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Calls for Papers

Deadline: 02/04/2018
According to official statistics, family migration has been the major mode of migration to the OECD area in recent years, making up close to 40% of the permanent migration inflow in total.1 Family migrants represent also a significant part of the cross-border movements within the EU and make up, as data from the European Labour Force Survey suggest, nearly a third (ca. 400,000 individuals) of the intra-European mobility of EU-citizens in 2015. [...]
Fertility Across Time and Space - Data and Research Advances
Deadline: 01/06/2018
Today about a half of the world population lives in countries with fertility around or below two births per woman. Post-transitional fertility rates have often been unstable, undergoing unexpected downturns, upswings and reversals. To account for these developments new theories, methods, and measures have been proposed. These advances have been stimulated by an emergence of new datasets that allow in-depth comparisons of period and cohort fertility and their components between countries and subnational regions. [...]
PopFest is an annual Population Studies conference for graduate and postgraduate students organised by fellow postgraduates. It provides an excellent opportunity to bring together PhD students from various Social Science disciplines.  In collaboration with the Department of Sociology, the event will take place at Nuffield College, 19—21 June 2018. Submit your abstract at  Submission will close on the 1st of March 2018. [...]
Deadline: 19/03/2018
Call for papers for the international conference "Once on the move, always on the move? Mobility after Migration" May 31 and June 1, 2018, Centre Marc Bloch Berlin Organizers: Section ‘Migration and Ethnic Minorities’ of the German Sociological Association (DGS) and the Centre Marc Bloch Berlin   [...]
While ageing of the population is an inevitable part of most countries in the Global North, the question should perhaps be not how to slow it down, but how to make societies, communities, and individuals cope with it or respond to it appropriately. The goal of the Conference is to shed light on specific contexts of ageing and old age in social sciences and humanities to enlarge and deepen our understanding of the ageing process in all its diversity. We are inviting participants to share ideas, experience, and progress in all aspects of ageing. [...]
Causes and consequences of inequalities in Europe
Deadline: 15/03/2018
The theme of the 2018 conference of the European Consortium for Sociological Research is “Causes and Consequences of Inequalities in Europe”. This theme will receive special attention, and as always, we welcome presentations on all relevant areas of sociological research, such as the labor market, education, gender, the family, migration and ethnicity, urban and spatial inequalities, political sociology, health and well-being, social mobility, assortative mating and social stratification in general. [...]
Deadline: 24/04/2018
Submissions should be made online by midnight on Tuesday 24 April 2018. [...]
The 26th annual workshop of the European Research Network on Transitions in Youth (TIY) will take place in Mannheim, Germany, from 5 to 8 September 2018. The workshop will be hosted by the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung, MZES), University of Mannheim.  The theme of this year’s workshop is:  Youth Transitions in Challenging Times  [...]