CfP for AOIR2016: Panel/Roundtable on “Aging in a Digital World”

CfP: Panel/Roundtable on ‘Aging in a Digital World”

We are looking for some additional participants for either a roundtable or panel submission to #AoIR2016 in Berlin on the topic of “Aging in a Digital World.” Specifically, we are looking for works that highlight the intersection of the internet with later life (50+ years). In keeping with the conference theme of rules, potential questions that might be addressed include:

·       What are the rules of older adulthood in an increasingly digital world?

·       What constitutes rule making and rule breaking on the internet at older ages?

·       Are there generational differences in the ways we engage with socio-technical interfaces?

·       How might media representations of later life be subverted and/or engaged?

·       What disparities are introduced as aging adults engage in digital living?

·       What stories and experiences about aging on/through online spaces are we not telling?

Kindly register your interest in participating in this submission by emailing a 250-300 word abstract and brief biographical statement by 20 February 2016 to both Adrienne Massanari at and Kelly Quinn at The ultimate format of this submission will depend on the interests of the group. Please let us know if you have any questions.

Kind regards,
Adrienne and Kelly