Program

Thursday 21st of October (CET time)

9:30-10:00

Opening (welcome speeches from the University of Bologna – Elena Luppi the University of Macerata – Rosita Deluigi and ELOA – Bernhard Schmidt)

10:00-10:30

Keynote speech: Tiina Tambaum (Tallinn University) “Whether intergenerational learning presents implications of a biased attitude towards older people”

10:30-12:30

First session: Contemporary challenges of intergenerational education in lifelong learning societies (Chair Rosita Deluigi and Elena Luppi) \\ 1. Learning competencies for crisis management in older adults’ live transitions. Dominique Kern, Université de Haute Alsace, and Bernhard Schmidt - Hertha University of Munich, Germany \\ \\ 2. Lifelong education for older adults as a resource for the building of inclusive communities in diverse and multicultural environments. Fabiana Fusco and Davide Zoletto - University of Udine, Italy \\ 3. History as subject, life story and cultural activity. Anders Dybelius and Cecilia Bjursell - Jönköping University, Sweden

12:30-14:00

Lunch time (the online room is open for free exchanges)

14-14:30

Keynote speech: Ann- Kristin Bostrom (Jönköping University) “Intergenerational learning by knitting study circles and knitting cafés”

14:30-17:00

Second session: Contemporary challenges of intergenerational education in lifelong learning societies (Chair Rosita Deluigi and Elena Luppi) \\ 1. Model of Environmental Learning for People 75+ Based on the Theory of Relatedness. Satya Brink - Jönköping University, Sweden \\ 2. Life Politics in Older Adult Education: Self-Reflexivity as a Geragogical Tool for Self- and Social Questioning. Hany Hachem - Örebro University, Sweden \\ 3. Learning graffiti later in life. Cecilia Bjursell, Joel Hedegaard and Martin Hugo - Jönköping University, Sweden \\ 4. Benefits of non-formal education for older adults: a case study from Cyprus. Antri Piliri - Open University of Cyprus\\ 5. Democracy and citizenship: how the pandemic has changed the educational approach of adults. Vito Balzano - University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy

17:00-17.30

Break

17:30-18:30

Social connection time

Friday 22nd of October (CET time)

9:30-11:00

Third session: Contemporary challenges of intergenerational education in lifelong learning societies (Chair Elena Luppi and Rosita Deluigi) \\ 1. Ageism, Resilience, and the Pandemic: A New Opportunity for Intergenerational Learning. Barbara Baschiera - University of Malta and Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italy Karl Pillemer - Cornell University, Ithaca, NY \\ 2. Overcoming Loneliness of Older Adults During the Pandemic: Digi–Ageing Project. Irena Žemaitaitytė, Jolanta Pivorienė, Raminta Bardauskienė and Agata Katkonienė - Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania \\ 3. Planning intergenerational offers in and after pandemic times – strategies and visions of planning actors. Claudia Kulmus - Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin \\

11-11:20

Break

11:20-12:30

Fourth session: Contemporary challenges of intergenerational education in lifelong learning societies (Chair Elena Luppi and Rosita Deluigi) \\ 1. The prevention of social isolation of the elderly. Marie Meyer - Université de Haute-Alsace, France \\ 2. The particularities of training older workers: trainers' knowledge and educational issues. Florence Puech - University of Haute-Alsace, France \\ 3. Serial intergenerational learning: Turning absence to presence of grandmothers and mothers in our lives. Cecilia Bjursell and Satya Brink - Jönköping University, Sweden \\

12:30-14:00

(the online room is open for free exchanges)

14-14:40

European Projects on intergenerational dialogue and solidarity

  • Licia Boccaletti - "Supporting older people through innovative European projects"

  • Laura Papi - Presentation of the EU Project: "Carer+ project: Digital Competence Framework for care workers and caregivers"

14:40-16:00

Brainstorming and discussion on EU projects

16:00-16:20

Conclusions and announcement of the 2022 ELOA conference