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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! [...]
Abstract submission for the 20th Nordic Demographic Symposium in June 14­-16, 2017 is now open. The symposium, held in Turku (Åbo), Finland, brings together researchers, students, and other experts especially from the Nordic and Baltic countries.   [...]
by Tracey Burns "My son was accepted into film-making camp, and he’s only seven years old! I’m so proud. The only problem is that I’m not sure how I will get him there since the twins have their dance class and then empathy workshop on the same afternoon" – On the phone with my friend, I make polite noises but inside I am thinking: what ever happened to kids having time to run around and just have fun? [...]
Policies for families: Is there a best practice?
What are the current trends in social policies related to families in Europe? What are the most important areas for future policy interventions? Are there best practices to be followed? These were the main questions discussed at the fourth FamiliesAndSocieties Stakeholder Seminar in Brussels. The event was chaired by Gerda Neyer (Associate Professor at Stockholm University) and Livia Sz. Oláh (Associate Professor at Stockholm University and Project Coordinator of FamiliesAndSocieties). [...]
Experts from research, policy, and NGOs will discuss in a confidential atmosphere the most recent findings of the project FamiliesAndSocieties.   The following questions will be addressed: [...]
Designed as an annual conference on a variety of topics surrounding demographic challenges, the Berlin Demography Forum (BDF) offers a global, non-partisan platform for solution-oriented dialogue. [...]
General Information With this call for papers, we invite researchers in the field of family sciences (e. g. sociology, political science, economics, psychology, education) to actively participate in one of the sessions by presenting a paper during the symposium at the 5th European Congress of Family Science. [...]
The Generations and Gender Programme, in cooperation with INED, is delighted to announce the 5th GGP Conference to be held 23-25 October 2019 in Paris. This international conference aims to bring together researchers working with data from the Generations and Gender Survey and invites them to present and discuss their most recent methodological approaches and empirical findings. The conference provides a forum for exchange of ideas among current as well as prospective GGP users, policy makers and the research community at large. [...]
Parenting, Co-Parenting and Child Well-being in Changing Families The conference is part of the scientific program of the pairfam project funded by the German Research Foundation. Pairfam is a representative panel study for analyzing close relationships and family relations in Germany. It provides large longitudinal data sets to be used by interested researchers. For more details see www.pairfam.de. [...]
Harnessing Africa’s Population for Sustainable Development: 25 Years After Cairo And Beyond hosted by the Government of Uganda and the Union for African Population Studies   Background [...]

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