The NDA Programme goes to Bologna

The NDA was strongly represented at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics's European Region Congress in Bologna 14-17 April 2011. 

The Programme ran the first symposium on arts and humanities perspectives on ageing and several other papers based on the Programme.

NDA Contributors included:

Professor Miriam Bernard - Exploring Ageing, Social Memory and Community through Theatre: Preliminary Findings from the 'Ages and Stages' Project. Please click here for a copy of the presentation.

Professor Philip Tew - Fiction amd the Cultural Mediation of Aeing Project (FCMAP): Sociology of Everyday Life, Literature, and Reader & Mo Diaries. Please click here for a copy of the presentation.

Professor Sue Hallam - Music for Life: Promoting Social Engagement and Well-being in Older People Through Community Supported Participation in Musical Activities. Please click here for a copy of the presentation.

Dr Andrew Newman - The Impact of Engagement with Contemporary Visual Art on the Well-being of Older Adults. Please click here for a copy of the presentation.

The discussant for the session, Dr Lorna Warren from the Representing Self, Representing Ageing project outlined the key components and value of the focus of the sympsoium. Please click here for a full copy of her report.


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