Calls for Papers

  • IUSSP Scientific Panel on Big Data and Population Processes
    April 25, 2018 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Denver, Colorado
    February 15, 2018

    This workshop is intended to favor communication and exchange between researchers who study the implications of digital technologies for demographic behavior as well as the applications of new data from digital sources to understand population processes.
    Topics that are relevant for the workshop include, but are not limited to:

    • Population research with social media data
    • Demographic features of online communities or services
    • Sentiment analysis associated to demographic events like immigration
    • Implications of social media and Internet for demographic behavior
    • Nowcasting fertility, mortality or migration with online data
    • Understanding population health with social media data
    • Methods for extracting information from non-representative samples
    • Applications of demographic methods to online populations
    • Applications of data for online advertisers to demographic research 


    1. Keynote speech by Dennis Feehan + mini-tutorial on how to get started with the netwok scale up method. 
    2. (Please bring your laptop with R/Rstudio installed).
    3. Contributed short presentations.
    4. General discussion about the future of the field and the role of the IUSSP Panel on Big Data and Population Processes
    Date posted: 1/25/2018 | View listing
  • Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, London School of Economics and Political Science, and Bocconi University
    Lake Como, Italy
    February 15, 2018

    We invite you to submit extended abstracts (2-4 pages) or full papers. Please direct all submissions to by February 15th 2018.
    Any conference related inquiries may also be directed to
    Submitters will be notified about selection decisions by March 15th 2018. 

    Date posted: 1/26/2018 | View listing
  • Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER)
    Athens, Greece
    February 19, 2018

    Abstract Submission: 19 February 2018
    Acceptance of Abstract: 4 Weeks after Submission
    Submission of Paper: 21 May 2018

    Date posted: 1/26/2018 | View listing
  • Demography & Growth Planning team at Charles Darwin University
    Darwin, Australia
    February 28, 2018

    Participation at the 2018 APA Conference is by abstract submission. We welcome abstracts on the topics listed below and proposals for additional topics. Abstracts should be provided in under 300 words in Microsoft Word format, with a clear and succinct title and with all contributors identified. Please submit your abstracts to along with identification of the themed session you would like your presentation to considered for. Key dates for abstract submissions and notifications are listed below. We require at least one presenter to attend and be registered for the full conference.

    Date posted: 1/26/2018 | View listing
  • Union for African population studies (UAPS)
    February 28, 2018

    The issue is organized around the following sub-themes, but is not restricted to these: (1) Policy, programmes and interventions; (2) Data and methods challenges(3) Integration between Education and AYSRH promotion; (4) Factors associated with AYSRH; (5) Influence of AYSRH on the sustainable development goals. Manuscripts (in French or English) should follow the style of the African Population Studies journal and submit to and copy The email should mention the following reference: «APS Vol 32, no. 2, 2018 »

    Date posted: 1/26/2018 | View listing
  • Interdiscplinary Association for Population Health Science
    March 15, 2018

    The 2018 Program Committee of the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS), co-chaired by Robert Hummer and Allison Aiello of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, invites submissions to our 4th annual interdisciplinary population health research conference, entitled “Pushing the Boundaries of Population Health Science: Social Inequalities, Biological Processes, and Policy Implications.” The Program Committee encourages submissions that highlight the promise of interdisciplinary population health science and action that can improve population health across the life course. Submissions from postdoctoral scholars, graduate students, clinical students and trainees are especially encouraged. For more details about the submission requirements click here.

    Date posted: 12/8/2017 | View listing
  • Centre for Welfare and Labour Research Oslo and Akershus University College
    Oslo, Norway
    March 15, 2018
    Date posted: 1/26/2018 | View listing
  • Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS)
    National Academy of Sciences Building 2101 Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC 20418
    March 15, 2018

    Groups of individuals are invited to submit panels that will present original research or engage in innovative discussions that push the boundaries of population health science, practice, theory, methods, student training, or technological innovations (or a combination of these) around a significant issue relevant to the conference theme. Note that work presented in these panels should not yet be published. All proposed panels should include a moderator and 3-4 presenters. The IAPHS annual meeting is aimed at fostering cross-pollination of ideas among panel members and an interdisciplinary audience. Panels should not be comprised of presenters from a single academic discipline. For an example of interdisciplinary panels from the 2017 conference, see
    Individuals or co-authored teams are welcome to submit an original abstract for consideration on the program as a poster presentation. Posters may present original research, practice, theory, methods, new ideas on student training, or technological innovations.

    Date posted: 2/13/2018 | View listing
  • March 16, 2018

    Topics of interest include:
    Housing as Healthcare 
    Housing as Prevention
    Evidence Strategies and Practical tools for inclusion of social and structural interventions in plans to end the epidemic
    The “Housing First” model for delivery of housing and related support services.
    Effective age-related interventions, specifically for youth and those 50 and above.
    Care, well-being, and quality of life of people living with HIV and AIDS. 
    Wholistic health and viral suppression. 
    Connection between social determinants and viral suppression. 
    Viral suppression and health care utilization. 
    Connection between social determinants and HIV prevention 
    Economics and the business case for structural interventions and plans ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic

    Date posted: 2/13/2018 | View listing
  • University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, California
    April 1, 2018

    We are pleased to announce the Workshop on the economics of aging titled “Cross-Country Analysis of Retirement, Health, and Wellbeing” held at the University of Southern California on Oct 29 – 30, 2018, and a related special issue of the Journal of the Economics of Ageing. The objective of the workshop is to explore the economics of aging from a cross-country perspective. The workshop will bring together researchers to present recent empirical work using data from the HRS-family of surveys. We welcome the submission of empirical and policy papers and encourage the use of the Harmonized Data files and concordance information from the Gateway to Global Aging Data.

    Interested authors are invited to submit a 1-page abstract by April 1, 2018 to The authors of accepted abstracts will be notified by May 15, 2018. Completed draft papers will be expected by September 30, 2018. Details about topics and travel here.

    Date posted: 1/19/2018 | View listing
  • Population and Environment
    May 15, 2018

    Please direct questions to Aaron McCright ( or Summer Allen (, special issue editors, or Elizabeth Fussell, Editor-in-Chief ( Submitted manuscripts should be formatted in accordance with Population and Environment guidelines.

    Date posted: 1/26/2018 | View listing