From today until 19 December I will be a visiting scholar at the Program for Historical Demography. During this period I will present the latest results of my PhD-project and continue my research on the impact of sibship size and composition on infant and child mortality in Taiwan, 1906-1945.
Yesterday I was invited to give a presentation about my PhD-project for a graduate seminar Social Sciences at the Tzu Chi University. With a small group of people we discussed the literature and process of finding a good topic for research by looking at my project as an example. Also I had the opportunity this …
Yesterday I had the pleasure to give two lectures for students who took courses at the Department of History, TamKang University. One was titled ‘History, what is it good for?’ for the course World History, and the other was ‘Historical Demography: An Introduction’ for the course Historical Demography. In both lectures I used mentimeter to …
From Thursday 9 February until 9 March 2017 I will visit the Program of Historical Demography at Academia Sinica again. My main goal is to discuss the paper and data set I made after my last stay (on sibling effects and child mortality) and to create a new data set which focuses on adoption and …