Entries by Kendra Besanger

Call for student applications: GUSEGG

ACT is co-sponsoring a module on ageing, this time titled Aging, Communication, Technologies, and will fund up to five graduate students to attend the school. This year, ACT researchers Stephen Katz, Line Grenier and Kim Sawchuk will teach at the school. You can learn more about the GUSEGG here. More information about ACT’s involvement in the […]

Moving Pictures: The Atwater Library + ACT + Nuit Blanche on Sat. Feb 27th

We know libraries are packed full of fascinating stories but these stories are usually found in books that sit silently on shelves. This weekend will be a little different because the walls and windows of the Atwater Library are about to come alive with video footage from local Montreal residents. In preparation for Nuit Blanche […]

Extended deadline: Music, Ageing, Technology Symposium (Joensuu, Finland, May 11-13 2016)

It’s not too late to apply! The deadline for the Music, Ageing, Technology Symposium at the University of Eastern Finland has been extended to February 29th, 2016. In May 2016, the University of Eastern Finland, the Finnish Society for Ethnosicology, and Concordia’s  Ageing, Communication, Technologies project (ACT), will bring together researchers from music studies and various other […]

Ageing & Intervention in Wikipedia: A Virtual Summit

On February 8th, Maude Gauthier and Shannon Hebblethwaite will host a virtual summit that aims to widen the scope of the discourses circulating in Wikipedia. On February 26th, Maude Gauthier will host a second virtual summit. These summits will equip ACT researchers with the strategies and tools needed for effectively editing Wikipedia pages. A key […]

Call for papers on Living Labs for “OpenLivingLab Days” 2016

Concordia University (with ACT) and in partnership with Communautique will be hosting the OpenLivingLab Days 2016 of the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) in August. This is a summer school that showcases the work of Living Labs (mainly from Europe and North America) and also serves as a forum for emerging research on the Living Lab model, co-creation, and innovation. […]

Women, Ageing, and Media International Research Summer School: Call for Applications

The 2016 International Women, Ageing and Media (WAM) Research Summer School (at the University of Gloucestershire) will take place in Cheltenham (UK) on 23rd and 24th June and will bring together international postgraduate researchers across disciplines whose research engages with women and ageing. The Summer School will provide excellent opportunities for postgraduate researchers to make […]

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Ageing + Communication + Technologies (ACT) Postdoctoral Fellowship Deadline: February 6, 2016

An ACT Postdoctoral Fellowships will be awarded to an emerging researcher working within one or more core areas of the SSHRC-funded research project “Ageing, communication, technologies: experiencing a digital world in later life.” ACT is a multi-methodological project that brings together researchers, local community partners and international institutional partners to address the transformation of the […]