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AGEING IN LATIN AMERICA: the challenges of population ageing across the region

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing Latin American Research Network on Ageing (LARNA) Seminar Series

Convenors: Dr. George W. Leeson, Dr. Alejandro Klein

This series will be conducted on TUESDAYS at 2PM (GMT) via Zoom:


27 APRILPopulation ageing in Brazil and the challenges for the formulation of educational policies for elderly people. Professor Rita de Cássia da Silva Oliveira, Flávia Oliveira Alves da Silva, Vera Lúcia Martiniak, Universidade Estadual Ponta Grossa, Brasil  (State University of Ponta Grossa, Brazil) 


4 MAY  - Pension, debt and financial education – how ageing Brazilians tackle financial challenges. Professor Johannes Doll, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)

11 MAY - Changes in residential arrangements in old age in Colombia. Professor Angela María Jaramillo, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia (Pontifical University Javeriana, Colombia)

18 MAY - Income dependents of the elderly and the coronavirus: orphans or new poor? Professor Amélia Camarano, Instituto de Pesquisa Económica Aplicada-Brasil (Institute of Economics Research, Brazil)


25 MAY - Sustainability and community agency: the role of indigenous older people in rural Mexico. Professor Erika Carcaño, Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico (University of Guanajuato, Mexico)

1 JUNE - Approaches to the empowerment of older people in Cuba. The PIESPLAZA project experience. Professor Teresa Orosa, Dr. Laura Sánchez Pérez and Dr. Jesus Menéndez, Universidad de La Habana, Cuba (University La Habana, Cuba)

8 JUNE Social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic and the use of technologies and their impact on older people in Brazil. Professor Carla da Silva Santana Castro and Dr. Venceslau Coelho, Universidade Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil (University São Paulo, Brazil)


15 JUNE - Social participation and sexuality of old men. Professor Victoria I. Tirro and Dr. Leydis Aponte, Universidad Metropolitana, Venezuela (Metropolitan University of Venezuela)

Students, Faculty, Policy Makers, Public in General are all Welcome. No registration required. 

Event Details

15 June 2021 14:00 - 15:00


Online with Zoom