15-16 May 2020 The Politics of Old Age: Old People and Ageing in British and European History (Middle Ages to the Present) Conference of the German Association for British Studies (Arbeitskreis Großbritannien­forschung, AGF) in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London and Sorbonne Université Lettres, at the Centre for British Studies, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin,

Conveners Prof. Frédérique Lachaud (Sorbonne Université Lettres) Dr. Wencke Meteling (Universität Marburg/AGF) Dr. Jenny Pleinen (GHI London) The connection between old age and civil society raises complex debates. In most Western societies ageing has become a major...