International Conference on Population Geographies – Brisbane, Australia June 30-July 3, 2015

International Conference on Population Geographies 2015

The Spatial Dimensions of Population

30 June to 3 July 2015

The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Dear colleague,

We are delighted to announce that the 8th International Conference on Population Geographies will be held at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, from 30th June to 3rd July 2015. The call for papers is now open. The deadline for submissions is Monday 16th February 2015.

We invite papers from all fields of population geography and allied disciplines, especially contributions around the following themes:

Spatial demography
Migration and development
Ethnicity and segregation
Migration and the environment
Households and housing
Demography of the life course
Fertility and the family
Towards the end: death and dying
Ageing and morbidity
Indigenous populations
Official statistics
Exploiting big data
Data visualisation and communication
Demographic projections
Applications of demography
Population health

We also welcome proposals for other sessions and offers to organise or convene sessions.

Abstracts for papers and posters should be around 250 words and include the title, authors, affiliations, and contact email, and be sent to For all other aspects of the conference, contact

Key dates

Monday 16th February 2015 – Deadline for submitting abstracts
Monday 9th March 2015 – Notification of acceptance.
Monday 16th March – Registration opens.
Monday 4th May – Deadline for Early bird Registration.
Other essential details of the conference including venue, accommodation, and travel will be made available progressively on the Conference website at:

This entry was posted by Stephen Matthews on December 16, 2014 in Announcements

About Stephen Matthews

I am Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Demography (Courtesy Geography) and a transdisciplinary researcher with a broad set of interests in the social , demographic, and health sciences. I have a proven record of successful management of infrastructure, training, mentoring, and research grants. My objective is to be a catalyst for new projects and to provide opportunities for others. Specialties:Spatial demography, health disparities, race/ethnic segregation and income inequality, and food and built environment. The concept of spatial polygamy (the simultanoeus attachment to multiple embedded, non-hierarchial, and discontinuous places [contexts]).