Past conferences

25
Feb
2020

The Impact of the Salmon Bias on the Migrant Mortality Advantage: New Evidence Using French Pension Data

The migrant mortality advantage (MMA) has been observed in many immigrant-receiving countries, but its underlying factors remain poorly understood. This paper...
19
Feb
2020

Learn more about the study of Demography during ANU O-Week 2020

ANU undergraduate and postgraduate students are warmly invited to learn more about demography at this presentation by A/Prof Vladimir Canudas-Romo during...
18
Feb
2020

The components of change in population growth rates: between revisers and revisionists

To understand the relative contributions of demographic components (fertility, mortality, migration) to changes in populations’ age structures, demographers...
17
Feb
2020

Types and Forms of Automation on Twitter - PD Dr Florian Muhle

While previous approaches to the detection of social bots work with automated methods and only make binary differentiations between bots and humans, this paper...
12
Feb
2020

Judy Wajcman - Silicon Valley’s Quest for Temporal Optimization

There is a widespread assumption that digital technologies are radically altering our perception of time: that we live too fast, that time is scarce and that...
12
Feb
2020

Imbricating the physical and virtual: An autoethnographic study of pedagogies of place (Final PhD presentation)

The purpose of this study is to explore changes in communication styles due to the expanding availability of haptic technologies. It theorises contemporary...
12
Feb
2020

Imagery within the southern continent on a selection of world maps: 1527 to 1620 (Final PhD presentation)

For nearly two millennia the possible existence of a southern landmass haunted the European imagination. The proposition is attributed to ancient Greek...

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