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Evidence from the Generations & Gender Programme
The contributions stress the heterogeneity among migrants’ family life, and the need for more research and targeted policies. Concretely, four key messages are to be considered: [...]
Deadline: 31 May 2019
The ECSR offers five Visitor Grants per academic year in order to foster research exchanges of graduate students and young scholars from ECSR member institutes. The grant is designed to contribute up to 2,000 EUR towards travel and accommodation costs, depending on the duration of stay. We are now accepting applications for visits during the academic year September 2019 to August 2020. The closing date for applications is Friday, 31 May 2019. Decisions on grants will be made by mid-June 2019.   Rules and eligibility [...]
The European Association for Population Studies (EAPS) invites submissions to the European Population Conference 2020. The deadline for submissions is 1 November 2019 Abstracts for EPC 2020 can only be submitted here Submissions should be made to one of the conference themes, which will be developed into a series of sessions by the Convener of each theme.   EPC 2020 THEMES AND CONVENERS [...]
PADOVA VENUE AND EPC 2020 REGISTRATION EPC 2020 will convene at Padova Fiere in Padova, Italy from 24-27 June 2020. All information on the conference venue in Padova, including registration travel and stay can be found here!   Registration for EPC 2020 will open in January 2020.   EPC 2020 THEMES AND CONVENERS [...]
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. [...]
Deadline: 19 May 2019
The Population Investigation Committee (PIC) established a scholarship fund in 1996 to facilitate further training in demography past undergraduate level. Eligibility for the studentship is restricted to students accepted on a PIC-approved Masters degree course at a PIC-approved institution. [...]
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. [...]
People living in Germany oppose abortion more than other western Europeans
One of the most crucial and emotional subjects of current bio-ethical debates is the question of abortion. Women (and their partners) who face such a decision are confronted with a contradictory situation: Abortion has become legal in almost all European and western countries. Yet, the implementation of the law, the daily practise of the respective physicians and clinics, or the regulations for funding an abortion by the healthcare systems are subject to big disputes between politicians, religious leaders and female activists. [...]
Population Europe is delighted to announce that two of our partner institutes will be the home of outstanding projects financed by the prestigious ERC Advanced Grant.  Melinda Mills (University of Oxford) has received an ERC Advanced Grant for her project on "Chronotype, health and family: The role of biology, socio- and natural environment and their interaction", and Hill Kulu (University of St Andrews) for his project on "Migrant Life. Understanding Life Trajectories of Immigrants and Their Descendants in Europe and Projecting Future". [...]

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