Performances, Processes and Representations of Age and Ageing
The global challenge of an ageing population calls for multi-disciplinary research and knowledge-building. This pre-congress aims to bring together international scholars addressing performances, processes and representations of age and ageing. Themes to be discussed can range from (but are by no means limited to) cultural representations of age and ageing, discrimination and ageism, capabilities, digital inequalities, democracy, sustainable welfare system, memory, dementia, care, and medical humanities.
We welcome short presentations (5-10 minutes) of ongoing research or research questions that you want to bring forward. Multi-disciplinary perspectives are especially welcomed. You are welcome to participate also as a discussant without a presentation.
The pre-congress is hosted in collaboration between and sponsored by the Aging Graz Research Group at C.IAS – Center for Inter-American Studies, University of Graz and AgeCap (Centre for Ageing and Health), University of Gothenburg. The pre-congress is open for the AgeCap-Graz participants and additional ten scholars.
Chair: Maria Edström and Eva-Maria Svensson, AgeCap & University of Gothenburg
Co-hosts: AGEDEM, Faculty of Social Science (Department of Political Science and Department of Journalism, Media and Communication) and Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, Department of Law)
Venue: School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg (Vasagatan 1, Gothenburg)
Time: May 22nd, 9:00 – 16:30
9.00 – 9.30 Welcome & introduction
9.30 – 12.00 Session I (to be scheduled)
12.00 13.30 Lunch: Malmstensvåningens matsal
13.30 – 16.30 Session II (to be scheduled)
How to Register: Please note that there will be maximum 30 participants, first come first served. Application with a short bio should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org at the latest 2019-03-01. If you would like to present, include an abstract of 75-100 words on the topic you want to bring forward. Please let us know if you have any food requirements.