Giovanni Lamura

National Institute of Health & Science on Ageing, Italy


Giovanni Lamura is a social gerontologist with an international and interdisciplinary background, working at INRCA (Italian National Institute of Health and Science on Ageing) since 1992. He graduated in economics in Italy in 1990; obtained a PhD in "Life course and social policy" at Bremen University (Germany) in 1995; was visiting fellow in 2006-07 at the University of Hamburg-Eppendorf (Germany); and research director of the pillar “health and care” of the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research in Vienna (Austria) in 2010-11. He has gained experience in international research projects mainly focused on family and long-term care of dependent older people; work-life balance; migrant care work; prevention of elder abuse and neglect; ICT-based initiatives to support informal carers; intergenerational solidarity; interdisciplinary research on ageing in general.

Biography Updated on 28 May 2013

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