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IIASA World Population Program Director Wolfgang Lutz was successful in the competitive membership election process of the pan-European Academy of Humanities, Letters, Law, and Sciences. [...]
The Sociology Department at Stockholm University announced that docent of Sociology Kieron Barclay was recently appointed a Pro Futura Scientia XIV Fellow, with the project "The Impact of the Family of Origin on Health Inequalities: A Global, Historical, Multigenerational, and Comparative Perspective". The appointment is a five year research grant that includes Kieron Barclay being employed as a senior lecturer at the end of the five-year period. [...]
2019 Diversity - Social Equity - Cohesion: Perspectives for Germany and Europe
The Berlin Demography Forum has now released documentation from the 2019 Forum. This includes an introduction by Franz Müntefering, former German Minister and Chairman of the BDF, and Ulrich Lilie, President of Diakonie Deutschland and Member of the BDF Board of Advisors, and transcripts of the speeches of: [...]
Population Europe welcomes the European Consortium for Sociological Research (ECSR) as its newest collaboration partner! [...]
Deadline: 5 November 2019
The Population Young Author Prize is open to students or young researchers working in the field of population studies and will be awarded to the most outstanding original paper submitted to the competition jury.   Who is eligible to compete? Students enrolled in PhD or Master’s programs Young researchers who have defended their PhD thesis in the last seven years   What papers are eligible to compete?   [...]
Call for Articles 2019 - Deadline 1 August
The Finnish Yearbook of Population Research is a peer reviewed, open access journal covering current population trends in Finland, Scandinavia, the Baltic countries, and other parts of Europe and a range of other demographic issues. The Yearbook publishes articles from different fields of population studies (fertility, mortality, migration, family and population structure), original articles as well as book reviews and commentaries. [...]
Deadline: 1 September 2019
In order to promote excellence in the study of population and family dynamics, the Generations & Gender Programme (GGP) is launching a Master Thesis Award. To qualify for this award, the thesis must have been successfully defended in the last two years (since September 2017) and use the Generations and Gender Programme data. An expert jury will evaluate all submissions and the winner will be presented during the 5th GGP User Conference. The laureate will receive a €250 euro cash prize and a certificate. [...]
This year, Population Europe will be travelling to Austin, Texas to participate in the Population Association of America's annual conference. We will be there to meet with members of our network, learn about the ongoing research happening in the field of demography, and, most importantly, to help keep people updated with what is going on at the conference through our tweets. [...]
Essay contest on the housing crisis - Deadline 1 December 2019
Write an essay on: "Housing Crisis: how can we improve the situation for young people?"   Deadline to submit essays: 1 December 2019 [...]
Population Europe welcomes the Population Studies Group (PSG) at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine as the 33rd partner in the Network of Europe's leading demographic research centres. [...]

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