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The Netherlands Demographic Society (NVD), in collaboration with the Italian Association for Population Studies (AISP) invites you to join the 12th edition of the Dutch Demography Day on Wednesday 20 November 2019, in the Academy Building of Utrecht University (Domplein). At the Dutch Demography Day the most recent findings in the broad and interdisciplinary field of population studies will be presented. The scientific program comprises a Keynote Address and several rounds of English language parallel sessions, as well as a poster session.   [...]
Taking place at the University of Essex on the 2-4 July 2019, the Understanding Society Scientific Conference is three days of new research, practical workshops, discussion and consultation. It's an opportunity to meet researchers from around the world who use longitudinal household panel studies and to see the new and exciting work that's being done with Understanding Society.  For the full programme and registration go to the conference website.  [...]
The purpose of the seminar is to gather together people who are working on relevant topics but are not yet meeting in seminars or meeting sessions devoted to the field. Members of the panel consider the seminar as an opportunity to prepare an edited book that would help set the field. [...]
Chair Benoît Laplante (Institut national de la recherche scientifique) Steering committee members  [...]
This brochure presents 20 best practice examples of EU-funded projects that have promoted work-life balance in the EU’s Member States. This catalogue of examples, which include testimonials from project representatives and beneficiaries, has been developed to encourage exchanges of experience and the implementation of innovative approaches to fostering work-life balance across Member States. [...]
Deadline: 2 June 2019
One partial scholarship worth GBP 4,000.00 towards tuition fees is offered for the 2019-20 academic year.   Eligibility for Funding The scholarship is open to applicants who have been accepted onto the 2019-20 London-based MSc Demography & Health programme. Applicants should be aware that preference will be given to prospective students with a demonstrable interest in the field of demographic estimation, or, the demography of low-income countries. [...]
Marie Jahoda Summer School of Sociology
  The Summer School is intended for PhD students or early postdoctoral researchers whose (doctoral) projects take up its core themes. Contributions will be either theoretical or empirical (qualitative or quantitative). Applicants should have a background in sociology or closely related fields. The course is open to approximately 20 international PhD students or postdoctoral researchers. [...]
Marie Jahoda Summer School of Sociology Divorce rates are at high levels across the Western world. A divorce or separation entails the need to reorganize the family in many ways and implies substantial challenges at various levels, including – among many others – issues of custody and parent-child contact, residence, wellbeing, economic matters, family relationships or arrangements of everyday lives. Furthermore, researching this topic demands innovative methodical approaches and careful reflection about the underlying methodological considerations. [...]

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