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European Social and Population Issues Webinar Series

Mar 29 2022 - May 25 2022

European Social and Population Issues Webinar Series 2022


Their lecture series European Social and Population Issues is ready to kick off! Starting from a European perspective different social and population issues with important implications for society will be addressed by national and international scholars.

All lectures will be organised online. If you want to attend our lectures, please register below.



29/03 - Inequality and inclusion in educational systems - Jean Dreze (Delhi School of Economics & Ranchi University, India) followed by an interview by Gie Goris - Co-organised by the P&V Foundation in the tramework of the weKONEKT.week

31/03 - From bust to boom? Birth and fertility responses to the COVID-19 pandemic - Tomas Sobotka (Vienna Institute of Demography, Austria) - Co-organised by the Centre de recherche en Démographie of the Université Catholique de Louvain, the Société Démographique Francophone de Belgique (SDFB) and the Vereniging voor Demografie (VVD)) - starts at 17 o’clock!

19/04 - The Climate migrant. A genealogy of Malthusian fears - Soumaya Majdoub (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)

26/04 - Benefits and Challenges with Big Data for Social Research - Tuba Bircan (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)

3/05 -From plague to Covid: a history of epidemics in Belgium - Isabelle Devos (Universiteit Gent, Belgium)

10/05 - Making the ordinary exceptional: the success of a Polish YouTube Monk - Konrad Pędziwiatr (Cracow University of Economics, University of Warsaw, Poland)

17/05 - Everyday Racialized (Sexism) in the Ivory Tower: The experiences of women academics at Belgian universities - Dounia Bourabain (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)

24/05 - Data Science, micro-Level conflict and social media data - Akin Unver (Ozyegin University, Turkey)



For more information please send an email to:

Prof. Sylvie Gadeyne -


Interface Demography Research Group