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06 Jun 2018 - 09 Jun 2018
EPC 2018 will convene at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and is a general scientific population co [...]
29 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
The theme of the 2018 conference of the European Consortium for Sociological Research is “ [...]
25 Oct 2018
According to official statistics, family migration has been the major mode of migration to the OE [...]
Mon
Jul 09
Aims of the society To promote interdisciplinary and inter-study understanding and collaboration in longitudinal and life course research, and provide a forum for discussion and publication of new ideas about all aspects of this topic. To promote new thinking about making measurements comparable across studies and across time, while addressing the ethical and data protection questions that may arise in their use. [...]
Thu
Jul 12
The International Conference on Social Identity and Health will be hosted in 2018 (July 12-14) at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland by the National Centre of Competence in Research LIVES. The deadline of the call for abstract submissions is set on January 4, 2018. [...]
Thu
Jul 12
“Groups 4 Health” is an evidenced-based, short-term psychological intervention developed by an Australian team of clinical and social psychologists. Stressing social connectedness as a means to improve mental health and general well-being, a one-day workshop organised on July 12, 2018, by the National Centre of Competence in Research LIVES in partnership with the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, will make this intervention available to a Swiss public.   [...]
Tue
Aug 28
Le vieillissement est un défi global, qui concerne l’ensemble des populations de la planète. Actuellement plus prononcé au Nord, il s’observe déjà dans les pays du Sud où il sera d’ailleurs plus rapide. Vieillir est aussi un défi personnel pour chaque individu, soucieux de maintenir son identité et sa dignité. Pour son 20e colloque et son 40e anniversaire, l’Association Internationale des Démographes de Langue Française vous invite à explorer ces niveaux d’analyse et leurs articulations, à travers quatre axes : [...]
Mon
Sep 03
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 https://www.demogr.mpg.de/en/news_press/news/news/postponement_of_parenthood_5457.htm for more information and the latest updates.   [...]
Wed
Sep 05
The 26th annual workshop of the European Research Network on Transitions in Youth (TIY) will take place in Mannheim, Germany, from 5 to 8 September 2018. The workshop will be hosted by the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung, MZES), University of Mannheim.  The theme of this year’s workshop is:  Youth Transitions in Challenging Times  [...]
Mon
Sep 10
In 2018, BSPS welcomes the participation in the Conference of The Netherland Demographic Society (NVD). There will be at least two sessions organized by NVD members, and Dutch and UK comparative papers will be particularly welcome across all strands.   All Conference sessions will be on site, where Conference catering & high-standard accommodation will also be available. Booking forms will be available from May, together with a provisional timetable. The plenary theme of the Conference will be Demography, inequality & social policy.   [...]
Thu
Sep 27
The European Commission, UNECE, the University of the Basque Country, the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, with the support of the Government of Biscay (Spain), are organising a Second International Seminar on the Active Ageing Index (AAI) in Bilbao in September 2018. The seminar aims to bring together [...]
Mon
Oct 01
The question of "who gets what?" is fundamental in the debate around economic inequality in the social sciences and for society in general. To answer this question, the definition and unit of analysis of "who" is crucial. Often the household is considered as the appropriate unit of analysis, in particular when considering coresiding partners. Thereby, households are (implicitly) assumed to be unitary and intra-household inequality is ignored. [...]

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