. pp. 184. Price: $26.95 (Hardcover; eBook). Read More »

Meet the 2020 AAGE Margaret Clark Award Co-Winners

What do we do when the two top papers both excel in originality, rigor and outstanding writing? We award them both! The co-winners of the 2020 Margaret Clark Award for best student paper were Francesco Diodati of the University Milano Biccoca and Yan Zhang of Case Western University. Our congratulations to both of you! AAGE’s

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Don’t miss AALCIG and AAGE events at #AAA2017, Washington D.C.

AAGE, with its partner orgaization the Anthropology of Aging and the Life Course Interest Group (AALCIG) will once again be holding two joint events at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Anthropology in Washington D.C. this year. The meeting will be held at the Wardman Marriot Hotel, November 28- December 3, and the

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Finding community far from home: A student report of #AAGE2017

By Michelle Bentsman I arrived at the AAGE conference in Oxford unsure of what to expect. I was a few thousand miles from home, standing likewise on foreign intellectual terrain. Despite my involvement in death studies, I am a comparative religion scholar in training, and I have only recently begun immersing myself in anthropology. However,

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How easily does ‘care’ travel? Crossing boundaries at #AAGE2017

By Gina Crivello Every time I attend an anthropology conference it feels as if I’m returning to a piece of home, having worked for the past fifteen years in the multi-disciplinary field of International Development and during which time I have been just as likely to collaborate with economists as with anthropologists. Concepts like ‘kinship’,

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What commitments and cares connect generations? #AAGE2017

The 10th Biennial AAGE Conference, “Culture, Commitment and Care across the Life Course” brought together over 100 participants from 15 different countries for two days of research presentations, workshops, and keynote lectures. We opened on June 8th, as UK citizens were voting in a snap election that would proclaim their commitment to education, social care,

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