SPEAKER SERIES

Dr. Hans Dieter Laux (Bonn, Germany)

March 19, 2015.

Population Change, Migration and the Demographic Future of Germany Within the European Union, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.

Lecture Summary:
“Demographic change and migration are arguably among the main challenges confronting European societies. This lecture will explore the consequences of population change and migration for regional development, and the labour and housing markets in Germany. Implications for Germany’s welfare system and the social cohesion between generations will also be discussed”.

Guest Lecturer Biography:
Dr. Hans Dieter Laux is Professor Emeritus of Geography at the University of Bonn, Germany where he teaches urban, social, and population geography. Dr. Laux’s research focuses on demographic change in Germany and Europe, international migration, and ethnic minorities in Germany and the United States.