Events

Brexit means?

25 October 2017 - CPC's Dr David McCollum will be part of the Brexit means?...for peace and security roundtable conversation that will discuss 'Immigration and Britain', 'Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice', 'Northern Ireland and the Border' and 'Scotland and Indyref' taking place the the Byre Theatre.

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ESRC Festival of Social Science

8-9 November 2017 - CPC will open its first Festival of Social Science public engagement events organised in collaboration with other Southampton ESRC funded Research Centres: the Administrative Research Data Centre - England (ADRC-E), National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) and the University of Southampton Public Engagement with Research team. An invitation is extended to all, to attend two evenings of informal and interactive talks designed to educate and celebrate Social Science. Two nights, two questions:

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CPC Director to Chair Demography session at Big Data, Small Area Symposium

14 November 2017 - CPC's Director Professor Jane Falkingham has been invited to Chair the demography session 'Small area denominators and confounders' at the Big Data, Small Area Symposium at The Royal Geographical Society in South Kensington, London.

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CPC at 28th IUSSP Annual Population Conference

29 October - 4 November 2017 - CPC is delighted to be part of the 28th International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) International Population Conference taking place in Cape Town, South Africa.

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CPC's David Bell opens SLLS 2017 Annual Conference

CPC's Professor David Bell presented the opening keynote speech 'If you build it, they will come' on Wednesday 11 October at the Society for Longitudinal and Lifecourse Studies (SLLS) 2017 Annual Conference, hosted by the University of Stirling.

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CPC's Dr Agnese Vitali gives keynote speech in family marketing conference, Milan

4 October 2017 - Dr Agnese Vitali gave a keynote speech at the 'Momketing: new moms, new marketing' Conference in Milan.

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CPC at BSPS Annual Conference 2017

6 - 8 September 2017 - CPC were delighted to share papers at the British Society for Population Studies (BSPS) Annual Conference 2017 which was held at the University of Liverpool.

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CPC shares interactive ‘Migration’ exhibition with Bournemouth Air Festival

31 August - 1 September 2017 - CPC shared our interactive 'Migration' themed exhibition with visitors to Bournemouth Air Festival as part of the 2017 University of Southampton 'Bringing Research to Life' Roadshow

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CPC takes interactive research activities to Winchester Science Festival

29 - 30 July 2017 - CPC was excited to share our interactive and educational 'Migration-themed' exhibition with visitors of Winchester Science Festival as part of the 2017 University of Southampton 'Bringing Research to Life' Roadshow. Using engaging activities including a giant connect four game, the CPC exhibition shared world leading social science research in a fun, easy to understand and accessible way to help tackle public misconceptions about Brexit and EU migrants.

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Workshop: Going beyond the country: Exploring sub-national effects on socio-demographic phenomena with European Social Survey data.

Call for papers: CPC's Dr Agnese Vitali and Dr Bruno Arpino of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra will be holding an ESS ERIC Academic Workshop from 18 - 19 January 2018 at the University of Southampton.

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CPC makes ‘Migration’ research fun at BBC Countryfile Live

3 - 6 August 2017 - CPC was delighted to have joined BBC Countryfile presenters, the National Trust Theatre and a full programme of exciting exhibitors and talks to share our interactive 'Migration-themed' exhibition with visitors of BBC Countryfile Live in Oxford as part of the 2017 University of Southampton 'Bringing Research to Life' Roadshow.

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CPC presenting at the Understanding Society Scientific Conference

11 - 13 July 2017 - CPC presented a broad selection of fascinating research findings as part of the Understanding Society Conference which was held at the University of Essex in July.

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Prof Berrington organises Understanding Society Conference session on family dynamics

11 July 2017 - A special session on comparative research using harmonised fertility and partnership history data took place from 15:30 - 17:30 on Tuesday 11 July at the Understanding Society UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS) biennial research conference at the University of Essex.

