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Welcome to the website of the chair for »Social Structure and Sociology of Ageing Societies

06/06/2024

Welcome to the team!

We welcomed two new assistants in June.

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06/03/2024

Next information event on the Master's degree programme in Ageing Societies on 17 June 2024

Are you interested in topics such as demographic change, lifelong learning, social participation, diversity and housing and lifestyles in old age?

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05/14/2024

Online information event on the Master's degree program in Ageing Societies

Are you interested in topics such as demographic change, lifelong learning, social participation, diversity and housing and lifestyles in old age?

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03/28/2024

Dr. Alina Schmitz as a speaker at the 4th symposium of the federal program Mehrgenerationenhaus

The talk is titled "Health and opportunities for participation in times of growing social inequality".

Portrait Alina Schmitz
03/21/2024

FAIR Workshop on "Digital Trace Data in Social Science Research"

The interdisciplinary research area FAIR organizes a three-day workshop on Digital Trace Data in Social Science Research.

Collage Portraits FAIR Workshop F. Kreuter, C. Kern, C. Haensch, C. Strasser
03/15/2024

External visit at the chair colloquium

Chair colloquium with nine internal and external doctoral students and post-docs

Group photo of the chair colloquium at minigolf
03/11/2024

Looking back on the spring conference "Age(ing) and Health"

From 29.02-01.03, the joint conference of the two DGS sections "Age(ing) and Society" and "Medical and Health Sociology" took place.

02/09/2024

Admission of Dr. Alina Schmitz to the Scholarship Program for Postdoctoral Researchers and Junior Professors by the Daimler and Benz Foundation

We congratulate Dr. Alina Schmitz on this scholarship!

Portrait Alina Schmitz
02/09/2024

Project funding by the TU Dortmund Young Academy for Dr. Alina Schmitz

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02/05/2024

Current information on the joint spring conference: Age(ing) and Health: Sociological Theories and Current Findings

Sectiologos Medizin und Gesundheitssoziologie DGS​​/​​ Alter(n) und Gesellschaft DGS
02/05/2024

New Publication: Intergenerational solidarity in a developing welfare state: The case of South Korea

New publication by Martin Gurín and Martina Brandt

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12/21/2023

Henrik Laumert receives Best of the Year Award 2023!

Portrait Henrik Laumert
12/21/2023

Preliminary program: Age(ing) and Health: Sociological Theories and Current Findings

We cordially invite all who are interested! Registration until 19.01.2024.

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11/20/2023

Digital expert discussion "Growing old in Germany - potential and opportunities for participation" with Prof. Dr. Martina Brandt

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10/30/2023

SZ article "Germany, your future" with Prof. Dr. Martina Brandt among others

How does demographic change affect the way we live together?

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10/19/2023

New Publication: Gesundheit – Teilhabechancen – Diskriminierungsrisiken

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10/16/2023

Keynote by Prof. Martina Brandt at the 8th International Conference "Work and Health“

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09/28/2023

German-Israeli Minerva School in 2023

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09/14/2023

New Publication: Gesundheit im Alter: Stand der Forschung und methodische Herausforderungen

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09/12/2023

New publication: „From attitudes to social networks: National gender-role attitudes and gender differences in late-life social relationships“

Alina Schmitz has published a new publication together with Ella Cohn-Schwartz.

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09/06/2023

Call for Papers: Age(ing) and Health: Sociological Theories and Current Findings

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08/08/2023

Welcome to our team!

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07/27/2023

Second Application phase of the doctoral program "New challenges in aging societies" - Apply now!

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07/17/2023

FAZ article "Aging: Curse or Blessing?" with Prof. Dr. Martina Brandt, among others.

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07/07/2023

Welcome to our team!

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07/06/2023

New Publication: Wealth inequalities in physical and cognitive impairments across Japan and Europe: the role of health expenditure and infrastructure

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05/25/2023

Podcast episode "Too young! Too old! What separates generations" with Martina Brandt, among others

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05/15/2023

„TU Dortmund in Conversation“ with Martina Brandt and Cornelius Schubert

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05/15/2023

Information event Master's program Aging Societies

Are you interested in topics such as diversity in old age, learning in old age, social participation and housing and living arrangements in old age?

