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In addition to the conference just announced, the American Sociological
Association has generously provided funds to help offset travel costs for
10 junior scholars interested in the links between social capital and
social networks.  The formal announcement follows:

Junior scholars (graduate students and assistant professors) are invited to
apply to attend the Social Capital and Social Networks -- Bridging
Boundaries Conference, Monday and Tuesday June 20 and 21, 2005 at Ohio
State University.  Organized by Pam Paxton and Jim Moody, the conference
will include sessions such as views of social capital; neighborhoods,
networks, and social capital; trust and networks; and social capital and
networks in organizations.  The conference website is Ten junior scholars will
attend the conference and receive lodging, meals, and up to $400 in travel
expenses.  Interested graduate students or assistant professors should send
a vita and a one-page statement on their related research to Pam Paxton,
Department of Sociology, 300 Bricker Hall, 190 North Oval Mall, Ohio State
University, Columbus OH  43210-1353.  The application deadline is May 5,
2005 and award decisions will be made by mid-May.  The conference is
sponsored by the Ohio State University Department of Sociology as part of
its annual conference series: The Many Faces of Inequality.  Funding for
junior scholar participation was provided by the American Sociological
Association's Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline Award supported by
the American Sociological Association and the National Science Foundation.

All the best,

James Moody
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
Ohio State University
372 Bricker Hall
190 N. Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210

(614) 292-1722
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