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Calls for Papers

The demography of refugees and displaced populations
Deadline: 15/06/2017
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). [...]
Deadline: 03/07/2017
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. Deadline for abstract submissions is July 3, 2017. [...]
Deadline: 01/10/2017
  EPC 2018 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS/PAPERS 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. [...]
Workshop in Lausanne
Deadline: 15/06/2017
Call for abstract submissions regarding an international workshop that will take place at the University of Lausanne on December 14-15, 2017. It is open to social sciences researchers from all disciplines (demography, sociology, social psychology, political sciences, economics, law). [...]
Deadline: 06/05/2017
Organisers: Paula Albuquerque and Francisco Nunes Keynote Speaker: Prof. Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz, Technische Universität Wien, Austria   Deadline for submission of abstracts: 6 May 2017   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. [...]
Deadline: 30/05/2017
Poster exhibition on good practices in implementing MIPAA/RIS   OBJECTIVE [...]
Economic Consequences of Population Ageing and Intergenerational Equity
Deadline: 30/06/2017
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. [...]