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The annual conference 2018 of the German Society for Demography (DGD) is held in collaboration with the Netherlands Demographic Society (NVD). The primary focus of the conference is the relationship between family behavior, fertility and intergenerational relationships. Questions that are to be addressed in this conference are: How did family and fertility behavior change across generations? How do parents’ and children’s fertility behavior, child preferences and partnership dynamics relate to each other? [...]
  This Award honors outstanding achievements by an individual scholar on the intersection of social policy and family demography. The Award has been initiated by the Nordic Demographic Society to celebrate Jan M. Hoem’s (1939-2017) achievements in advancing Nordic and European family demography and social policy research. [...]
The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, London School of Economics and Political Science, and Bocconi University cordially invite submissions to a conference on the Postponement of Parenthood, with support from the European Research Council. Please visit http://www.demogr.mpg.de/go/costpost2018 for more information and the latest updates.   Venue and Dates: The conference will take place September 3-6, 2018 at Villa Vigoni, Lake Como, Italy.   [...]
Europe, migrations and the Mediterranean: Human mobilities and intercultural challenges’
Organisers: IMISCOE Research Group “Diversity, Migration and Social Cohesion (Div/Mig/Soc)” Dr Marta Kindler (Centre of Migration Research, University of Warsaw) Dr Aneta Piekut (Sheffield Methods Institute, University of Sheffield)   [...]
Handgrip strength is seen as a powerful predictor of mortality across individuals. However, there is no research evidence about the levels and predictive ability of grip strength for mortality in Russian populations compared to the predictive ability of grip strength of other European populations, e.g. in England and Denmark. In England life expectancy levels are close to the EU average, while grip strength levels are slightly above EU average. Denmark has a below-average life expectancy level across EU countries, but it is one of the countries with the highest grip strength scores. [...]
Aufgabengebiete Das Bundesinstitut für Bevölkerungsforschung sucht eine/n Forschungsdirektor/in für den Forschungsbereich „Demografischer Wandel und Alterung“. Im Einzelnen sind folgende Aufgaben wahrzunehmen: [...]
Does Family Structure Matter for Social Inequality and Social Mobility?   Thursday, 16 November 2017 14:00 – 15:00 (Berlin time)   Register Now: http://bit.ly/2yDmBeR   [...]
A cohort perspective
Europe displays important variations in the level of internal migration, with a clear spatial gradient of high mobility in northern and western Europe but lower mobility in the south and east. However, cross-national variation in levels of internal migration remains poorly understood, because it is analysed almost exclusively using cross-sectional data and period measures. [...]
The half day event will be the occasion to launch our compendium of inspiring practices on migrant and refugee children in Europe. The compendium documents how child protection services are responding to the specific needs of refugee and migrant children, and aims to contribute to solutions to provide quality family and community-based care. [...]
Central European University is pleased to announce the seventh annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities. This pioneering award, first announced in 2011 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Central European University, honors academics in the social sciences and humanities who teach at higher education institutions in the European Higher Education Area. [...]

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