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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set in 2015 for the year 2030 present a significant challenge to the African continent, home to many of the world’s least developed countries. With the world’s fastest population growth, Africa is in the midst of unprecedented transitions, but country-by-country situations diverge markedly. For instance, for many of the region’s countries, child mortality has dropped quite rapidly, while in others, it stands at world-leading levels. [...]
Le 22 septembre 2015, l'Ined célébrait ses 70 ans lors d'une journée-débats. François Héran, directeur de recherche et ancien directeur de l'Ined, responsable du secteur Sciences humaines et sociales à l'Agence nationale de la recherche, fait une synthèse des débats de la journée et ouvre des pistes de réflexion sur l'avenir de l'institut. [...]
Come to the unique (free) interactive exhibition ‘How to get to 100…and enjoy it’ and find out how you can live longer pleasantly. The exhibition runs from June 7 to June 19 in the Aa Church. [...]
The 11th Demographic Conference of Young Demographers, called traditionally, "Actual Demographic Research of Young Demographers (not only) in Europe," is planned for three days (5th to 7th February 2020) and will take place at the Faculty of Science, Charles University, Albertov 6, Prague 2. All participants will have the possibility to present their actual research and discuss it with colleagues from other countries or fields of study. Although the conference is focused mostly on Ph.D. [...]
SocInfo is an interdisciplinary venue for researchers from Computer Science, Informatics, Social Sciences and Management Sciences to share ideas and opinions, and present original research work on studying the interplay between socially-centric platforms and social phenomena. The ultimate goal of Social Informatics is to create better understanding of socially-centric platforms not just as a technology, but also as a set of social phenomena. [...]
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! [...]
Searching for the right longitudinal data for your doctoral work or new research project? This one-day event will include presentations and posters on various major Swiss longitudinal surveys in the social sciences, including TREE, the Swiss Household Panel, SHARE, CoCon and the LABB of the Swiss Federal Statistical Office and the DAB panel study (Determinants of educational choice and vocational training opportunities). The presentations will be followed by practical hands-on sessions in the afternoon. [...]
Conference Focus: Public Data for Public Good [...]
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 [...]
The Summer School 2019 will be held from 01 to 23 August at GESIS Cologne, Germany. 16 courses are scheduled, among them 4 short courses and 12 one-week courses. New to the program are courses on “Questionnaires for Cross Cultural Surveys” and “Pretesting”. The courses “Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists” and “Factorial Survey Design” return to the Summer School program after a break. Don’t miss the opportunity to master advanced techniques of statistical data analyses with renowned international experts. Here is an overview of this year's courses: [...]

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