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1 Creative Commons Is the human species slowing down? Prof Danny Dorling discusses the idea that that humanity is slowing down in almost everything that we do, and what this means for our future. Danny Dorling 14 Jun 2019
2 Kellogg Urban Knowledge Exchange seminar: Healthy Cities Thursday 29th November saw the fifth in our Kellogg Urban Knowledge Exchange series of multidisciplinary seminars, Healthy Cities: 'Is designing healthy communities the right response to an overstretched NHS?' Carl Heneghan, Danny McDonnell, Sian Whyte, Chris Naylor 08 Jan 2019
3 Creative Commons The Utility of Force in Cities: Calibrating Security and Development Tools for Urban Stability Rapid and unmanaged urbanisation is leading to protracted armed violence in key cities of the developing world. This seminar analyses the conduct of recent stabilisation operations within large and mega-cities. Antonio Sampaio 06 Jul 2016
4 Crisis and memory on the foreign stage: The bilingual Abandon the Citizens Maria Mytilinaki Kennedy (CUNY) gives the third talk in the panel; Renegotiations from the 'outside': International Discourses and Diasporic Perspectives. Maria Mytilinaki Kennedy 26 Apr 2016
5 Creative Commons From Growth to Shrinkage: Managing Population Decline in Western-Europe Professor Gert-Jan Hospers, Radboud University, the University of Twente, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute as part of the ;Slow Cities? The revitalisation of shrinking communities in Japan; on 10th March, 2016. Gert-Jan Hospers 07 Apr 2016
6 Creative Commons Policy challenges in population ageing Dr Laurel Hixon, Research Fellow, Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, gives the first talk for the Oxford Conference on Ageing and Psychiatry. Laurel Hixon 08 Oct 2015
7 Creative Commons The metabolism of a human-dominated planet Yadvinder Malhi, Director of the Oxford Centre ofr Tropical Forests, gives a talk for the Oxford Martin School. Yadvinder Malhi 18 Aug 2015
8 Creative Commons Is the Planet Full? Charles Godfray, Ian Goldin, Sarah Harper, Toby Ord and Yadvinder Malhi discuss whether the planet is full. Charles Godfray, Ian Goldin, Sarah Harper, Toby Ord 17 Feb 2015
9 Creative Commons Well fed? The health and environmental implications of our food choices Mike Rayner, Susan Jebb and Tara Garnett give a talk about food and feeding the population. Mike Rayner, Susan Jebb, Tara Garnett 17 Feb 2015
10 Creative Commons World population and human capital in the 21st century Andrew Dilnot, David Coleman, Francesco Billari, Sarah Harper and Wolfgang Lutz give a talk about world population. Andrew Dilnot, David Coleman, Francesco Billari, Sarah Harper 17 Feb 2015
11 "There's no place like home" Part 2 - The People of the British Isles Bruce Winney describes the influx of humans to the British Isles, including the Romans, Anglo Saxons and Vikings. By comparing and contrasting the genetic make-up of patients, researchers can explore how genetics can influence disease. Bruce Winney 15 Dec 2014
12 Economic Uncertainty and Fertility: Insights from Japan’s Long Recession Joint seminar with the Department of Sociology and the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies James Raymo 19 May 2014
13 Creative Commons Productive Motherhood: Women's Labour and Japan's Lowest-Low Fertility Professor Mary Brinton, Harvard University, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies Seminar Series Mary Brinton 01 Apr 2014
14 Creative Commons The Political Arena of Low Fertility - Comparing Japan and Germany Professor Axel Klein gives a talk for the Nissan Centre for Japanese Studies Seminar Series. Axel Klein 31 Mar 2014
15 The adoption of modern contraception in rural Ethiopia: a biocultural approach A School of Anthropology departmental seminar from 29 November 2013 by Alexandra Alvergne of ISCA, University of Oxford Alexandra Alvergne 03 Feb 2014
16 Nissan Seminar: Population reproduction: a new fertility regime (with remarks on the role of migration) Professor Francesco Billari, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute for Japanese Studies Francesco Billari 27 Jan 2014
17 Creative Commons 02. Numbering the people: the Census, Vital Registration and Population Registers Professor David Coleman gives the second lecture on Demographics, where he looks at different ways in which governments and demographers have collected population data. David Coleman 26 Oct 2012
18 Creative Commons 01. Demographic Challenges for the 21st Century Professor David Coleman gives the first lecture in his Demographic Trends and Problems of the Modern World series. David Coleman 26 Oct 2012
