[ Framing Ageing ]

[ Framing Ageing: A Clinical, Cultural, and Social Dialogue ] facilitates methodological exchange between geriatricians, gerontologists, humanities researchers, social scientists, and practitioners, who can benefit from transdisciplinary collaboration. A key aim is to create a transdisciplinary network that liberates the field from the constraints of failure models of ageing.

QUB Workshop for Early Career Researchers

These interdisciplinary UCD/TCD-led webinars are designed to liberate the field from the constraints of pathological, sociological, and economic models of ageing by attempting an entanglement between the biopsychosocial model and the interpretive, the empirical and the aesthetic, the historical and the contemporary, and research and practice.

The webinars will explore the knowledge transfer potential of scientific and social science research methodologies (empirical, quantitative, lab-based etc.) for humanities researchers as well as investigating the knowledge transfer potential of humanities research methodologies (historical, narrative, archival) for gerontology, healthcare and the social sciences.

The aim is to create an interdisciplinary network of medical researchers, gerontologists, humanities researchers, and NGOs, while also promoting practice-based research by working with practitioners.

[ Upcoming EVENTS ]

Webinar 3

Panel 5: Methodologies

Friday, 22 January 2021
15.00 to 17.15 GMT

Part I 

Chair: Andrew King
Introductory words by Andrew King

Julia Langbein (Trinity College Dublin):
Theorizing a Visual Culture of Old Age: The Case of Neoimpressionism

Gemma Carney (Queen’s University, Belfast):
The Material Life Course

David G. Troyansky (Brooklyn College and Graduate Center, CUNY):
J.R.’s ‘Wrinkles of the City’ project. Representing Global Old Age, 2008-2015

Response: Susan Pickard

Part II 

Chair: Rina Knoeff

Ulla Kriebernegg (University of Graz):
Literary gerontology: Understanding ageing bodies and identities through cultural representation

Robert Zwijnenberg (Leiden University):
Aging, the risk of life and the urgency of art

Response: Dana Walrath

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[ People ]

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The Humanities Institute’s podcast series features more than 200 recorded lectures, papers, interviews and presentations. Since the launch of the series in late 2010 there have been over 120,000 downloads of the podcasts and the series continues to attract listeners from around the world. 


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Webinars 1 & 2

Originally planned as a two-day international conference, this event has now been reconfigured into a series of webinars. Each webinar will comprise of a number of panels from the original Programme.

Webinars 3 & 4

We hope this workshop will take place in Trinity College Dublin in 2021. Watch this space!