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Society and Solidarity

A comprehensive introduction to modern applied statistical genetic data analysis, accessible to those without a background in molecular biology or genetics, by Melinda C. Mills, Nicola Barban, and Felix C. Tropf. [...]
The Vienna Yearbook of Population Research features peer-reviewed research articles addressing population trends as well as a broad range of theoretical and methodological issues in population research. This Special Issue on Population Ageing and Intergenerational Redistribution sheds light on the ways in which the families and governments of Europe draw on the earnings of the working-age population to support both children and the elderly. [...]
The main aims of this week-long course, hosted by the ERC Bayesian Agent-based Population Studies project team, are to familiarise the participants with the most recent advances in building, analysing and documenting agent-based models of social processes. [...]
Submissions of a complete panel with papers, or individual papers proposed as part of the approximately 70 accepted Sections, are being accepted until 19 February. [...]
The ECPR General Conference remains Europe's largest annual gathering of political scientists; attracting more than 2,000 global scholars at all stages of their career. With around 500 Panels across approximately 70 Sections, the academic programme covers the breadth of political science; developed and delivered by high-profile members of the profession. [...]
The Oxford Genomics for Social Scientists Summer School will equip students with a unique insight into the emerging topic of sociogenomics and the most cutting-edge methodological techniques in this area of research. Thie one-week course provides introductory lectures by top scholars in the field of sociogenomics as well as hands-on computer lab training by experts in the field. [...]
Identification of causal mechanisms in demographic research: The contribution of panel data
The aim of the Special Issue is to demonstrate and scrutinize the analytical potential of panel methods in investigating causal mechanisms in demographic research.  [...]
The topic for the eighth edition of the ECSR Spring School is “Geography, Mobility and Social Stratification”. The focus of the school is on the way geographical information might be included in the analysis of social stratification, in particular to study the interrelations between geography and other mechanisms of intergenerational reproduction of status. [...]
The topic for the eighth edition of the ECSR Spring School is “Geography, Mobility and Social Stratification”. The focus of the school is on the way geographical information might be included in the analysis of social stratification, in particular to study the interrelations between geography and other mechanisms of intergenerational reproduction of status. [...]
This seminar, organized by IUSSP and INED, aims to bring together research examining how demographic behaviours and the intergenerational transmission of socioeconomic status interact to shape patterns of inequality over time. [...]

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