We do research into the phenomena of an aging world. The world is changing rapidly into a world with old people. In 2050 the world […]
Being elderly in Vietnam: research in Vietnam, Day 2.
Concepts new to you help you see the same world different. There are two concepts I think are universal but not yet explored in relation […]
Being elderly in Vietnam: research in Vietnam, Day 1.
Doing anthropological research is starting with thinking on what to do and how to do it. Anthropologists are most of all explorers in the unknown. […]
This is Oehn. He is 60 years old. He came to Phnom Penn from the province to beg. His Leg is broken and his […]
In The building we Stayed, there live Sam Siu and his wife Kam Kiam. In their house live their 4 daughters, a brother, and […]
Festival of Older People: October 2017!
We are facing a worldwide demographic shift that has never occurred before. Slowly but surely a substantial part of the global population is growing older […]
Alexis’ pick: An ode to Jean
Last week Sunday I had the pleasure of finally meeting the infamous Jean. A few weeks prior Sabya had called me, sounding slightly worried. […]
Martijn’s pick: Sophia
This is Sophia. For her full story click the link below I love the portrait and story of Sophia, a grand […]
Nienke’s pick: Luus Paternotte
This is Luus Paternotte. For the full post click the link below. Luus Paternotte I like this post because I feel it shows what is […]
Staff’s picks: Why and a call for participation
When I started working for the Faketory and looked at the “elderly of the world” website, I was amazed and quite overwhelmed by how much […]
Spotlight: Stories I can’t forget: Faketory’s staff picks
I was drawn to this specific post because I was fascinated with the relationship between finances, care and religion. This post also made me think […]