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Trends in Differentials in Morbidity and Mortality: Analysis and Explanation

The EAPS Working Group on Differentials in Health, Morbidity and Mortality in Europe organised its fifth seminar in Pontignano, Italy. The seminar was arranged in collaboration with the Università
degli Studi di Siena, the Facoltà di Scienze Politiche and Dipartimento di Studi Aziendali e Sociali (Prof.ssa Cinzia Buccianti). The purpose of the seminar was to discuss problems dealing with the

The Collection and Comparability of Demographic and Social Data in Europe (Chaire Quételet 1991)

This seminar was organized by the Institut de Démographie, Université Catholique de Louvain, under the auspices of EAPS. The Program included sessions on the comparability and synthesis of European data in the fields of households and families, fertility, health, morbidity and mortality, and migration. Its proceedings were published in: J. Duchêne and G. Wunsch (eds.) (1995), Collecte et comparabilité des données démographiques et sociales en Europe: actes de la Chaire Quetelet 1991. Louvain-la-Neuve: L’Harmattan, 671 pp. ISBN 2-7384-3191-7.

Populations agées et révolution grise (Chaire Quételet 1986)

This seminar was organised by the Institute of Demography of the Catholic University of Louvain under the auspices of EAPS. Participants from various disciplines discussed several aspects of aging, such as biological, psychological, demographic, economic and social, and its socio-economic and cultural consequences. The proceedings of this seminar were published in: Michel Loriaux et al. (eds.) (1990), Populations âgées et révolution grise: les hommes face à leurs vieillissements. Actes du Colloque Chaire Quetelet ‘86 . S.l.: CIACO, 1118 pp. ISBN 2-87085-211-8.

Population, Society and Demographic Policies for Europe

This seminar was organized by the Giovanni Agnelli Foundation, under the auspices of EAPS. Sessions included the rationale for demographic policies in Europe, population and society in a comparative perspective, prospects for the year 2000, and country case studies.

Kinship and Ageing

This seminar was organized under the auspices of EAPS by the Committee on Family Research of the International Sociological Association (ISA), the Institute of Sociology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Hungarian Scientific Society of Family and Women Welfare. The seminar gave an opportunity to scholars engaged in kinship research to present their ideas and research findings to an interdisciplinary expert audience and to get acquainted with each others' results. The papers concentrated on the role of kinship in the 'third age', i.e. on the kinship interactions of the aged.

Health, Morbidity and Mortality by Cause of Death in Europe

This seminar, set under the auspices of EAPS, was organized by the Institute for Socio- Economic Studies of Population (Moscow), the Ministry of Health of Lithuania and the Institute of Economics of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences. It gave demographers and epidemiologists the opportunity to discuss matters of common interest: data, methods of analysis and determinants of the main causes of morbidity and mortality. Following this seminar an EAPS working group on this topic was established.

Familles et Niveaux de Vie: Observations et Analyses

This seminar was jointly organised by EAPS and the Centre d'Estudis Demografics, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. Sessions treated concepts and methods, country case studies on the cost of children, equivalence scales and poverty issues. The proceedings of this seminar were published in: O. Ekert-Jaffé (1994), Standards of living and families: observation and analysis. Montrouge / London: John Libbey, 365 pp. ISBN 2- 7420-0056-9.

Demographic Implications of Marital Status

This seminar was organized by the Bundesinstitut für Bevölkerungsforschung (BiB), under the auspices of EAPS. Concepts, methods and problems were discussed by some two dozen experts from various European countries. The various demographic implications of marital status, e.g. with respect to fertility, nuptiality, internal and international migration, morbidity and mortality were treated.

Late Fertility

The EAPS Working Group on Late Fertility and its Implications organises, in collaboration with INED - INSERM (Henri Leridon) and the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve
(Guillaume Wunsch) a seminar in Paris on May 23-24, 2003. Venue at INED, 133 boulevard Davot, 75020 Paris, France.


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