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The Medicalization of Old Age (Participatory Event, Lancaster, 28 November 2013)

Lancaster University Centre for Ageing Research Ageing and Health: Breaking Down Boundaries  The Medicalization of Old Age Thursday November 28th 2013 This participatory event engages with Keynote speakers: Paul Higgs, Professor of the Sociology of Ageing, University College London Dr Joao Pedro … Continue reading

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Ageing & disability: “Writing in” Gender & Sexuality (Workshop, Lancaster, 25 April 2013)

Lancaster University, Conference Centre Opportunities, challenges & tensions: linking the ageing and disability rights agendas Ageing and disability: ’writing in’ gender and sexuality Thursday 25th April 2013 The importance of gender and sexuality amongst older and disabled people is often … Continue reading

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Addressing Ageism, Impairment & Disablism (Seminar, Lancaster, 29 January 2013)

Opportunities, challenges & tensions: linking the ageing and disability rights agendas Addressing ageism, impairment and disablism Tuesday 29th January 2013 This seminar engages with the shape and form of contemporary ageism, impairment and disablism, and the challenges for developments and policies … Continue reading

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Sensing Change (CfP, Conference, Nottingham, 27-28 March 2013)

The Centre for Critical Theory, University of Nottingham, UK Sensing Change: a two day conference 27-28 March 2013 Keynote speakers: Prof. Nigel Thrift (University of Warwick) Prof. Kathleen Stewart (University of Texas at Austin) Our perception of change and of … Continue reading

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ESRC Seminar Series: Ageing, Race & Ethnicity (Seminars, Brunel University, UK, 7-8 November 2012)

FREE SEMINARS AT BRUNEL UNIVERSITY Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th November 2012 REFRESHMENTS AND LUNCH PROVIDED SEMINAR 1 – 7th November Black and ethnic minority perspectives on mid and later life. SEMINAR 2 – 8th November Developing research capacity in … Continue reading

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BSA Ageing, body and society study group (5th Annual Conference, London, Friday July 6th 2012)

The British Library Conference Centre, London Keynote Address: Professor Barb Marshall (Trent University, Canada) who will speak on: ‘Ageing, Embodiment and Corporeality: Lessons for the Sociology of the Body’ Plenary Panel with audience discussion and participation ‘Ageing, Body and Society’ … Continue reading

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What Kind of Old Would You Like to Be? Mike White on Art and Older People

“What kind of old would you like to be? Exergetic, enthusiastic and vibrant, or lonely, reclusive and bored? We want to be the best, but how? The answer is art, says Mike White, a senior research fellow in arts in … Continue reading

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