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.
Organised by PhD students for PhD students, PopFest is an annual Population Studies conference with the aim to bring together researchers from different Social Science disciplines such as Demography, Human Geography, Urban and Landscape Planning, Sociology, Social Anthropology, Social Statistics, Politics and other related fields. The Annual Population Postgraduate Conference provides a friendly, international environment for postgraduate students to present and discuss their work, chair sessions, and network. Theoretical as well as empirical topics include - but are not limited to: families, fertility, migration, mobility, inequality, health and methods.
PopFest is traditionally organised in conjunction with the British Society for Population Studies (BSPS). PopFest 2017 was hosted by Stockholm University's Demography Unit (SUDA), the Department of Sociology, the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), and the Department of Human Geography and this year's Keynote Speakers were:
Gunnar Andersson, Stockholm University, SUDA
David Card, University of California, Berkeley
Further information about the event can be found here.