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    9 - 10 January 2014 - The IUSSP Panel on Family Demography in Developing Countries, in collaboration with the ESRC Centre for Population Change and the University of Southampton, will be organising three cyberseminars in 2014-2015. Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UK, the overarching aim of the cyberseminars is to facilitate policy relevant research and extend the contribution of demography to understanding intergenerational relationships and support in low-and middle-income countries.

    CYBERSEMINAR 1 (9 - 10 January 2014) 'Family demography: Advancing knowledge about intergenerational relationships and exchanges in low and middle-income countries'

    The first cyberseminar was arranged around three broad strands:

    Strand 1: Concepts and methods Advancing demographic studies of intergenerational relationships and support

    Strand 2: Family demography
    Contributing to understanding intergenerational relationships and support in contemporary low and middle-income countries

    Strand 3: Demographic datasets
    Highlighting existing data and ongoing studies that can be used to understand intergenerational relationships and support in the global south.

    The full programme for seminar 1 can be found on the IUSSP seminars website.

    The cyberseminar took place through a dedicated WordPress site. You can sign up to the mailing list to be kept informed of all updates on the seminars; please send an email to intergen@soton.ac.uk.

    Seminars 2 & 3 will be convened in late 2014 and early 2015 - please check back for information closer to the time.

    Download the cyberseminar leaflet

    Posted 20/08/2013 09:36