The eighth and final newsletter of FamiliesAndSocieties includes interviews with the co-leaders of Work package 2 (Dimitri Mortelmans – University of Antwerp, and Ariane Pailhé – Institut national d’études démographiques), Work Package 4 (Melinda Mills – University of Oxford) and Work Package 10 (Bernhard Riederer – Vienna Institute of Demography) and brief information on research news and events.