The European Society of Historical Demography

ESHD is a scientific society, promoted by the three largest Associations of Historical Demography in Europe (Asociación de Demografía Histórica, Société de Démographie Historique and Società Italiana di Demografia Storica, and composed of individual members having as its aim the promotion of the study of historical demography in Europe.
To achieve this aim, ESHD fosters co-operation between persons interested in or engaged in historical demography studies in Europe, and stimulates interest in population matters in the European Union scientific programmes and agencies as well as among governments, national and international organizations, and the general public. Among its activities, ESHD organices conferences, seminars, symposia and working groups, and publishes and disseminate information dealing with historical demography topics.