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Colleagues
 
Please note the abstract submission deadline for the 4th UK Social networks Conference is extended to the 5th of May.
 
We are excited by the number and quality of papers submitted as well as the strong support offered by postgraduate researchers and senior colleagues.  We expect this to be a very stimulating and enjoyable event.
 
Please submit paper abstracts to myself or Bruce Cronin. 
 
Inquiries & paper submission 
 
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My best wishes
 
Dimitris
  
Dr Dimitris C Christopoulos
Senior Lecturer
Department of Politics
UWE-Bristol
Coldharbour Lane
Bristol  BS16  1QY
 
 
4th UK Social Networks Conference
Friday 18th to Sunday 20th July 2008
University of Greenwich, London

The UK Social Network Conference offers an interdisciplinary venue for
social and behavioural scientists, sociologists, educationalists, political
scientists, mathematicians, computer scientists, physicists, practitioners
and others to present their work in the area of social networks. The
primary objective of the Conference is to facilitate interactions between
the many different disciplines interested in network analysis. The
Conference provides a unique opportunity for the dissemination and debate
of recent advances in theoretical and experimental network research.

Keynote Speakers:
Ron Burt (University of Chicago)
Martin Everett (University of East London)
Tom Snijders (University of Oxford, University of Groningen)
 
Call for Papers:
We invite submissions of extended abstracts on theories, methods, or
applications of social network analysis. Submission of full papers is not
required. Extended abstracts should be of no more than three pages and
clearly indicate either the research purpose, methodology, and findings,
or the discussion area and implications for the field. Topics include, but
are not limited to:
Policy, political and governance networks
Business and organisational networks
Knowledge, innovation and communication networks
Interlocking directors and elite networks
Economic and entrepreneurial networks
Citations and scientific networks
Social capital, brokerage and structural holes
Models of network analysis
Theory of relational sociology
Cross-sectional and longitudinal network datasets
Computational models and agent-based simulations of networks
Information diffusion and innovation through social networks
Online communities and social networking
Methods for interrupting clandestine and terrorist networks
Professional practice in network analysis

 
A short introductory course on networks will be held the morning of Friday the 18th of July for those new to the field.

Location:
This conference, hosted by the University of Greenwich Business School, is
being held in the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site Old Royal Naval
College, Park Row, London, SE10 9LS.
 
Accommodation
Special rates have been negotiated with local hotels.
Check: http://www.gre.ac.uk/business-info/business-events/accom <https://owa.uwe.ac.uk/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.gre.ac.uk/business-info/business-events/accom> 

Sponsored by:
The University of Bristol
The University of the West of England
The University of Greenwich

Academic Committee:
Dimitris Christopoulos (University of West of England and University of
Bristol)
Bruce Cronin (University of Greenwich)
Federico Varese (University of Oxford)
Pietro Panzarasa (Queen Mary College, University of London)

Important dates:
May 5th: Abstract submission deadline
May 15th: Provisional programme available
June 15th: Registration deadline

For booking your attendance:
Tel: 020 8331 9835
Fax: 020 8331 9583
E-mail: [log in to unmask]
 
Further details:
www.gre.ac.uk/schools/business/conferences-events/sna_conference
 
 
 
 


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