Video – Webinar 2

The second [ Framing Ageing ] webinar took place on 15 December 2020 and featured panels on Narrating Gender and Ageing and Memory and Experience. Speakers included: Linda Shortt, Anne Fuchs, Mary Cosgrove, Aleida Assmann, Zainabu Jallo, and Gillian Pye. 

Video and audio recordings from the webinar are now publicly available on our podcasts page. The video includes the slides used by the speakers. In addition, the slides used in Linda Shortt’s presentation – (Un)Fit Ageing: the Ageing Male in Hermann Kinder’s writings – are also available here.


Webinar 2 – 15 December 2020.

Panel 3: Narrating Gender and Ageing

Linda Shortt (University of Warwick):
(Un)Fit Ageing: the Ageing Male in Hermann Kinder’s writings

Anne Fuchs (UCD Humanities Institute):
The Inner Voice of Ageing Women: Elizabeth Strout’s Olive Kitteridge and Olive, Again

Mary Cosgrove (Trinity College Dublin):
The Meaning of Middle Age in Contemporary German Literature

Panel 4: Memory and Experience

Aleida Assmann (University of Konstanz):
Wisdom: a new concept for gerontology?

Zainabu Jallo (University of Bern):
Ageing in Diaspora

Gillian Pye (University College Dublin):
Happiness as emotional experience and narrative process in literary accounts of old age