School of Demography Seminar Series


Natalie Nitsche

School of Demography Seminars in Semester 1, 2024 will be run either in person or online.

Upcoming events

Climate migration in Australia: Level and socio-economic predictors

12–1pm 1 May 2024

Recent climate disasters serve as a reminder of the growing—yet overlooked—risk of climate-induced displacement in the Global North. This paper contributes to...

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COVID19 and Gender Gaps in Paid and Unpaid Work

3–4.30pm 14 May 2024

A seminar by Janeen Baxter (Life Course Centre, UQ) COVID19 upended many aspects of work and family lives. Early studies during the pandemic in Australia...

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Past events

Have it all? Fertility and Gender-Attitudinal Pairings in Germany

26 Mar 2024

Linkages between gender dynamics and fertility have been much discussed in demography. The ‘gender revolution’ framework argues that fertility will remain low...

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How the Government Convinced Indonesians to have Smaller Families

12 Mar 2024

In Indonesia, the national family planning program that started in the 1970s has been championed as the success of fertility decline, from around six births...

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Mortality in a Humanitarian Setting

5 Mar 2024

This is a Thesis Proposal Review (TPR) on childhood mortality among self-settled Mozambican refugees in Agincourt, South Africa. The presentation will focus on...

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Indonesian Contraceptive Mix: Policy Failure or Policy Denial?

27 Feb 2024

In 2010 Hull and Moseley were asked by UNFPA and the Indonesian Family Planning Program (BKKBN) to advise on ways to "revitalise" the contraceptive delivery...

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Bivariate Outcome Small Area Estimation using Spatial Bayesian Hierarchical Models

21 Nov 2023

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Mapping Social Cohesion 2023

14 Nov 2023

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Toward a Network Theory of Family Change

7 Nov 2023

Global economic inequality is on the rise, with poorer regions bearing the highest burden. There is a common assumption that by understanding family dynamics...

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Health Capacity to Work among Older People in the Kingdom of Thailand

31 Oct 2023

Thailand’s aging population has impacted its labor force. This study examines additional health capacity to work (AHCW) with established methods. Data were...

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Fertility Intentions to Decisions: Investigating Factors that Affect China-born Women’s Fertility Intentions in Australia

24 Oct 2023

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Investigating factors influencing low fertility in Asia

17 Oct 2023

Among various regions, the lowest fertility rates can be observed in Asian societies such as South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore. Multiple factors influence low...

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