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27 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
Active ageing is a multidimensional concept referring to a situation where people participate in [...]
29 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Population displacement has reached unprecedented levels globally. [...]
29 Oct 2017 - 04 Nov 2017
Statistics South Africa, on behalf of the Republic of South Africa, will host the 28th Internatio [...]
Aug 31
The European Consortium for Sociological Research (ECSR), together with the Carlo F. Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics & Public Policies at Bocconi University  are happy to announce that the next  three-day conference is to be held in Milan, Italy from 31 August to 2 September 2017. The ECSR 2017 conference theme is “Institutions, Inequality and Social Dynamics.” [...]
Sep 06
The 2017 BSPS Conference will be held at the University of Liverpool, 6-8 September. All Conference sessions will be on site, where Conference catering & high-standard accommodation will also be available. Booking forms will be available from May, together with a provisional timetable.    Strands & sessions:  Session: Critical & theoretical perspectives in demography:  [...]
Sep 11
This call invites papers for the conference of the Research Network on Migration, Inter-Connectivity and Regional Development (MICaRD) organised in cooperation with the University of Warsaw. The conference focuses on the influence of migration on regional and local development, particularly in relation to out-migration and circular migration (both internal and international). [...]
Sep 19
Alterung – Arbeit – Gesundheit Zeitraum: 19. – 21. September 2017   [...]
Sep 21
The UNECE Ministerial Conference on Ageing will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 21 to 22 September 2017. The conference completes the third review and appraisal cycle (2012-2017) of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing and its Regional Implementation Strategy (MIPAA/RIS). The focus is on ‘Realizing the potential of living longer’. Conference panels will address this theme through the lens of: [...]
Sep 27
Active ageing is a multidimensional concept referring to a situation where people participate in the formal labour market, engage in unpaid productive activities (such as care provision to family members and volunteering), and live healthy, independent and secure lives as they age. Active ageing policies thus need to address a variety of dimensions: enable possibilities for longer working life, ensure social involvement, encourage healthy lifestyles, and provide opportunities for independent living for both men and women. [...]
Sep 29
Population displacement has reached unprecedented levels globally. The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) estimates that in 2015, more than 65 million people, or one person in 113, were forcibly displaced by conflict, persecution, violence or human rights violations. Two-thirds (62%) of these 65 million people were internally displaced, one-third were refugees (21.3 million) and 5% were asylum-seekers whose proceedings were ongoing (3.2 million). [...]
Oct 05
The Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (CLLS) will be hosting the 15th  Meeting of the European Network for the Sociological and Demographic Study of Divorce. The conference will take place in Antwerp, Belgium on 5th-7th October. The conference will start on the morning of the 5th, and ends on the afternoon of the 7th. The conference venue is located in the heart of Antwerp, close to public transport and hotels. There is no conference fee; participants only cover their own travel and lodging expenses. [...]
Oct 11
 “Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Longitudinal and Lifecourse Research”   The Society's annual conference, hosted by the University of Stirling, Scotland, UK, will take place between 11 - 13 October 2017. The main conference will run from the morning of Wednesday 11th to lunchtime on Friday 13th.  Post-conference workshops are planned for Friday afternoon and Saturday 14 October.                                          Conference Location:     [...]
Oct 27
Organisers: Paula Albuquerque and Francisco Nunes   Keynote Speaker: Prof. Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz, Technische Universität Wien, Austria   The changing age structure of populations creates challenges and opportunies to countries around the world. In this workshop we consider both the economic dimension and the social dynamics of ageing societies. [...]