From 2 to 11 July the UAB Centre for Demographic Studies will play host to a series of conferences included in the course "Métodos de investigación en Demografía Histórica para el tratamiento de datos censales y parroquiales", open to all researchers and the general public.
The course is made up of a variety of conferences, directed by different experts in the matter from the UAB and other universities, such as Albert Esteve, Director of the Centre for Demographic Studies-UAB; Anna Cabré, Honorary Director of the CED and emeritus professor of the UAB; Kees Mandemakers, researcher at the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam; and Isabelle Séguy, Institut National d'Études Démographiques, Paris.
On Tuesday 3 July, from 12:30 to 2 p.m., Kees Mandemakers, researcher at the International Institute of Social History (IISH), Amsterdam, and expert on social stratification, social history and the methodology of large historical databases, will be in charge of offering a conference entitled "LINKS, the HSN Linking System for Historical Family Reconstruction".
On Wednesday 4 July from 12:30 to 2 p.m., Anna Cabré, Honorary Director of the CED and emeritus professor of the UAB, awarded the Narcís Monturiol Medal by the Government of Catalonia and the Creu de Sant Jordi, and main researcher of the project "Cinc segles de matrimonis" (Five Centuries of Marriages), which has given way to the creation of a database of more than 600,000 marriages celebrated at the diocese of Barcelona from 1451 to 1905, will speak on the complexity of demographic reproduction in "La reproducción demográfica, una cuestión compleja. El ejemplo de Cataluña" (Demographic Reproduction, a Complex Issue. The Example of Catalonia).
On Thursday 5 July from 12:30 to 2 p.m., Head of Research at the Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED) Isabelle Séguy, expert in the sociodemographic analysis of behaviour, palaeodemography and the demographic study based on archaeology and historical bases, will be in charge of offering a conference entitled "La demografía histórica sin fuentes escritas: una introducción a la paleodemografía" (Historical Demography With No Written Sources: an introduction to palaedemography).
Finally, on Tuesday 10 July from 12:30 to 2 p.m., Albert Esteve, director and researcher at the CED and expert in aspects related to the formation of couples, marriage markets and household structures, both nationally and internationally, will offer a conference entitled "Ascenso y caída de la coresidencia intergeneracional en España" (Rise and Fall of Intergenerational Cohabitation in Spain).