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Senex: III. Congress of Aging Studies for Graduate Students brings together graduate researchers studying old age and the aging process from social, behavioral and health perspectives into an interactive discussion platform wherein they share with the scientific world empirical research, conceptual studies and methodological contributions.

Main theme of the Congress

The theme of the Congress, to be held on November 1-2, 2019 at Akdeniz University, is “For the Next Generation: Welfare, Wellbeing, Equity, Employment, Health, Technology, Art, Education and Career”.

During the first and second of the Senex Congress olders adults have been handled within the concepts of health, care, education, income and social relations. After these two congresses where the reflections of thecrisis, inequalities and aging were discussed, it will be highlt significant to discuss the whole generations and the future. What do the next generations  expect from future? In this scope, what kind of regulations, applicat,ond or arrangements can be realised? To provide a comprehensive, relation and finding-based approach requires an effective and interdisciplinary insight to the aging studies.The fact that The dialogue that will be establish among the scientists, researchers, professionals  will be founded on the idas that have intellectual depth and are refined is determined as the main aim of the Senex: III. Congress of Aging Studies for Graduate Students in 2019.

In this way, the congress aims to:
1. Encourage young scientists from different fields who continue to pursue their graduate studies incorporating seminal works in aging studies;
2. Support social innovation in the field of aging studies;
3. Develop a social dialogue among experienced scientists, professionals, and young scientists who are working in fields related to aging studies, and;
4. Create a scientific network among scientists by coming together at regular intervals to engage in the transfer of knowledge and promotion of joint collaborations in aging studies.

An Innovative Approach

Congress of Aging Studies for Graduate Students forms of two-day programme, main sections of which include paper presenations and workshops.

  1. Paper Presentations

During the first day of the congress, young researchers will submit their papers which were reviewed by double-blind peer review system. Researchers who continue to pursue their MA/MSc or Doctoral/Ph.D. studies or who have completed their thesis project within the last 2 years.

  1. Workshops

During the secon day of the congress, experienced scientists in the field, researchers, professionals will realised workshops. In the scope of this, academics, professionals, experts from universities and nongovernmental organisations share their knowledge and experience in the field.

Who can apply ?

  1. For Paper Presentations

Researchers who continue to pursue their MA/MSc or Doctoral/Ph.D. studies or who have completed their thesis project within the last 2 years.  For details see Abstract Submissions.

  1. For workshops

Scientists, researchers, experts, professionals who work in the field of Aging Studies may suggest workshops. The Workshops suggestions can be made until the month of the June for every year. For workshops realised until today see Past Congress page. You may get information by sending e-mail to senexkongre@gmail.com.