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June 2019

Solidarity Walk to stop planetary Abuse: “Planetary Abuse…….Elder Abuse Connecting the Dots”

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 2019 Planetary Abuse......Elder Abuse A Solidarity Walk and Awareness Raising on the Climate Crisis and its impact on Seniors world wide and locally Date: June 20, 2019. 13:00 -14:00 Meet in Cabot Square (Atwater Metro, across from Atwater Library) 14:00-15:00 Solidarity walk down St. Catherine’s Street 15:00-17:00 Meet at EV Bldg. Concordia University 11th floor (1515 St. Catherine W.) for talks and exchanges between scientists, activists and walkers). We welcome seniors from community centres,…

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The Graz International Summer School Seggau

June 30 @ 8:00 am - July 13 @ 5:00 pm

June 30 - July 13, 2019 - Seggau Castle | Leibnitz | Austria The Graz International Summer School Seggau is designed for internationally oriented, highly motivated students from all disciplines, who wish to deepen their understanding of current European and international affairs by studying and discussing global developments and challenges within the context of transformation processes and demographic change reflecting aspects of individual, social, political, religious, cultural, literary, regional, economic, cohort and national identities. This year, as part of the…

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July 2019

InterACTion vernissage 2019

July 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

InterACTion vernissage 2019 You are cordially invited to the vernissage of Art Meets “Schmatta” on July 4th from 5-7 pm at Habitations Durocher. ACT and Groupe Harmonie worked collaboratively with a Durocher resident to explore the experiences through an evolving city with an intergenerational creative workshop that took place from May to June 2019. Come see what has been captured through the lens of a camera and expressed through pen and paper. What: Art Meets “Schmatta” Vernissage When: July 4th, 5-7 PM (with…

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Sexism, ageism and ‘late style’: Popular music and older women performers

July 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Concordia University

You are invited to attend a public keynote by Prof. Ros Jennings, from the University of Gloucestershire, where she will question the dominant ageist discourses in the West and their impact on the late style identities and performance strategies of older women popular music stars. The research discussed will focus on performers such as Mavis Staples, Joan Baez, Marianne Faithfull and Kate Bush; female popular music performers who have established long and notable careers. The analysis presented will examine the…

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WAM present: Creative Methods in Ageing Studies Research Symposium

July 24

WAM present: a one-day Creative Methods in Ageing Studies Research Symposium, which will take place on Wednesday 24th July at the University of Gloucestershire.

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September 2019

Governing Board meeting

September 13 - September 15

Members of the ACT governing board will meet at the Université de Montréal from September 13 to 15 2019.

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Lecture by Mireia Fernández-Ardèveol: “Older people go mobile… their way”

September 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Mireia Fernández-Ardèveol, who is visiting the Université de Montréal from the Open University of Catalonia, is giving a public lecture on September 13, 2019. "Older people go mobile... their way" reviews empirical evidence on the intersection of older age and mobile communication from a non-patronizing perspective. It examines the ways heterogeneous groups of older individuals appropriate mobile devices, the meanings of these uses, and the paramount role of the mobile phone. By acknowledging the heterogeneity often hidden in under the…

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October 2019

Lunch-and-learn on ageing and activism

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
EV Building, Room 11.655, 1515 Rue St. Catherine O.
Montreal, QC Canada
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  Join us on October 7 for a lunch-and-learn session with Daniel Blanche, who is visiting Concordia University from the Open University of Catalonia. Most people associate activism as the domain of youth, even though many older people have been involved in activism for much longer than their younger counterparts. Sociopolitical activism comes in many forms, and it is not always a uniform activity throughout life. Some people become involved since a very young age, others are more or less…

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ACT at the Canadian Association of Gerontology in Moncton

October 24 - October 26

For the fourth consecutive year, ACT will hold a kiosk at the annual Canadian Association of Gerontology (CAG) conference.  In addition, several ACT researchers will present their research. Julia Henderson, Shannon Hebblethwaite, Kim Sawchuk, Constance Lafontaine and Scott DeJong will present as part of a panel on "Challenging normative assumptions of aging," organized by engAGE, Concordia's Centre for Research on Aging. Meanwhile, Patrik Marier and his colleagues will present papers on precarity and home care delivery. This year's conference will…

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November 2019

ACT panel at the Gerontological Society of America

November 13 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

ACT members Stephen Katz, Kim Sawchuk, Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol and Constance Lafontaine are presenting in a panel titled "Technology and Aging Futures: Discovering The Consumer Electronics Show (CES)" at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting. The Meeting is taking place from November 13 to 17 2019 at the Convention Center in Austin, Texas. Wednesday November 13, 12:30-2:00pm Austin Convention Center, 5C, Level 3 Technology and Aging Futures: Discovering The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Private Parts: Aging, AI, and the…

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