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June 2019

Public Consultations and Media Policy: Challenging A “digital First” Approach

June 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
University of Britsh Columbia, 2329 West Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 Canada
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Public consultations and media policy: challenging a “digital first” approach Presented by Constance Lafontaine at the Canadian Communication Association (CCA) Annual Conference 2019/ Colloque annuel de l’Association canadienne de communication (ACC) 2019, which will take place at the 2019 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences hosted by The University of British Columbia Public consultations and media policy: challenging a “digital first” approach will be presented as part of  the following Panel:  Creative Industries-Cultural Policy III - Policy participation paradoxes in CRTC…

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Forum 2019: À l’ère du numérique: défis des soins et services aux personnes âgées

June 6 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Des patients, des soignants et des proches aidants connectés Véronique Dubé, professeure adjointe à la Faculté des sciences infirmières de l’UdeM, titulaire de la Chaire de recherche Marguerite-d’Youville d’interventions humanistes en soins infirmiers et chercheuse régulière au Carrefour de l’innovation du CRCHUM Line Grenier, professeure titulaire au Département de communication de l’UdeM Dr Philippe Karazivan et Ghislaine Rouly - Centre d’excellence sur le partenariat avec les patients et le public À l'ère du numérique: défis des soins et services aux personnes âgées Pour…

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“Ageing and music making with older adults” at the John Molson Business School, Concordia University.

June 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Concordia University

Line Grenier  will present "Ageing and music making with older adults at The Digital Music Club, at the Atwater Library and Computer Centre" The talk is part of the Labo de musique contemporaine de Montréal 2019, co-sponsored by the Société Québécoise de recherche en musique (SQRM), and will explore The Digital Music Club project at the Atwater Library and Computer Centre.

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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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