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Barcelona International Conference on Heallthy Ageing, Barcelona, 19-20 June 2014

19 June / 2014

The Health Campus of Barcelona University (HUBc) organizes this conference which will be held in Barcelona on the 19th and 20th of June 2014. This meeting is aimed at examining the most significant issues in biological, medical and technological innovation on healthy ageing, and gathers an international representation of seasoned professionals and experts from several European countries.

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9th World Conference of Gerontechnology. Cultural and Social Diversity in Gerontology, in Taiwan, 18-21 June 2014

18 June / 2014

The 9th World Conference of Gerontechnology will be held in Taiwan under the title "Cultural and Social Diversity in Gerontology". Hosted by the International Society of Gerontechnology, the World Conference of Gerontechnology is the world's largest event of researchers, experts and practitioners in the field.

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Frailty in Old Age. Identifying Priorities for an EU Policy, Brussels, 18 June 2014

18 June / 2014

A second international conference on fraitly in old age will be held by the European Comission on the 18th of June 2014 in Brussels. The conference responds to the European Commission's overall challenge of promoting an active and healthy ageing in the face of ageing population.

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22nd Nordic Congress of Gerontology

25 May / 2014

Held from 25 to 28 May 2014, the 22nd Nordic Congress of Gerontology on "Ageing Well - Challenges for Individuals and Society", will emphasize multidisciplinary aspects of aging within a life course perspective. The scientific program is built on submitted abstracts and several lectures to ensure to provide participants with cutting-edge research findings across fields of aging studies.

The congress will be held at the Convention Centre which is located in the center of Gothenburg. You can find out more details about the congress at:

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Age-Friendly Cities Week

17 May / 2014

Age Platform Europe is organizing a conference named "Toward an age friendly EU by 2020" taking place in Brussels the day 17th of May 2014. The event aims at bringing together AGE members who represent all together more than 30 million senior citizens accross the EU as well as external stakeholders (industry, researchers, public authorities, etc.) 

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Call for Papers Deadline: AGING AND THE POSTHUMAN

26 March / 2014

In a scholarly context that is increasingly turning to the posthuman, the transhuman, and the virtual, explorations of the embodied experience of age and its cultural resonances offer crucial insights into the uniquely human awareness of the experience of living through time. For a guaranteed panel sponsored by the Modern Language Association's Age Studies Discussion Group at the 2015 Modern Language Association Convention in Vancouver (8-11 January 2015), we invite abstracts for papers considering age, aging, or old age in the context of the posthuman or the transhuman.
Please submit a 250-word abstract along with a brief biography by 26 March
to Cynthia Port ( and Jen Boyle (

Participating panelists must be MLA members by 7 April.

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Conference on "Processes of Ageing"

05 March / 2014

Interdisciplinary Conference on "Processes of Ageing" will take place from March 5th to 7th in Florence, Italy. The conference is a cooperation of the Research initiative: "Age(ing): Cultural Concepts and Practical Realisations" at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf and the Kunsthistorisches
Institut in Florenz - Max-Planck-Institut. 

Keynote speakers will be Prof. Dr. Andreas Kruse and Dr Caroline Schuster Cordone.

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Conference on Senior Tourism

28 February / 2014

Conference on Senior Tourism: a Multy - and Interdisciplinary Perspective, will be held next Friday 28th of February at Ca'Foscan University in Venice, Italy. Among the speakers the audience we will listen to Maricel Oró-Piqueras, Danilo Cavaozzi and Roberta Maierhofer.

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2nd Technology Experience Coffee in the City of Turin

26 February / 2014

City of Turin, will organise the second Technology Experience Café (TEC) the 5th and 26th of February 2014 at the “Casa del Quartiere” (House of the Borough). Turin TEC gives 30 elderly citizens and stakeholders interested the opportunity to exchange points of view in the field of web technology and healthy ageing.

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Submission deadline for Issue 2 "Age, Culture, Humanities: an interdisciplinary journal

15 February / 2014

Age, Culture, Humanities promotes cross-disciplinary, critical
investigations of the experiences of age, aging, and old age, as seen
through the lens of the humanities and arts. The goals are to consider age
as a category of identity, advance understanding of the aging process and
of age differences across the lifespan, interrogate cultural articulations
of aging and old age, and generate innovative, engaging scholarly
approaches to the study of age and aging in the humanities.

Age, Culture, Humanities is published by the Athenaeum Press of Coastal
Carolina University and edited by Cynthia Port and Aagje Swinnen. The
journal is affiliated with the North American Network in Aging Studies
(NANAS) and the European Network in Aging Studies (ENAS).

All manuscripts undergo editorial screening; scholarly articles are
selected for publication through a double-blind peer review process. The
journal is published annually, in both print and open access digi

For submission guidelines, please see the Age, Culture, Humanities

Submission deadline for Issue #2: 15 February 2014
Graduate Student Essay Contest deadline: 15 March 2014

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