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For those of you in Boston, or passing through Boston, below is the Fall,
2012, schedule for the Boston-Cambridge Colloquium on Complexity and Social
Networks (BCCCSN).   Please feel free to pass on to interested parties.  If
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*Boston-Cambridge Colloquium on Complexity and Social Networks*
*The LazerLab
*(a light lunch will be served at noon events)

October 17, 5-6pm
Ken Frank (MSU)
The Embeddedness of Adolescent Friendship: New Friends from Emergent
Network Structures
Location:  The Center for Complex Network Research (CCNR), Northeastern

October 22, 12-1pm
Edoardo M. Airoldi (Harvard)
Graphlets analysis of weighted networks
Location:  Lazer Lab (132 Nightingale Hall, 105 Forsyth St),
Northeastern University

October 23, 12-1pm
Damon Centola (MIT)
Health and Social Influence:  Homophily and Contagion, Redux
Location:  CCNR, Northeastern University

November 16, 12-1pm + workshop after
Lars-Erik Cederman (ETH-Zurich) and Nils Weidmann (Peace Research Institute
Who inherits the state? Colonial rule and post-colonial conflict + workshop
on GIS and conflict
Location:  TBD

November 29, 12-1pm
Bruce Desmarais (UMass)
Communities in Congressional Campaign Finance Networks and the
Emergence of the Establishment Challenger
Location:  CCNR, Northeastern University

December 5, 12-1:30pm
Kris Carpenter Negulescu (Internet Archive), Matthew Weber (Rutgers)
Social Science Research & Web Archives: Building a Research Agenda
Location:  CCNR, Northeastern University

The Center for Complex Network Research Dana Research Center Northeastern
110 Forsyth Building, 5th Floor (Large Elevator)
100 Forsyth Street, Boston, MA 02115

Renaissance Garage #62
835 Columbus Ave., Boston, MA 02120

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(pronounced as if it were Lazar)

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