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27 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
Active ageing is a multidimensional concept referring to a situation where people participate in [...]
22 Jun 2017
Deutschland altert. Aber wie verteilen wir die Lasten? [...]
06 Jul 2017 - 07 Jul 2017
GGP User Conference Call for Papers (6-7 July 2017, Berlin) [...]
Jul 06
GGP User Conference Call for Papers (6-7 July 2017, Berlin) [...]
Jul 25
The 16th World Conference of the International Society of Family Law (ISFL homepage) ‘Family Law and Family Realities’ will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands from 25 July to 29 July 2017 at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam. The Conference will be dedicated to the subject whether existing national family laws adequately reflect the rapidly changing realities of family life. In various parts of the world both academic lawyers and practitioners are no longer content with focusing on family law alone. [...]
Jul 27
Partnerships, residential relocations and housing are crucial aspects of people’s well-being. All three life domains are interdependent across the life course. Some partnership events involve immediate residential relocations, for instance the establishment or the dissolution of a co-residential union. Other transitions are sequenced closely together such as marriage and the transition to homeownership. The usual approach is to assume that partnership trajectories influence residential trajectories and housing choices. [...]
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). [...]