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Call for activities

At its first and kick-off meeting, the new Council of EAPS was happy to see that EAPS is in a very good shape, with a host of successful activities such as the flagship European Population Conference, the flourishing European Journal of Population and the vibrant European Doctoral School of Demography, not to forget the leading international population network Population Europe as well as the lively EAPS Working Group Health, Morbidity and Mortality.

Call for EAPS Activities

At its first and kick-off meeting, the current Council of EAPS was happy to see that EAPS is in a very good shape, with a host of successful activities such as the flagship European Population Conference, the flourishing European Journal of Population and the vibrant European Doctoral School of Demography, not to forget the leading international population network Population Europe as well as the lively EAPS Working Group Health, Morbidity and Mortality.

Call for EAPS Activities

At its first and kick-off meeting, the current Council of EAPS was happy to see that EAPS is in a very good shape, with a host of successful activities such as the flagship European Population Conference, the flourishing European Journal of Population and the vibrant European Doctoral School of Demography, not to forget the leading international population network Population Europe as well as the lively EAPS Working Group Health, Morbidity and Mortality.

EAPS General Assembly 2016

 

The 15the EAPS General Assembly did convene during the European Population Conference 2016 in Mainz, Germany on Thursday 1 September, in Room P1, from 17.30 - 19.00 hrs.

(Agenda)

1.    Opening of the 15th General Assembly of EAPS
Opening and welcome by EAPS President Francesco Billari.

2.    Report on EAPS activities   
Report by Secretary-General and Treasurer Marc Luy. Comments of financial Auditors Ernestina Coast and Trude Lappegard are integrated in this report.

Former EAPS President Janina Jozwiak passed away

The European Association for Population Studies sadly announces the loss of Janina Józwiak, our past President (2003-2008) and a leading personality in the advancement of population research in Europe, as well as in her country and her own institutions.

Results EAPS Council Elections 2016

The elections for the new EAPS Council took place by electronic ballot in June 2016. With a voter turnout of  61,8%, the new Council was elected as follows:

Zsolt Spéder (President)

Jane Falkingham (Vice-President)

Hill Kulu (Secretary-General/Treasurer)

Tomas Sobotka, Helga de Valk (Members)

The current Council expresses its great appreciation to all candidates who took part in the elections which followed a new system, and congratulates the newly elected Council.

Virtual General Assembly to discus By-Laws now closed

The Virtual General Assembly of EAPS which was convened to discus changes in the By-Laws is now closed (the deadline was 15 December 2015).
The outcome of the Assembly is that the proposal by the Council to change the By-Laws (see attached file) was unanimously accepted by all members who participated in the online Assembly and who casted their vote. No members opposed to the proposal, and neither where there any abstentions.
As a result, the new By-Laws have become effective immediately.

Young European Demographer among Bataclan victims

The EAPS Council is very sad to share the news that among the victims of the terrorist attack on the Bataclan theatre in Paris was Valeria Solesin, a young European demographer

Valeria, 28 years, from Venice, was working on her doctoral thesis on fertility in France and Italy at INED and Sorbonne University. Valeria was also active in voluntary work for the homeless.

European Journal of population (EJP). Call for proposals: special issue 2016

The European Journal of Population welcomes proposals for its Special Issue 2016. In addition to the regular four issues a year, EJP now publishes one Special Issue (SI) each Spring. This SI should include around five empirical papers together with an introductory editorial that provides a more overarching (theoretical) synthesis of the individual contributions.

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