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 De Magalhaes, Institute of Integrative Biology of Ageing, University of Liverpool.(tbc) Read more…

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 overlooked by policy-makers and practitioners.  This seminar will explore points Read more…

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 designed to address these issues. Keynote speakers: Peter Beresford, Professor of Read more…

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’ including: Professor Toni Calasanti (Virginia Tech, USA); Professor Paul Higgs Read more…

Creating A New Old – A global conference on arts, culture and creative ageing (Conference, Ireland, May 2012)

Creating A New Old: A global conference on arts, culture and creative ageing Dublin, Ireland, May 8-10, 2012. The conference has the support of the Grundtvig programme (Visits and Exchanges Action) for financial support in attending the conference.  Please quote the reference IE-2012-259-001 contact your National Grundtvig Agency for an Read more…