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This is a reminder that March 1, 2009 is the deadline to submit a  
proposal to the Political Networks conference (at Harvard, June 12-13,  

Please get your submissions in this week!

david and james

David Lazer

James H. Fowler


The Political Networks conference will be held June 12-13, 2009 at  
Harvard University.  This is a sequel to the "Networks in Political  
Science" conference at Harvard last year that attracted over 200  
participants.  For last year’s program see:

Preceding the conference, there will be a series of workshops  
introducing existing substantive areas of research, statistical  
methods (and software packages) for dealing with the distinctive  
dependencies of network data, and network visualization.

The deadline for submitting a paper proposal is March 1, 2009.

Proposals should include a title and a one-paragraph abstract.  You  
may submit paper proposals at:

The National Science Foundation is supporting a limited number of  
competitive fellowships to defray the costs of attendance for doctoral  
students and recent (post 2006) PhDs. Funding may be available for  
graduate students not presenting papers, but preference will be given  
to students using network analysis in their dissertations.  Women and  
minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

Applications for funding should include a CV, one letter of  
recommendation, and a brief statement about intended use of network  
analysis, and should be uploaded at

The final program will be available at

Political Networks is supported by the National Science Foundation,  
and sponsored by the Institute for Quantitative Social Science and the  
Program on Networked Governance at Harvard University.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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