Target accomplished: 350.000 individuals in database! Keep counting!

With entry no. 42 699 in HPDT, at ”Births”, name ”Pelagia Reou” (mother), orthodox, married, born and lives in Ruhsborgo, Prund, of Bistrita District, we have reached 350,000 individuals in our Database! The honor of reaching this target, on 22.10.2016, belongs to our colleague Sofia! We will go further with data transcription, standardisation and recordContinue Reading

Editorial event: Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux, Ioan Bolovan and Sølvi Sogner (eds): A Global History of Historical Demography. Half a Century of Interdisciplinarity, Peter Lang, 2016

This volume summarizes the stage reached by research in historical demography worldwide, after half of century of activity. Content: Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux, Ioan Bolovan and Sølvi Sogner: A Global History of Historical Demography. Time for an Anthology Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux: Historical Demography and International Network Developments (1928–2010) Dennis D. Cordell, Elizabeth Omoluabi and Nancy Stiegler: Historical DemographyContinue Reading

HPDT at 8th InASEA Congress, Sofia, 15-17.09.2016

Centre for Population Studies and HPDT were part of InASEA Congress (Sofia) through a paper based on social network analyses: “Godparenthood in rural Transylvania 1850-1918. Choices, practice and discourse “. Our colleagues proposed an exploratory research focused on the institution of godparenthood in the town of Ocna-Mures, attempting to reconstruct the individual ties between parentsContinue Reading

HPDT researchers at ESSHC Conference, Valencia, 29.03-2.04.2016

During 29.03-2.04.2016 in Valencia, Luminița Dumănescu, Daniela Mârza and Mihaela Hărăguş presented a paper on “New Data on Infant Mortality in Transylvania in the 19th Century based on HPDT (extracts from the Population Database of Historical Transylvania)”, at the Xth edition of the international conference “European Social Science History”, organized by the International Institute ofContinue Reading

The fourth edition of the EHPS-Net International Summer School in Historical Demography – Introductory course was held in Cluj-Napoca, 13-19 June 2016.

Between the 13th and 19th of June 2016 the European Historical Population Samples Network (EHPS-Net) and the Babeş-Bolyai University (Cluj-Napoca, Romania) organised the fourth edition of the International Summer School in Historical Demography at the Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Thirteen students attended the summer school, coming from Croatia, the Czech Republic, Poland, Moldavia, Russia, Norway,Continue Reading

HPDT at Umeå, Sweden (EHPS-Net Meeting Working Group 6 / Database workshop)

Between 16-18 February 2016, our colleagues, Mihaela Hărăguş PhD, and Bogdan Crăciun PhD, participated in a workshop dedicated to databases under construction, organized by the Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research (CEDAR), at the University of Umeå. During this workshop, our colleagues presented HPDT, and discussed the difficulties rised by its construction. Our colleagues emphasized,Continue Reading

HPDT at International Conference ‘Achievements and future steps’, Bucharest, 10th of December 2015

HPDT Project will be presented at International Conference ‘Achievements and future steps’, held in Bucharest, 10th of December 2015. The international conference, organized by The Romanian Ministry of National Education is intended for project promoters within the ‘Research within Priority Sectors’ programme, and their project partners from Romania and the donor states, representatives of national entities andContinue Reading

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