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05/05/2023

Welcome to our team!

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05/04/2023

New chapter on knowledge about health disparities in the second half of life

Frontcover des Buchs "Health Inequalities Across the Life Course"
05/01/2023

Welcome to our team!

Portrait-Foto von PhD Michal Yehudit Levinsky draußen in einem Park.
04/27/2023

Interview with Prof. Dr. Martina Brandt

Zeichnung von älteren Menschen vor Gebäuden im Ruhrgebiet
03/30/2023

New publication: A longitudinal perspective on the interplay of job demands and destructive leadership on employees' work ability in Germany

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03/30/2023

Welcome to our team!

In the foreground one can see the green TU logo on the grass and in the background there is the Mathetower.
03/22/2023

Age-Well: Closing Conference

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02/24/2023

Young researchers workshop of the DGGG Section III on 20.09.2023 with Birgit Zeyer-Gliozzo

Ausschnitt des Einladungsflyers "Getting Organised"
02/08/2023

Save the Date: 1st Bielefeld Participation Congress June 15-16, 2023

Ausschnitt des Einladungsflyers mit der Inschrift "Save the Date: 1. Bielefelder Teilhabekongress"
02/08/2023

Event tip: "Dortmund, how can you grow old healthily in employment?" as part of the event series "City in Change" on Feb. 14, 2023

01/20/2023

New Publication: Social inequalities and the wellbeing of family caregivers across European care regimes

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01/02/2023

HBS Reseach Training Group „New Challenges in Aging Societies“ Approved at the Department of Social Sciences

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01/01/2023

Welcome!

Portrait Henrik Laumert
12/14/2022

Martina Brandt becomes deputy speaker in the scientific advisory board of the DZA

Portrait Martina Brandt
12/12/2022

Website of the 9th Government Report on Older People now online

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11/29/2022

Invitation to the Research Colloquium - Care and Well-Being in Europe: Inequalities in Change

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11/28/2022

Inclusion of older people in German and Japanese municipalities: civic engagement and COVID-19 pandemic

 Martina Brandt and Monika Reichert from TU Dortmund University and colleagues during a visit at the "Integrated care center" Houyukai, Tokyo.
11/09/2022

New Publication: The Role of Parenthood for Life Satisfaction of Older Women and Men in Europe

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10/24/2022

New book chapter "Care and Support of Older People in Times of Covid 19 - National and Communal Perspectives"

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10/07/2022

Inequality in Long-Term Care

Prof. Martina Brandt in a conversation
09/28/2022

New Publication: Inequalities in caregiving strain during the COVID-19 pandemic: conceptual framework and review of the empirical evidence

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09/26/2022

New Publication: Worries about inadequate medical treatment in case of a COVID-19 infection: the role of social inequalities, COVID-19 prevalence and healthcare infrastructure

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08/08/2022

Welcome to our team!

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07/25/2022

New Publication „Health Limitations, Regional Care Infrastructure and Wellbeing in Later Life: A Multilevel Analysis of 96 European Regions“

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07/11/2022

Prof. Dr. Martina Brandt Chair of the 9th Government Report on Older People

Portrait Martina Brandt
06/20/2022

5th Dortmund Science Conference at the Dortmunder U

Panel discussion on the topic of 'Connecting Generations' on a stage in Dortmund U
05/25/2022

Global Gallery - Department of Social Sciences with 5 contributions

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05/18/2022

Martina Brandt as new SHARE Area Coordinator „Family and Social Networks“

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05/11/2022

Invitation 5th Dortmund Science Conference on June 14, 2022 - Connecting Generations

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05/09/2022

Welcome to our team!

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04/25/2022

Welcome back to the TU Dortmund!

