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Lectures and talks

Longevity-Enriched Families - How did they succeed?
Kaare Christensen: Notestein Seminar; September 21st, 2021.
Princeton University: Office of Poulation Research


Robustness and resilience across three generations in the Danish component of the Long-Life Family Study

Kaare Christensen: 144th Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Aging: September 15th, 2021.
NACA Meeting: National Institute on Aging


Why do we age so differently?
Kaare Christensen: Institut de Santé Publique: "Recherche et Pratique en Santé publique", Bordeaux, France; October 16, 2019.


An overview of research and teaching in narrative medicine at SDU
Anne-Marie Mai (SDU, Literature) & Anders Juhl Rasmussen (SDU, Narrative Medicine)
In which way and to what extent is narrative medicine an interdisciplinary practice? How has the field been consolidated at Columbia, and what are the potentials of collaboration with SDU?
Rita Charon (Columbia University, Medicine)
In which way can research in creative writing workshops for people with chronic illnesses be implemented in courses in narrative medicine?
Helle Ploug Hansen (SDU, Health care)

How can research in health, treatment and quality of life in elderly people be implemented in courses in narrative medicine, and vice versa?
Kaare Christensen (SDU, EBB)
What are the advantages and challenges of introducing an elective course on aesthetic narratives and ethics in medical education at University of Copenhagen?
Michael Kjær (University of Copenhagen, Medicine)
CONFERENCE: Narrative Medicine in Denmark; University of Southern Denmark, September 12, 2019.

Children, Creativity, Dementia

Peter Simonsen; Take Back Aging: Power, Critique, Imagination. Peterborough, Canada; 28.-31. maj 2019.
CONFERENCE: Trent University


The last years of life: Health, treatment and wellbeing
Kaare Christensen, Jens Søndergaard & Frans Boch Waldorff, March 14, 2019.

When I am an Old Women: Hedonism and Its Discontents
Peter Simonsen, March 14, 2019.
Uses of Literature: Narrative medicine and human health at SDU
Anne-Marie Mai, March 14, 2019.
UCL/SDU Collaborative Symposium: Treatment and Wellbeing in an Ageing Society.
Disciplinary intersections between Literature, Art and Health.  Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS), London; March 13-15, 2019.
SYMPOSIUM: Treatment and Wellbeing in an Ageing Society 


Longevity enriched families. How did they succeed?

Kaare Christensen: 3rd Intervention Aging Conference, Nassau, Bahamas; March 5, 2019.



Nothing to be frightened of?
Peter Simonsen: October 25, 2018.

The Art of Aging
Peter Simonsen: October 12, 2018.

The Precariat in Art and Culture
Peter Simonsen: Workshop at SDU; September 20-21, 2018.

Dementia Literature: History, Forms, Functions
Peter Simonsen: August 2, 2018.

Uses of Art and Culture
Peter Simonsen: Conference, SDU; June 4-8, 2018.

Uses of Literature in the 21st Century
Peter Simonsen: March 2, 2018.

The Usefulness of Dementia Literature
Peter Simonsen: February 20, 2018.

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Last Updated 01.10.2021