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27 Sep 2021

Conversations on Urban Ageing

Conversations on Urban Ageing is an event series that will bring 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 the Manchester Urban Ageing Research Group.


All are welcome to attend. You can get tickets from Eventbrite and all sessions will take place online. A full list of the 2021/22 conversation series is below.


Urban Ageing and Co-production

19th October, 3-4pm 

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.

Register here.



Urban Ageing and Social Infrastructure

23rd November, 3-4pm

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

Register here.



Urban Ageing and Spatial Justice

15th February, 3-4pm 

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, 3-4pm 

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, 3-4pm 

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