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American Association for the History of Nursing Thirty-First Annual History of Nursing Conference
United States
Connecticut
09/18/2014

American Association for the History of Nursing Thirty-First Annual History of Nursing Conference

September 18-21, 2014 Storrs and Hartford, Connecticut

The American Association for the History of Nursing and the University of Connecticut's School of Nursing, are co-sponsoring the Association's thirty-first annual conference to be held in Hartford and Storrs, CT. The conference provides a forum for researchers interested in sharing new research that addresses events, issues, and topics in any area of nursing and health care history broadly construed to encompass the history of nursing, global nursing history, nursing practice, health care institutions, caring, illness, healing work and public health.

Academic, Historian, Nurse Researcher, Social Scientist
Borders Without Boundaries: Canadian Disability Studies Association 2014 Annual Conference
Canada
05/28/2014

Borders Without Boundaries: Canadian Disability Studies Association 2014 Annual Conference

Wednesday May 28- Friday May 30, 2014  Brock University, St. Catherine's, Ontario

Our CDSA meeting is part of the larger Congress 2014 of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

CDSA’s 2014 theme “Borders without Boundaries” reflects the overall Congress theme.  Instructions for how to register will be posted at www.congress2014.ca/register.

Academic, Social Scientist
2014 International Elder Law and Policy Conference
United States
Illinois
07/10/2014

2014 International Elder Law and Policy Conference

July 10 and 11, 2014 Chicago, Illinois

The 2014 International Elder Law and Policy Conference will be held on Thursday, July 10, and Friday, July 11, 2014, in Chicago. This conference will be funded primarily by the Belle R. and Joseph H. Braun Endowment Fund of The John Marshall Law School.

CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS AND HOSTS: The Conference Organizers and Hosts are: The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, USA; Roosevelt University, College of Arts and Sciences, Chicago, Illinois, USA; and, The East China University of Political Science and Law, Shanghai, China.

PURPOSE OF THE CONFERENCE: The Conference will bring international scholars, advocates and policy makers together to participate in an academic discussion about the law, policy, and implementation of legal protections for the elderly around the globe. This conference is purposely intended to parallel the current discussions of the United Nations’ Open-Ended Working Group on Aging. The Conference organizers are hoping to draft and develop a model International Bill of Rights for Elderly Individuals based on the research presented and the ensuing discussions.

DETAILS/TOPICS: There will be 6 to 8 general sessions over a two-day conference, and each session is expected to have 2 to 3 authors discussing their current research, with other academics and experts serving as moderators and discussants on the panel. This conference is meant to complement and supplement the discussions being held through the United Nations pursuant to General Assembly resolution 65/182, based on the following general topics:

- The elimination of age discrimination;

- Autonomy, independent living, and health care issues affecting the elderly;

- Life continuing with dignity because of adequate access to social security and other financial resources;

- The prevention of elder abuse and violence; and

- Access to justice for elderly individuals in need of assistance.

The final agenda for the conference will be determined based on the exact topics and countries analyzed in the abstracts accepted for presentation.

THE CONFERENCE: Information about the 21st Braun Memorial Symposium, including registration links and travel and lodging suggestions, will open by January 15, 2014, through http://www.jmls.edu/braun.

FURTHER INFORMATION: All questions about this conference, or submission of abstracts or articles, should be directed to Barry Kozak at bkozak@jmls.edu; 1.312.427.2737 ext. 524.

Academic, Gerontologist, Health Services Researcher, Lawyer, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Social Scientist, Social Worker
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health 13th International Conference
United States
Illinois
04/30/2014

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health 13th International Conference

April 30 - May 3, 2014 Chicago, Illinois

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) is convening our 13th International Conference, April 30 - May 3, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. At a time when community-campus partnerships are gaining attention and increasingly recognized as vital to addressing and solving our most pressing health, social, environmental and economic challenges, the conference promises to be our best yet as hundreds of community members, faculty, staff, students, funders and policy makers from around the world convene for 4 days of skill-building, networking and agenda-setting!

The conference agenda is designed to facilitate opportunities for participants to engage in substantive discussions, gain new knowledge and practical skills, think critically about their work and take action individually and collectively. The conference features dynamic and inspiring plenary presentations, facilitated discussions by peer group and interest area, educational exhibits, community site visits, social justice-focused arts programming and many opportunities for informal networking. The CCPH annual award for exemplary community-campus partnerships is also presented at the conference.

CCPH conferences create an inclusive space where all are embraced for the knowledge, wisdom and experience they bring to the table. Please join us in Chicago! 

Academic, Community Activist, Educator, Health Educator, Public Health Expert
Life History Research Society Biennial Meeting
United States
Pennsylvania
05/07/2014

Life History Research Society Biennial Meeting

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania May 7th-10th 2014

The 2014 Life History Research Society Meeting will be held in Pittsburgh, PA, May 7th - May 10th

The Life History Research Society is an informal, multi-disciplinary group of scholars who are pursuing prospective longitudinal research examining various aspects of human development. The unifying theme of this society is the longitudinal research approach: the study of human development across time. Studies range from examining a population over the course of a year to multi-generational studies examining relationships between grandparents, parents, and their children. The focus of the longitudinal programs of research varies widely, from delinquency and criminality to various psychosocial (i.e. happiness, financial autonomy), life-transition (i.e. puberty, retirement, etc), and health-related outcomes (i.e. internalizing behaviors).

