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On 24 September 2014, the third meeting of the EHPS-Net took place in Alghero, Sardinia.
The Centre for Population Studies of Babeş-Bolyai University in Cluj was awarded a 650.000 euro grant for the project 'Historical Population Database of Transylvania 1850-1910'.
The second edition of the EHPS-Net International Summer School in Historical Demography took place at the Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania between 29 June – 8 July 2014 with the participation of 19 students from 10 countries.
The summer course on ”Historical demographic research using register type data” was held in Lund in August 11-22, 2014, with 19 participants from 12 different countries.
The European Histocial Population Sample Network, based at the International Institute of Social History, has a vacancy for a Technical Writer (15,2 hours a week).
On 16-17 June 2014 Working Group 4 – Extraction Software for IDS - held a workshop in Amsterdam at the IISH The aim of the workshop was to discuss the development of the extraction softwares, extended IDS and the documentation of the progress made.
On 22 April 2014, Working Group 9 – On GIS and Population - held a workshop “GIS and the integration of individual level sociodemographic data within large urban areas'.
On 19-20 June 2014 Working Group 8 - Standards for documentation about databases - held a workshop in Copenhagen, at the Danish National Archives.
On 22 April 2014, Working Group 6 - New Databases - held a workshop 'Pre WWII Censuses in the Russian and Circumpolar North' in Vienna. The workshop was a pre-meeting to the European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC).
At the University of Tromsø, Norway, there is a position available for a historian who knows computing or a computer scientist who knows the source material.

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