2018 International Sociological Association (ISA) Joint Conference for RC06 (Family) and RC41 (Population)

Organised and Hosted by: National University of Singapore, Centre for Family and Population Research

The first joint International Sociological Association (ISA) Conference for Research Committees RC06 (Family) and RC41 (Population) will bring more than 260 internationally renowned scholars, authors, researchers and students from about 50 countries to Singapore. Over 60 thematic panels will examine issues surrounding the bilateral relationship between family and demographic changes, factors shaping these changes and consequences of these changes. The presentions will cover crucial topics ranging from aging, children and youth, education, family and houshold, fertility, gender, health and mortality, marriage and union, migration ans urbanization, poverty and inequality, and many more. 

Keynote Speakers

  • Professor Judith Seltzer: Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); 2016 President, Population Association of America; Director, UCLA California Center for Population Research
  • Professor Wolfgang Lutz: Founding Director, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital; Director, World Population Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA);o Director, Vienna Institute of Demography; Professor for Social and Economic Statistics, Vienna University of Economics and Business

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • Conference Dates: 17-19 May 2018
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: 15 February 2018
  • Regular Registration Deadline: 16 March 2018