Garden Conversation, Aging & Society: Sixth Interdisciplinary Conference, Linköping University, Norrköping, Sweden

Aging & Society: Sixth Interdisciplinary Conference
"Aging, Life-course, and Social Change"
Linköping University
Norrköping, Sweden
6-7 October 2016

At A Glance

2

Days of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters, and colloquia.

155+

Delegates from all over the world who attended the Aging and Society: Sixth Interdisciplinary Conference.

34

Countries represented.

Plenary Speakers

The Aging and Society: Sixth Interdisciplinary Conference featured plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Joakim Palme, PhD

Joakim Palme, PhD

Professor, Department of Government, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Mark Hawley, PhD

Mark Hawley, PhD

Professor, Health Services Research, Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Research Group, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

Susanne Iwarsson, PhD

Susanne Iwarsson, PhD

Professor, Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden and President of the Swedish Gerontological Society

2016 Featured Speakers

Giovanni Lamura, PhD

Giovanni Lamura, PhD

National Institute of Health & Science on Ageing and the Centre for Socio-Economic Research on Ageing, Ancona, Italy

Graduate Scholars

Nor Jannah Ruduan

Nor Jannah Ruduan

University of Technology of MARA, Malaysia

Nasibeh Zanjari

Nasibeh Zanjari

University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Madeleine Long

Madeleine Long

University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

Dora Tadic

Dora Tadic

University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

Grace Bitner

Grace Bitner

University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

2016 Conference Chairs

Andreas Motel-Klingebiel

Andreas Motel-Klingebiel

Sociologist and Gerontologist, PhD, Professor in Ageing and Later Life, National Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later Life (NISAL), Linköping University, Norrköping, Sweden

Andreas Motel-Klingebiel is professor in Ageing and Later Life at Linköping University, Sweden. Since 2016 Prof. Motel-Klingebiel serves as Institute Director of the National Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later Life (NISAL). Before accepting the chair in Sweden, he served as Head of Research and Deputy Institute Director at the German Centre of Gerontology (DZA) in Berlin, where he was serving among other positions as the director of the Germany Ageing Survey for many years. His research and teaching focusses on the interaction between societal institutions and individual ageing with an emphasis on the perspective of life-courses and social change in a national and international comparative perspective. Within this main framework, thematic interests cover issues of ageing and families, migration and socio-economic conditions as well as social inequality and exclusion.

Annika Taghizadeh Larsson

Annika Taghizadeh Larsson

PhD and Senior Lecturer in Ageing and Later Life, National Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later Life (NISAL), Linköping University, Norrköping, Sweden

Annika Taghizadeh Larsson is senior lecturer in Ageing and Later Life at Linköping University, Sweden, and serves as Head of Unit of the National Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later Life (NISAL). Her research mainly comprises questions at the intersection of social gerontology and disability studies. She has been part of pioneering research at NISAL exploring the lives and ageing of people with early onset disabilities from a life course perspective. Currently, she is doing research on how the conditions for citizens with dementia to practice their citizenship is regarded and realized, and is a core member of an international network on dementia and citizenship. Apart from teaching and coordinating doctoral student courses at NISAL, she works in the undergraduate and master program in social work at Linkoping University and is a board member of the Swedish National Graduate School for Competitive Science on Ageing and Health.

Conference Partner

Virtual Presentations

Virtual Posters

Virtual Posters present preliminary results of work or projects that lend themselves to visual representations. View the poster session through the link below.

Virtual Lightning Talks

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