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  • 16 Oct 2018 12:41 PM | Anonymous

    The Second Biennial Population and Public Policy Conference will take place Feb. 8-9, 2019, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Click here for flyer.)

    Speakers will include Dr. Douglas Massey, author of Brokered Boundaries: Creating Immigrant Identity in Anti-Immigrant Times; and Timothy P. Olson, the U.S. Census Bureau’s associate director for field operations. Dr. Massey’s talk is titled “Doubling Down on a Bad Bet: Immigration Policy Before and After Trump.”

    A number of abstracts have already been submitted, and you are encouraged to submit yours. We invite abstracts on panels, papers and posters.

    Some potential subjects for the conference are:

    • Business Demography
    • Children and Youth
    • Data Visualization 
    • Development, Environment and Sustainability
    • Disaster, Demography and Management
    • Disparities in Health and Aging
    • Domestic Migration
    • Education
    • Fertility
    • Health Care and Public Health
    • Historical Demography
    • Housing
    • International Migration
    • Mortality
    • Population Change
    • Poverty and Socioeconomic Status
    • Redistricting
    • School Demography
    • Spatial Analysis
    • Urbanization and Globalization

    Abstracts and early registrations are due on October 31. You can learn more about the conference, including how to submit an abstract, at https://gps.unm.edu/conference/.

    Students have the opportunity to earn $500, with the Jasso Student Paper Award.

    We hope to see you in February.


  • 16 Oct 2018 12:40 PM | Anonymous

    Soon it will be time to celebrate 50 years of Nordic cooperation in the field of demography!

    The 21st Nordic Demographic Symposium will be held on June 13-15, 2019 in Reykjavík. The symposium brings together researchers, students, and other experts in population studies from the Nordic region.

    The main theme of the NDS 2019 is the past 50 years of innovative research in Nordic demography. The sessions will include presentations from all main areas of demographic research (themes to be announced). 

    The meeting will be held in the conference hall Harpa in the center of Reykjavík.

    The symposium is organized by the Swedish Demographic Association and Stockholm University Demography Unit (SUDA), in collaboration with the newly founded Icelandic Demographic Association and the University of Iceland.

    Further information, including call for papers, submission procedure, practical info, social events information etc. will be distributed soon and we encourage you to save the date.

    Click here for more information.


  • 13 Sep 2018 2:27 PM | Anonymous

    The Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences at the University of Rostock invites applications for a non-tenure track W1-Professorship in Demography at the Department of Sociology and Demography, expected as of 1st July 2020 (within budget considerations).

    The successful applicant will represent the discipline of demography in research and teaching with a focus either on demographic methods and forecasting or on migration. Teaching comprises courses in quantitative empirical methods as well as in the applicant’s area or specialization for the Bachelor and Master programs of the Department of Sociology and Demography. The professorship contributes to the research focus "Ageing of the Individual and of Society" of the University of Rostock. Willingness to collaborate with other members of this research focus of the University of Rostock is required. Close collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research is also expected. Proficiency or a strong commitment to reach proficiency in German is a requirement.

    For further inquiries, please contact:
    Prof. Dr. Heike Trappe, chair of appointments committee
    Tel.: +49 381/498-4040
    email: heike.trappe@uni-rostock.de 

    Full posting available here (or in German).


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