Plenary sessions, paper panels and poster presentations
The Conference will consist of plenary sessions, symposia, oral presentations of papers, and poster presentations.
Contributors of papers should plan to present their papers orally for 15 minutes, allowing for 5-10 minutes of discussion.
Proposals for symposia of up to 4 papers each should include the title of the symposium, an abstract of 800 words referring to each of the papers, a 5-line biography of the symposium’s chair(s) and of each of the other contributors, and the contact details of the chair(s).
Proposals for papers should include the title of the paper, an abstract of 250 words, a 5-line biography of the presenter, and contact details.
Proposals for posters should include the title of the poster, an abstract of 250 words, a 5-line biography of the presenter, and contact details.
Please note that researcher early in their careers should feel welcome to submit papers to this conference.
*The deadline for submitting abstracts is now closed*.
Conference language is English.
Symposia, oral papers and posters may address – but are not restricted to – topics including the following:
Age and Ageism
Age and Text
Age and the Disciplines
Age, Norms and Morality
Age(ing) and Myth(s)
Ageing and Care
Ageing and Identity
Ageing and Ideology
Ageing and Narrative
Ageing and Performativity
Ageing and Social Location (this includes, but is not limited to, Class, Race and Gender)
Ageing and Technology
Ageing and the Body
Ageing and the Media
Ageing in Diverse Cultural Settings
Ageing in Place and Space
Art and the Representation of Ageing and Older People
Biography and Ageing
Critical Gerontology and its Applications
Cultures of Work and Retirement
Meaning and Ageing
Researching Ageing and the Life Course
Theories and Cultures of Ageing: Theorising Age
* Cancellation Policy:
Provided a written cancellation is received before 28 February 2014, the full payment minus 20% for bank charges and handling will be refunded. No refunds will be given after that date. The cancellation policy applies to all reservations made. No telephone cancellations will be accepted. Submit cancellation in writing to the Conference secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For accommodation cancellations, please contact your hotel/B&B provider directly for information on their cancellation policy.