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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 [...]
Wed
Jun 06
EPC 2018 will convene at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and is a general scientific population conference where the topic “Population, Diversity and Inequality” will receive special attention.   EPC2018 THEMES AND CONVENERS Fertility: Daniele Vignoli Sexual and Reproductive Behaviour: Ajay Bailey Families and Households: Teresa Castro Life Course: Ann Berrington Ageing and Intergenerational Relations: Robert Gál Internal Migration and Urbanization: Bruno Schoumaker [...]
Thu
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. [...]
Sun
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 [...]
Thu
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. [...]
Wed
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.   [...]
Mon
Nov 20
The European population is ageing at a rapid pace: the old-age dependency ratio in 28 EU countries will increase from 31 per cent today to 50 per cent by year 2040. Among the institutions most affected by demographic change is the public transfer system, which largely redistributes from the employed population to the retired elderly generation. There are concerns that the increasing share of elderly persons relative to the employed would result in a large burden on the young generations and puts the elderly population at the risk of poverty. [...]
Thu
Nov 02
This workshop will take place on November 2-3, 2017 at the University of Geneva. Its aim is to discuss the heuristic potential of the concept of ambivalence to study the accumulation of vulnerability over the life course. [...]
Sun
Oct 29
Statistics South Africa, on behalf of the Republic of South Africa, will host the 28th International Population Conference of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) in Cape Town, South Africa at the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC) from 29 October to 4 November 2017. [...]
Fri
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. [...]
Wed
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: http://www.stir.ac.uk/about/our-location/     [...]

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