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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 [...]
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. [...]
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
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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! [...]
In honor of International Women's Day (IWD), check out some of our publications about research on gender and gender equality. [...]
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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