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Ageing Process

PORTRAYING AGEING

Portraying Ageing: Cultural Assumptions and Practical Implications

Monday 28 April 2014

9.30am – 4.45pm

British Library, Conference Centre, London NW1 2DB

The aim of this interdisciplinary conference is to explore how age and ageing is represented in and through art, literature, media, medicine, education, policy, practice, language, communities and culture – in the process engaging and linking creative, academic, political, and personal perspectives. Delegates will come away with a better understanding of the assumptions made about ageing, the implications of these assumptions, and how these may be challenged.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Professor Lynne Segal, Birkbeck, University of London (author of Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing) Speakers and presenters include: • Debora Price, King’s College London • David Cutler, Baring Foundation • Julia Twigg, University of Kent • Hannah Zeilig, University of the Arts London • Jackie Reynolds, Staffordshire University • James Lloyd, Strategic Society Centre • Wendy Martin, Brunel University • Angus Hanton, The Intergenerational Foundation • Jo Angouri, University of Warwick • Gilly Crosby, Centre for Policy on Ageing • Simone Bacchini, British Library

Cost: £15 (£10 concessions)

Registration includes lunch, tea and coffee. Pre-booking is essential.

Booking information: http://www.bl.uk/whatson/events/event159401.html

For enquiries, please contact Simone Bacchini at simone.bacchini@bl.uk or +44(0)20 7412 7295

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