Monday, March 3, 2014

Conference: “Population Histories in Context”

On September 16-18, 2014, Downing College at Cambridge (UK) will hold a conference, "Population Histories in Context: Past Achievements and Future Directions," to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure. The program is available on the Group's website, as is booking information. The deadline for registration is July 1, 2014.
    The Cambridge Group was founded in 1964 by Peter Laslett and Tony Wrigley to undertake quantitative research in family history and demographic history. For an extended description of the Group's pioneering research and publications, as well as its current projects, please see its "History" page.
    For further information about the conference, please contact Richard Smith ( or Sophy Arulanantham (