Guest lecturer Prof. Ingrid Arnet Connidis: Studying Family Ties & Aging: Achievements and Challenges 14.6.2018

Prof. Ingrid Arnet Connidis (University of Western Ontario, Canada) is visiting the University of Tampere and gives an open guest lecture on Studying Family Ties & Aging: Achievements and Challenges. After the lecture, there is a chance to discuss with Prof. Connidis. The lecture is organised by the Tampere Centre for Childhood, Youth and Family Research PERLA in collaboration with the Gerontology Research Centre GEREC.

When? Thursday, 14 June 2018, 13-16 pm

Where? University of Tampere, Linna building, room 5026 (Kalevantie 5)


Prof. Connidis’ primary research interest is family ties and aging. Her work on ambivalence in family ties has been applied to many aspects of family relationships over the life course. She has explored conceptual, research and policy issues related to the connection of family ties to larger social processes and structures including gender and class; gay and lesbian adults’ ongoing relationships with their family of origin; sibling ties; and balancing work and family.

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