'Low fertility is not destiny. Assessing fertility falls and reversals in Europe during the last decade' with Dr Tomas Sobotka

Past Event

25 November 2021, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Oxford Martin School & Online
34 Broad Street (corner of Holywell and Catte Streets), Oxford, OX1 3BD

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Tomas Sobotka of the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital will speak on fertility trends in Europe.

Please note that this event is taking place in-person at the Oxford Martin School and online via Zoom. You will need to register to attend in-person or you can join online via Zoom. Please register 12 hours before the seminar.

To attend in-person: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e...

To attend online via Zoom: http://https//us02web.zoom.us/j/86930072845?pwd=emFXZllCS3RJYzRvUFIvRlM4RStJQT09

This event is organised by the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing

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Dr Tomas Sobotka
Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital

Tomas leads the VID research group on Comparative European Demography.

He received his PhD in Demography from the Population Research Centre, University of Groningen (the Netherlands) in 2004. In 2005-10 he was managing editor of the Vienna Yearbook of Population Research and in 2012-17 he was the principal investigator of the ERC-funded research project EURREP (Fertility and Reproduction in 21st Century Europe, www.eurrep.org ). In February 2017 he received the “Allianz European Demographer Award”. Currently he is a member of the European Association for Population Studies (EAPS) Council.

T. Sobotka studies a broad range of topics related to fertility and family changes, including childlessness, fertility measurement, fertility intentions and assisted reproduction, as well as migration and population trends in Europe. He has initiated the Cohort Fertility and Education (CFE) database (www.cfe-database.org ) and together with Joshua Goldstein and Vladimir Shkolnikov (MPIDR, Rostock) he has initiated the Human Fertility Database (http://www.humanfertility.org ).