Conference Papers:

 

"Science and imagery in the 'war' on old age" Paper presented to RC11 'Sociology of Ageing' at XVI ISA World Congress of Sociology, Durban South Africa 23-29th July 2006.

“Emancipation and the Final Part of Life: Accounts from Social Work and Anthropology.”With Liz Lloyd, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Death, Dying and Disposal Conference, University of Bath, September 15-18th 2005.

 ‘“Those left-behind”: Issues and adaptations by older people in situations of rural outmigration.’ Paper presented to the Current and Future Pasts The 5th International Symposium on Cultural Gerontology/CABS 10th Anniversary Conference. Open University. 19th 21st May, 2005

 Anti-Ageing Science and the Cultural Construction of Old Age.” in Symposium 5.2 Anti-Ageing and the Medicalisation of the End of Life: Re-evaluating the Final Stages. Organisers: Emmanuelle Tulle ( Glasgow Caledonian University , UK ) and John Vincent ( Exeter University , UK ). International Sociological Association.RC-11 Sociology of Aging - Inter-Congress Conference - Ageing Societies and Ageing Sociology: Diversity and Change in a Global World, 7-9th  September 2004 University of Surrey Roehampton, UK

Population as a global issue; critical perspectives.” in Symposium 6.1 Ageing and Globalisation: Sociological and Political Economy Perspectives. Organisers: Chris Phillipson ( Keele University , UK ) and Alan Walker ( University of Sheffield ). International Sociological Association.RC-11 Sociology of Aging - Inter-Congress Conference - Ageing Societies and Ageing Sociology: Diversity and Change in a Global World, 7-9th  September 2004 University of Surrey Roehampton, UK

New forms of global political economy and ageing societies.” Paper for European Sociological Association Conference, Murcia, Spain Sept 23-26 2003 AGEING IN EUROPE: Challenges of Globalisation for Ageing Societies.

Demography, Politics and Old Age” British Society for Gerontology Annual Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne, 4-6 September 2003.

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