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Second Demographic Transition in Europe

EuroConference on Family and Fertility Change in Modern European Societies: Explorations and Explanations of Recent Developments

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Published on Wednesday, April 11, 2001 by Marin Dacos

Summary

This conference will address the current empirical and theoretical knowledge about recent developments in fertility and family behaviour in modern societies. Details on the scientific content and the practical organisation Dates 23 - 28 June 2

Announcement

This conference will address the current empirical and theoretical knowledge about recent developments in fertility and family behaviour in modern societies.

Details on the scientific content and the practical organisation

Dates

23 - 28 June 2001 (Applications by 2 April 2001)

Location

Bad Herrenalb (Germany)

Chaired by

Hans-Peter Kohler (Rostock)
Vice-chairman: Aart Liefbroer (The Hague)
Organising committee: Ron Lesthaeghe (Brussels) and Dirk van de Kaa (Amsterdam)

Participation

Maximum 100 participants.
Fees EUR 580 - 590 (FF 3804,55 - 3870,15).
Grants available for young scientists from European Community countries and Associated States.
To apply, fill in an

Contact

Dr. Josip Hendekovic or Ms. Rhona Heywood for more information.
Phone: +33 388 76 71 35, fax: +33 388 36 69 87,
or send an email. rheywood@esf.org
Please quote 01-174 in any correspondence

More about the conference

Since the 1960's, fertility and family behaviour in Europe has entered a new phase of radical changes, reflecting and contributing to new developments in social organisation, beliefs, attitudes, economic progress and medical knowledge. The fertility decline, which followed the baby boom of the 1960's has ceased or even reversed in some Northern European Countries by the late 1980s. In Southern, and more recently in Eastern Europe the fertility decline has progressed and has lead to hitherto unprecedented low levels of fertility. At the same time, the processes of union and family formation have been transformed and Europe may witness a new divergence in demographic patterns. This conference will address the current empirical and theoretical knowledge about these recent developments in fertility and family behaviour in modern societies.

Topics will include:

relation of family and fertility changes to demographic changes in the area of migration and mortality

development of methods for measuring demographic changes in low fertility contexts

possible social, economic or biological "limits" of fertility decline

separation of parenthood from partnerships

Moreover, the conference will foster the development of new theoretical explanations for fertility and family behaviour in modern societies, including a focus on the biosocial and sexual aspects of fertility behaviour.

Paper proposals that fit within the theme of the conference are welcomed. Particularly interesting would be papers that focus on demographic changes in Southern and Eastern Europe. A selection of the best proposals will be added to the programme. Papers not presented for oral presentation can be presented and discussed in poster sessions. Young scientists, including graduate students, who would like to present a paper or poster are specifically invited to apply.


Speakers will include

Ann Berrington (Southampton, UK)
Francesco Billari (Rostock, D)
Hans-Peter Blossfeld (Bielefeld, D)
Michel Bozon (Paris, F)
Gustavo De Santis (Florence & Messina, I)
Anne Gauthier (Calgary, CDN)
Jenny Gierveld (The Hague, NL)
John Hobcraft (London, UK)
Johannes Huinink (Rostock, D)
An-Magritt Jensen (Dragvoll, N)
Kathleen Kiernan (London, UK)
Hans-Peter Kohler (Rostock, D)
Ron Lesthaeghe (Brussels, B)
Aart Liefbroer (The Hague, NL)
Massimo Livi-Bacci (Florence, I)
Miroslav Macura (Genève, CH)
Jose A. Ortega (Madrid, E)
Jitka Rychtariková (Prague, CZ)
Dirk van de Kaa (Amsterdam, NL)
Evert van Imhoff (The Hague, NL)


Plus d'informations se trouvent sur le site de l'ESF.

Subjects

Places

  • Bad Herrenalb, Federal Republic of Germany

Date(s)

  • Saturday, June 23, 2001
  • Thursday, June 28, 2001

Contact(s)

  • Dr. Josip Hendekovic or Ms. Rhona Heywood
    courriel : rheywood [at] esf [dot] org

Information source

  • calenda #
    courriel : calenda [at] revues [dot] org

To cite this announcement

« Second Demographic Transition in Europe », Colloquium, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, April 11, 2001, https://calenda.org/186291

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