Conferences and workshops

Workshop on Heterogeneity in Mortality

13-14 April 2016
Australian National University

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International Conference on Afghan Migration:
Researching Aspirations, Movements, Demography & Integration

23-24 March 2016
University House
Australian National University

This conference brings together researchers working on Afghan migration, with a particular emphasis on empirical research and policy implications. The conference seeks to place Afghan migration to Europe and Australia within a broader global context by drawing on recent research on Afghan migration to its nearest neighbours, within the sub-region, to and through transit countries and to final destination countries.

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Symposium on New Ideas and Challenges for Demographic Research in Australia

On 23 October 2014, ADSRI and the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) hosted a one-day symposium on ‘new ideas and challenges for demographic research in Australia'.

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Workshop - Studying the Chinese Internet
研究中国互联网/ 研究中國互聯網

Thursday 31 July - Friday 1 August 2014

China has the world's largest number of internet users, a vibrant web-based economy and social media landscape, and a government intent on managing the technology's social and political effects. This two-day workshop brings the nascent study of the Chinese web to the Australian National University with presentations by researchers from China studies, computer science and the social sciences.

Organised by:
Australian Centre on China in the World, College of Asia & the Pacific
Australian Demographic & Social Research Institute, College of Arts & Social Sciences

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The Potentials and Perils of ‘Smart’ Technologies & ‘Big Data Analytics’: A special symposium on temporal, spatial and sensory governance

3-4 March 2014

The Allan Barton Forum, Level 2, CBE Building (26C), Australian National University

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Innovations in Australian mortality research: Analysis, models and methods

11 November 2013, Hedley Bull Centre, ANU

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International Symposium on Child Support

28-30 October 2013, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

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The Demography of Disasters: Implications for future policy on development and resilience (International conference)

18 - 20 September 2013, University House, ANU

As natural disasters impact inequitably on vulnerable populations around the world, disaster preparedness, recovery and reconstruction is increasingly being approached through the lens of integrated public policies on development, demographics, and disaster risk reduction. How the cross-cultural context influences disaster risk governance, and how new communities and families arise from the destruction will form the core dialogue for the papers from renowned international experts being presented at this conference.

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