Thursday, October 12 from 13:00-15:00 in DIAS Auditorium, SDU, followed by reception in DIAS seminar room V24-411-0, Fioniavej 34

On the occasion of professor Jesper L. Boldsen’s retirement from his position on 30th Sept. 2023, ADBOU and Dept. of Forensic Sciences, University of Southern Denmark invite friends and co-workers to a mini symposium on the topic within the special interests of the professor, demographic evolution.


13:00     Welcome by professor, head of Forensic Dept. Peter Mygind Leth

13:05     Measuring demographic processes in the Neolithic transition. Professor George R. Milner, Pennsylvania State University

13:35     Between the ancient and the modern way of life, medieval demography in Denmark. Professor emeritus Jesper L. Boldsen, SDU

14:05     Measuring life expectancy integration among European countries from 1650 to the Present. Assoc. prof. emeritus James Oeppen, SDU

14:35     Questions, discussion, and perspectives. Moderated by assist. prof., new head of ADBOU Dorthe Dangvard Pedersen, SDU

15:00     Reception in DIAS Seminar room