JOINT CONFERENCE FOR RC06 (FAMILY) & RC41 (POPULATION)

INTERNATIONAL SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (ISA)

CHANGING DEMOGRAPHY logo CHANGING FAMILIES

Singapore | 17-19 May 2018 Venue: Mandarin Orchard Singapore

TENTATIVE PROGRAM OUTLINE

Thursday, 17 May 2018 (Day 1)

Time Details
07.45 - 08.30 Registration / Coffee and Tea
08.30 - 08.40 Opening and Welcome by Host Institution
Professor Wei-Jun Jean Yeung
Director of Centre for Family and Population Research
Department of Sociology and Asia Research Institute
National University of Singapore

Representatives from RC06 and RC41
08.40 - 09.10 Keynote Speech by Professor Judith Seltzer
Family and Demographic Change: Problems and Progress
Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
2016 President, Population Association of America
Director, UCLA California Center for Population Research
09.10 - 09.20 ~~Registrants moving to break-out rooms~~
09.20 – 10.40 Parallel sessions (4 papers per session – 15 mins allocated for each paper presentation, followed by 20mins for Q&A)
1.1 Agency, Cohorts and Life Course
1.2 Gender and Child Development
1.3 Family Structure
1.4 Family Violence: Some Specific Correlates and Transnational Elements
1.5 Heath and Mortality
1.6 Migration Perspectives
1.7 Longitudinal Surveys on Family
10.40 – 11.10 Coffee Break
11.10 - 12.30 Parallel sessions (4 papers per session – 15 mins allocated for each paper presentation, followed by 20mins for Q&A)
2.1 Changing Family Structures, Caregiving and Family Support in Later Life (I)
2.2 Migration and Child Wellbeing
2.3 Society, Family, and Female Labor Force Participation
2.4 Productive and Reproductive Work: New Trends and Directions
2.5 Non-normative Families (I)
2.6 Migration and Development
2.7 State, Family & Population (I)
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 14.50 Parallel sessions (4 papers per session – 15 mins allocated for each paper presentation, followed by 20mins for Q&A)
3.1 Changing Family Structures, Caregiving and Family Support in Later Life (II)
3.2 Child Care and Family Dynamics
3.3 Women's Employment and Family Life in Asia
3.4 Historical Demography
3.5 Marriage Trends (I)
3.6 Population Dynamics and Forecasts
3.7 Transition to Adulthood (I)
14.50 – 15.20 Coffee Break
15.20 - 16.40 Parallel sessions (4 papers per session – 15 mins allocated for each paper presentation, followed by 20mins for Q&A)
4.1 Aging and Beyond
4.2 Divorce: Trends and Consequences
4.3 Fertility and Public Policy
4.4 Family Structure and Wellbeing
4.5 Marriage and Family Life
4.6 Poverty and Inequality
4.7 Transition to Adulthood (II)
19.00 or 19.30
onwards
Conference Dinner

Friday, 18 May 2018 (Day 2)

Time Details
07.45 - 08.30 Registration / Coffee and Tea
08.30 - 09.00 Keynote Speech by Professor Wolfgang Lutz
Population and Climate Change
Founding Director, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital 
Director, World Population Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) 
Director, Vienna Institute of Demography 
Professor for Social and Economic Statistics, Vienna University of Economics and Business
09.00 - 09.10​ ~~Registrants moving to break-out rooms~~
09.10 - 10.30 Parallel sessions (4 papers per session – 15 mins allocated for each paper presentation, followed by 20mins for Q&A)
5.1 Mental Health, Wellbeing and Aging
5.2 Education (I)
5.3 Sex Preference
5.4 Marriage in Transition
5.5 Family in Africa
5.6 Ethnic Minorities in Asia-Pacific
5.7 New Dynamics and New Data for Families in Shanghai
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 – 12.20 Parallel sessions (4 papers per session – 15 mins allocated for each paper presentation, followed by 20mins for Q&A)
6.1 Physical Functions and Cognitive Function in Later Life
6.2 Education (II)
6.3 Fertility Trends and Family
6.4 Marriage Markets
6.5 Marriage Trends (II)
6.6 Reproductive Health and Comparative Perspective
6.7 Transition to Adulthood (III)
12.20 - 13.20 Lunch
13.20 - 14.40 Parallel sessions (4 papers per session – 15 mins allocated for each paper presentation, followed by 20mins for Q&A)
7.1 Social Engagement, Social Inclusion and Health
7.2 Data and Methods
7.3 Education and Fertility
7.4 Union Dissolution and Remarriage
7.5 Migration and Gender
7.6 Reproductive Health in South Asia
7.7 State, Family & Population (II)
14.40 – 15.10 Coffee Break
15.10 – 16.30 Parallel sessions (4 papers per session – 15 mins allocated for each paper presentation, followed by 20mins for Q&A)
8.1 Coping with Retirement
8.2 Intergenerational Dynamics
8.3 Work, Family Relations, and Public Policy
8.4 Migration and Employment in Asia
8.5 Subjective Wellbeing of Migrants
8.6 Social Capital: Diverse Causes and Externalities

Saturday, 19 May 2018 (Day 3)

Time Details
07.45 - 08.30 Registration / Coffee and Tea
08.30 - 10.00 Plenary Session on Global Family Change
Keynote Speakers:
Professor Jean Yeung, National University of Singapore 
Professor Ofra Anson, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev 
Professor Gavin Jones, Australian National University
10.00 – 10.30​ Coffee Break
10.30 - 11.50 Parallel sessions (4 papers per session – 15 mins allocated for each paper presentation, followed by 20mins for Q&A)
9.1 Child Care and Child Development
9.2 Quality of Life
9.3 Family Life and Inequality
9.4 Migration and Child Development
9.5 Non-normative Families (II)
9.6 Global Reproductive Health Patterns