News archive for Historicizing the ageing self: Literature, medicine, psychology, law
Welcome to the first lecture of the "Gender and Ageing" seminar organized by Laura Cayrol-Bernardo: Ninon Dubourg (Liège), "Religious Experiences of Older Women during the Late Middle Ages – How elderly women were involved in Christian practices and conventual life"
Last Chapter – A Late Life Festival is running Friday 18th and Saturday 19th of June 2021. Here you can find the festival catalogue.
Drawing on 16th- to 21st-century American, British, French, German, Polish, Norwegian and Russian literature and philosophy, this collection teases out culturally specific conceptions of old age as well as subjective constructions of late-life identity and selfhood.
Soledad Marambio explores issues related to ageing in the Chilean newspaper La Segunda.
Soledad Marambio is a new postdoctoral fellow connected to the project “Historicizing the ageing self”. She will work with the late writings of three Argentinian authors.
Gunn Inger Sture is a new PhD candidate affiliated with the project “Historicizing the ageing self”. Her PhD project has the working title “Marcel Proust – time metaphors, memory and ageing”.