The first in our Debating Ageing: A Transdisciplinary Engagment Forum series of lectures kicked off on Tuesday, 9 October 2018 @ 5.30pm with a lecture Debating the History of Ageing by Prof David G. Troyansky, Professor of History at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is author of Old Age in the Old Regime: Image and Experience in Eighteenth-Century France (Cornell University Press, 1989) and Aging in World History (Routledge, 2016) as well as numerous articles on the history of old age and aspects of French cultural history. He has co-edited three books on French history and Francophone culture, including Transnational Spaces and Identities in the Francophone World (University of Nebraska Press, 2009) and The French Revolution in Culture and Society (Greenwood Press, 1991). He is currently co-editing, with Tim Parkin of the University of Melbourne, a 6-volume Cultural History of Old Age for Bloomsbury Press.
Our second lecture in the series is Extending Lifespan on November 19th
Our third lecture in the series is Healthy Ageing on November 28th
For more details on the series visit the Debating Ageing Website