19 Creative Commons 11. Does Government belong in the bedroom? There are many examples, from the ancient world to Nazi Germany, of attempts to protect or to increase the birth rate and hence population size. Slides to accompany Prof David Coleman's talk on birth control from governments. David Coleman 18 Jul 2012
20 Creative Commons 10. Who's afraid of population decline? Fear of population decline has haunted states ever since states existed. Population size was the basis of the power, security and prosperity of any political entity. Slides to accompany Professor David Coleman's on the fear of population decline. David Coleman 16 Jul 2012
21 Creative Commons 09. Bringing down the birth rate - family planning in the developing world Traditionally, high birth rates were high. But as they were balanced by high death rates, population growth rates were usually very low. Prof David Coleman looks at family planning in the developing world. David Coleman 12 Jul 2012
22 Creative Commons 08. After the demographic transition in the developing world Fertility in all but 12 countries in the world is now falling. Where will it stop? In this talk, Prof David Coleman looks at the demographic transition in the developing world. David Coleman 10 Jul 2012
23 Creative Commons 07. 'Old Europe' - pensions, taxes and alternatives Professor David Coleman from Dept of Social Policy, University of Oxford, gives a talk from his "Demographic Trends and Problems of the Modern World" series talking about the issue of population ageing. David Coleman 27 Apr 2012
24 Creative Commons 06. Demographic behaviour of immigrant and minority populations Professor David Coleman from Dept of Social Policy, University of Oxford, gives a talk from his "Demographic Trends and Problems of the Modern World" series talking about immigrant and minority populations. David Coleman 27 Apr 2012
25 Creative Commons 04. The retreat of mortality - 20th and 21st century trends Professor David Coleman from Dept of Social Policy, University of Oxford, gives a talk from his "Demographic Trends and Problems of the Modern World" series talking about trends in mortality. David Coleman 27 Apr 2012
26 Creative Commons 03. The 'Second Demographic Transition' - new forms of family Professor David Coleman from Dept of Social Policy, University of Oxford, gives a talk from his "Demographic Trends and Problems of the Modern World" series talking about the 'Second Demographic Transition'. David Coleman 26 Apr 2012
27 Creative Commons Exploring the demographic transition in the 21st Century Many countries around the world are experiencing a demographic transition that is occurring due to increased longevity combined with low fertility rates. Sarah Harper 29 Mar 2012
28 Creative Commons Achieving food security and sustainability for 9 billion To ensure food security for the increasing world population in a environmentally sustainable way, we must double productivity on the same area of land. Chris Leaver 09 Jan 2012
29 The price of civilization Sachs argues that for the U.S. to regain sound fiscal health the country must also reform its politics. Jeff Sachs 16 Dec 2011
30 Are there limits to growth? Ian Johnson was Former World Bank's Vice President for Sustainable Development (ESSD) and has over thirty years experience in economic development. Ian Johnson 08 Dec 2011
31 Creative Commons Population, inequality and global justice "Optimum population" is a subject long discussed in welfare economics. The talk will first discuss the framework for analysis of policy. Tony Atkinson 18 Nov 2011
32 Creative Commons Scarce resources - problems and solutions Professor Guy Houlsby, Co-director, Programme on Globalising Tidal Power Generation (Member of Oxford Martin School). Guy Houlsby, Tony Hartwell 09 Nov 2011
33 Creative Commons Overpopulation or underpopulation? It is common to hear about the problems of overpopulation, but do we really have too many people? Do we have an acceptable number? Or might we even have too few? Dr Toby Ord 14 Oct 2011
34 Creative Commons The Population Paradox Professor David Coleman, Dr George Leeson and Dr Nando Sigona discuss the global issues relating to the world's rising population at the Alumni Weekend Conference 2011. David Coleman, George Leeson, Nando Sigona 11 Oct 2011
35 How Much Does Family Matter? A Cross-Cultural Study of the Impact of Kin on Birth and Death Rates Lecture delivered by Dr Rebecca Sear, Lecturer in Population Studies, London School of Economics. Rebecca Sear 20 Aug 2010