Health and Population

2016 Sep 30

Janis Jenkins: Extraordinary Conditions: Culture and Experience in Mental Illness

10:00am to 11:50am

Location: 

William James Hall 1550

Friday Morning Seminar in Culture, Psychiatry, and Global Mental Health presentation by Janis JenkinsUniversity of California San Diego.

Janis H. Jenkins, Ph.D., is Professor of Anthropology and Psychiatry at UCSD.  She received her Ph.D. from UCLA and post-doctoral training...

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2016 Sep 15

Social Demography Seminar: Welcome and general discussion

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

HCPDS, 9 Bow St. Harvard Square

Social Demography Seminar welcome and general discussion.

Facilitated by Lisa Berkman, PhD, Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy,
Epidemiology, and Global Health and Population; director, HCPDS, and
Mary Brinton, PhD, the Reischaer Institute Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

The Social Demography Seminars (SDS) at the Harvard Center for Population and...

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Social Demography (SOC 3323)

The Social Demography Seminar at the Center for Population and Development Studies provides a lively forum for scholars from across the university to discuss in-progress social scientific and population research. Social demography includes work that uses demographic methods to describe and explain the distribution of social goods across populations. The Social Demography Seminar thus welcomes presentations on a wide variety of topics such as family, gender, race/ethnicity, population health--including mortality, morbidity, and functional health--inequality, im/migration, fertility, and...

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Mary Brinton stands in front of a building on Harvard's Cambridge campus.

Gender Equity and Low Fertility in Postindustrial Societies

May 17, 2016

Progress towards gender equality was substantial on many fronts in the decades leading up to the 1990s. Since then, movement towards gender equality has slowed. The gender wage gap has narrowed at a slower pace in the past 20 years, and the same can be said for occupational sex segregation. Postindustrial societies show variation in these patterns and in the consequences that ensue.... Read more about Gender Equity and Low Fertility in Postindustrial Societies

2016 Apr 06

Tiffany Joseph: Health Migrations: The Influence of Transnational Ties on Latin American Immigrants’ Healthcare Practices and Rosalyn Negrón: Transnationalism, Social Networks, and Culture: Implications for Health

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Room K450, South Building (1737 Cambridge St.)

Transnational Studies Initiative Seminar presentations by Tiffany Joseph, Research Fellow, Global Social Protections, TSI, Harvard University & Assistant Professor, Sociology Department, Stony Brook University

and

Rosalyn Negrón, Associate Professor of Anthropology & Core Faculty in Transnational, Cultural, & Community Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston

(w/ Linda...

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