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Call for Papers – Cultures of Participation – Arts, Digital Media and Politics

University of Aarhus, Denmark, 18th-20th April 2018 Over the last decade cultural participation and cultures of participation have received increased (and renewed) attention within different academic disciplines, cultural institutions and societal sectors – and over time also more…

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Ros Jennings Inaugural Professorial Lecture – ‘Ageing in, and with, Popular Culture’

Ros Jennings Inaugural Professorial Lecture – ‘Ageing in, and with, Popular Culture’ Abstract: Popular cultural forms such as advertising, film, television and popular music all contribute to how we construct our identities and understandings of ourselves as we…

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Ros Jennings Inaugural Professorial Lecture – ‘Ageing in, and with, Popular Culture’

Abstract Popular cultural forms such as advertising, film, television and popular music all contribute to how we construct our identities and understandings of ourselves as we age. Dominant biomedical and cultural models of ageing construct old age as…

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Summer School is nearly here!

The 6th International WAM Summer Schoool takes place on the 27, 28 and 29 June 2017 at Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester. This year we are also celebrating WAM’s 10th Birthday! We are looking forward to seeing participants next week….

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Summer School 2017 and WAM’S 10th Birthday: We had a ball!

Thanks to all who participated, those who supported the events, and to the University of Gloucestershire’s fabulous caretaking, libraries and catering teams who made the event run smoothly (and deliciously!) A storify of Summer School is available here:…

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‘Women’s Work’

Set up by the Oh Yeah music centre, ‘Women’s Work’ is a unique festival for Belfast celebrating women in music. Contributors include some amazing organisations that share WAM’s interests. Not least, the ‘Over the Hill Music Collective’ kicks off the festival…

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Expressions of interest – Putting the sex into ageing sexualities: desexualization and resexualization

Dr Paul Simpson, Lecturer in Applied Health and Social Care at Edge Hill University, is putting together a proposal for an edited volume (probably Routledge) on older people as sexual citizens. He states “The misery narrative of desexualization is…

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Blog Competition

As part of Women’s History Month, the History Department at UoG are holding a Blog Competition with the opportunity to win a Kindle Fire HD! There are three subject areas to choose from and the closing date is 31st March…

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Women’s History Month: Competition

As part of Women’s History Month, the History Department at UoG are holding a Blog Competition with the opportunity to win a Kindle Fire HD! There are three subject areas to choose from and the closing date is 31st March…

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Ageing in a Networking Society

WAM is pleased to announce the publication of ‘Ageing in a Networking Society,’ a special issue of the MeCCSA Journal ‘Networking Knowledge,’ which was co-edited by WAM Researcher Dr. Hannah Grist and PhD student Liliana Costa-Vale of the…

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