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Announcement of the 4th Asian Population Association Conference

4th APA ConferenceShanghai, China, 11 July to 14 July 2018

The Asian Demographic Research Institute will host the 4th Asian Population Association (APA) in Shanghai, China, at Shanghai University from 11 July to 14 July 2018. The Asian Population Association Conference has strongly become a major international event drawing over 1,600 participants from over 50 countries around the globe. The Conference is held every three years, providing opportunities for experts and students to share and discuss their scientific study of population issues. The key topics of interest shared by our members and participants include but not limited to the followings; Fertility, Reproductive Health, Mortality, Child Health, Migration, Refugees, Population Ageing, Labour force and Employment, Population and Education, Poverty, Population and Development, Gender Issues and Techniques of Demographic Analysis. The language of the 2018 Conference will be English. English to Chinese translation service will be offered at the opening sessions and keynote speakers. The Call for papers has been added to APA Website and disseminated through many institutes around the globe. The online submission system will be activated on 1 June 2017 and the submission deadline is 30 September 2017.

All papers must be formatted for standard paper (A4), with 1 inch margins on all sides. Type your manuscript as a Word document, using Times New Roman, font size 12 dpi, double spacing. This applies to the abstract, main text, quotations and references. Length of the abstract should not exceeded 200 words. The title, author names, abstracts and extended abstracts must not be in 'all capital letters'. (e.g. 'JOHN SIMONE' should be 'John Simone')

Themes

The Call for papers contains 9 general themes. Population scholars are invited to submit papers in English or Chinese. The 9 themes are:

1. Fertility, Fecundity, Sexuality and Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights

2. Mortality, Morbidity, Epidemiology and Causes of Death

3. Migration (Internal and International, including refugees) Mobility and Urbanization

4. Marriage, divorces, Cohabitation, Family and Kinship

5. Demographic Theory, Data Coverage and Quality and Methods (including demographic training)

6. Gender, Youth, and Population Ageing

7. Population, Economics, Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

8. Others (Education, Religion, Wellbeing and Happiness, Disability, etc.)

9. Chinese special sessions (Submissions in Chinese and presentations in Chinese)

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