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**Call for Paper Abstracts (submission deadline: April 15)**
INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON PERSONAL NETWORKS
July 3-5, 2013, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
Professor Betina Hollstein, University of Hamburg: "Mixed-Methods Research on Personal Networks".
The Autonomous University of Barcelona organizes for the third time the International Seminar on Personal Networks, which will be held in Barcelona from July 3-5, 2013. The aim of this seminar is to provide a multidisciplinary forum for scholars who are interested in understanding personal networks. We are looking for submissions discussing the latest research into the forms, functioning and dynamics of personal networks, as well as methods to collect, analyze and visualize personal network data. We welcome theoretical, empirical and methodological contributions.
We are pleased to present in this International Seminar the latest developments in the software Egonet for the collection of personal network data (sourceforge.net/projects/egonet/), and a prototype for an Android app developed by Dr. Jürgen Lerner (University of Konstanz) for collecting personal network data, the "Social Capital Companion".
The seminar will take place in continuation of the international summer course "The measurement of personal networks" which is also organized by the research group egolab-GRAFO at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (www.egolab.cat, see for the contents of the course http://grupsderecerca.uab.cat/egolab/content/summer-course). Participants of the course will attend the seminar as well.
Researchers interested in participating in the seminar are invited to submit a title and an abstract of max. one page before the 15th of April to [log in to unmask] Authors will be notified of acceptance by the 5th of May. Enquiries about the seminar can also be sent to [log in to unmask]
The participation fee is ¤90, payable by bank transfer before the 20th of June, 2013. The fee covers 2 lunches and 1 dinner, coffee and tea served at the breaks, and a conference program.
The Personal Networks Laboratory (egolab-GRAFO), Autonomous
University of Barcelona, Spain
Mario Diani, ICREA-UPF, Spain, and University of Trento, Italy
Miranda Lubbers, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
Isidro Maya Jariego, University of Sevilla, Spain
Chris McCarty, University of Florida, USA
Verónica De Miguel Luken, University of Málaga, Spain
José Luis Molina, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
Raffaele Vacca, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy & University of Florida, USA
Joan Miquel Verd, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
- Abstract submission deadline: April 15, 2013
- Notification of decisions: May 5, 2013
- Finalization of the program: May 15, 2013
- Registration deadline: June 20, 2013
- International Seminar: July 3-5, 2013
Please check the seminar website for the submission procedure
and further details: http://tinyurl.com/c2qq9uu
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