Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Call for Papers – Pandemic Babies? Covid-19 Impacts on Fertility

Posted: 3/7/2021 (Conference)

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research invites extended abstracts (2-4 pages) or full paper submissions for the conference “Pandemic Babies? The Covid-19 Pandemic and Its Impact on Fertility and Family Dynamics“. The conference will take place on December 13-14, 2021 at Harnack House in Berlin, Germany. An in-person meeting with a hybrid/virtual presentation option is planned and if necessary, the conference will take place fully virtually. This conference aims at bringing together scholars who examine fertility and family change in times of the Covid-19 pandemic. MPIDR invites submissions that document fertility and family trends, investigate their causes and correlates, place them into established or novel theoretical contexts, or use new data sources or methods to illuminate or predict such trends. There is particular interest in research which connects potential fertility and family change to the multitude of other societal and epidemiological developments occurring at this time.  Please send all submissions to pandemicbabies@demogr.mpg.de by August 1, 2021. Any conference-related inquiries may also be directed to pandemicbabies@demogr.mpg.de. Submitters will be notified about selection decisions by August 31, 2021. (read more)