Call for Papers: "Ageing under lowest-low fertility and high emigration"

03 February 2017

International conference: Ageing under lowest-low fertility and high emigration. The demography, the politics and the socio-economic challenges. June, 6th-7th 2017, Warsaw, Poland. Deadline for submitting abstracts: February 13th 2017.

The Conference is organized by the Centre of Migration Research and will be hosted by the University of Warsaw. It aims at discussing major challenges faced by rapidly ageing societies and, in particular, presenting main outcomes of Mig/Ageing project (entitled Unfinished migration transition and ageing population in Poland. Asynchronous population changes and the transformation of formal and informal care institutions), financed between 2013 and 2017 by the Poland’s National Science Centre (

The central themes of the conference will be introduced by keynote speakers, representing various academic perspectives: Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan (Max-Planck-Institute for Social Law and Social Policy), Prof. Sandra Torres (Uppsala University), and Prof. Anatoly G. Vishnevsky (National Research University, Moscow). The keynote lectures will be followed by a series of specific sessions which will offer an opportunity for the whole community of scholars working in the field to share and discuss their research outcomes.

Interested researchers are invited to submit abstract (up to 300 words) by e-mail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Each abstract should include the title, theme of the session, and contact details to the author(s).

Abstract submission deadline: February 13th, 2017

Acceptance notification: March 13th, 2017

Paper submission deadline: May 7th, 2017

Participants with accepted papers will attend the conference free of charge.


The plenary and thematic sessions will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 6th-7th 2017.

The conference will be preceded by a press conference and a methodological workshop in the afternoon on June 5th.


The conference will be held at the University of Warsaw Library. Details as well as links to the maps and directions will soon be available on the conference website:

Full Call for Papers (pdf)


- The leader of the Mig/Ageing project is Professor Marek Okólski; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

- Conference co-ordinator: Dr. Marta Anacka; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

- Conference secretary: Mr. Kamil Matuszczyk; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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