2019 Plenary Speakers

Kai Leichsenring

Kai Leichsenring

Executive Director, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Vienna, Austria

"Aging in Times of New Nationalisms: Expanding Solidarity by Life-Course-oriented Social Policies"

Lucie Vidovićová

Lucie Vidovićová

Office for Population Studies, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

"The New Nationalism and Ageism in Czechia: Communicating Vessels?"

​Amanda Grenier

​Amanda Grenier

Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work; The Norman and Honey Schipper Chair, Gerontological Social Work; Senior Scientist, Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute, University of Toronto, Canada

"Precarious Aging: Disadvantage, Risk, and Insecurity in Late Life"

Symposium: "Gender and Social Exclusion"

The Aging & Social Change: Ninth Interdisciplinary Conference will feature a symposium comprised of the following speakers:

Dr. Lucie Vidovićová, Office for Population Studies, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
Gendered Life Courses, Social Exclusion, and Later Life Outcomes

Dr. Ana Wanka, Department of Sociology, University of Vienna, Austria, and Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Gendered Leisure in Later Life: How Leisure Practices, Paid and Reproductive Work Affect Social Exclusion among Older Women and Men

Dr. Anna Urbaniak, Post Doctoral Researcher, Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland
Gendered Life Courses and Care: Understanding and Performing Care in Rural Contexts in Central Europe

Dr. Petr Fučík, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
Gendered Paths to Divorce and the Risk of Social Exclusion in Later Age

Dr. Andreas Motel-Klingebiel, Professor, Ageing and Later Life, Department for Social and Welfare Studies, Linköping University, Sweden
Retirement Pathways and Gendered Economic Exclusion in Sweden 1990-2015

2019 Preliminary Conference Program

We're happy to share the schedule of sessions for the Aging & Social Change: Ninth Interdisciplinary Conference. We update the schedule on a weekly basis, so please make sure to check back regularly, as the schedule is subject to change. If you've recently registered but are not yet scheduled, your presentations should appear here within the next week. Because this is a draft schedule, you may be the only paper currently in your session; don't be concerned—we'll include more papers as we update the schedule.