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Call for papers: “Intergenerational Family Solidarity and Informal Care”

Symposium on “Intergenerational Family Solidarity and Informal Care”  will be organized at the 24. ISSBD meeting in Vilnius, 10-14 July 2016 (see: http://www.issbd2016.com/en/) . This will be the complement of an already organized symposium on “InterFaSol and Well-being” including four speakers and Willy Lahaye as discussant.

If you are interested, please send a title and abstract (200 words) of a contribution till 1. November, 2015 to Prof. Dieter Ferring dieter.ferring(at)uni.lu

 

 

 

Geropsych is announcing a special issue on “Ageing and Migration in Europe”

Ageing and migration have become key topics in Europe today, as a large number of first generation immigrants of the 1970s are currently approaching retirement age in many European countries. It is therefore of prime importance to learn more about future plans, specific needs and resources of older migrants and their families.

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2nd Call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM)

2nd Call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM)

Applications for Missions ocurring between 01 July 2015 and 29 April 2016

All STSM activities must occur in their entirety within the dates specified above COST strives to support European scientists in their networking activities by Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) that will allow scientists to learn from an institution in another COST country. STSMs involve visiting a partner institution for a period of up to 3 months to improve closer cooperation and exchange, to develop capacity building and joint research, publications, and preparation of future projects. The following detailed information is withdrawn from COST H2020 VADEMECUM (pages 28-29).

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1st Call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM), deadline 5th December 2014

Applications for Missions occurring between 02 January 2015 and 30 April 2015

deadline for applications 5th December 2014, download call for applications

All STSM activities must occur in their entirety within the dates specified above.

COST strives to support European scientists in their networking activities by Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) that will allow scientists to learn from an institution in another COST country. STSMs involve visiting a partner institution for a period of up to 3 months to improve closer cooperation and exchange, to develop capacity building and joint research, publications, and preparation of future projects. The following detailed information is withdrawn from COST VADEMECUM (pages 32-36).

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Upcomming conferences

Aging:
Aging in America Conference, website: http://asaging.org/aia12
Aging and Society Fourth Conference, website: http://agingandsociety.com/the-conference
Irish Gerontological Society Congress, website: http://www.iaggdublin2015.org/
2015 Ageing Summit, website: https://www.regonline.co.uk/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1506246

Intergenerational solidarity:
Expert panel on intergenerational solidarity, website: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/index.php?page=view&type=13&nr=438&menu=936

Family:
Helping Families Change, website: http://helpingfamilieschange.org/

Action meeting on September 9th, 2014. Agenda

Agenda
COST Action Meeting
IS1311 INTERFASOL
Budapest, 9th September 2014-06-26

8.30-9.00 : Reception of participants
9.00-9.30 : General Information
Audience: all MC Members
Agenda: Welcome to participants; Information on the schedule for the day ; Wi-fi Access; Composition of Working Groups; Reimbursement of expenses; Secretariat and Emergency
Contact.

9.30-12.30 : Working Group Meetings
Audience: corresponding WG members
Agenda: internal WG Agenda (to be determined by the WG Leaders and Co-
Leaders)
11.00-11.15 : Coffee-break
12.30-14.00 : Networking Lunch
14.00-15.30 : General Meeting
Audience: All MC Members
Agenda: Presentation of the Action’s Website; Information on the newsletter;
Information on the next meetings; Any Other Business.
15.30-16.00 : Delivery of Documents for Reimbursement + Coffee Break
16.00 – End of Meeting for all MC Members except for Core Working Group Members (Chair,
Vice-Chair, Coordinator TS, Coordinator STSM, Working Group Leaders and Co-Leaders)
16.00-18.30 – Core Group Meeting
Audience: Core Working Group Members
Agenda: internal CWG Agenda (to be determined)