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01 Aug 2019 - 23 Aug 2019
The Summer School 2019 will be held from 01 to 23 August at GESIS Cologne, Germany. [...]
26 Jun 2019 - 29 Jun 2019
The European Society of Historical Demography is promoted by the Société de Démographie Historiqu [...]
02 Sep 2019 - 12 Sep 2019
The Centre for Economic Demography and Department of Economic History at Lund University will hol [...]
Oct 03
An international conference hosted by the University of Luxembourg [...]
Oct 10
The Rostock Open Science Workshop will introduce demographic researchers to the tools and practices of open science. The Workshop will be held at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) on October 10th and 11th, 2019. Open science aims at making research results and materials open and reproducible. Its goals are to increase transparency and to make research accessible to a wider public. [...]
Oct 16
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set in 2015 for the year 2030 present a significant challenge to the African continent, home to many of the world’s least developed countries. With the world’s fastest population growth, Africa is in the midst of unprecedented transitions, but country-by-country situations diverge markedly. For instance, for many of the region’s countries, child mortality has dropped quite rapidly, while in others, it stands at world-leading levels. [...]
Oct 17
Since 2002, yearly conferences have been organized by the European Network for the Sociological and Demographic Study of Divorce. The 2019 edition of the Divorce Conference will be organized by FloPS – Florence Population Studies, a newly established collaboration between the European University Institute and the University of Florence. [...]
Oct 22
Ilya Kashnitsky will be running a two day workshop on visualizing life course data ahead of the GGP User Conference in Paris. The course will use R and the power of Tidyverse to produce stunning and impactful data visualizations of life course data. The workshop will use worked examples based on GGP data and will involve an interactive program. The workshop will take place at INED and participants are expected to bring their own laptops in order to participate. [...]
Oct 23
The Generations and Gender Programme, in cooperation with INED, is delighted to announce the 5th GGP Conference to be held 23-25 October 2019 in Paris. This international conference aims to bring together researchers working with data from the Generations and Gender Survey and invites them to present and discuss their most recent methodological approaches and empirical findings. The conference provides a forum for exchange of ideas among current as well as prospective GGP users, policy makers and the research community at large. [...]
Nov 04
Course dates: 4 - 8 November 2019 The aim of the course is to teach competent Stata users the techniques that allow you to get the most out of Stata and speed up the output of your work. As well as being a powerful tool for statistical analysis, Stata offers a variety of commands for manipulating your data and for formatting, arranging and exporting your results. [...]
Nov 07
Urban and rural living is decidedly distinct, with for example different primary economic activities, varying access to services including healthcare and education, and varying household arrangements. Demographic behaviour along the rural-urban gradient vary by the stage of the demographic and urban transitions reached. How different are rural and urban populations over the demographic transition? What is the role of internal migration in the diffusion of behaviour? Beyond the urban-rural dichotomy, differences in demographic behaviour over a range of urbanicity needs to be addressed. [...]
Nov 11
The scientific literature addressing human wellbeing is rapidly expanding in economics, psychology, sociology, and the health sciences, and is also becoming increasingly important in interdisciplinary studies of sustainable development. A large number of wellbeing indicators have been proposed in order to quantitatively capture and monitor progress towards better human wellbeing and study its determinants. [...]
Nov 18
Harnessing Africa’s Population for Sustainable Development: 25 Years After Cairo And Beyond hosted by the Government of Uganda and the Union for African Population Studies   Background [...]