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Ageing and Life Expectancy

Insights from the Berlin Schlossgespräch and 8th Berlin Demography Forum
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From August 26 to August 30, the 2019 SLLS Summer School on Longitudinal and Life Course Research will be organized at the NCCR LIVES, University of Geneva. Registration is open until 31th of May – the number of participants is limited! [...]
Deadline to apply: 31 May 2019
In order to stimulate advances in the areas of vulnerability and life course studies, the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research LIVES encourages scholars at the beginning of their career to apply to the LIVES Best Paper Award 2019 for Early Scholars. Deadline for next application: 31 May 2019. [...]
Deadline for nominations: 1 June 2019
Massimo Livi Bacci's long and outstanding scientific activity has addressed various aspects of Italian and world population, in terms of current development as well as historical perspectives. His work is characterized by frequent incursions into disciplinary fields different to his central demographic interests, in order to both better understand the issues addressed and, at the same time, offer extensive comparative analysis framed by the long run. Indeed, Massimo Livi Bacci has produced some large and intense "frescoes" on the history of population. [...]
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship available for MSc Gerontology
The University of Southampton is delighted to announce an opportunity to apply for a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship for the (face-to-face) MSc Gerontology programme in the Department of Gerontology and Centre for Research on Ageing, University of Southampton in 2019-20. This opportunity is open to persons who are a Commonwealth citizen, refugee, or British protected person with a minimum of an upper second class (2:1) Bachelors Honours or equivalent degree in the Social Sciences or a field relevant to Gerontology and Ageing. [...]
The British Society for Population Studies holds an annual conference in a different venue each September.   CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE MONDAY 29 APRIL (Midnight) The call for papers for the 2019 BSPS Conference is now open. Submit online at: https://lsewebsite.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/bsps-conference-2019-online-submission-form [...]
The 2019 BSPS Conference will be held at University Hall, Cardiff University, 9-11 September. All Conference sessions will be on site, where Conference catering & accommodation will also be available. Booking forms will be available from late May, together with a provisional timetable. The plenary theme of the Conference will be 'An ageing population: opportunities and challenges'. [...]
The European Society of Historical Demography is promoted by the Société de Démographie Historique (SDH), the Asociación de Demografía Histórica (ADEH) and the Società Italiana di Demografia Storica (SIDeS). The Society was established to foster the co-operation between scholars engaged or interested in historical demography studies in Europe, and stimulate interest in population matters in the European Union scientific programmes and agencies as well as among governments, national and international organizations, and the general public. [...]
Demographic Aspects of Human Wellbeing
Call for Papers [...]
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. [...]

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