Institut for Kultur og Globale Studier
9220 Aalborg Øst
Telefon: 9940 9208
EAN-nummer: 5798 000 420 793
CVR/VAT-nummer: DK 29102384
In this one-day conference grandparents’ and grandchildren’s relationship in contemporary consumer society is on the agenda.
06.09.2019 kl. 09.30 - 18.00
Even though grandparents play an important role in many families and even though grandparents spend considerable time, energy and money on their grandchildren, little is known about contemporary grandparent/grandchild relations. It is well-documented that grandparents with active contact to their grandchildren live longer, and that children with active contact to their grandparents become more sociable, but still these intergenerational relations have not really caught academic interest in any depth.
Contemporary grandparents’ and grandchildren’s relations are immersed in consumption practices, and consumption is seen as an important lens to study these relations. Grandparent/grandchild togetherness is important for society, for practitioners working with intergenerational relationships and for researchers in topics related to family.
In a one-day conference grandparents’ and grandchildren’s relationship in contemporary consumer society is on the agenda. The conference is aimed at academics, practitioners in non-profit work, public or political organizations and the corporate sector working with grandparents and grandchildren in some capacity or other.
When: September 6, 2019, from 9:30-18:00
Where: Aalborg, Denmark
Coffee and registration from 9.30 at Comwell Hotel, White House, Aalborg.
10:10-11:00 Sara Arber: ‘Middle-class grandparenting and consumption: Hidden norms and Unique
11:00-11:45 Shannon Hebblethwaite ‘Negotiating grandparenting: Ambivalence and generativity in family
11:45-12:15 Coffee and tea
12:15-12:45 Venetia Evergeti and Vicki Harman: ‘Transnational Grandparenting: negotiating relations and
consumption practices across national borders’
12:45-13:15 Helene Brembeck: ‘Harry Potter in London: Ethnographic research involving grandparents and
14.15-14.45 Margaret Hogg: ‘The interplay of emotions and consumption in the relational identity trajectories of
grandmothers with their grandchildren’
14.45-15.15 Malene Gram, Stephanie O’Donohoe, Heike Schänzel, Caroline Marhcant and Anne Kastarinen:
‘Fun time, finite time. Temporal and emotional dimensions of grandtravel experiences’
15:15-15:45 Benedetta Cappellini, Vicki Harman and Michelle Webster: ‘Intensive grandparenting? Exploring
changes and continuities in feeding children in the UK’
15:45-16:15 Coffee and tea
16:15-16:45 Malene Gram, Caroline Marchant and Stephanie O’Donohoe: ‘Tensions in intergenerational
relationships seen through advertising’
16:30-17:00 Sum up and discussion
17.00-18:00 End of conference – Drinks and snacks
The conference is open, and everyone is welcome to participate, also without presenting. If you wish to participate please sign up before 9 August 2019 by mail: email@example.com.
The conference is organized by the network on consumption and intergenerational relationships.
For more information contact Malene Gram, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The network on consumption and intergenerational relationships, Aalborg University, Denmark
Comwell, Aalborg, Denmark
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Fredrik Bajers Vej 7K
9220 Aalborg Ø
Telefon: 9940 9940
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