EAST: Ageing during Covid-19 and beyond in Central and Eastern Europe

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing Central and Eastern Research Network on Ageing (EAST) Seminar Series

ConvenorDr. George W. Leeson

This series will be conducted on TUESDAYS at 2PM (UK time) via Zoom: 


25 January: Laszlo Patyan, Hungary , “The situation of home care workers during the first wave of the pandemic”

1 February – Piotr Szukalski, Poland, “Covid-19 and mortality of the elderly in Poland, 2020-2021.”

8 February: Agnes Nemenyi, Romania, “Rural Romania, Medical Care during the Pandemic”

15 February: Sime Smolic, Croatia, “Challenges in access to healthcare for older people in the Covid-19 pandemic – findings from SHARE”

22 February : Eniko Veress, Romania,  “The perception of aged people in the pandemic – Interpretation of written media sources from Romania”

1 March: Jerzy Krzyszkowski & Beata Ziebinska, Poland. “Social services for old people during the pandemic in Poland”

8 March:  Merita Xhumari, Albania, “Flexible retirement ages for vulnerable groups like emigrants, the case of Albanian emigrants in Italy during the Covid-19 pandemic”

15 March:  Mariana Mourgova, Marta Sugareva, Bulgaria. “Mental health of aged people in Bulgaria during the Covid-19 (2020-2021)”

Students, Faculty, Policy Makers, Public in General are all Welcome. No registration required.