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CPC proud sponsor of Popfest 2017

The Centre for Population Change was delighted to sponsor the 25th Annual Postgraduate Population Studies Conference (PopFest), that took place at Stockholm University from 31 May - 2 June 2017.

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3rd Workshop on the Economics of Migration

22 - 23 May - CPC was delighted to welcome attendees of the Third Workshop on the Economics of Migration to Southampton in May.

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CPC Brexit exhibition joins University Research Roadshow

4 May 2017 - CPC are delighted to present a new Brexit exhibition for the 2017 University of Southampton 'Bringing Research to Life' Roadshow. Using bespoke interactive activities such as giant puzzles and question games, the CPC exhibition will share world leading social science research in a fun, easy to understand and accessible way to help tackle public misconceptions about Brexit and EU migrants.

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CPC proud to present at nine PAA Annual Meeting sessions

27-29 April 2017 - CPC colleagues were delighted to present nine research titles at the Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting.

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CPC's Dr Bijak talks Bayesian Statistics in Liverpool

25 April 2017 - CPC's Dr Jakub Bijak presented his research in a University of Liverpool Seminar on the topic of '(Population and Spatial Analysis) - Migration, demography and Bayesian statistics'.

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CPC informs Brexit discussion at the Palace of Westminster

24 April 2017 - CPC was delighted to host a policy roundtable event: 'Tales of Migration', in collaboration with Public Policy Southampton, The UK in a Changing Europe and Hilary Benn MP at the Palace of Westminster.

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CPC at the BSA Annual Conference

CPC were delighted to have attended the British Sociological Association (BSA) Annual Conference which took place at the University of Manchester from the 4 - 6 April 2017.

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The legacy of Brexit: mobility and citizenship in times of uncertainty

31 March 2017 - Following the Brexit vote the future status and rights of EU citizens living in the UK has become uncertain. This, the third and final seminar in our series examining how to 'think sociologically' about Brexit, looked at the changing relationship between mobility and citizenship. We discussed mobility and naturalisation decision-making and the meaning of 'citizenship' in the context of social uncertainty.

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Future of Museums: Audiences

29 March 2017 - In a new collaboration with the Museums Association, CPC's Director Professor Jane Falkingham presented a keynote speech at an event to explore how our rapidly changing society will affect the relationship that museums have with audiences in the future.

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Understanding welfare state development in Asia and Europe

27 - 28 March 2017 - CPC's Professor Traute Meyer presented a paper on 'Democracies, economies and social protection: Understanding welfare state development in Asia and Europe' during a two day workshop in Taiwan.

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Academy of Social Sciences Seminar: Intergenerational relations in the context of changing family and household structures

22 March 2017 - Seminar: Intergenerational relations in the context of changing family and household structures held at the Academy of Social Sciences, 33 Finsbury Square, London.

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Radical Statistics 2017 Conference

18 February 2017 - How have statistics been used in the arguments for Britain remaining in or leaving the EU? The 'Radstats 2017 Conference and AGM' at Edinburgh Central Quaker Meeting House, organised by Radical Statistics explored this question and others.

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Lone parents in the UK today

7 December 2016 - Single parents in the UK have been affected by cuts to welfare support, pressure to be in employment and obligations to pay high childcare costs. What is the real cost of benefit changes to those that rely on them, and how can risks and insecurity be mitigated in the future?

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Immigrants and fertility in the UK: Macro and micro perspectives

1 December 2016 - Migration and fertility patterns are changing. What impact is this having on UK population growth? A Seminar organised by CPC with Dr Sylvie Dubuc of the University of Oxford explored the tangible effects of migration on UK population change.

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What is a Millennial and how different are they?

1 March 2017 - What is a Millennial and how different are they? 'Millennials', also referred to as 'Generation Y', are typically defined as the demographic cohort born between the early 1980s and early 2000s. Industry and academia are keen to develop strategies to understand them, their motivations and how they are different to the 'Generation X' and 'Babyboomers' cohorts that they follow.

