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Event Review

Berliner "Schlossgespräch": Population Diversity as a Trend for the Future

Jan 21
2019
  • © MPG / Gesinde Born
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On Monday, 21 January 2019, partners and colaborators of Population Europe met in Berlin to discuss population diversity as a trend for the future. The so called "Schlossgespräch" took part in the ESMT Berlin.

The meeting was moderated by Andreas Edel, Executive Secretary Population Europe, and featured welcome speeches by Günter Stock, Chairman of the Einstein Foundation Berlin, and Sabine Kunst, President of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Presentations were given be seven leading researchers in the field of social science:

  • Philipp M. Lersch (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin): Parental Separation During Childhood and Adult Children’s Wealth
  • Emilio Zagheni (MPIDR): Migrant Diversity and Cultural Assimilation Revealed by Digital Traces
  • Heike Klüver (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin): Demographic Change and Its Electoral Implications: Immigration, Party Competition and Voting Behavior
  • Frans J. Willekens (Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, Den Haag): Exploring Diversity with Agent-Based Models
  • Melinda C. Mills (University of Oxford): A Sociogenomic Approach to Fertility
  • Norbert F. Schneider (German Federal Institute of Population Research, Wiesbaden): How Unequal is Germany? Regional Disparities From the Perspective of Population Studies
  • Anette E. Fasang (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)  Intersectional Inequalities in Work and Family Life Courses

In the coming weeks, there will be a Policy Brief on the different aspects of population diversity that were discussed at the event.