Call for Papers


Early-Career Researchers Workshop on 

Migration Over the Life Course 

Edinburgh, Scotland, 12 June 2024 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

as a side event of the European Population Conference 2024  


The Scientific Panel on Lifetime Migration of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) is hosting an 'Early-career Researchers' Workshop on Migration Over the Life Course' as a side event of the European Population Conference 2024 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

This workshop will provide an opportunity for early-career researchers, including both pre- and post-docs, to interact with experts in the field and receive feedback on their own research.

Confirmed senior researchers who will be participating include Alicia Adserà (Princeton University), Aude Bernard (University of Queensland), Clara Mulder (University of Groningen), Helga de Valk (Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute), Sergi Vidal (Centre for Demographic Studies), and Michael White (Brown University).

The workshop will include two separate parts: The first module will consist of an "open review process" during which senior researchers will provide feedback to early-career researchers on how to improve the scientific soundness of selected papers submitted in response to a call for papers. The second module will provide early career researchers with an opportunity to learn from key research projects and engage with senior experts on the topic of ‘Migration Over the Life Course’.


  • Date/Time: Wednesday, June 12, 2024 from 9 am to 5 pm (specific times and location are yet to be confirmed)
  • The workshop will be free of cost.
  • Full or partial travel/financial support will be available for a limited number of participants.
  • Submissions will be open to researchers who are not attending the EPC.


Further details and attendance guidelines are available in this call for papers.


This workshop is sponsored by the European Research Council (ERC) funded projects FAMILYTIES (PI: Clara Mulder), LIFELONGMOVE (PI: Sergi Vidal), and MYMOVE (PI: Helga de Valk)