FROM THE BOARD – NEWSLETTER 2018-2

FROM THE BOARD – NEWSLETTER 2018-2

Over the last few months we have focused on compiling a list of journals for historical demographic research by consulting with our ambassadors and our board of recommendation. This was done because there are so many journals in which historical demographic research is published, but it is not always easy to find this research or to determine the best outlet your own papers. Therefore we try to give an overview of journals in which historical demographers publish their results most…

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Informal meeting at the European Population Conference

Informal meeting at the European Population Conference

Our informal meeting at the European Population Conference will now take place at Waff Bar (Chaussée de Boondael 455, 1050 Ixelles) closeby the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. We will meet at Thursday, the 7th of June at 19:30 and have a placed booked for us. Looking forward to seeing you there!

FROM THE BOARD – NEWSLETTER 2018-1

FROM THE BOARD – NEWSLETTER 2018-1

Over the last few months we have focused on strengthening existing plans for the growth of our association. Next to the relevant conferences and training opportunities, we have updated the information on all the organizations, networks and institutes that are involved in historical demographic research and education on our website. If you are aware of any information that is still missing, please let us know. During the next month a list of journals in which historical demographers frequently publish will…

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INFORMAL EVENT ESSHC IN Belfast

INFORMAL EVENT ESSHC IN Belfast

Dear young historical demographers, We are pleased to inform you that during the European Social Science History Conference in Belfast, we will organize an informal event on Friday the 6th of April at 19:00 in the Small Library Room of the historical bar and restaurant The Parlour Bar. The bar is located very near to the Queen’s University. During this event we can to get to know each other better, exchange research ideas and more importantly have a nice evening…

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From the board – Newsletter 2017-4

From the board – Newsletter 2017-4

Behind the scenes a lot of things are happing again in our association, and of course, we would like to share the most important issues with you before the Christmas Holiday. Firstly, we are proud to announce that we have filled most of the positions in our committee of recommendation with renowned dignitaries in the field of historical demography who will support and promote our association. We are happy that they have accepted to take on this responsibility as it…

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Informal Event ICP in Cape Town

Informal Event ICP in Cape Town

Dear young (historical) demographers, We are pleased to inform you that on the International Population Conference in Cape Town, we will organize an informal event on Monday 30th of October at 19:00 in the historical bar and restaurant Fireman Arms, which is very close to the Conference Centre. During this event we can to get to know each other better, exchange research ideas and more importantly have a nice evening with peers. Moreover, the first round of drinks is on…

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From the board – Newsletter 2017-3

From the board – Newsletter 2017-3

Behind the scenes a lot of things are happing again in our association. And of course we would like to share the most important issues with you too. We are trying to create more opportunities to interact both online and offline with all young historical demographers. While the final efforts are made to organize an informal event at the International Population Conference of the IUSSP in Cape Town on Monday 30 October (keep an eye out on the Facebook page…

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From the Board – Newsletter 2017-2

From the Board – Newsletter 2017-2

Behind the scenes a lot of things are happing in our association. And of course we would like to share the most important issues with you. Firstly, we are always trying to make contact with more young historical demographers by increasing our PR efforts. We are, for example, in the process of organizing an event later this year at the International Population Conference of the IUSSP in Cape Town, and a plan has been made to organize another meet-up at…

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From the Archives: experiences of doing historical demography in Northern Ghana

From the Archives: experiences of doing historical demography in Northern Ghana

Edward Morgan is a PhD candidate (2016-present) with the Population Studies Group at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. His research focuses on reconstructing long term demographic trends in West Africa and understanding how these trends interact with social and economic development. His particular focus is on modern Ghanaian history. African historical demography has received comparatively little attention with respect to the wider field of historical demography. In 1977, the Centre for African Studies at the University of…

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Research Methods in Historical Demography Summer School, Barcelona 4-8th Sept 2017

Research Methods in Historical Demography Summer School, Barcelona 4-8th Sept 2017

Dear colleagues,   The Association of Historical Demography of Spain and Portugal will hold a summer school in Historical Demography in Barcelona from 4th to 8th September 2017. The course aims at providing tools for the construction of Databases in both transversal and longitudinal designs, as well as teaching the main analytical techniques currently used.   The school will be taught by the best researchers in historical and contemporary research and will include presentations by Anna Cabré (Autonomous University of Barcelona), Elisabeth Engberg…

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