Dutch Demography Day/Week 2021

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The Netherlands Demographic Society (NVD) invites you to join the Dutch Demography Day/Week 2021. At the conference the most recent findings in the field of population studies will be presented, including family and fertility, migrants and migration, health, mortality and longevity, population ageing, population growth and decline, and urbanization.

The conference takes place either face-to-face on Wednesday November 24th (all day) or as a virtual conference from Monday 22 till Friday 26 November 2021. In case of a virtual conference, activities take place each day between 13:00 and 15:00h, with exception of Wednesday the 24th. For the latest details, check this webpage. The organizing committee will await the corona press conference of 17 September, and will then decide if it will be a Dutch Demography Day or Week. We kindly ask you to reserve the necessary time in your agenda, if possible.

Keynote address: Prof. Dr. Helga de Valk (Director of the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute) – “Moving on: how mobility in childhood influences later life”

Call for Abstracts/Proposals
Abstracts from a wide variety of disciplines including sociology, economics, health, history and planning are invited. Abstracts (300 words) can be submitted here until Friday 24 September 2021. Authors will be informed early October whether their abstract has been accepted for presentation in one of the parallel sessions. At the conference other formats than sessions, such as workshops, panel discussions and the like are invited. Write us (demografiedag@gmail.com) if you have a proposal (300 words) for a 60 or 90 minute time slot (3 or 4 presentations).

NIDI-NVD Master Thesis Award 2021 This Award honors the best Master Thesis in Population Studies in the Netherlands. Jointly sponsored by the NVD and the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), the Award carries a certificate and a €500 prize. Master theses can be submitted until 15 October 2021 at demografiedag@gmail.com. The rules of play can be found here.

Population Video Award 2021 This contest is organized by the NVD to raise population awareness and engage high school students in population issues. At the conference, the three best videos will be awarded and the prize-winning videos will be presented. High school students are challenged to share their views on key demographic issues. Fore more information, click here.

In case of a digital Dutch Demography Week the event is free of charge, in contrast to a Dutch Demography Day. Participation is not possible without registration. Registration will be possible on this website between 24 September and 7 November 2021. You will receive the details of the conference shortly after your registration.

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