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Society and Solidarity

Urban and rural living is decidedly distinct, with for example different primary economic activities, varying access to services including healthcare and education, and varying household arrangements. Demographic behaviour along the rural-urban gradient vary by the stage of the demographic and urban transitions reached. How different are rural and urban populations over the demographic transition? What is the role of internal migration in the diffusion of behaviour? Beyond the urban-rural dichotomy, differences in demographic behaviour over a range of urbanicity needs to be addressed. [...]
Essay contest on the housing crisis - Deadline 1 December 2019
Write an essay on: "Housing Crisis: how can we improve the situation for young people?"   Deadline to submit essays: 1 December 2019 [...]
Insights from the Berlin Schlossgespräch and 8th Berlin Demography Forum
Introduction [...]
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! [...]
Deadline to apply: 31 May 2019
In order to stimulate advances in the areas of vulnerability and life course studies, the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research LIVES encourages scholars at the beginning of their career to apply to the LIVES Best Paper Award 2019 for Early Scholars. Deadline for next application: 31 May 2019. [...]
Deadline for nominations: 1 June 2019
Massimo Livi Bacci's long and outstanding scientific activity has addressed various aspects of Italian and world population, in terms of current development as well as historical perspectives. His work is characterized by frequent incursions into disciplinary fields different to his central demographic interests, in order to both better understand the issues addressed and, at the same time, offer extensive comparative analysis framed by the long run. Indeed, Massimo Livi Bacci has produced some large and intense "frescoes" on the history of population. [...]
In honor of International Women's Day (IWD), check out some of our publications about research on gender and gender equality. [...]
The European Society of Historical Demography is promoted by the Société de Démographie Historique (SDH), the Asociación de Demografía Histórica (ADEH) and the Società Italiana di Demografia Storica (SIDeS). The Society was established to foster the co-operation between scholars engaged or interested in historical demography studies in Europe, and stimulate interest in population matters in the European Union scientific programmes and agencies as well as among governments, national and international organizations, and the general public. [...]
Demographic Aspects of Human Wellbeing
Call for Papers [...]
The scientific literature addressing human wellbeing is rapidly expanding in economics, psychology, sociology, and the health sciences, and is also becoming increasingly important in interdisciplinary studies of sustainable development. A large number of wellbeing indicators have been proposed in order to quantitatively capture and monitor progress towards better human wellbeing and study its determinants. [...]

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