PopFest 2017 (May 31st – June 2nd, 2017)

Dear friends and colleagues,

The 25th Annual Postgraduate Population Studies Conference (PopFest) will take place in Stockholm May 31st – June 2nd 2017. The call for papers is now open. PopFest is an annual Population Studies conference for PhD students organized by fellow PhDs. It provides an excellent opportunity to bring together researchers from various Social Science disciplines such as Demography, Sociology, Human Geography, Politics, Urban Planning, Social Anthropology, Social Statistics and other related fields.

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Call for Abstracts – PopFest 2016: The 24th Annual Population Postgraduate Conference

PopFest is an annual Population Studies conference for postgraduate students organised by fellow postgraduates. It provides an excellent opportunity to bring together researchers from various Social Science disciplines such as Demography, Human Geography, Urban and Landscape Planning, Sociology, Social Anthropology, Social Statistics, Politics and other related fields. PopFest not only attracts very talented researchers from across the UK but also from around Europe making it a successful platform for friendly, international networking. Therefore, we highly encourage overseas colleagues to join us and present their research and ideas in front of a very friendly, enthusiastic and open-minded international audience! Continue reading

New Editor-in-Chief for Population Studies sought

The Population Investigation Committee (PIC) seeks applications or expressions of interest for the position of Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of Population Studies: A Journal of Demography, which is owned by the PIC and published for them by the UK office of Taylor & Francis. The successful applicant would lead the team of eleven editors listed below, and succeed John Simons, the current EiC, who is retiring. The appointment will be made by the PIC after consulting the editors.

The PIC is a registered charity in the UK, which produces the Journal as part of its charitable purpose. The Journal was founded in 1947 by David Glass and was the first English-language journal concerned exclusively with demography.

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