Welcome to H-Demog, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine, headquartered in the History Department at Michigan State University. H-Demog is an international scholarly network on demographic history.

H-Demog is currently looking for new editors to take over the network and take an active role in developing new online materials and resources for the field. We also looking for contributors, bloggers, discussants, resources gatherers, etc. If you are interested in helping build this site, please contact Patrick Cox, H-Net's Vice-President for Networks, at vp-net@mail.h-net.msu.edu.

Recent Content

CFP: SSHA panels on transcription and data capture

We are seeking papers for two related sessions at the Social Science History meeting this year about creating data from handwritten records. One session (602, organizer Evan Roberts) will focus on transcription and data capture. Papers that might fit in this session could report on innovative ways to organize, fund and undertake manual or semi-automatic transcription from handwriting or printed sources. 

Another session (618, organizer Steven Ruggles) will focus on automatic handwriting recognition and its applications to historical social science. 

CFP approaching: International Seminar on Kinship and Reproduction in Past Societies

Call for Papers

International Seminar on Kinship and Reproduction in Past Societies.
Organized by the IUSSP Scientific Panel on Historical Demography, in collaboration with the Minnesota Population Center and Department of History, University of Minnesota and the Programme de recherche en démographie historique and the Département de démographie, Université de Montréal.

Minneapolis (Minnesota), United States, 22-23 August 2019

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1 March 2019

CFP: Economics network at Social Science History Association

This year’s Social Science History Association’s Annual Meeting will take place at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago on November 21-14, 2019. The theme of the conference is “Data and its Discontents”. In this context, the economics network is looking for additional papers and full sessions particularly on a number of themes listed below, as well as proposals on any other topic.

Machine Learning for Mass Digitization – Big if True

CFP: Social Science History Association 2019 Annual Meeting Family/Demography Network

“Data and its Discontents”
Chicago, IL
November 21-24, 2019
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2019

The Family History/Demography Network of the Social Science History Association calls for papers for a variety of panels that have been proposed by network members, and for proposals for additional panels.