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Call for Papers

European Population Conference 2018




The European Association for Population Studies (EAPS) invites contributions to the next European Population Conference which will be held in Brussels, Belgium from 6-9 June 2018.

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.

The deadline for submissions is 1 October 2017.

Abstracts/papers for EPC 2018 can only be submitted at the conference website

Submissions should be made to one of the conference themes, which will be developed into a series of sessions by the convener of each theme.

Themes for EPC 2018 include:

  • Fertility
    Convenor: Daniele Vignoli - University of Florence, Italy
  • Sexual and Reproductive Behaviour
    Convenor: Ajay Bailey - University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Families and Households
    Convenor: Teresa Castro - Center for Human and Social Sciences (CSIC), Spain
  • Life Course
    Convenor: Ann Berrington - University of Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Ageing and Intergenerational Relations
    Convenor: Robert Gál - Hungarian Demographic Research Institute, Hungary
  • Internal Migration and Urbanization
    Convenor: Bruno Schoumaker - University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
  • International Migration and Migrant Populations
    Convenor: Nadja Milewski - Rostock University, Germany
  • Health, Wellbeing, and Morbidity
    Convenor: Sven Drefahl - Stockholm University, Sweden
  • Mortality and Longevity
    Convenor: Sylvie Gadeyne - Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
  • History
    Convenor: Mikolaj Szoltysek - Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany
  • Data and Methods
    Convenor: Vladimir Canudas - Max Planck Odense Center, Denmark
  • Economics, Human Capital, and Labour Markets
    Convenor: Alicia Adsera - Princeton University, USA
  • Policy Issues
    Convenor: Olivier Thevenon - Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), France
  • Environment, Development, and Space
    Convenor: Raya Muttarak - Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital, Austria
  • Posters
    Convenors: Nico van Nimwegen - Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), The Netherlands
    Kim Bosmans - Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Note that all presenters at EPC2018 are expected to be EAPS members. For information about EAPS membership, click here.


Important Dates

  • Submissions open May 2017
  • Submissions close Sunday, October 1, 2017 at midnight, Central European Summer Time (GMT +02:00)
  • Acceptance notifications will be sent by late January 2018


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