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Exploring Intergenerational Friendship (IRL)
12 April 2018
Jonathan Swift Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin
Organised by: 
British Society of Gerontology (NI) & School of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College, Dublin


This event is hosted by the British Society of Gerontology (Northern Ireland) and School of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College Dublin. The seminar aims to share knowledge about friendship, ageing and older people among research and community organisations from across the island of Ireland.

Dr Gemma Carney, Queen’s University, Belfast. Welcome Address.
Catherine Elliott O’Dare, PhD Candidate, Trinity College Dublin. Intergenerational friendships of older adults: why we knew so little about them and what new research reveals.
Dr Riikka Korkiamaki, University of Tampere, Finland. Intergenerational relationships in young refugees’ friendship narratives – the question of age or agency?

The event is free, but please email
e.gray@qub.ac.uk to book your place