Program 2012

6 months program at the MPIDR in Rostock

Introduction to Demography and Aging Research
Roland Rau, University of Rostock

Epidemiology of Aging and Disability
Gabriele Doblhammer, University of Rostock

Heiner Maier, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR), International Max Planck Research School for Demography

The Historical Demography of Mortality
Jim Oeppen, MPIDR, Laboratory of Survival and Longevity

Introduction to Paleodemography
Svenja Weise, MPIDR, Laboratory of Survival and Longevity

The Evolution of Aging
Annette Baudisch and Alexander Scheuerlein, MPIDR, Max Planck Research Group: Modeling the Evolution of Aging and Laboratory of Evolutionary Biodemography

Health Inequalities: Principal Facts and Measurement Issues
Vladimir Shkolnikov, MPIDR, Laboratory of Demographic Data

Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Aging Research
Jutta Gampe, MPIDR, Laboratory of Statistical Demography

Affect Across the Lifespan: Dynamics and Competencies
Michaela Riediger, MPI for Human Development

Inequality in Later Life (Lecture)
James Nazroo, Manchester University

Interdisciplinarity in Aging Research (Workshop)
James Nazroo, Manchester University

Obesity-related differences between women and men in brain structure and goal-directed behavior
Annette Horstmann, MPI for Human Cognitive and Brain Science

The Physiology of Aging
Rüdiger Köhling, University of Rostock

Understanding Differential Development across the Lifespan: Promises and Challenges
Denis Gerstorf, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Listening to Speech in Old Age: Age Effects and Individual Differences
Esther Janse, MPI for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen/The Netherlands

A Cultural-Historical Approach Towards Aging
Pat Thane, King’s College, UK

Understanding and predicting dementia syndromes with ALE meta-analyses
Matthias Schroeter, MPI for Human Cognitive and Brain Science

Causes and Effects of Early Exit/Retirement in Scandinavia
Per H. Jensen, Aalborg University/DK

The Concept of European Age Discrimination and the Problems with the Current Legal Framework
Mark Bell, University of Leicester

Automatic Age Prediction/Classification based on the Speech Signal - Features and Approaches
Elmar Noeth, Erlangen University

Aging and Life Satisfaction
Alfonso Sousa-Poza, Hohenheim University

Old Age and Art: Gender Issues and Late-Life Creativity
Caroline Schuster-Cordone, Museum of Art and History, Fribourg/Switzerland