***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** 8th UK Social Network Analysis Conference, Bristol, 27th-30th June 2012 The next UKSNA conference will be held in Bristol between Thursday the 28th and Saturday the 30th of June 2012. We are honoured to host two world-class keynote speakers: Tom W. Valente, University of Southern California Anuška Ferligoj, University of Ljubljana A number of special events and roundtables are also planned. In keeping with previous years we anticipate a great wealth of academic papers across all disciplines and methodological fields. Details will be regularly updated. Check: http://www.uksna.org/8th-uksna-conference.html We invite social network scholars to submit abstracts of no more than three pages. Deadline 15th April 2012 through easy chair: http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=uksna2012 Conference registrations will be possible from the 1st of March, while accommodation suggestions will soon be available through our web. This year we will endeavor to notify of reviewer decisions soon after submission to facilitate participants that need to make elaborate travel arrangements. Please let us know if you require an urgent notification. The venue is a restored building of the historic Bristol docks on the floating harbor. Bristol is a vibrant University city, easy to reach from other parts of the UK, only 90 miles west of London, with an international airport and frequent connections to the rest of Europe. It is fetted for its association with creative industries, home of BBC nature programmes and a significant concentration of the European aerospace industry. A programme of workshops in social network analysis techniques, theories and software applications will precede the conference on the 27th of June. Details can be found here: http://www.uksna.org/workshops.html for the UKSNA Bruce Cronin & Dimitris Christopoulos Dr Dimitris Christopoulos Award Leader, MA Applied Social Research Editor, Connections www.insna.org/pubs/connections snail mail: Department of Politics UWE-Bristol Frenchay Campus BS16 1WA tel: UK 0117.328.2622 _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.