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Dear all, 
The Autonomous University of Barcelona organizes for the second time the
summer course "The measurement of personal networks" (July 9 - 13, 2012).

The course is intended for PhD students and researchers interested in
designing their own personal network studies.

The program includes discussions about name generators, name interpreters,
reliability and validity of the measures, and respondent burden. In
addition, mixed method designs in personal network research will be
discussed. Participants will have hands-on sessions with various packages
for the collection, visualization and analysis of personal networks, namely
EgoNet, E-net and Vennmaker. An international seminar on personal networks
will end the course, with contributions of Chris McCarty (University of
Florida) and Markku Lonkila (University of Helsinki). 

Registration deadline: June 29th, 2012. 

Professors (this list can change): Josť Luis Molina, Miranda J. Lubbers,
(UAB) with invited participations of Chris McCarty (University of Florida),
Juergen Lerner (University of Konstanz), and Markus Gamper (University of
The summer course details can be found here:
All the best,

Josť Luis Molina
Universitat AutÚnoma de Barcelona
Departament d'Antropologia social i cultural 
Edifici B- Facultat de Lletres. Despatx B9-229 
08193-Bellaterra (Spain)
Tf.: + 34 93 581 11 42
Fax: + 34 93 586 83 23
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