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04/13/2022

Book review "Men and the Transition to Retirement” in Psychologie Heute

Excerpt from the book cover "Men and the Transition to Retirement
03/21/2022

Research Explorer Ruhr 2022: Dr. Faisal Munir as a guest at the chair

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03/21/2022

Save the Date: 5th Dortmund Science Conference 14 June 2022

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03/09/2022

Young researchers workshop of the DGGG Section III on 11.09.2022 with Alina Schmitz

Open notebook
03/01/2022

Welcome to our team!

Portrait Birgit Zeyer-Gliozzo
02/14/2022

We are in! Research Explorer Ruhr 2022

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01/17/2022

Prof. Dr. Martina Brandt becomes BiB Fellow

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01/10/2022

Dr. Nekehia Quashie now Assistant Professor at Rhode Island!

Portrait Nekehia Quashie
01/05/2022

Judith Kaschowitz receives TU Dissertation Award 2021!

Portrait Judith Kaschowitz
12/20/2021

New article about inequality in informal caregiving

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12/06/2021

Christmas greetings from the chair team

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11/10/2021

Welcome to our team!

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11/10/2021

Prof. Dr. Martina Brandt joins UA Ruhr Research Council

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11/08/2021

FAIR research project funded by NRW with 2 million euros

Digital Figure
11/04/2021

Invitation to the podium Altenhilfe with a presentation by Alina Schmitz

Colorful faces
11/03/2021

Event Digital Talk/Talk at Midday with Prof. Dr. Martina Brandt

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10/27/2021

Invitation to guest lectures in the seminar "Research Designs"

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09/01/2021

ESA 2021: Presentations by team members of the chair

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08/30/2021

Funding approved for German Israeli Minerva School

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08/25/2021

New publication by Judith Kaschowitz "Informal caregiving as a health risk"

Bookcover Informal caregiving as a health risk
08/16/2021

Prof. Dr. Martina Brandt joins KWI-Board

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08/11/2021

Presentations by Alina Schmitz and Martina Brandt at the DGMP/DGMS Congress 2021

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07/14/2021

New publication "Arbeit und Altern" ("Work and Aging") with contribution by students of the master's program Ageing Societies

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07/08/2021

Invitation to the FOKO series "The Future of Urban Housing"

Einladungsflyer FOKO
07/07/2021

Department of Social Sciences launches social media campaign

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06/23/2021

Welcome to our team!

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06/14/2021

Webinar - "Dimensions of well-being" - Registration now open

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05/31/2021

New Publication „Families and Family Values in German Society and German Culture”

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05/20/2021

New publication „Socioeconomic inequalities in the wellbeing of informal caregivers across Europe" by Martina Brandt, Judith Kaschowitz und Nekehia Quashie

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05/12/2021

New publication "Gender differences in depression in old age" by Alina Schmitz

Bookcover Gender differences in depression in old age
05/03/2021

National report on participation now published - Prof. Dr. Martina Brandt on the Scientific Board

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03/17/2021

Interview with Prof. Dr. Martina Brandt

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03/08/2021

New publication on pilot study "Health and Support in Times of Corona"

Letters Support
03/08/2021

Webinar - „Dimensions of well-being“

Picture Invitation Webinar "Dimensions of well-being"
02/22/2021

Book reviews "Men and the Transition to Retirement”

Bookcover Men and the Transition to Retirement
02/01/2021

Welcome to our team!

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01/27/2021

Contribution to the digital kick-off event of the research network "Sorgetransformationen"

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01/13/2021

Results report of the pilot study "Health and Support in Times of Corona" now available

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11/26/2020

New publication on gender differences in depression

Ausschnitt der Publikation "Gendered experiences of widowhood and depression across Europe"
10/23/2020

We congratulate to the successful PhD!

Portrait Alina Schmitz
09/30/2020

Master Plan Science of the City of Dortmund

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09/08/2020

Neue Veröffentlichung „Alter und Geschlecht“ erschienen

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07/27/2020

We congratulate to the successful PhD!

Promotion Judith Kaschowitz
06/18/2020

New publication on regional risk factors in Covid 19 pandemic

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