The Trent Centre for Aging & Society hosts yearly special events and activities that celebrate aging, understand diverse experiences of aging, and challenge ageist practices in our communities and culture.
The Stephen Katz Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Interdisciplinary Aging Studies Program
Launched in 2017, this program honours the celebrated career of a critical aging studies visionary and founding member of TCAS, Dr. Stephen Katz. The program has brought world-class critical aging studies scholar to Trent to share their knowledge and research.
Aging & Society Seminar Series
The Aging & Society Seminar Series is a set of guest lectures hosted by the Centre each year. We bring in researchers from a wide range of disciplines to discuss their work and illuminate current issues facing older adults and their supporters.
CIHR Café Scientifique Program. Addressing Ageism through an Indigenous Intergenerational Lens
Lead: Dr. Elizabeth Russell, Ph.D., TCAS Director
The CIHR Café Scientifique Program seeks to disseminate research on reducing systemic ageism, shared through an Indigenous intergenerational lens. Held in the Peterborough Public Library, this accessible event will consider equity, diversity, and inclusion in many ways, especially through specific efforts to include in the planning and to invite and hear from older people from underserved groups.