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October 2018

ACT Kiosk at CAG

October 18 - October 20

From October 18 to 20, 2018, ACT will hold a kiosk at the Canadian Association of Gerontology (CAG) Conference in Vancouver, British Colombia.

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ACT Presents at CRTC Hearing (2018-246)

October 23

Presentation of ACT's report, "Experiences of older adults with abusive sales practices of Canadian telecommunication providers" to CRTC panel members. Other presenters: Union des consommateurs (int. #1371) Ageing + Communication + Technologies (ACT) (int. #1100) The Fair Communications Sales Coalition, consisting of the Public Interest Advocacy CentreACORN Canada, National Pensioners Federation and Canadian Association of Retired Persons (int. #1400) Consumers Council of Canada (int. #1405) Mary Cavanagh, Kristianne Anor, Sean Grassie and Tara Hristov (int. #1372) Manitoba Coalition (Winnipeg Harvest and…

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Ageing, the Digital and Everyday Life

October 26
Brunel University London Uxbridge, United Kingdom + Google Map

Ageing, the Digital and Everyday Life: One Day Seminar Brunel University London, UK. Friday 26th October 2018. Brunel University and ACT are delighted to co-host a one day seminar entitled ‘Ageing, the Digital and Everyday Life’. The speakers are an interdisciplinary group of academics and researchers from the arts, the social sciences and Science and Technology Studies (STS) and include both members of the ACT partnership, and wider international colleagues whose work focuses on ageing, the digital and everyday life.…

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ACT Annual Meeting: Brunel University

October 27 - October 29

The annual ACT meeting will take place from October 27 to 29, 2018, near Uxbridge, UK. More details to follow!

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Unsettling Activisms – Book Launch: Peterborough, Ontario

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bagnani Hall, 310 London St
Peterborough, Ontario Canada
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Unsettling Activisms: Critical Interventions on Aging, Gender, and Social Change - (co-edited by May Chazan, Melissa Baldwin and Patricia Evans), is now available! Unsettling Activisms has been in the works since late 2015. The project has entailed ongoing storytelling and relationship-building, poetry, life writing, orality, photography, performance, and research – all with the aim of challenging and extending dominant ways of understanding both activisms and aging. BOOK LAUNCH & CELEBRATION: Nogojiwanong (Peterborough) October 27th from 2-4pm in Bagnani Hall (Traill College, 310 London…

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Symposium on Popular Music and Ageing: Brunel University

October 30

Following the Annual ACT meeting, the members of the Popular Music and Ageing working group will hold a one-day symposium on October 30, 2018 at Brunel University in Uxbridge, UK. More details coming soon!

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