2018 International Sociological Association (ISA) Joint Conference for RC06 (Family) and RC41 (Population) on Changing Demography ⇆ Changing Families

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 17, 2018 to May 19, 2018
Location: 
Singapore
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Demographic History / Studies, Public Policy, Sociology, Women's & Gender History / Studies

 

2018 International Sociological Association (ISA) Joint Conference for RC06 (Family) and RC41 (Population) on Changing Demography ⇆ Changing Families 

Organised and Hosted by: National University of Singapore, Centre for Family and Population Research

Dates: 17-19 May 2018

Venue: Mandarin Orchard Singapore

 

Introduction

The first joint International Sociological Association (ISA) Conference for Research Committees RC06 (Family) and RC41 (Population) will bring more than 260 internationally renowned scholars, authors, researchers and students from about 50 countries to Singapore. Over 60 thematic panels will examine issues surrounding the bilateral relationship between family and demographic changes, factors shaping these changes and consequences of these changes. The presentions will cover crucial topics ranging from aging, children and youth, education, family and houshold, fertility, gender, health and mortality, marriage and union, migration ans urbanization, poverty and inequality, and many more. 

 

Keynote Speakers

Professor Judith Seltzer

Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

2016 President, Population Association of America

Director, UCLA California Center for Population Research

 

Professor Wolfgang Lutz

Founding Director, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital

Director, World Population Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Director, Vienna Institute of Demography 

Professor for Social and Economic Statistics, Vienna University of Economics and Business

 

Important Dates and Deadlines

Conference Dates                       17-19 May 2018

Early Bird Registration Deadline 15 February 2018

Regular Registration Deadline    16 March 2018

 

 

Contact Info: 

Centre for Family and Population Research (CFPR), Conference Organiser

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