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Anniversary session "Contribution of Evgeny M. Andreev to the study of mortality"

A special session in honor of the anniversary of Evgeny M. Andreev was held on November 21, as part of the international conference "Demographic trends in Russia: Legacy of the Soviet Era or a new tendency?"

Evgeny M. Andreev presented a speech on the topic “Reflections on theories in demography”. He dwelled upon the theory of epidemiological transition, which is quite popular in Russia and often used as a theoretical basis for papers and dissertations. The presentation by E.M. Andreev is available via the link.

After that, colleagues and friends congratulated the hero of the day. Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, scientific supervisor of the International Laboratory for Population and Health, shared his memories of the heated debates with Evgeny at the House of Scientists in the early 1990s, which, nevertheless, did not interfere with their cooperation later on. According to his calculations, they wrote 51 joint papers. V. M. Shkolnikov presented a congratulatory presentation "Evgeny Andreev: aa collection of resolved enigmas". He shared the photos from the personal archive, and spoke about the significant contribution of Evgeny M. Andreev to demography.

David Leon talked about working with Evgeny during the preparation of the Izhevsk family study and presented photographs from the personal archive taken during their joint work in Izhevsk.
Congratulations from D. Leon (PDF, 778 Kb)

Frans Mesle remembered the first meeting with Evgeny at the European Population Conference in Paris, and conveyed congratulations from Jacques Vallin.

Congratulations from F. Mesle and J. Vallin (PDF, 1.68 Mb)

The wife of Evgeny, Galina M. Andreeva, spoke about how her husband, who graduated from the Faculty of Mathematics of Moscow State University, began to work as a demographer.

Tomas Sobotka, Anatoly Vishnevsky, Mikhail Denisenko, Sergey Zakharov, Evgeny Soroko also congratulated Evgeny Andreev.

Congratulations from the staff of the Institute of Demography and the Editorial Board of the Demoscope Weekly were placed in No. 831-832 of the weekly electronic journal Demoscope. In response, Evgeny Mikhailovich shared his memories of how he began to engage in demography.