November 26th, 2014

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.

July 29th, 2014

Position Editor European Studies of population (ESPO)

Editor European Studies of Population ESPO

The ESPO book series is published under the auspices of EAPS by Springer (http://www.springer.com/series/5940). The series aims at disseminating population research, with special relevance for Europe. It may analyze past, present and/or future trends as well as their determinants and consequences. The character of the series is multidisciplinary, including formal demographic analyses, as well as social, economic and/or historical population and family studies. Studies which are of interest to the series include internationally relevant studies, European comparative studies, innovative theoretical and methodological studies, and policy-relevant scientific studies. The series may include monographs, edited volumes and reference works.

For additional practical information on the ESPO series contact ms. Evelien Bakker at Springer (evelien.bakker@springer.com).

If you are interested in this position, please send an email including your cv to me with a copy to evelien.bakker@springer.com and do not forget to put “ESPO Editor” as the subject. In case you are not interested yourself but wish to point the Council’s attention to a suitable candidate, please let us know!

Note that non-members may apply as well but they should join EAPS upon acceptance.

The deadline for applications is 15 September 2014.

July 17th, 2014

EAPS Awards at EPC 2014

-Frans Willekens receives the EAPS Award for Population Studies 2014
-Arnstein Aassve laureate of the 2014 Dirk J. Van de Kaa Award for Social Demography
-2014 Trailblazer Award for Demographic Analysis presented to Annette Baudisch
-Haedong Qi wins 2014 Gunther Beyer Award at EPC

For photos please visit: http://www.population-europe.eu/Search/NewsDetail/5339/en

August 15th, 2012

EPC 2014 in Budapest

The next European Population Conference will be held in Budapest, Hungary, June 2014.
On behalf of the Hungarian Demographic Community, Zsolts Speder announced the new venue during the closing session of EPC 2012 in Stockholm.

August 13th, 2012

New Executive Secretary

The new Council of EAPS, which took office at the 2012 General Assembly, has appointed Nico van Nimwegen (NIDI, the Netherlands) as the new Executive Secretary. Nico succeeds Helga de Valk, who held this position since 2007.

July 23rd, 2012

The new Council of EAPS

The General Assembly of EAPS which convened during the European Population Conference 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden on 14 June, elected the new Council of EAPS. This Council will hold office until 2016 and is composed as follows:
President: Franceso Billari (Italy)
Vice-President: Anna Cabré (Spain)
Secretary-General / Treasurer: Marc Luy (Austria)
Member: Clara Mulder (Netherlands)
Member: Zsolt Speder (Hungary)
Executive Secretary: Nico van Nimwegen (Netherlands)

June 19th, 2012

The Gunther Beyer Award was won by Stefan Öberg, the University of Gothenburg

The Gunther Beyer Award for the best paper presented at the European Population Conference by a young scientist, was award to Stefan Öberg from the Universtity of Gothenburg for his paper “Socioeconomic differences in height among young men in southern Sweden, 1818-1968”.

The award was presented at the Closing Ceremony of EPC 2012 by the chair of the Jury, prof. Janina Jozwiak, also on behalf of the other members of the Jury prof. Graziella Caselli and prof. Guillaume Wunsch, all Honorary Presidents of EAPS.