The Manchester Urban Ageing Research Group (MUARG) is organising a series of 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 focusses 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.
Urban Ageing and Co-production
19th October, 4-5pm CET
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
23rd November, 4-5pm CET
Urban Ageing and Spatial Justice
15th February, 4-5pm CET
Sheila Peace from the Open University 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
5th April, 4-5pm CEST
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
7th June, 4-5pm CEST
James Nazroo from the University of Manchester will host a conversation about racism, ageing and urban environments.
All Conversations will be on Zoom.