Seniors, foreign caregivers, families, institutions: Linguistic and multidisciplinary perspectives
International conference 'Seniors2019'
9-10 April 2019, Varese (Italy)
Invited keynote speakers
- Michael Brannigan (College of St Rose, Albany, New York – US)
- Giuliana Garzone (IULM, Milano - Italy)
- Boyd Davis (University of North Carolina, Charlotte – US)
Call for Papers
We invite abstracts for papers on the theme of “Seniors, foreign caregivers, families, institutions” from the linguistic as well as other perspectives that pay close attention to the linguistic, social, economic and ethical aspects regarding the ageing population, those who assist them, their families and the institutions/organisations that offer services for them. Proposals with a multidisciplinary focus will be especially welcome.
Papers will be 30 minutes, including 10 minutes for discussion, and we expect to publish a selection of them, following double-bind peer-review.
Abstracts (ca. 300 words plus max 6 references) should be sent as Word file to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 31 December 2018. Notifications of acceptance will be issued by 12 January 2019.
We look forward to seeing you in Varese in 2019!
The event is organised by the University of Insubria and the University of Milan as part of the research project “Age.Vol.A. Ageing, Volunteers, Assistants. Multilingual Tools for Assisting the Ageing”, funded by Fondazione Cariplo (2018-2021).
The event will be held at University of Insubria, Varese, Italy.
The registration fee is 100 Euros. More information will be provided in future circulars and on the conference website at email@example.com