Sexualities and Ageing: the case of Cyprus

Hosted by the Hellenic Observatory and the Department of Social Policy

Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building,


Debbie Laycock

Constantinos N Phellas


Dr Timothy Hildebrandt

This talk will explore the social and psychological needs of people aged 50 or over living with HIV/AIDS and present the findings from a comparative study between the UK and Cyprus. 

Debbie Laycock is Head of Policy an Parliamentary Affairs at the Terrence Higgins Trust. Debbie has worked as Head of Policy at Terrence Higgins Trust for the past two years – leading on the Trust’s research, policy and influencing work. Debbie has worked in the public health field for over 10 years since graduating from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine – specialising in tuberculosis and HIV. She has worked in a range of sectors – from the NHS to national government to the charitable sector and is passionate about shining a spotlight on the needs of communities most at risk of communicable diseases and empowering communities to ensure their rights are enacted.

Constantinos N Phellas is a medical sociologist and Vice Rector for Faculty and Research, University of Nicosia, Cyprus.

Timothy Hildebrandt, Assistant Professor of Social Policy and Development in the Department of Social Policy, LSE.

The Hellenic Observatory (HO) (@HO_LSE)is part of the European Institute at the LSE. Established in 1996, it is internationally recognised as one of the premier research centres on contemporary Greece and Cyprus.

The Department of Social Policy (@LSESocialPolicy) is the longest established in the UK. The Department prides itself in being able to offer teaching based on the highest quality empirical research in the field. 

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