Thursday, February 9, 2017

Call for Applications: Training Workshop Demography of Gender Bias | 20-24 March | JNU, New Delhi, India

Training Workshop Demography of Gender Bias

Dates: 20-24 March 2017

Organized by Centre for the Study of Regional Development, JNU; & Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD)

Last Date of application: 20th February 2017

Duration: 5 days

Course Objective: This workshop provides training in the measure, understanding, analysis of the demographic gender bias as well as of its consequences and the policy response. It will focus on sex imbalances at birth (prenatal sex selection), but will also examine other forms of gender bias. Sessions, group discussions, special lectures, and project work will give participants an opportunity to work through the full range of analytical skills required to assess and interpret gender bias.

Eligible participants: Graduate students in social sciences with interest in demography or gender studies/Junior faculty from national academic institutions/NGO and government professionals working in the field of gender equity/International students, academics and professionals from the region. 
This workshop is designed to meet the needs of participants involved in demographic and gender research. Participants with a quantitative background will benefit most from this workshop. Good computer and Excel skills are a prerequisite. 

Course contribution: Students: Rs. 2000/- Non-student: 10,000/- and Foreigners: 300 € (inclusive of kit bag, course material, breakfast, lunch, dinner, per diem for external students, mid-morning and afternoon tea/coffee, etc). For payment details, contact the organizers at the email mail given below. Contact: Dr. Christophe Z Guilmoto (IRD/Ceped); Dr. Nandita Saikia, Assistant Professor, CSRD, JNU; Dr. K S James, Professor, CSRD, JNU. Email:

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