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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. [...]
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". [...]
To what extent do social media users report negative or positive affects on topics relevant to the fertility domain? In a recent study published in Demographic Research, Letizia Mencarini and colleagues used computational linguistic techniques to explore opinions and semantic orientations related to parenthood on Twitter. They looked at Italy as the country of study and looked specifically at attitudes, values and feelings related to family life. [...]
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! [...]

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