Month: August 2015

AHRC international Conference

Crossing Cultures: Women, Ageing and Media University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, 5th December 2008 Kathleen Woodward’s Keynote Speech: “Assisted Living: Women, Ageing and Media” (watch online) This paper covers a range of media representation of older women in deep…

Better Lives Lectures 2014: Ageism in Fashion

As part of the London College of Fashion’s initiative to use the discipline of fashion to drive change, build a sustainable future and improve the way we live, the 2014 Better Lives Lecture series will focus on ‘Looking…

The WAM Manifesto

Launched at the New Dynamics of Ageing event, Ageism and Sexism in the Media, London 13th November 2012, the WAM Manifesto forms the backbone of all WAM’s research enterprise. Read more about the WAM Manifesto here.

Postgraduate Journal of Women, Ageing and Media

The Postgraduate Journal of Women, Ageing and Media (PGWAM) is a rigorous, peer-reviewed journal which welcomes submissions from postgraduate students and early career researchers working in the fields of ageing studies, media studies, cultural gerontology, and other related…

PGWAM Issue 3

Please click on the link below to open a full PDF copy of PGWAM Issue 3: PGWAM Issue 3

PGWAM Issue 2

Please click on the link below to open a full PDF copy of PGWAM Issue 2: The Summer School Edition. PGWAM Issue 2

PGWAM Issue 1

Please click on the link below to open a full PDF copy of PGWAM Issue 1. Enjoy! PGWAM Issue 1

PGWAM Editorial Team

Editorial Team PGWAM have a dedicated team of editors and are supported by an experienced Editorial Advisory Board comprised of internationally respected scholars from across the globe. Editors Josephine Dolan, University of Gloucestershire Hannah Grist, University of Gloucestershire…

Peer Review for PGWAM

Why peer-review? Peer-reviewing is an interesting and rewarding activity to engage in as part of academic life. Whether you are a new postgraduate student, a post-doctorate researcher or an early career academic, you can benefit from peer-reviewing. Peer-reviewing…

Keep Dancing! Older Age and Cultural Activity

Keep Dancing! Older Age and Cultural Activity is an on-going WAM research project that stemmed from the 2013 Summer School. Participants noted that older women do not have a space to dance in the way that young women…