The Tampere Research Group for History of Population, Environments and Social Structures (HoPES) launched a new website.
The first extraction software, the 'Episodes file creator' from Luciana Quaranta, is now available on the EHPS-Net Repository.
On 25 and 26 June 2018, in Lisbon, the workshop 'Finding the Way through Historical Data. The use of GIS on historical databases' will take place.
The IUSSP Council elected Bob McCaa as the 2018 IUSSP Laureate in recognition of the crucial role he has played at IPUMS in centralizing, conserving and providing public access to detailed individual-level population data from all over the world.
There is an opening for two PhD fellowships in history and social sciences affiliated with 'Population Studies in the North' at UiT the Arctic University of Norway.
26-28 March 2018 a LONGPOP course 'Intermediate Data Structure and Converting Data into IDS' will take place at the IISH in Amsterdam.