Upcoming Events



The Exchange is an informal gathering of graduate students and post-doctoral scholars who get together on the last Friday of every month to raise new questions about aging and dementia, and to explore new ideas for research. All are welcome!

When: Friday September 29, 2017, 4 pm

Where: 2080 West Mall, Room 322, School of Social Work, UBC



The Participatory Work of Artlink West Yorkshire

Sylvie Fourcin is the director of Artlink, a community arts organization in Leeds that specializes in arts and health initiatives. In her presentation she will describe their three-year program of participatory arts work with adults with learning and physical disabilities, mental health issues and dementia who attend day centres. As part of this presentation she will showcase a film that was edited, with the support of an artist, by a group member who has mental health issues. She will also discuss the use of ethnographic evaluation as a tool for detailed observations of change in the people they have worked with.

When: Thursday October 12, 2017, 4:00-5:30 pm

Where: 2080 West Mall, Room 200, School of Social Work, UBC