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29 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
Population displacement has reached unprecedented levels globally. [...]
06 Jun 2018 - 09 Jun 2018
EPC 2018 will convene at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and is a general scientific population co [...]
Nov 22
The Netherlands Demographic Society (NVD) invites you to join the 10th edition of the Dutch Demography Day on Wednesday 22 November 2017, in the Academy Building of Utrecht University (Domplein). At this anniversary of the Dutch Demography Day the most recent findings in the broad and interdisciplinary field of population studies will be presented. The scientific program comprises a Keynote Address and several rounds of English language parallel sessions, as well as a poster session.   [...]
Nov 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). [...]
Dec 04
The half day event will be the occasion to launch our compendium of inspiring practices on migrant and refugee children in Europe. The compendium documents how child protection services are responding to the specific needs of refugee and migrant children, and aims to contribute to solutions to provide quality family and community-based care. [...]
Dec 06
Europeans are increasingly worried that their children may end up worse off than their parents. Given demographic, economic and technological trends – and in a situation of limited resources – ensuring intergenerational fairness becomes a balancing act between competing interests.   [...]
Dec 08
Wachsende Scheidungs- und Trennungsraten prägen die Familienformen in den letzten Dekaden in Deutschland. Um Sozialpolitik vorrausschauend gestalten zu können, ist es wichtig zu verstehen, ob diese Entwicklungen mit wachsenden ökonomischen Risiken für Frauen einhergehen. Zwar liegen mittlerweile zahlreiche Studien vor, die die finanziellen Konsequenzen von Trennung und Scheidung, vor allem für Frauen mit Kindern, aufgezeigt haben. Weitestgehend unerforscht ist jedoch, welche langfristigen Konsequenzen Scheidung und Trennung auf das Altersarmutsrisiko von Frauen haben. [...]
Dec 11
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:  FREDERIC DOCQUIER (Université Catholique de Louvain)  GIOVANNI PERI (University of California, Davis)    [...]
Dec 14
Divorce rates and separations are on the rise since a long time. They tend to stabilize on a high level throughout all European countries. Despite the long evolution of broken families, only the last decade has seen a radical shift in custody arrangements for children in divorced families. For a long time, mothers were considered to be the main socialization actor and fathers have been given visiting rights. A gender revolution is taking place, whereby fathers have asked and received an increasingly larger share of time to be spent with their children. [...]
Jan 14
The next Alpine Population Conference will take place in La Thuile (Aosta Valley, Italy) from January 14 to 17, 2018. Organised by the Carlo F. Dondena Centre of Bocconi University and the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research LIVES, Alp-Pop brings together scholars interested in population issues across several disciplines, including demography, economics, epidemiology, political science, sociology and psychology. Scope [...]
Jan 18
Individuals' decisions, values and attitudes are influenced by the context in which they are embedded. Often, socio-demographic studies analyse how specific attitudes or behaviours (e.g. timing of life-course event, attitudes towards immigration, gender equality, etc.) vary geographically across countries. However, for several outcomes the regional context may exert more influence than the national one. [...]
Jan 18
Instructors: Emanuela Struffolino, Prof. Marcel Raab   Date: 18.01 - 19.01.2018  Location: B2,8 Mannheim   [...]