Seniors, foreign caregivers, families, institutions: Linguistic and multidisciplinary perspectives
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 fee includes a conference folder, lunches, tea / coffee breaks on 9 and 10 April and the conference social dinner on 9 April.
Method of payment: by bank transfer
Conference fee: 100 Euros
Payment should be transferred into the following bank account:
Univ. Insubria Dip. Scienze Umane e dell’Innovazione per il Territorio
Via Sant’Abbondio 12
22100 Como (Italia)
IBAN: IT73 Z 05696 10801 000085109X01
Banca Popolare di Sondrio
Succursale di Varese
Viale Belforte, 151
21100 Varese (VA)
Reason for payment: "DiSUIT – SENIORS 2019 – YOUR SURNAME"
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