2018 RC06 Early Stage Family Scholar Award (ESFSA)

For members with accepted abstracts (oral or distributed) for the RC06 sessions at the ISA World Congress (Toronto, 2018), we are excited to announce the RC06 Early Stage Family Scholar Award (ESFSA):

A participation grant (US$1,000) may be awarded to an early stage family scholar who is judged to have authored the best original paper accepted at the ISA World Congress, RC06 sessions. Early stage scholars must submit full papers by April 1, 2018 to the chair of the ESFSA committee, Prof. Susan McDaniel: susan.mcdaniel@uleth.ca

Early stage scholars include graduate students currently completing a PhD degree or recent recipients of a PhD in Sociology or in a related discipline. Scholars with equivalent graduate degrees are also eligible. Recent recipients of a PhD must have earned the degree within the 3 years prior to dates of the World Congress. In case of joint or multiple authors, this rule applies to all authors of the submitted paper. Early stage scholars candidates must be RC06 members.

Guidelines are available here.

Papers due: April 1, 2018
Announcement of results: May 15, 2018

Changing Demography – Changing Families: RC06 & RC41 Joint Conference in 2018

ISA research committees on Family (RC06) and Population (RC41) will have its first joint meeting in Singapore hosted by the National University of Singapore Centre for Family and Population Research (NUS CFPR). We welcome participants to submit abstracts addressing the following topics:

– Children and youth
– Transition to adulthood
– Aging and the life course
– Education
– Comparative studies
– Data and methods
– Historical studies
– Network analysis
– Fertility
– Sexuality and reproductive health
– Family and household
– Family and work
– Marriage and union
– Non-normative families
– Gender
– Formal demography
– Population dynamics
– Population and environment/development
– State, family and population
– Race and ethnicity
– Labor force
– Migration and urbanization
– Social capital
– Poverty and inequality
– Health and mortality
– Social safety nets

Submission of abstracts is now open.

Deadline for abstract submission: 1 November 2017.

For more information, please check the website here.

Our RC06 Gazette is out!

Our first newsletter of 2017 is out! Available here

Exciting events, publications, and much more in this edition of the RC06 Gazette. In particular, please check the Call for Papers for our 2017 conference in Mexico City and our 2018 events.