Arqus organises a short virtual mobility about rethinking ageing in intergenerational and international perspectives

Two girls talking and the title of the activity.

On 29th and 30th June, the Task Force 2.8 organises the “Short Virtual Mobility 2021" Rethinking ageing in intergenerational and international perspectives - Sharing good practices and enhancing the role of culture.

The theme of the first day will be Rethinking ageing, whereas on Wednesday 30th, the theme will be Breaking intergenerational barriers: challenging cultural and digital gaps.

Programme:

  • Tuesday, 29th June, from 10:00 to 12:30 CEST
  • Theme: Rethinking ageing

Official welcome to the Arqus Summer School

A short round of introductions from all seven ARQUS institutions

"Framing the SVM: The age dimension in an ageing society", by Alberta Contarello and Diego Romaioli, University of Padua

"European universities and their possible role in fostering age inclusion", by Mª Carmen García-Garnica and Blanca Delgado, University of Granada

Break

"University meets Community: 'Vita Activa'", by Christine Benischke, University of Graz.

"'Progetto Formazione Continua (Lifelong Learning Project)': A Bridge between University and City", by Vincenzo Pace, University of Padua

Moderated discussion

  • Wednesday, 30th June, from 10:00 to 13:00 CEST
  • Theme: Breaking intergenerational barriers: challenging cultural and digital gaps

Intro to the session's theme by the moderator

"The Epitaph project", by Rudolf Frhr. Hiller von Gaertringen, Leipzig University

Moderated discussion in sub-groups

"A mathematician visits the Alhambra. A universal dialogue", by José Antonio Martínez Aroza, University of Granada

Moderated discussion in sub-groups

"Cognitive changes in ageing and the ‘digital divide’" by Erika Borella, University of Padua

Moderated discussion in sub-groups

General discussion

Plenary sessions will be run on Zoom, administered and moderated by the University of Granada.

REGISTRATION: Register through the following link (the Zoom link of the sessions will be sent by email to the registered people, at the close of the registration period).