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Call for abstracts: 40th BSG Conference, Understanding and Promoting the Value of Older Age, Plymouth 5-7th July 2011
Call for Abstracts 40th Annual Conference of the British Society of Gerontology Understanding and Promoting the Value of Older Age 5-7 July, 2011
Andrew Achenbaum, Professor of History and Social Work, University of Houston, USA
Christina Victor, Professor of Public Health, Brunel University, UK
Norah Keating, Professor of Human Ecology, University of Alberta, Canada
The British Society of Gerontology (BSG), in partnership with the University of Plymouth, is pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 40th Annual Conference—‘Understanding and Promoting the Value of Older Age’ being held in Plymouth from the 5th through 7th of July. The 2011 Annual Conference also marks BSG’s 40th anniversary, and conference events will reflect this important occasion. We are excited to confirm our keynote speakers:

  • Andrew Achenbaum, Professor of History and Social Work, University of Houston, USA
  • Christina Victor, Professor of Public Health, Brunel University, UK
  • Norah Keating, Professor of Human Ecology, University of Alberta, Canada

 We invite abstracts for papers, posters and symposia that focus on ‘Understanding and Promoting the Value of Older Age’ in relation to the following conference sub-themes:

  • Social and community engagement
  • Innovations in health and social care
  • Ageing bodies/ageing minds
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Well-being and quality of life
  • Arts and humanities perspectives on older age
  • Narrative and other research approaches
  • The role of technologies
  • Open stream

Abstract deadline: Friday 28th January 2011

Full details of how to submit abstracts are on the conference website at www.bsg2011plymouth.org.uk

Registration and abstract submission will be open late in 2010.

Please see the conference website for further information and updates, including how to register, accommodation, local travel, a preliminary programme and much more.

Conference Enquiries:

Helene Bryant
Professional Development and Events
University of Plymouth
Rolle Building
Room 103
Plymouth
PL4 8AA
Tel: +44 (0)1752 586078

email: helene.bryant@plymouth.ac.uk

BSG Membership Enquiries:

Rachel Hazelwood
BSG Administrator
British Society of Gerontology
PO Box 607
8 Queenswood Grove
York
YO24 4PP
Tel: +44 (0)7532 248 835

email: britishgerontology@yahoo.co.uk


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