Manchester Urban Ageing Group launches new series: Conversations on Urban Ageing

The research team at MUARG have put together the series 'Conversations on Urban Ageing: Transdisciplinary and international perspectives on ageing populations and changing urban environments.'

This conversation series brings together international speakers to discuss topical issues relating to researching ageing in urban environments. Each conversation focuses on a cross-cutting theme with one or two speakers talking on the topic and being engaged in further conversation with an interviewer from MUARG.

All are welcome to attend. The series will be on Zoom and you can get tickets from Eventbrite. A full list of the 2021/22 conversation series is below.

Urban Ageing and Co-production

19 October 3-4pm GMT

Liesbeth de Donder from Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Mo Ray from the University of Lincoln will talk about interdisciplinary co-creation and using knowledge exchange events as a co-production method.

Urban Ageing and Social Infrastructure

23 November 3-4pm GMT

Sophie Yarker from the University of Manchester talks about her forthcoming book with Paul McGarry from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority.

Urban Ageing and Spatial Justice

15 February 3-4pm GMT

Sheila Peace from the Open University and Jarmin Yeh from University of California, San Francisco will discuss the meaning of place to older people and the need to promote social justice in urban, ageing neighbourhoods.

Urban Ageing and Comparative Research

5 April 3-4pm GMT

Wilbert Den Hoed from Universitat Rovira i Virgili will be sharing examples of comparative research supporting the policy development within age-friendly cities.

Urban Ageing and Structural Racism

7 June 3-4pm GMT

James Nazroo from the University of Manchester will host a conversation about racism, ageing and urban environments.

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