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 The following detailed information is withdrawn from COST H2020 VADEMECUM (pages 28-29).

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Call for Applications: Annual Training School 2015, 11th – 15th May 2015, Keele

Annual Training School 2015

Call for Applications

Keele University, UK

11th – 15th May 2015

As indicated in its Memorandum of Understanding, INTERFASOL foresees the organization of several training schools, programmed to provide structured training in theoretically-guided empirical research in social sciences and policy on the field of family intergenerational solidarity. The global objective is to develop interdisciplinary research capacity, to advance scientific understanding across Europe on the importance and impact of intergenerational family solidarity across generations in priority domains of life. It is also intended to contribute to the development of high quality future intergenerational family solidarity programmes and research and plan new research pathways.

The INTERFASOL annual training schools provide the most up-to-date knowledge and methods in this field, putting a strong emphasis on research methods for social sciences and offering interdisciplinary activities with a focus on policy issues. These are international programmes and therefore all courses are in English. Participants can expect a series of lectures by leading international scholars.

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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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Action meeting in Budapest on September 9th, 2014

Latest Action meeting took place on September 9th, 2014 in Budapest.

At Working group meetings participants had an opportunity to discuss and plan their work.

A range of issues was discussed during the General meeting, including presentation of Action website, future format of newsletter, presentation and discussion about next events and training schools.

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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/

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