Call for Papers – Third Biannual British-Irish Population Conference 18th -19th April 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS Population Geography: Inter-Generational Patterns and Processes   Third Biannual British-Irish Population Conference 18-19 April 2012 Hosted by Queen’s University Belfast under the auspices of the Population Geography Research Group of the RGS-IBG Papers are invited for a British-Irish population geography conference on inter-generational patterns and processes.  Whilst there is a focus on […]

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Highly Skilled Migration in the 21st Century: Call for Papers

HIGHLY SKILLED MIGRATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY Middlesex University, Hendon Campus, London, NW4 4BT. Location: http://www.mdx.ac.uk/aboutus/Location/hendon/index.aspx 24th and 25th May 2012 Research in the field of migration has tended to focus on the multifarious international diasporas of the poor and the powerless. Taking important new research in the field of intra-European highly-skilled migration as its […]

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Minority Internal Migration in Europe Conference

University of Manchester, UK September 5th-7th 2011 Register now and find more information at http://www.ccsr.ac.uk/events/mim/. Places are limited (50 delegates) so early registration is recommended. This conference will bring together leading scholars from across Europe to present original findings on the internal migration of immigrants/ethnic minorities. We invite you to attend the event and join in discussions that […]

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Showcasing UK Administrative Data: Innovative Research Methods and Modes of Access

The ESRC’s Administrative Data Liaison Service will be holding a one day conference to highlight the power of administrative data using examples of current or completed research. The event will also provide an opportunity to explore the future for administrative data as a research resource, including new and developing mechanisms for accessing data. I am […]

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Harvesting the Crowd: Experiments with Twitter

Harvesting the crowd is such a large and complex process but we can learn some interesting events happening just from looking at Geo-located Tweets. This seminar concentrates on what we sense we can make from the collective tweets of a city. Slides from seminar given to Oxford DTC e-Research Center, Oxford University, Jun 2011

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Minority Internal Migration in Europe Conference

September 5th-7th 2011 Minority Internal Migration in Europe Conference University of Manchester, UK This conference will be a gathering of researchers interested in the internal migration of immigrants/ethnic minorities and will bring together leading scholars from across Europe to present original findings. We invite you to attend the event and join in discussions that aim […]

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BSPS sponsored workshops

A two-day part-BSPS funded interdisciplinary workshop on childbearing and evolutionary theory will take place in St John’s College, Oxford between March 31st and April 1st 2011. BSPS members are cordially invited to apply to participate. There are a limited number of places available. Registration is free but participants will be expected to pay for travel, […]

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2011 RGS-IBG Conference Sessions Sponsored by PGRG

The PopGRG is sponsoring the following sessions at the forthcoming RGS-IBG Conference 31st August – 1st September. Please follow the links below for individual CFPs and instructions for expressions of interest. (Re-)Imagining ‘Return Migration’: Language, concepts and contexts (deadline 4/2/2011) Session convenor(s): Anastasia Christou (University of Sussex), Madeleine Hatfield (Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)) This session responds to […]

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Call for papers for themed sessions at the 6th International Conference on Population Geographies

The IGU Commission on Population Geography plans once again to sponsor and actively promote some themed sessions at the bi-annual international population conference to be held in Umeå, Sweden in 2011. The Commission proposes three themed sessions linked to the commission’s core interests in ‘Population and Difference’ and ‘Population and Vulnerability’. A. Population and Difference […]

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RGS-IBG Session on Diversity in transitions to adulthood and implications for residential mobility

RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2011 London, 31st August to 2nd September CALL FOR PAPERS Diversity in transitions to adulthood and implications for residential mobility Convenors: Nissa Finney (University of Manchester) and Naomi Tyrrell (University of Plymouth) Sponsored by the Population Geography Research Group and the Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Research Group Migration has long […]

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Population Footprints – UCL & Leverhulme Trust Symposia

Population Footprints 25-26 May 2011, The Mermaid Conference Centre, London EC4V 3DB 1st Announcement & Call for Poster Abstracts www.populationfootprints.org We would like to bring to your attention this major UCL and Leverhulme Trust symposium on human population growth and global carrying capacity to be held in London on Wednesday 25 & Thursday 26 May 2011. The symposium will […]

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