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2016

Dr Caroline Kabiru who was awarded the 2015 John C Caldwell Visiting Fellowship for African Researchers visited from 12 April - 25 May. She is from the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC) in Nairobi. Caroline gave a public lecture on 'Adolescent health and wellbeing in Africa: What do we know and what next? Reflections from a Kenyan perspective'. Caroline's visit also coincided with the memorial service held for Professor Jack Caldwell on 25 May.

Dr Yingchun Ji from Shanghai University was a Visiting Fellow from 6 April - 20 May. Yingchun gave a seminar titled 'Through the narrowing path: Changing social norms and becoming 'leftover' women in contemporary China'.

Professor Jon Anson from Ben Gurion University of the Negev was a Visiting Fellow from 1 March - 21 April. Jon gave a public lecture titled 'Social patterns of mortality: A window on the world we live in'. He also spoke at the Workshop on Heterogeneity in Mortality held in April.

Dr Annette Erlangsen from the University of Southern Denmark, visited from 4-31 January. Annette gave a seminar on 'Psychosocial therapy to people at risk of suicide in the Danish Suicide Prevention Clinics: A register-based multicenter study'.

Associate Professor Vladimir Canudas-Romo, from the Max-Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging in Denmark, was a Visiting Fellow during December 2015 and January 2016. He worked with Associate Professor Heather Booth and gave a public lecture on 'Measures for comparing the mortality history of cohorts'.

Dr Lei Zhang, from the Institute of Population Research at Peking University, has been a Visiting Fellow in the School of Demography for 12 months till the end of June 2016. She gave a seminar titled, 'Trends of the elderly with disabilities and their need for rehabilitation services, 2006-2050: Implications for the future of China'.

Updated: 15 June 2016/ Responsible Officer:  Head, School of Demography / Page Contact:  Website Administrator