The first extraction software, the 'Episodes file creator' from Luciana Quaranta, is now available on the EHPS-Net Repository.
On 25 and 26 June 2018, in Lisbon, the workshop 'Finding the Way through Historical Data. The use of GIS on historical databases' will take place.
The IUSSP Council elected Bob McCaa as the 2018 IUSSP Laureate in recognition of the crucial role he has played at IPUMS in centralizing, conserving and providing public access to detailed individual-level population data from all over the world.
There is an opening for two PhD fellowships in history and social sciences affiliated with 'Population Studies in the North' at UiT the Arctic University of Norway.
26-28 March 2018 a LONGPOP course 'Intermediate Data Structure and Converting Data into IDS' will take place at the IISH in Amsterdam.
The new book by Gunnar Thorvaldsen, 'Censuses and Census Takers. A Global History', is now available.
Lund University is inviting applications for a post-doc/early-stage researcher position in historical demography/economic history starting January 1, 2018 (or by agreement).
The Conference 'Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique a 50 ans: un colloque international' will take place Saturday and Sunday, 13-14 May 2017 at the Université de Montréal.
The course 'Historical Demography. Reconstructing Life Course Dynamics' will be held at Radboud University Nijmegen on 26 June-4 July 2017.
The fifth edition of this Summer School will be held 17-23 July 2017 at the Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.