WAM Summer School: Celebrating 10 Years of WAM

Call for Papers – Summer School 2017 CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF WAM  “Noisy Women!”: The Women, Ageing and Media International Research Summer School 2017 27th – 29th June 2017 University of Gloucestershire, at Gloucester and Cheltenham The 2017 International Women, Ageing and Media (WAM) Research Summer School (at the University of Gloucestershire) will take place […]

Postdoctoral Fellowship at Concordia University on “The Politics of Social Gerontology in Asian Post-Industrialised Societies”

The Concordia University Research Chair in Aging and Public Policy is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral fellow position to conduct research on “The Politics of Social Gerontology in Asian Post-Industrialized Societies.” The selected candidate will work with ACT Collaborator Patrik Marier, as well as Meghan Joy at Concordia University. Applications are due April 1, and the […]

Postdoctoral fellowship/s: Human-Computer Interaction and older people

The Interactive Technologies Group (http://gti.upf.edu/) at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF, Barcelona) is looking for and willing to support excellent postdoctoral Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) researchers who are interested in applying for a Beatriu de Pinós (BP) 2016 fellowship so as to conduct a two-year postdoc in the area of HCI and Ageing at a top Spanish […]

Call for papers: Special Issue on Therapeutic Recreation in a Digital World

The proliferation of digital technologies and the evolution of assistive technologies, virtual spaces, and new forms of leisure engagement raise key questions about the changing nature of therapeutic recreation and social justice. These varied technologies have the potential to benefit marginalized individuals and communities, but they may also be challenging and problematic. ICTs, therefore, have […]

Seminar: Becoming old in the age of mediatization (ABSTRACTS DUE SEPT. 15th 2016)

Reminder: Our deadline for abstract submissions is Thursday 15 of September. Here for more details. We are proud to present our two keynotes for our seminar: Andreas Hepp and Kim Sawchuk: Keynote: Media generation as a process: The generational self-positioning of elderly people in times of deep mediatization Professor Andreas Hepp, University of Bremen, Germany Does […]

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 […]

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 […]