Quetelet Chair

ldemo2600  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Quetelet Chair
2 credits
Main themes
The theme varies annually, from purely demographic issues to broader social sciences or health issues. Among themes we can mention " Reproductive health in the North and in the South. From knowledge to action ", " The history of Belgium's population and its territories ". The conference is organized by different teams, gathering professors and researchers of the Institute of demog-raphy, of other faculty members of the UCLouvain, other Belgian or foreign universities, working in the related research field.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1. Acquire an in depth vision of the progress achieved in knowledge and methods in a specific research field ;
2. Be able to write a paper on or make an oral synthesis of a selection of contributions ;
3. Meet international specialists in the related fields.
Evaluation methods
Based on personal home-work requested in the frame of the seminars DEMO 2160 and SPED 2040. Abstracts or copies of the contributions, attendency of the international conference.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Population and Development Studies