2021

Participation in the Australian Friends of Tel Aviv University webinar

Professor Silvia Koton (Head of Herczeg Institute and Head of the PhD program at the Department of Nursing, Sackler Faculty of Medicine) participated in the webinar New frontiers in aging: From epidemiology to brain disorders, on March 11, 2021. Prof. Koton’s lecture focused on demographic and epidemiological aspects of population ageing. She presented some examples of studies conducted by faculty at the Herczeg Institute, as well as a review of her research on stroke.

This webinar was organized by the Australian Friends of Tel Aviv University, and was moderated by Professor Ashley Bush (The Florey Institute for Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne). Prof. Koton’s lecture was followed by a lecture by Professor Uri Ashery (Faculty of Life Science and Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University) on biological aspects of ageing.

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2019

Participation in the 2019 Healthy Aging Symposium. An international symposium entitled Healthy Aging took place on March 14, 2019, at Tel Aviv University. Organized by Dr. Mira Marcus-Kalish, Director of International Research Affairs at Tel Aviv University, this symposium was conducted in conjunction with the Porter Dead Sea Research Institute for Life under Extreme Conditions.click here for more details about "2019 Healthy Aging Symposium".

International workshop: Advancing the Field of Subjective Aging and Health.On February 4-6, 2019, an international workshop was held at Haifa University on subjective aging and health. The workshop was organized by researchers from the University of Haifa, Bar-Ilan University, the Open University and Tel Aviv University, and was supported by the Israel Science Foundation. Participants included leading international researchers in the field of age and death perceptions in old age. The workshop included presentations and discussions on the current state of the subjective aging field, highlighting conceptual aspects, physical and mental health, psychopathology, ageism and discrimination, and psychological and social interventions. These themes were also discussed in small work groups. click here for more details about Subjective Aging and Health workshop.


2017-2018

International symposium: Cultural Perspectives on Aging in Hannover. On November 28-30, 2018, an international symposium was held in Hannover (Germany) with the participation of researchers on aging. The symposium was organized by Prof. Andrea von Hülsen-Esch, Prorector for International Relations in Heinrich-Heine University (HHU) Düsseldorf. This is the third research meeting held in the framework of the academic relations between faculty members of the Herczeg Institute at Tel Aviv University and faculty members of the Heinrich Heine University. This meeting was preceded by the Cultural Aging workshop held in Düsseldorf, 2016, and the Aging Well workshop held in Tel Aviv, 2017. This time, prominent aging researchers from other countries participated in this symposium as well.  click here for more details about the International symposium: Cultural Perspectives on Aging.

Participation in a session at the 2018 Biennial Meeting of the Israeli Gerontological Society - Researchers from the Herczeg Institute on Aging at Tel Aviv University presented their papers in a session entitled, Aging under hostile and unique conditions: How can it be adaptive? This session was a part of the 22nd Biennial Meeting of the Israel Gerontological Society, entitled, Insights of old age: Active aging in an era of prosperity and social inequality (February 12-13, 2018, Tel Aviv Convention Center). Professor Dov Shmotkin and Professor Jiska Cohen-Mansfield from the Herczeg Institute chaired this session. Click here for more details about 2018 Biennial Meeting of the Israeli Gerontological Society

Participation in the 2018 Healthy Aging Symposium - An international symposium entitled Healthy Aging took place on January 11, 2018 at Tel Aviv University. Organized by Dr. Mira Marcus-Kalish, Director of International Research Affairs at Tel Aviv University, this symposium was conducted in conjunction with the Porter Dead Sea Research Institute for Life under Extreme Conditions. Click here for more details about 2018 Healthy Aging Symposium

 

2015-2016

A multidisciplinary conference, entitled Intergenerational transmission of the Holocaust trauma: Psychological, biological and therapeutic aspects, took place on May 2, 2016, at Bar-Ilan University. The conference was organized by Dr. Amit Shrira of Bar-Ilan University's Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences. Click here for more details and video clips about A multidisciplinary conference, entitled Intergenerational transmission of the Holocaust trauma