The society has been having meetings for over three decades at approximately 18 month intervals at different international venues. The objectives of these conferences are to (1) share information that will advance the study of human development and influence the next generation of longitudinal studies, (2) promote multidisciplinary research and interdisciplinary dialogue/collaboration around a common theme, and (3) foster communication between senior and junior researchers, and researchers and students.

Life History Research Society meetings attract researchers from around the world.  The nature of the meeting and of the scholars who have been part of the Life History Research Society make it a rare opportunity for longitudinal researchers from different disciplines and different countries to come together to discuss common problems and successes.  Sessions focus on new research relating to antisocial behavior, mental and physical health, and psychosocial development, as well as methodologies, statistical analyses and problems specific to longitudinal research.

Academic, Behavioral Scientist, Health Services Researcher, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Social Scientist
Golden Gateway to Dreams Conference--31st Annual Dream Conference
United States
California
06/04/2014

Golden Gateway to Dreams Conference--31st Annual Dream Conference

2014 Annual Conference of the International Association for the Study of Dreams

June 4-8, 2014 Berkeley, California

The Conference will feature world-renowned keynote speakers, over 150 presenters from around the globe, an opening reception, the Dream Art Exhibition and reception, a Dream Hike along the shoreline nature preserve, the annual Dream Telepathy Contest, the ever popular costume Dream Ball and an afternoon Cruise on San Francisco Bay.

Academic, Behavioral Scientist, Philosopher, Physician, Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Sleep Specialist, Social Scientist
Population Association of America 2014 Annual Meeting
United States
Massachusetts
05/01/2014

Population Association of America 2014 Annual Meeting

May 1-3, 2014 Boston, Massachusetts

Topics

1. Fertility, Family Planning, Sexual Behavior, and Reproductive Health

2. Marriage, Family, Households, and Unions

3. Children and Youth

4. Health and Mortality

5. Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

6. Migration and Urbanization

7. Economy, Labor Force, Education, and Inequality

8. Population, Development, and the Environment

9. Population and Aging

10. Data and Methods

11. Applied Demography

12. Other Submissions

Gynecologist, Health Services Researcher, Nurse, Nurse Researcher, Physician, Physician Researcher, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Social Scientist
2014 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine
United States
Illinois
05/08/2014

2014 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine

87th Annual Meeting 8 - 11 May 2014 Chicago, Illinois
 

Academic, Historian, Social Scientist
Quarantine: History, Heritage, Place
Australia
08/14/2014

Quarantine: History, Heritage, Place

14-16 August 2014

An international conference convened by historians, archaeologists and heritage scholars at the University of Sydney

The Quarantine Station, Sydney, Australia

The practice of quarantine has always been grounded in contested locations. The history and heritage of quarantine stations and places of isolation the world over remain in these landscapes, as built environments and in artefacts. In this way, sites of segregation have been both enduring and ephemeral. These vestiges intersect in powerful ways with memory and history, but what is being invoked? Who – or what – were the actors bound up by quarantine regulations? How can the material, documentary, legislative and spatial heritage of quarantine help us untangle narratives of global movement that were interrupted by incarceration?

Encompassing people and pathogens, vectors and vessels, flora and fauna, this conference seeks new interpretations of the place of quarantine. Moving in scale from intimate marks made by internees to multi-site or cross-regional comparisons, we seek to bring together maritime histories of quarantine with analyses of the inland islands of terrestrial quarantine. Above all, we hope to prompt surprising and productive conversations between archaeologists, historians, cultural and human geographers, and heritage scholars.

This international conference builds from a large multidisciplinary investigation of more than 1,000 sandstone inscriptions that cover the stunning Quarantine Station in Sydney, Australia. This unique site will form our venue for the conference, inspiring themes that are both local and global: mark-making, isolation, identity, and place.

Academic, Historian, Social Scientist
American College Health Association's (ACHA) 2014 Annual Meeting
United States
Texas
05/27/2014

American College Health Association's (ACHA) 2014 Annual Meeting

May 27-May 31, 2014 San Antonio, Texas

ACHA 2014 Annual Meeting Goals

Consistent with ACHA's mission of advancing the health of college students and the campus community, we, the members of the association, gather at the annual meeting with invited guests to:

Increase knowledge, update professional skills, and incorporate evidence-based guidelines and standards into college health practice in the following areas:

Assessment and planning

Health promotion

Clinical care

Mental health services

Leadership development

Identify opportunities for collaboration and exchange of ideas among college health professionals, students, and leaders in higher education.

Gain greater understanding of programs and environments that enhance health outcomes for college students and campus communities.

Recognize the effect of diverse cultures and experiences on the health of individuals and communities.

Promote integration of college health programs with the missions of the institutions we serve.

Enhance ACHA's role as a national advocate for policies that have a positive impact on the health of college students and campus communities.

Moreover, in keeping with the meeting theme of Envisioning, Building, Achieving, our specific topic area for the 2014 meeting is The Imperative of Health in Higher Education, focusing on promotion of on-campus, student-centered health services as a necessity for learning, success, access and social justice. We will gather to identify and acknowledge the contributions of campus-based, student-centered health services to students' success; to elevate public health initiatives on college campuses; and to promote the contributions of campus-based health services to our campus constituents.

Health Educator, Nurse, Physician, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant

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