CHANSE Call Partner Search Tool

This is a match-making section for CHANSE Transformations: Social and cultural dynamics in the digital age.

General Information

  • Type: Partner looking for project
  • Organisation: Vilnius University
  • Country: Lithuania (LT)

Research area

  • Call topics:
    • Cultural Transformations in the Digital Age
  • Keywords:

    Inclusion; digital communities; gender issues; educational aspects

  • Brief description of your expertise / expertise you are looking for:

    We are a research group from Vilnius University, Kaunas Faculty, interested in developing an approach on transformations of elderly people role in digital communities and ways of inclusion. Resent realities with pandemics and lockdowns created circumstances that many elderly people appeared in the situation of isolation, experiencing insecurity and loneliness. Facing this problem we find it valuable to explore and analyze the following issues (optionally): 1) Visual and verbal stories as expression of elderly people transformations of their identity and change in communication patterns; 2) Impact of digital narratives (stories on social sites, advertisements, (fake) news etc.) as persuasive rhetoric on elderly people attitudes and skills; 3) Ways in which the elderly people isolation can be transformed into inclusion and ways, in which it can transform naturally; 4) Elderly people gender differences of isolation and inclusion patterns; 5) Educational aspects of participation in digital communities.

  • Brief description of your project / the project you would like to join:

    We are looking for a project that would integrate one or some of the aspects of our research interests and in which we can contribute with our experience and knowledge in inclusion, gender learning issues, multimodality, public discourse analysis, and cognitive linguistics.

Contact details

Aiste Vitkune

Submitted on 2021-03-01 10:36:10

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