On April 19th and 20th, 2024, Belgrade will host a significant international scientific conference titled “Population in Post-Yugoslav Countries: (Dis)similarities and Perspectives”. This event, organized by the Association of Demographers of Serbia in collaboration with the Demographic Research Center of the Institute of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Geography at the University of Belgrade, marks the third conference of its kind. It aims to delve into the intricate themes of demographic processes within the post-Yugoslav region.

Key themes include long-term demographic processes in the former Yugoslavia, regional and European demographic challenges, new methodological approaches and data quality in demographic research, as well as demography and public policy.

Participants from various academic and scientific institutions have attended, not only from Serbia but from neighboring countries as well. The conference serves as a platform for knowledge and idea exchange among esteemed experts in the field of demography. This conference not only provides a platform for academic exchange but also offers insights into current and future demographic trends in the region.

POPENVIROS team members participated at this international conference within Population Dynamics Session. Ten scientific papers were presented at the session, one of which is the result of the POPENVIROS project:

Population dynamics under environmental challenges in Serbia – Natalija Mirić, Vera Gligorijević, Petar Vasić, Damjan Bakić.

The presentation of the scientific papers was accompanied by a discussion between the authors and the audience present.

In addition, POPENVIROS team members were involved in the International Programme Committee: (Vera Gligorijević, Petar Vasić, Ivana Marinković) and Organising Committee of the international scientific conference titled “Population in Post-Yugoslav Countries: (Dis)similarities and Perspectives” (Natalija Mirić, Damjan Bakić).

The Agenda can be viewed here.

A summary of the results of the POPENVIROS project presented at this conference can be viewed at this link as well as in the Library.

Photos from the conference can be viewed in the Gallery.