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Debate on future pension policy in Germany

14 October 2016 - Professor Traute Meyer was part of a panel of distinguished speakers debating the pension system at the National Conference for Justice in Pension Policies of the Green Party, Berlin.

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Ageing in Europe

26 - 29 September 2016 - One in three children born in Europe today will live to reach 100, what does this mean for society, public policy and the life course of individuals? A CPC and Population Europe event organised in the European Parliament attempted to unpick some of the issues and think about how social policy might be shaped in the future to adapt to our changing lifespans.

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‘How to get to 100 and enjoy it’ interactive exhibition, Brussels

26 - 29 September 2016 - CPC has been working with Population Europe to take the popular 'How to get to 100 and enjoy it' exhibition to the European Parliament. The opening event took place on 26th September from 5:30pm, attendance was free and open to all.

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British Society of Population Studies Conference

12 - 14 September 2016 - Many CPC members contributed to this year's British Society of Population Studies Conference (BSPS) conference at the University of Winchester.

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European Population Conference 2016

31 August - 3 September 2016 - CPC members were busy preparing presentations, posters and the exhibition booth for this year's European Population Conference (EPC). The conference was hosted at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. Twenty-six presentations from CPC members paid special attention to this year's theme 'Demographic change and policy implications'.

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21st International AIDS Conference

18-22 July 2016 - Findings from HIV studies and intervention trials involving CPC researchers were presented at The 21st International AIDS Conference, which took place in Durban, South Africa. Prince Harry, Sir Elton John and Ban Ki-moon were among those speaking at the conference which had the theme 'Access Equity Rights Now'. Over 18,000 delegates from around the world listened as Scientists, NGOs, world leaders, policy makers and people living with HIV shared new findings and experiences in order to improve the health and wellbeing of around 36.7 million people living with HIV worldwide.

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Workshop of the International Network on Transnational Families

5-6 July 2016 - CPC was delighted to host the second workshop of the International Network on Transnational Families at the University of St Andrews.

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Building research capacity through support for PopFest

4 - 6 July 2016 - CPC continued to support the annual PopFest Conference by providing additional funding to the organisers and supporting student attendance.

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Political Citizenship and Social Movements

27 - 28 June 2016 - Derek McGhee, Chris Moreh and Emilia Pietka-Nykaza were delighted to be presenting their latest research at the 'Political Citizenship and Social Movements' conference.

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The spectre of Brexit: free movement and European citizenship in question

17 June 2016 - A one day seminar hosted at the University of Southampton looked at the potential consequences of the EU Referendum from a sociological point of view. With keynote speeches by Professor Adrian Favell (University of Leeds) and Dr Michaela Benson (Goldsmiths, University of London).

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Pint of Science Festival: Predicting Migration

25 May 2016 - Jakub Bijak spoke at the 'People on the move: Understanding Migration' event, part of the Pint of Science Festival in Southampton. Pint of Science is a non-profit organisation which coordinates a festival of interesting and relevant talks on the latest science research in an accessible format to the public in pubs across the world. The event also included pub quizzes, hands-on activities and pint-sized experiments.

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China’s Changing Demography is Changing China and the World

11 May 2016 - Professor Dudley Poston, of Texas A&M University, visited the University of Southampton to present his findings from research he has conducted on changes in China's demography.

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Public panel debate – Implications of Brexit for EU migrants

10 May 2016 - To inform opinion ahead of the forthcoming EU referendum, CPC hosted a free public panel debate to discuss the wider issues around our recent research on EU migrants living in the UK, migrants' attitudes to the forthcoming referendum, and the resulting social policy implications.

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Policy workshop - Implications of Brexit for EU migrants

10 May 2016 - CPC hosted a research dissemination event for policy-makers and practitioners to hear and discuss our latest research on EU migrants living in the UK, migrants' attitudes to the forthcoming referendum, and the resulting social policy implications.

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