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Members of the CRA participated at the Inaugural WUN Global China Conference on Family Transition, Ageing, and Social Security

Published: 
3 February 2014

Professor Maria Evandrou, Professor Jane Falkingham, Dr Zhixin Frank Feng and Dr Athina Vlachantoni from the Centre for Research on Ageing participated at the Inaugural WUN Global China Conference on Family Transition, Ageing, and Social Security. The conference took place in China during 5-6 December 2013, and was part of the University's 50th anniversary celebration. Funded by the Institute of Chinese Studies and the Faculty of Social Science at CUHK, and the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), the Conference focused on the cultural change and economic development in China and particularly on three topics: family transition, ageing, and social security.

Inaugural WUN Global China Conference
Dr Frank Feng

Professor Evandrou and Dr Vlachantoni presented a joint paper (with Prof. Falkingham and Dr Feng) on “Individual and Province Inequalities in Health among Older People in China: Evidence and Policy Implications” ; Professor Falkingham gave a plenary talk on “Social Security in An Ageing World: Challenges and Opportunities”, while Dr Zhixin Frank Feng presented on “Social Security Inequality among Elderly Chinese Persons”.

Inaugural WUN Global China Conference
Professor Jane Falkingham
Dr Athina Vlachantoni at the Inaugural WUN Global China Conference
Dr Athina Vlachantoni

For more information on the conference, please visit the WUN website.

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