Oxford Symposium on Population, Migration, and the Environment

Event Date: 
Thursday, August 3, 2017 to Friday, August 4, 2017

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Location: Oxford, United Kingdom

The Oxford Symposium on Population, Migration, and the Environment is a special interest meeting of London Symposia, an organization devoted to scholarly research, writing, and discourse. This interdisciplinary conference is an opportunity for scientists and policy makers to present papers and engage in discussion relevant to sustainability, human welfare, and progress.

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to bring to the table academics and professionals from the realms of economics, education, environmental studies, the built environment, sociology political science, gender equity, ethics and other related fields, to present papers and engage in discourse relevant to global environmental issues and its effects on human welfare and progress.

You are invited to present a paper on an aspect of research, or you may wish to attend as an observer. If you wish to present a paper, you will be requested to submit a brief abstract for review by the Programme Committee. 

The Symposium has grant support from the Education Policy Research, Inc., United States and is jointly sponsored with the United Nations Association, Cordell Hull Chapter, United States.

  • The principal speaker opening the session is David Coleman, Emeritus Professor, of Demography; Associate Fellow, Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford.
  • Other universities involved in the programme planning are University of Reading, UK; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, US, Virginia Tech University, US et al.
  • Announcements for the meeting are enhanced by the Maryland Population Center, Maastricht Centre for Citizenship Migration and Development and the Environmental Migration Portal and the Oxford Human Rights Hub.
  • The last full book published by the Symposium is titled Climate Change and Sustainable Development, edited by Ruth A. Reck (Yarnton, Oxon.,  Linton Atlantic Books, Ltd., 2010) 451pp