Dismantling and Rebuilding Praxis for Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: Toward an Emancipatory Approach
|Dates:||4 July 2023|
|Times:||12:00 - 14:00|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Organiser:||Manchester Urban Ageing Research Group|
|Who is it for:||External researchers, Adults, Age Friendly, Alumni, Current University students, General public|
|Speaker:||Dr Jarmin Yeh|
In this talk, Dr Jarmin Yeh, from the University of California, San Francisco, Institute for Health & Aging will trace her own entrée into the study of urban ageing, present a critical perspective on age-friendly cities and communities. Yeh will be making this talk in conjunction with the Manchester Urban Ageing Research Group (MUARG) as a guest of the University of Manchester.
Yeh will look at discourses reflected in guidance documents for the World Health Organization’s Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities, and discuss approaches that seek to “center the margin” to advance complementary or alternative epistemologies that can inform age-friendly cities and community praxis.
Examples from her own field work with low-moderate income older adults in San Francisco, California will be shared, as well as a discussion of the richness and limitations of scaling this work.
Room G30/31, Arthur Lewis Building, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester.
12.00pm - Seminar
1?3.00pm - Lunch and Networking
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Dr Jarmin Yeh
Organisation: University of California
Travel and Contact Information
Arthur Lewis Building