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11 Dec 2017 - 12 Dec 2017
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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 [...]
Fri
Sep 29
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). [...]
Thu
Oct 05
The Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (CLLS) will be hosting the 15th  Meeting of the European Network for the Sociological and Demographic Study of Divorce. The conference will take place in Antwerp, Belgium on 5th-7th October. The conference will start on the morning of the 5th, and ends on the afternoon of the 7th. The conference venue is located in the heart of Antwerp, close to public transport and hotels. There is no conference fee; participants only cover their own travel and lodging expenses. [...]
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/     [...]
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. [...]
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. [...]
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. [...]
Wed
Nov 15
Migration is a phenomenon that carries multiple uncertainties. This holds especially true for forced migration, about which uncertainty and even physical insecurity are inherent. In fact, the international refugee regime is structured to reduce physical insecurity for (some groups of) forcibly displaced migrants. Nevertheless, (legal) uncertainty arises from the question of who is actually entitled to international protection, and under which circumstances. This uncertainty persists and sometimes even increases during asylum-procedures, i.e. [...]
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. [...]
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
Dec 11
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:  FREDERIC DOCQUIER (Université Catholique de Louvain)  GIOVANNI PERI (University of California, Davis)    [...]

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